Rain likely to stop by trick-or-treat time

The National Weather Service expects ran will stop in time for Halloween trick-or-treaters Thursday night.

Freeze warning in effect for Boone County

Todd Lorenz, regional MU extension horticulturist, gives advice for maintaining plants and flowers in the next few days.

Rain, possibly storms, on tap for Missouri football fans

A cold front will bring a 50 percent chance of evening rain and thunderstorms Saturday evening.

Missouri Task Force 1 on alert to aid in Colorado flood relief

The task force has an 80-member team ready for a possible deployment order from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Artificial turf turns up the heat on Faurot Field

Faurot Field's artificial turf adds an extra element to the game as heat inches up on-field temperatures. The field had a high of 151 degrees during Saturday's MU football opener.

Study links global warming to some 2012 wild weather

New evidence suggests human influence has increased the risk of serious weather events.

MU athletics issue heat warning for Saturday's football opener

Memorial Stadium concession stands will be stocked with water, and mist stations and ice will be available. Fans can bring a sealed bottle of water or an empty bottle to fill at water jugs inside the stadium.

Moderate drought conditions return to northern Boone County

Crop and livestock production might be affected, but not as severely as during last year's drought.

Farmers' Almanac: Super Bowl may be 'Storm Bowl'

The publication also predicts a colder-than-normal winter for two-thirds of the country and heavy snowfall in the Midwest, Great Lakes and New England.

Columbia's cool July temperatures far short of record

July temperatures were cooler than last year's blistering summer but still short of setting records for the month as a whole. Rainfall was 1.77 inches below average.

Cool morning weather sets new record low

Cooler than usual weather is expected in the days and weeks ahead.

Week by Week: Highlighting the Flood of '93 — July 22-30

A look back at what was happening in mid-Missouri 20 years ago during the Flood of '93.

Heat blankets much of U.S. as summer sizzles

Most states in the U.S. were expected to have some areas where the temperature would hit 90 degrees or more, according to the National Weather Service. Humid air just made it all feel worse.

Five things to know about the U.S. heat wave

Texas and Oklahoma recorded their all-time lowest temperatures for July 15, but in parts of Alaska, the readings were warmer Monday than parts of Texas.

Boone County considers geographic zones for tornado sirens

The sirens can be used for events other than tornadoes, including severe weather and chemical incidents.

Father, son cool off at Twin Lakes Recreation Area

A father tooks his 6-year-old son to Little Mates Cove on Monday, when the heat index reached 94 in Columbia.

Report: Climate change causing energy disruptions

The report, released Thursday by the Energy Department, says blackouts and other problems caused by Superstorm Sandy and other extreme weather events are likely to be repeated across the country as an aging energy infrastructure struggles to adapt to rising seas, higher storm surges and increased flooding.

TELL US: Where were you during the Great Flood of 1993?

The Missourian is collecting stories from people who remember what it was like in mid-Missouri 20 years ago.

94 in Alaska? Weather extremes tied to erratic jet stream

The jet stream usually rushes rapidly from west to east in a mostly straight direction. But lately it's been wobbling and weaving like a drunken driver, wreaking havoc as it goes.

Storms bring heavy rain, wind to Missouri

Hot, humid weather is forecast for the week.