April View From Studio B

TIAM: It’s Tornado Time

Learning about tornadoes.


4/11/13-Insulation hanging from the trees like pink moss, satellite dishes on top of smashed cars...those were among the sights in a section of The Hill neighborhood Thursday morning following Wednesday night's powerful storm. These photos were taken on Columbia near January. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Storm Damage Update: The Hill

National Weather Service now says there were two tornadoes. One in the Hill neighborhood.


map of Missouri

2 Tornadoes Confirmed in SW Missouri

The National Weather Service confirms that two small tornadoes touched down in southwest Missouri as a powerful storm system swept across the state.


Federal Funds Available In Ill. For Tornado Fixes

Property owners affected by the deadly February tornadoes that raked southern Illinois are eligible for federal funds for rehabbing their houses.



Opdyke, Ill. Woman Killed By Tornado

Sheriff identifies victim as 60-year-old Pat Zedalis Brown



It’s Official: Illinois Winter Third Warmest

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — This winter has been the third warmest on record for Illinois, with the average temperature being 5 degrees above normal. Illinois State Climatologist Jim Angel says the average temperature from December […]


Photo: KMOX

Meteorologists Can’t Predict 2012 Tornado Season

Called the wildcards of weather


JOPLIN, MO - MAY 23:  Jim Martin videotapes the damage as he and his wife attempt to salvage medication from her brother's home before a second storm moves in, on May 23, 2011 in Joplin, Missouri. "Twenty minutes before the storm, he left to go to church.  He would have been in that basement if he hadn't gone," Janet Martin said. A powerful tornado ripped through the densely populated town of Joplin yesterday killing at least 89 people. (Photo by Julie Denesha/Getty Images)

Fewer Tornadoes This Year, Scientist Predicts

“The odds of having one this year anything like last year are pretty slim,” said Kevin Trenberth, senior scientist with the National Center of Atmospheric Research.


Flood, Missouri River

Missouri and Utah Get Largest Share of Disaster Money

Together taking in $109 million, or more than one-third of the $308 million in aid from Department of Agriculture.


Jefferson City, MO

Missouri Budget Director Grilled Over Disaster Funds

Rep. Ryan Silvey claims Nixon’s actions were unconstitutional.





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