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Clean-up continues at Fort Leonard Wood in tornado aftermath

Donations are being accepted as Fort Leonard Wood recovers from a New Year's Eve tornado.

Storm expected to bring temperature drop on New Year’s Eve

The temperature will drop from an expected high in the mid-60s on Friday to the mid-30s on Saturday.

Warmer temperatures expected leading up to new year

It's supposed to get into the upper 50s this week, according to the National Weather Service.

Sledders say best site in Columbia is Stephens Lake Park

Blanket of snow lured outdoor fun-seekers to park for rounds of sledding.

MoDOT urges holiday travelers to be cautious

Road crews will work around the clock if necessary, officials say.

Deaton family gets quad to themselves for snowball fight

The grandchildren of Chancellor Brady Deaton took advantage of an empty Francis Quadrangle to have a snowball fight with their parents.

Travelers brace for snow, ice in Midwest

Holiday travelers are bracing for weather delays and congested roads and airports. "People that are going to Grandma's house," warned Bobby Boyd, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Nashville, "need to get going."

 

UPDATE: Midwest storm slows holiday travel as drivers brace for snow, ice

Snowfall made traveling tough on Friday in northeastern Iowa, where the bulk of the storm hovered. Drivers reported few snow plows on the road.

Cinders are still with us, Columbians, but not all the time

Winter weather heralds seasonal events, holidays and annual concerns regarding cinder use in making streets safer.

Lunar eclipse: Making the best of a not-so-stellar performance

Despite cloudy skies and frigid temperatures, people across four continents were still able to view the lunar eclipse with a little help from the Internet.

Wintry mix predicted to hit mid-Missouri Christmas weekend

KRCG's Zac Evans is predicting rain Wednesday that will turn into freezing rain Thursday. It's too early to say whether there will be snow for Christmas Day.

Freezing rain causes problems in parts of Missouri

Freezing rain causes road closing in eastern and central Missouri.

Columbia roads cause trouble for drivers after first snow of season

One multi-vehicle accident closed Broadway for more than an hour. Overall, the Columbia Police Department reported about a dozen accidents, not including vehicles merely sliding off the road.

Snowfall amounts uncertain as winter storm approaches this weekend

The coldest air of the season will be arriving Sunday with highs in the low 20s. 

Missouri officials urge winter preparedness

State health and emergency management officials are promoting Wednesday at Winter Weather Awareness Day. They are urging the public to be prepared for the cold.

State fire marshal encourages residents to avoid open burning

Missouri's dry fall weather poses increased risk of wildfires, and residents are warned to take care.

String of pleasant days in Columbia makes record books

Thursday marks the 228th consecutive day that Columbia's high temperatures have reached at least 50, but it appears the streak is about to end.

Columbia trying to go salt-only while MoDOT moves ahead with cinders

City and state officials said cinders are used during severe storms because they provide better traction and cinders save money because they don't cost anything.

Freeze warning threatens outdoor crops

The National Weather Service issued a freeze warning for nearly the entire state of Missouri.

Red-flag weather advisory issued, brings chance of fire

A combination of low relative humidity, strong winds and warm temperatures increase the potential of fires.

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