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Tornado Touches Down in St. Peters

National Weather Service meteorologist Ben Miller says it was rated EF-0, with winds of up to 75 miles an hour.

09/10/2014

(CBS file photo)

EF-1 Tornado Touched Down Monday Night in Jefferson County

The National Weather Service has confirmed an EF-1 tornado touched down last night near House Springs in Jefferson County, Missouri.

09/02/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt file

Excessive Heat Warning Extended

St. Louisans won’t be out of the grip of heat wave until Wednesday at the earliest.

08/24/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Heat Advisory in Effect Through Tonight

The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory over concerns about extreme heat and humidity.

06/30/2014

File photo of tornado damage. (credit: Julie Denesha/Getty Images)

‘More Than Half Of The Town Is Gone': Deadly Dual Tornadoes Level Neb. Town

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.

06/17/2014

A St. Louis firefighter checks vehicles for occupants in St. Louis on April 2. 2014. Heavy, all-day rains have flooded many area roads in low areas near the Mississippi River. Three cars were stranded in this area north of the city but no injuries were reported. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Climate Change Report: More Flooding, Hotter Summers, Damaging Storms to Come

The latest assessment of climate change suggests “extreme rainfall events” and flooding have increased over the past century, and that’s expected to continue.

05/12/2014

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Midwest Storms Cause More Than $100 Million In Damage

It’s been a brutal storm season for the Midwest as powerful winds, tornadoes, and storms pound homes and businesses.

05/11/2014

A St. Louis firefighter steers a vehicle that has become stuck in high waters as a tow truck pushes in St. Louis on April 2. 2014. Heavy, all-day rains have flooded many area roads in low areas near the Mississippi River. Three cars were stranded in this area north of the city but no injuries were reported. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Minor Flooding in Parts of Northeast Missouri

The Mississippi River is flooding in several towns north of St. Louis as a result of recent rains, and the high water will apparently stick around for several days.

05/01/2014

Heavy damage at McKnight and Spoon in University City after a tornado touched down on April 3, 2014. (Photo: KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

National Weather Service: Technology Hasn’t Caught Up with Tornadoes

It would be helpful to have a long-range forecast like we do with hurricanes and snowstorms, but the local National Weather Service office says they simply don’t have that capability at this time.

04/29/2014

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Weekend Storms Rake Portions of Southern Illinois

The National Weather Service says more storms, including hail and damaging winds, are possible Monday for portions of Illinois.

04/28/2014

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