The Harlan County Reservoir lies parched in drought on Aug. 25, 2012 near Alma, Neb. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Study Reveals Global Warming Not To Blame For Last Year’s Crippling Drought

A new federal study reveals that global warming is not to blame for last year’s extreme drought that crippled the central Great Plains.



Winter Weather Outlook: Not Sure

New NOAA forecast puts St. Louis in the middle of colder and warmer


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Get Ready, More Heat Waves on the Way

Brad Rippey, USDA meteorologist, says the current heat wave is much like one that occurred sixteen years ago.


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Gov. Nixon Warns Brace for Floods

Northwest Missouri prepares for imminent flooding.


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Do You Need Hazard Insurance?

Missouri, in the fourth most tornado-prone state.


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Families Search for Missing Loved Ones, As Death Toll Rises in Joplin

City leaders are refusing to abandon hope that they would find more survivors.