Spokesman: State auditor dead following self-inflicted gunshot wound

The spokesman for Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich confirmed Thursday afternoon Schweich is dead following a self-inflicted gunshot wound.


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TONIGHT: Temperatures will fall to near zero by morning with winds diminishing to under 5 mph under mostly clear skies. Wind chill readings will drop as low as 10 below zero with the overnight breeze.

FRIDAY: We will have another very cold but dry day with high temperatures only reaching the upper teens and lower 20s with northeasterly winds at 4 to 8 mph. Clouds will increase late in the day.

EXTENDED:  Looking ahead to the weekend, high temperatures Saturday will reach the upper 20s to low 30s with snow developing from late afternoon through the evening and continue overnight. Light snow is possible early Sunday before changing to a wintry mix in the afternoon and ending. High temperatures will reach the mid 30s Sunday. Another storm system will bring a chance of wintry precipitation late Monday into Tuesday.

Light snow is possible through Sunday morning, turning to a wintry mix by Sunday afternoon. High temperatures will remain in the 30s Sunday. Measurable snow is possible Sunday with another round of wintry mix possible Monday evening through midday Tuesday. For additional weather updates follow @ABC17Stormtrack on Twitter.

There are currently no severe weather alerts.

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