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St. Louis Cardinals Kolten Wong dives for third base as he runs from first base on a double by Matt Holliday in the second inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on August 2,  2014. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

On Night With Two Homers, Wong’s Thoughts With Family Bracing for Hurricanes

The rookie second baseman’s thoughts are with his family back in Hawaii, who are preparing for two big storms.

08/08/2014

Photo: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images

Storms Leave 21,000 Without Power Across the State

Outages now stand at 12,000 statewide and 10,000 in the St. Louis area.

07/08/2014

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

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

Photo courtesy of James Bryant/AP

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

Photo: iStock

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

A tree was downed in University City after a tornado touched down. Photo: KMOX/Brett Blume

Gov. Nixon Declares State of Emergency

Gov. Jay Nixon today declared a state of emergency in Missouri in response to severe weather including heavy rain, hail, high winds, flooding and a tornado in University City.

04/03/2014

Photo: KMOX/Brett Blume

Thousands Without Power After Tornado

There were more than 6,000 power outages for the greater St. Louis-Illinois metro area following a tornado that touched down this morning at 5:23 a.m.

04/03/2014

Photo: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images

Forecasters Call for Later Spring Storm Season

Prolonged cold this winter has caused a cooling of water in the Gulf of Mexico and is likely to push back the start of the spring storm season in the Midwest.

03/17/2014

Punxsutawney Phil On Groundhog Day

Is it Spring Yet?

I was hoping that the Punxsutawney Phil the groundhog wouldn’t see his shadow but of course he did. So you know what that means? Six more weeks of winter. I have a feeling that this […]

02/03/2014

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