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Columbia could match record-setting cold Tuesday

The National Weather Service was forecasting a low of 8 degrees in Columbia for early Tuesday, which matches the lowest temperature on record for the date.

Columbia prepares for possible first snowfall of season

With snow expected throughout the day Saturday, crews have already started preparing primary roads and potential problem areas for the first snowfall.

Cold and forecast snow welcome weather for deer opener

First accumulating snow of the season expected on Saturday afternoon with around one to two inches forecast.

Cold weather from northern states headed for Columbia

An Arctic blast fueled by Typhoon Nuri and the polar vortex was already dropping heavy snow in the northern plains.

Arctic air moves toward Columbia

Columbia residents can expect to see temperatures drop into the low 3os by Monday night.

Warm, wet October breaks records

The month of October was warmer and wetter than the norm, according to the National Weather Service, but November will start with a chill.

Hard freeze may be frightful for plants

Below freezing temperatures are expected for Columbia late Friday night and Saturday morning.

Predicting Missouri's winter weather like gazing into crystal ball

The insides of persimmon seeds, almanacs and professional meteorologists provide different forecasts for the coming winter.

 

Death toll in Nepal rises to 27 after blizzards, avalanches

At least 27 trekkers are dead and another 70 are still missing Thursday after blizzards slammed the Himalayas in Nepal. Many foreign hikers were among the dead and missing.

Record-setting rainfall disrupts school athletics, park construction

Only halfway through the month, this is the third-wettest October in Columbia's history.

UPDATE: Halfway through, October inches to third-wettest on record

As rain continues Tuesday, the month is already the the third wettest October on record, with more than half the month still to come.

Higher-than-average rainfall makes for wet October

If the month were to end today, 2014 would land fourth on the list of wettest Octobers in Columbia history.

Flood advisories posted; more heavy rain expected

Overnight storms pounded swath of mid-Missouri as waves of heavy rain are expected through daybreak Saturday.

Thursday's record rain keeps Columbia roads closed

Heavy rainfall Thursday kept seven Boone County roads closed Friday.

Thursday's rain beats an 87-year record in Columbia

The rainfall on Thursday broke a record from 1927.

 

Flooding closes roads across Boone County; flood advisory in effect

The National Weather Service reported 2 to 4 inches of rain from storms that moved through the area Wednesday night. 

Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for southern Boone County

A severe thunderstorm warning has been posted for southern Boone County, including the city of Columbia, until 4:15 p.m. Wednesday.

The forecast: A dense cloud of monarch butterfiles playing with weather radar

Meteorologists in Missouri were flummoxed by the tiny dots until they researched butterfly flight patterns.

Chill makes for sweater weather; flooding forecast on Missouri River

The temperature of the next few days is lower than the historical average. Friday will be the coldest with a low around 44 degrees. 

Columbia Water and Light release total cost of July 7 storm

The storm left more than 14,000 Columbia residents without power and caused the first call for outside help since 1981.

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