severe storms en Columbia Water & Light crews continue to work, power being gradually restored <p>Columbia line workers are continuing to make progress with power restoration and repairs in neighborhoods damaged by Monday night's storms. The city's most recent outage map indicates that the number of customers currently without power is down from 16,000 Monday night, to a little more than a thousand customers affected this morning.</p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 14:02:43 +0000 Janet Saidi 55911 at Columbia Water & Light crews continue to work, power being gradually restored Storms endanger Boone County <p>Last night's storms had the Columbia Fire Department and the Boone County Fire District very busy. The two departments responded to over 30 calls between the hours of 4 am and 9 am. Battalion Chief John Metz said this was challenging because of weather conditions, as well as the nature of the calls. "Many of them were lines down, or trees in the power lines, any associated water rescues with the heavy rains that we have," Metz said.</p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 21:41:11 +0000 Maureen Lewis-Stump 54056 at Storms endanger Boone County Newscast for May 17, 2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including: Thu, 17 May 2012 13:25:56 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 14306 at Newscast for May 16, 2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Movement on bills in the Missouri House and Senate 2 days before the legislative session closes</li><li>A report on the $750 million in taxes Missouri and Kansas have given up in the battle for Kansas City jobs</li><li>A report shows the frequency of severe storms across the Midwest has doubled in the past 50 years</li></ul> Wed, 16 May 2012 22:59:12 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 14282 at