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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.

Storms bring wind, rain to Midwest and South

A fast moving storm traveling from the Pacific Northwest caused high winds, tornadoes and snow throughout the Midwest and South.

Winds blamed in St. Louis-area outages

As of this morning, 16,000 Ameren customers in St. Louis were still without power.

Rain likely for Homecoming weekend

Showers will be off and on Saturday with the best chance of rain late Friday night and early Saturday morning.

 

Living in Paradise, Mo. — for now

Oh, such sunny, cool-warm-cool days we are having — and will have, for a few more days. We have La Niña to thank. Now get out and enjoy it.

Farmers struggle as dry weather blankets east

Inland areas of Pennsylvania, the mid-Atlantic, Ohio and parts of New Jersey to Maine have been the driest. The dry weather has yet to affected consumers.

 

Students take cover under umbrellas for the dreary morning

Severe thunderstorm watch includes Columbia

Severe thunderstorms are a possibility in Boone County until 10 p.m.

Boone County under flash flood watch

A flash flood watch was posted for Boone and adjacent counties from noon Wednesday through Thursday morning.

 

Heaviest rain expected south of Columbia

Rain from tropical storm Hermine is likely to cause wet weather this week for Missouri. 

HURRICANE EARL: What others are saying

Hurricane Earl is approaching North Carolina's Outer Banks and might reach the coast of Massachusetts shortly.

East Coast on alert as Hurricane Earl approaches

The Category 4 storm is expected to scrape Cape Hatteras, Long Island and eastern New England.

People ferried off North Carolina island ahead of Hurricane Earl

Officials hope the 800 or so local residents will follow tourists off the Outer Banks island before the hurricane strikes.

FEMA: U.S. evacuations may be required for Earl

The hurricane is forecast to potentially brush North Carolina late Thursday before heading parallel to land up the East Coast.

Hurricane Earl threatens U.S. Coast after hitting Caribbean

The East Coast of the U.S. could see some rain from the storm later this week.

UPDATE: Almanac predicts rough winter for Missouri

The 2011 edition of the Farmers' Almanac calls for a brutal winter season in Missouri, with plenty of snow and cold temperatures through March.

Heat will shorten school day Friday for some local schools

Schools without air conditioning will dismiss early Friday. All other schools will remain in session all day.

 

 

 

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