PHOTO GALLERY: Missourians brace for blizzard

Potentially the worst winter storm to hit Missouri in decades began its trek across the state Tuesday, bringing surreal amounts of snow, freezing rain and dangerously cold temperatures.


Weather elsewhere: Australians brace for oncoming cyclone

As Cyclone Yasi approaches the Australian coast, residents and visitors are evacuating. Following a series of floods, the storm is expected to be catastrophic.

Got cabin fever? Here are some remedies

When the snow has you stuck inside, there are plenty of links to keep you entertained.

Weather elsewhere: Volcano erupts in southern Japan

For the first time in 52 years, Shinmoedake volcano had a major eruption last week, followed by a larger one this week.

VIDEO: Students host snowball showdown at MU

Students used Facebook to organize a snowball fight on Francis Quadrangle in the middle of Monday's blizzard.

Snowstorm prompts city to cancel transit, trash collection services

Trash, recycling collection and city buses are canceled Tuesday and Wednesday because of the coming snowstorm.

Local grocers race to restock as storm nears

Columbia grocery stores were unusually busy Sunday night as customers prepared for a winter storm.

MU Campus Services work around weather issues

The university must continue to staff most dining halls and other essential services. Some employees will sleep on campus overnight to ensure they can work.

A roundup: Warming Center and shelter services Feb. 1-4

Many of the locations listed will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday. Call 2-1-1 for updated information.

Latest weather forecast shows heavy snow, frigid temperatures this week

About 10 to 12 inches of snow is expected in mid-Missouri on Tuesday. Freezing rain and drizzle should begin on Monday and turn to snow after midnight.

Northwest Missouri reporting icy roads, school closings

Icy roads prompted the St. Joseph Police Department to issue a warning saying all roads in the county were hazardous for drivers.

Midwest, Plains brace for massive winter storm

Freezing rain and snow Monday is expected to turn into heavy snowfall Tuesday and Wednesday.

12 to 18 inches of snow expected from potentially historic storm

A storm that could affect 100 million people across the country could drop 12 to 18 inches of snow on Columbia.

Approaching storm expected to bring accumulating ice and snow

The National Weather Service in St. Louis is predicting that the weather system could reach central Missouri by Monday.

Helpful resources for dealing with winter storms

The Missourian has compiled a list of resources to help residents solve and prevent snow-related problems.

Arctic oscillation plays cold winter hand

La Niña, an Arctic oscillation and a break in the polar jet stream add to the uncertainty of this winter's weather, except that it's likely that there will be more snow than usual. 

Sleet, ice possible on Monday

A storm system could bring a mix of sleet and ice on Monday if the storm heads north and away from Columbia. If the storm steers south and toward Columbia, snow is more likely.

Advisory issued for more snow

The National Weather Service forecasts that 1 to 2 inches of snow could fall in Boone County between Saturday night and 6 p.m. Sunday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbians maneuver on snowy roads

Snow still covered many roads in Columbia on Friday, two days after a storm dropped about 8 inches of snow on mid-Missouri.

Snow will continue to fall this weekend

Columbia residents should prepare for 2 to 4 more inches of snow this weekend.