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Obama declares disaster for Missouri snowstorm

Because Missouri's recent snowstorm was declared a disaster by President Barack Obama, the state can now seek federal aid for the costs the snowstorm imposed on the city.

Missouri agency touts flood insurance, preparation

Most homeowner policies don't cover flood damage and people must buy the coverage through the National Flood Insurance Program.

Snowfall Monday breaks Columbia's daily record

The 6 inches of snow helped the 2010-2011 season climb to second place on the all-time list for most snowfall from July to June.

Seasonal snowfall second highest on record

Columbia's seasonal total reached 50.6 inches Monday morning. The record is 54.8 inches in 1977-1978.

5 inches of snow recorded at Columbia airport

Columbia and some surrounding areas received between 3 and 5.5 inches overnight.

Surprise snow blankets area

The snow isn't expected to last long, as temperatures should reach 70 by Thursday.

Expert predicts a quieter spring for Columbia

MU weather expert Tony Lupo says Columbia residents can expect a spring with less severe weather than normal.

Storm causes power outages across Columbia

Two separate electrical problems caused power outages on different sides of Columbia early Sunday afternoon and in the early hours of Monday.

30,000 without power in Missouri after Sunday night storms

Strong winds and tornado conditions caused widespread damage as a fast-moving storm whipped through Missouri.

PHOTO GALLERY: Snow transforms Columbia landscapes

A snowfall hit Columbia on Thursday.

Warmer weather expected next week

The National Weather Service says there will be no snow in Columbia next week, and temperatures will climb into the 50s.

Missouri's annual tornado drill to be held March 8

The drill is meant to help Missourians prepare for severe weather events. Missourians should practice taking shelter when they hear sirens or broadcast messages.

PHOTO GALLERY: More wintry weather hits Columbia

Snow and sleet are expected to continue through Thursday afternoon before changing to all snow Thursday night.

Columbia's slushy roads create problems for drivers

Of the 25 weather-related accidents Thursday, most have been non-injury slide-offs.

PHOTO GALLERY: Winter warms up

Temperatures reached the mid-70s Thursday, setting a record high temperature for Columbia. The previous record was 68 degrees, set in 1994.

VIDEO: Warmer temperatures lead to snowmelt

The melting should continue with temperatures reaching into the 60s this week, according to the National Weather Service.

Columbia residents take opportunity to enjoy warm weather

After months of cold weather and a near-blizzard, warmer weather has finally arrived. Residents did not hesitate to take advantage of the sun.

Warmer weather good not only for people

Greenhouse and nursery owners as well as cattle farmers look forward to warmer temperatures that will make there work easier and reduce costs.

Several morning accidents delay commutes

Seven car accidents backed up traffic Wednesday morning in Columbia.  Slick roads and increased traffic contributed to the crashes, which resulted in only minor injuries. 

Blizzard roars through snow-weary Midwest

The storm could push Tulsa, Okla., past its all-time record for snowfall in a single winter.

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