national weather service http://kbia.org en As storms roll through Missouri, National Weather Service issues weather warnings [UPDATES] http://kbia.org/post/storms-roll-through-missouri-national-weather-service-issues-weather-warnings-updates <p><em>Update 4/4/14 8:13 a.m.:</em> (AP) As a second wave of violent weather rolled through eastern Missouri, it brought scattered reports of tornado sightings. The public reported a tornado shortly after 7 last night near the town of Washington, Missouri, but Franklin County emergency management director Abraham Cook says there were no immediate reports of damage or injury. A tornado touched down briefly around 5:30 yesterday morning in the St. Louis suburb of University City.</p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 19:21:49 +0000 Associated Press & KBIA staff 50731 at http://kbia.org As storms roll through Missouri, National Weather Service issues weather warnings [UPDATES] Prolonged winter weather could delay spring storms http://kbia.org/post/prolonged-winter-weather-could-delay-spring-storms <p style="line-height: 11.25pt; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;"><span style="font-size:8.5pt; font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Weather forecasters say prolonged cold temperatures over the winter could cause this year's spring storm season to get off to a late start as it takes longer for water in the Gulf of Mexico to warm up.</span></p><p style="line-height: 11.25pt; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;"><span style="font-size:8.5pt; font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;"><o:p></o:p></span></p><p style="line-height: 11.25pt; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;"> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 21:17:45 +0000 Associated Press 49770 at http://kbia.org Prolonged winter weather could delay spring storms Be careful out there: Snow last week coincided with spike in vehicle accidents, stalls http://kbia.org/post/be-careful-out-there-snow-last-week-coincided-spike-vehicle-accidents-stalls <p>Most everyone knows driving in the snow can be dangerous, and numbers from last week seem to confirm it.</p><p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 17:26:32 +0000 Andrew Gibson 47930 at http://kbia.org Be careful out there: Snow last week coincided with spike in vehicle accidents, stalls Storms leave thousands without power in KC area http://kbia.org/post/storms-leave-thousands-without-power-kc-area <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Crews are working to restore power to thousands in the Kansas City area after strong storms hit the area.</p><p> Mon, 02 Sep 2013 12:52:21 +0000 Associated Press 39812 at http://kbia.org Storms leave thousands without power in KC area More snow headed to Missouri http://kbia.org/post/more-snow-headed-missouri <p><em>Updated at 10:38 a.m. with closure information.</em></p><p>Just as Missouri and Kansas residents are digging out from record snowfalls, another winter storm is headed to the region.</p><p> Sun, 24 Feb 2013 03:57:21 +0000 Associated Press & Scott Pham 29393 at http://kbia.org More snow headed to Missouri Southeast Mo. drivers urged to stay off roads http://kbia.org/post/southeast-mo-drivers-urged-stay-roads <p></p><p>Officials are discouraging travel in southeastern Missouri until crews clear the roads from what was expected to be heavy snowfall with blizzard conditions.</p><p>The National Weather Service placed 13 counties from the Bootheel to north of Cape Girardeau under a blizzard warning from Tuesday night to midday today. Total accumulations were expected to range from three inches in the Bootheel to 12 inches farther north.</p> Wed, 26 Dec 2012 14:14:11 +0000 Associated Press & associa 26426 at http://kbia.org Southeast Mo. drivers urged to stay off roads Missouri prepares for storm remnants http://kbia.org/post/missouri-prepares-storm-remnants <p>The path of Tropical Storm Isaac northward from the Gulf Coast is still uncertain, but Missouri officials are urging people to prepare for possible heavy rain and power outages. &nbsp;The powerful storm lost some of its strength yesterday afternoon and has been downgraded to a tropical storm. &nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 30 Aug 2012 13:05:26 +0000 Associated Press 20286 at http://kbia.org Missouri prepares for storm remnants Hurricane Isaac could create mid-Mo. problems http://kbia.org/post/hurricane-isaac-could-create-mid-mo-problems <p>The Midwest may get a break from the drought when remnants of Hurricane Isaac arrive late this week, but the torrent of rain could create problems.</p><p> Wed, 29 Aug 2012 13:21:30 +0000 Associated Press 20221 at http://kbia.org Hurricane Isaac could create mid-Mo. problems National Weather Service begins severe-weather text alerts http://kbia.org/post/national-weather-service-begins-severe-weather-text-alerts <p>The National Weather Service may soon be texting you. It&rsquo;s the latest initiative to keep people across the country up to date on severe weather, starting this week.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 19 Jun 2012 13:59:04 +0000 Nick Chabarria 16119 at http://kbia.org National Weather Service begins severe-weather text alerts