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Menendez indicted on corruption charges

Federal prosecutors indicted Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez on corruption charges on Wednesday for allegedly using his Senate office to push the business interests of a friend and donor in exchange for gifts , according to the Justice Department.


Spring warm-up and storm chances

Warmer days will lead to April showers & t-storms.

Rainfall this March

Columbia is below on rainfall for the month of March and for 2015.

Warming temperatures

Temperatures will warm up through the middle of our week before more rain moves in.

Two disturbances bring chances of rain & snow

Fast moving upper waves will bring a chance of light rain & snow.

More rain late Wednesday, heavy rain possible

Another round of showers & t-storms moves in Wednesday night

Tuesday Afternoon March 24 Severe Weather Update

Here's the latest on the severe weather threat this afternoon and evening.

Three rounds of storms to affect Mid-Missouri

A spring storm system will bring thunderstorms to Mid-Missouri Mon-Wed.

Rain Chances this week

Multiple rain and storm chances are in the forecast for the coming work week.

Spring temperature outlook

This Spring looks to be mild and near average.

First round of spring storms possible Tuesday

Spring storm system will bring chance of storms next Tuesday.

Mild temperatures for the first weekend of spring

Skies remain mostly sunny through the weekend.

Warmer, drier weather moves in starting Friday

We'll have nice weather for the official start of spring.

Additional Rain for Thursday Afternoon March 19

In addition to the .42" of rain from last night and this morning at Columbia Regional, more measureable, much needed rain is expected later today. This afternoon, rain is likely, staying north of HWY 50. Values from 0.30- to 0.50" possible north of I-70 and west of 63. Rain will be ending 9-11PM in east Mid-Missouri near HWY 65.

More rain and chilly weather Thursday

Showers will increase in the afternoon and evening.

Measurable rain expected Wednesday into Thursday

Measurable rain is expected to move into Mid-Missouri early Wednesday afternoon as a low pressure system develops over south Texas Tuesday, and pulls northeast.

NEW GOES R Series Satellite Launches in 1 yr

In March 2016, faster, higher resolution, and more data will be available to forecasters.

Cooler Tuesday, Rain Wednesday

Best chance of rain is south of I-70 Wednesday.

Warmer temperatures will start the week

A strong southerly wind and sunny skies will help temperatures warm up Sunday and Monday.

Cool Breeze Saturday, Warmer Sunday

Temperatures warm through the weekend with mostly sunny skies.

Rain moves in from the south Thursday night

Highest rain totals are expected near I-44 through Friday.

7 areas are now under advisories, watches or severe weather warnings.

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