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View to northeast of Granite City, Ill., on Sunday, June 28, 2015, before storms hit the St. Louis area. (Brad Choat/KMOX)

New Rain Record, 3 Tornadoes from Storms Sunday Evening

The twisters were reported in Callaway County, St. Charles County, and Pike County.

06/29/2015

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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

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

Spring 2015 Regional Tornado Outlook

“The potential is there,” says National Weather Service Warning Coordination Meteorologist Jim Kramper. A Joplin-sized tornado “could easily occur right across the Metro-area. If those conditions come together here, it could happen.”

03/25/2015

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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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St. Louis Seeing Less Tornadoes So Far This Year

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.

11/06/2014

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Study: Peak Tornado Activity Comes Two Weeks Earlier Than In The 1950s

The busiest day of tornado season is now May 19th, as opposed to May 26th back in the 1950s.

09/23/2014

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‘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

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Nixon Announces Plans for 5 More Tornado Safe Rooms

Gov. Jay Nixon was in Troy Monday to announce that community safe rooms will be built at schools in Lincoln, St. Charles, Stoddard, Texas and Webster counties.

05/19/2014

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Governor Nixon Declares Emergency After Storms

Gov. Jay Nixon has declared a state of emergency after recent storms and tornadoes swept through the state.

05/11/2014

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St. Louis Sees Slow Start to Tornado Season

A local weather expert says a quiet start to the traditional tornado season does not guarantee things will continue that way.

04/23/2014

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