Sandy, which had been previously classified as a hurricane, ripped through the East Coast on Monday leaving power outages, flooding and destruction in its path.
The first fall frost of the year for the Columbia area was recorded at Sanborn Field on Oct. 27.
Major U.S. financial markets, including the New York Stock Exchange, Nasdaq and CME Group in Chicago, planned a rare shutdown Monday.
A look at the impact of Hurricane Sandy.
Hurricane Sandy is expected to join up with two other weather systems to create a huge and problematic storm affecting 50 million people.
Just before its center reached land, the storm was stripped of hurricane status, but the distinction was purely technical.
When the cemetery closes, soldiers in combat uniforms guard the tomb from a small enclosure covered by a green awning known as "the box," about 20 feet away.
Multiple factors coming together at once make Hurricane Sandy a monster that is predicted to effect 60 million people over 800 square miles.
On Monday the New York Stock Exchange announced it would close stock trading for a second day Tuesday due to a Hurricane Sandy.
Here's a list of places to find up-to-the-minute reports and information regarding Hurricane Sandy as it heads toward the East Coast.
New York City announced its subways, buses and trains would stop running Sunday night because of the danger of flooding, and its 1.1 million-student school system would be closed Monday.
As Hurricane Sandy barreled north from the Caribbean — where it left nearly five dozen dead — to meet two other powerful winter storms, experts said it didn't matter how strong the storm was when it hit land.
The National Weather Service expects a freeze to hit Saturday morning and recommends taking precautions to prevent damage to crops and plants.
A cold front moving through the area could bring frost and temperatures below freezing to mid-Missouri, according to the National Weather Service.
Hurricane Sandy and a winter storm could combine, meaning the East Coast might be in for a weeklong storm causing an estimated $1 billion in damage.
Bobwhites struggle with cool, wet weather because newly hatched chicks are vulnerable to getting wet and chilled during the first few weeks of life.
A decline in ocean warming in the Pacific has contributed to uncertainty at the National Weather Service about its winter forecast for the Midwest.
The U.S. Drought Monitor's weekly update released Thursday shows that 62.4 percent of the lower 48 states remained mired in some form of drought during the seven-day period that ended Tuesday.
Rain, hail and high winds are expected to make an appearance Saturday afternoon.
There is a chance that the northern lights will be visible in Columbia on Thursday. The show of lights could produce shades of violet, yellow and blue in the sky.