Severe thunderstorm watch posted until 1 p.m. Wednesday

Storms on Wednesday afternoon could bring large hail, damaging wind and tornadoes, according to a hazardous weather outlook issued by the National Weather Service.

Lightning strikes house in west Columbia

Lee Morehouse was on his back deck when lightning struck his house Wednesday evening. He and his dog, Frank, were not injured.

WEATHER FROM PLANET BOONE: The weekend weather forecast with John Schneller

As spring unfolds, morels are making their march north.

WEATHER FROM PLANET BOONE: The weekend weather forecast with John Schneller

Itching to get into the garden with this springlike weather? John Schneller wonders how much of a gambler you are.

Winter's last hurrah? Storm could be season's last big snow

After the storm and maybe a couple of cold days into the weekend, the next couple weeks are forecast to be considerably warmer than normal for a large chunk of the country, forecasters say.

3 die in weather-related incidents in Missouri; Boston could break snow record

Two people were killed in a highway accident in Lebanon, and a boy died after falling through an ice-covered pond in Nevada, Missouri. In Boston, the snow just won't stop, nearing the 1995-96 record of 107.6 total inches.

WEATHER FROM PLANET BOONE: The weekend weather with John Schneller

Snow is expected this weekend. But spring must be just around the corner: Skunks are out and mating, and geese are pairing off.


WEATHER FROM PLANET BOONE: A special edition weather forecast from John Schneller

Welcome to a Tuesday edition of Schneller's weather forecast, as he watches another winter weather system push its way into our region.

UPDATE: Travel made treacherous by Friday night ice

Cold temperatures and snow created slick roads Friday night in the Columbia area, and the icy conditions affected flights in and out of Columbia Regional Airport.

WEATHER FROM PLANET BOONE: The weekend forecast with John Schneller

Welcome to the Friday morning campfire as Schneller chews on this weekend's weather forecast.

Winter keeping its icy grip around the Eastern U.S.

The newest band of Arctic air could plunge parts of the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic into deep freezes that haven't been felt since the mid-1990s.

Snow, freezing rain headed for Columbia this weekend

As Columbia bundled up for a frigid Thursday, temperatures dropped to minus 19 in southeastern Missouri.

Snow tricky to predict, forecasters say

Cold weather is expected to follow the snowstorm that hit Columbia Sunday night and Monday morning.

Columbia deals with 2015's first significant snowfall

About 4 inches of snow fell Sunday and Monday, canceling classes at MU and giving city snow crews their first real challenge of the season.

SOCIAL SNOW: Pictures and updates from Monday's Columbia weather

Keep up with social media sharing in one spot without leaving the Missourian's site. And join the fun by using the #CoMoSnow hashtag.

Biting cold air follows latest New England snowstorm

New Englanders were talking in superlatives — harshest, most relentless — as forecasters warned Sunday of exceptionally cold air, perhaps the coldest in years.

UPDATE: What to know about the winter weather

The National Weather Service's forecast for Columbia calls for 5 to 9 inches of snow between Sunday night and Monday afternoon.

Missouri Senate cancels Monday's session due to winter storm warning

Missouri Senate Majority Leader Ron Richard said the Senate won't convene until 4 p.m. Tuesday because of the weather.

High temperatures Saturday had people out and about

The weather allowed people to enjoy outdoor activities Saturday.

Winter storm leads to flight delays in Kansas, Missouri

Columbia avoided the worst of it, but parts of northern Missouri received up to 6 to 10 inches of snow, and the Kansas City area got up to 2 inches.