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Snow removal crew in downtown St. Louis, December 14, 2013. (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Will Winter Weather Impact Wednesday Rush Hour?

It’s not the amount of snow rolling in today that has the Missouri Department of Transportation worried – it’s the timing.

02/04/2015

Person shoveling snow

National Weather Service: ‘We’ve Been Told To Go Around’ Polar Vortex Term

All of it is due to a dipping jet stream coming in from Canada, but meteorologists are avoiding calling it last year’s buzzword: a polar vortex.

01/06/2015

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Next Generation Tech Puts Air Traffic Ahead Of The Weather

Bad weather takes the blame for most air traffic delays, whether it’s a blizzard that is blanketing Buffalo in snow or a Midwestern summer storm that shoots lightning around the airspace.

10/20/2014

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Marriage Made In The Heavens: Storm-Chasing Engineers Share Passion For Extreme Weather

Storm chaser Scott Nicholson remembers the day he first fell in love with extreme weather.

09/22/2014

Person shoveling snow

What Kind of Winter Is St. Louis In For?

An expert dispels the idea that the cooler-than-usual summer will mean a colder-than-usual winter is on the way.

09/19/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt file

Excessive Heat Warning Extended

St. Louisans won’t be out of the grip of heat wave until Wednesday at the earliest.

08/24/2014

File photo of salt warehouses. Photo: Kevin Killeen/KMOX

Illinois Communities Scramble to Find Road Salt

Nearly 200 Illinois communities are scrambling to find road salt after last winter’s record frigid temperatures and snowfall depleted supplies.

07/28/2014

Storm Damage at Sugar Glen apartments in St. Charles County (Twitter/Victoria Braswell)

Storm Damage In St. Charles County

County’s Emergency Operations Center says hardest-hit areas include: Cottleville, St. Peters, and Harvester

06/07/2014

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

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Photo Of Super-Rare Fire Tornado Sweeping The Web

Missouri’s suddenly getting a lot of attention after playing host to a Firenado.

05/08/2014

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