Missouri River at flood level, might cause cancellation of Canoe for Clean Water race

The flood level, along with faster river flow, might cause the cancellation of Saturday's race, but the festival would still go on as planned.

Flood advisory issued until late Friday afternoon

A downpour Friday morning prompted the advisory. The National Weather Service said locations along Hinkson Creek downstream from Columbia can expect flooding.

VIDEOS: See the Gulf oil spill from a new perspective: underwater

Rich Mathews of The Associated Press got an exclusive look at the spill by joining the dive team that explored how the oil is impacting the Gulf of Mexico.

Boone Hospital Center sign catches fire Tuesday

The Boone Hospital Center's sign caught fire Tuesday night around 11:30 p.m. because of a structural fire. Possible lightning strikes could have occurred as well. 

Flood watch posted for Boone County

A flash flood watch has been issued through Wednesday morning for Columbia and Boone County.

Weather service updates flood watch

Boone County is under a flash flood watch until Friday afternoon, the National Weather Service said.

Flash flood watch to begin Wednesday evening

The National Weather Service has advised residents to be aware of possible flash flooding from Wednesday afternoon through Friday afternoon.

Midwest flooding is worst in Missouri

Flooding on the St. Louis riverfront forced the President Casino to close and submerged some roads. Flash flooding is blamed in two Missouri deaths.

MU Honors College commencement to be held indoors Saturday

Because of a rainy forecast, the MU Honors College commencement ceremony at 9 a.m. Saturday will now be held in Mizzou Arena instead of the Francis Quadrangle.

Flash flood warning extended until 4:30 p.m.

Boone County is under a flood warning until 4:30 p.m. Thursday. Flooded Boone County roads include Tri-City Lake Road at Highway CC, Blackfoot Road at the north county limits, Easley River Road near Cooper's Landing, Stone Drive near Dripping Springs Road, Brushwood Lake Road west of Scott Boulevard and Wilcox Road at Route E. A flash flood watch continues through Thursday evening.

Flash flood warning until 11 a.m.

The National Weather Service in St. Louis has issued a flash flood warning for Boone County until 11 a.m. A flash flood warning means flooding is imminent or occurring, according to the service.

UPDATE: Thunderstorms could bring high winds

High winds between 9 p.m. and midnight tonight could accompany thunderstorms passing through Columbia.

Possibility of thunderstorms, hail, high winds in next 24 hours

It's too early to say when the thunderstorms might start. Check back for more updates.

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect until 3 p.m. for Boone County

Strong wind gusts, large hail and frequent lightning are predicted for Boone County and all adjacent counties.

Weather service warns of storms, possible flooding

Boone County is under a flash flood watch until 7 p.m.

Boone County under tornado watch

Missouri spent $49 million in snow, ice removal

The Missouri Department of transportation spent more than $49 million in removing snow and ice this winter — 20 percent higher than the annual winter average.

Central Missouri experiences mild spring storm season

The amount of flooding in central Missouri this spring has been typical of the area.

Weather sensors on I-44 saved Missouri money

MoDOT says they saved thousands of dollars by using sensor devices along a major highway. The sensors helped determine which areas needed attention during winter storms.

Wintery mix expected to continue through Sunday

Up to 2 inches of snow accumulation is also expected through Sunday, according to the National Weather Service in St. Louis.