Police confirm one dead in central Columbia shooting

Columbia police have confirmed one person is dead following a shooting in the central part of the city.


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TODAY: A cold front tracking southward through Mid-Missouri will spark some showers and storms today.  While the coverage will only be scattered in nature, the best coverage will be along and south of the Highway 50 corridor.  It's looking likely, that storms will fire mainly from 2 PM - 8 PM.  With the passage of the frontal boundary expect temperatures to be a copy of yesterday, with highs in the upper. 80s.  Winds through the day will be out of the NW under 12 mph.

TONIGHT: Any storms that remain are expected to dissipate through the evening, as they are diurnally driven.  Lows tonight will be in the upper 60s to near 70, with winds light out of the NW under 8 mph.

EXTENDED:  Friday morning could bring the potential for a wet morning commute for areas east of Highway 63, as an MCS tracks to the southeast out of Kansas and Nebraska, High temperatures will cool into the low to mid 80s Friday with a chance of t-storms Friday mainly south of  I-70. As we head into the weekend, temperatures will stay in the mid to upper 80s with a possible cluster of storms now on Saturday morning west of US 63. These are also picking up on another storm system Sunday morning in our western half again. Saturday look to be the "cooler" day with temperatures in the mid 80s. We'll likely see another heat wave for the first week of August though. Temperatures start to climb next week with highs in the low to mid 90s. For additional weather updates follow @ABC17Stormtrack on Twitter.

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