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Middle America Braces for Strong Storms, Possible Tornadoes

Another day of warmth Thursday, mixed in with humidity, instability, an approaching front and the jet stream, would contribute to steadily worsening weather. “By Thursday, it looks like all those ingredients come together. … You can really blow up some big storms.”

04/08/2015

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Flash Flooding Expected Through Wednesday Evening

Severe weather predicted Wednesday and Wednesday night

03/24/2015

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Hail, Winds, Possibly Tornadoes May Be Heading to Region

A cold front approaching Oklahoma, Arkansas and Missouri is expected to bring hail, strong winds and the possibility of tornadoes to the region less than a week after meteorologists reported no tornadoes in the United States thus far in March.

03/23/2015

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No Tornadoes Reported Anywhere Across U.S. In March

Forecasters at NOAA’s Storm Prediction Center in Norman say cool, stable air this winter could explain the lack of twisters.

03/20/2015

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Several Thousand Without Power After Monday Night Storms

Ameren crews are making slow but steady progress on power outages in the area.

09/02/2014

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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Tornadoes Kill 16 in Arkansas, 1 in Oklahoma

The most powerful twister this year carved an 80-mile path of destruction through suburbs north of the state capital, killing at least 16 people.

04/28/2014

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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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25 People Injured in Southeast Kansas Tornado

One person died, but it was not clear whether the death was related to the storm.

04/28/2014

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