National Weather Service
All of it is due to a dipping jet stream coming in from Canada, but meteorologists are avoiding calling it last year’s buzzword: a polar vortex.
Heavy snow and plunging temperatures are expected to hit the Upper Midwest this week, dropping as much as a foot of snow on the region and pushing temperatures down by as much as 40 degrees overnight.
For the St. Louis forecast area in 2014, there have been four tornadoes on the Missouri side and 11 in Illinois, for a total of 15 in the area.
An expert dispels the idea that the cooler-than-usual summer will mean a colder-than-usual winter is on the way.
National Weather Service meteorologist Ben Miller says it was rated EF-0, with winds of up to 75 miles an hour.
The National Weather Service has confirmed an EF-1 tornado touched down last night near House Springs in Jefferson County, Missouri.
St. Louisans won’t be out of the grip of heat wave until Wednesday at the earliest.
The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory over concerns about extreme heat and humidity.
Residents of Pilger braced for a massive cleanup after a storm with dual tornadoes tore through their tiny northeast Nebraska town, killing a 5-year-old and damaging more than half of the community’s structures.
The latest assessment of climate change suggests “extreme rainfall events” and flooding have increased over the past century, and that’s expected to continue.