KOMU Weather Plus Adds 24/7 Cable Access on Mediacom Channel 247

9 years 10 months 2 weeks ago January 19, 2007 Jan 19, 2007 Friday, January 19 2007 Friday, January 19, 2007 9:47:09 AM CST in Promotions

COLUMBIA, MO - January 12, 2007 - KOMU-TV8 and Mediacom Cable are proud to announce the addition of KOMU Weather Plus to Mediacom Digital cable. The 24/7 weather source is available on channel 247 for Mediacom's digital subscribers.

"As we have seen earlier this winter and in the past, complete weather coverage is important to the lives of Mid-Missourians, and KOMU remains committed to providing that coverage," said Martin Siddall, General Manager of KOMU. "We are excited that our KOMU Weather Plus broadcasts will now be able to help more of our local viewers."

Continuing Commitment to Local Weather Coverage

The addition of KOMU Weather Plus on Mediacom channel 247 provides another platform for KOMU to bring mid-Missouri the most up-to-date weather coverage. KOMU Weather Plus has been available on digital broadcast channel 8.2 and online at KOMU.com since December 2005. In addition to the live feed on KOMU Weather Plus, KOMU.com has provided a rich weather experience for its users with interactive maps and forecasts. In the last year, KOMU has also introduced KOMU Mobile & KOMU Mobile Message, connecting users to their weather information wherever they are in mid-Missouri.

"We work each day to have the latest weather information available whenever and wherever people need it.  By adding a 24 hours-a-day, seven-day-a-week channel on Mediacom cable, we expand that availability even more," said Stacey Woelfel, KOMU News Director. "This makes the KOMU Weather Plus information the most available local weather information, coming from the weather team you trust the most."

Local Coverage with National Strength

KOMU Weather Plus is an affiliate of the NBC Weather Plus Network. Weather Plus is the first digital weather network bringing instant local and national weather to viewers 24 hours a day. Backed by the #1 NBC News network and hundreds of NBC stations across America, Weather Plus is the world's largest weather news service. Not only is mid-Missouri weather always on, but detailed reports are presented locally by the KOMU Weather Plus team of Dave Schmidt, Eric Aldrich and Josh deBerge.

"It's important for our viewers to have access to weather information around the clock, wherever they are," said Dave Schmidt, KOMU Weather Plus Anchor. "By having KOMU Weather Plus on Mediacom, we are bringing that coverage to more of mid-Missouri."

Since coming on the air on December 21, 1953, KOMU has been the leader in mid-Missouri in providing quality news and entertaining programming. A wholly owned auxiliary enterprise of the University of Missouri, KOMU serves Missouri citizens both through roles as a television broadcaster and as a teaching lab for the Missouri School of Journalism. Striving for excellence in journalism, KOMU News is the most decorated television news service in mid-Missouri, having been awarded time and again for its newscasts, reporting, sports coverage and quality web coverage.

Watch KOMU Weather Plus Live on KOMU.com

More News

Grid
List
COLUMBIA - The Women's Symphony League kicked off the annual Holiday Home Tour, which is its biggest fundraiser of the... More >>
3 hours ago December 03, 2016 Dec 3, 2016 Saturday, December 03 2016 Saturday, December 03, 2016 4:12:00 AM CST in News
JEFFERSON CITY- The Jefferson City Fire Department responded to reports of smoke coming from a building in the 200 block... More >>
3 hours ago December 03, 2016 Dec 3, 2016 Saturday, December 03 2016 Saturday, December 03, 2016 3:57:00 AM CST in Top Stories
COLUMBIA - Following the election of Donald Trump, some students gathered for what they called a "positivity event". KOMU sent... More >>
12 hours ago December 02, 2016 Dec 2, 2016 Friday, December 02 2016 Friday, December 02, 2016 7:05:00 PM CST in News
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Missouri lawmakers are proposing bills that would make attacking a law enforcement officer a hate crime.... More >>
14 hours ago December 02, 2016 Dec 2, 2016 Friday, December 02 2016 Friday, December 02, 2016 4:51:13 PM CST in News
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Lawmakers are proposing bills that would make Missouri a right-to-work state. The Springfield News-Leader... More >>
14 hours ago December 02, 2016 Dec 2, 2016 Friday, December 02 2016 Friday, December 02, 2016 4:46:41 PM CST in News
KANSAS CITY (AP) — A former Kansas City, Missouri, man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for his... More >>
15 hours ago December 02, 2016 Dec 2, 2016 Friday, December 02 2016 Friday, December 02, 2016 4:23:47 PM CST in News
JEFFERSON CITY - Gov. Nixon and his wife Georganne kicked off the holiday season in the state's capital with Friday's... More >>
16 hours ago December 02, 2016 Dec 2, 2016 Friday, December 02 2016 Friday, December 02, 2016 3:36:00 PM CST in News
POPLAR BLUFF (AP) — A Missouri man who spent eight years behind bars for murder has been acquitted in a... More >>
16 hours ago December 02, 2016 Dec 2, 2016 Friday, December 02 2016 Friday, December 02, 2016 3:26:56 PM CST in News
KANSAS CITY (AP) — Authorities said fireworks that were mistaken for gunshots led to a standoff near Rockhurst University. ... More >>
16 hours ago December 02, 2016 Dec 2, 2016 Friday, December 02 2016 Friday, December 02, 2016 3:09:14 PM CST in News
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The former general manager of a suburban St. Louis car dealership is accused of defrauding the... More >>
16 hours ago December 02, 2016 Dec 2, 2016 Friday, December 02 2016 Friday, December 02, 2016 3:05:38 PM CST in News
KANSAS CITY (AP) — The incoming president of the University of Missouri System and officials attending a welcoming ceremony in... More >>
16 hours ago December 02, 2016 Dec 2, 2016 Friday, December 02 2016 Friday, December 02, 2016 3:00:15 PM CST in News
COLUMBIA - A $2,000 donation will help protect South Callaway residents from potentially deadly house fires. Safeco Insurance's Protecting... More >>
16 hours ago December 02, 2016 Dec 2, 2016 Friday, December 02 2016 Friday, December 02, 2016 2:52:00 PM CST in News
JEFFERSON CITY - A Fulton woman has pleaded guilty to money-laundering related to distributing synthetic cannabinoids, or K2, at businesses... More >>
17 hours ago December 02, 2016 Dec 2, 2016 Friday, December 02 2016 Friday, December 02, 2016 2:45:00 PM CST in News
COLUMBIA – The Columbia Housing Authority announced today the plan to renovate 90 units in the coming years. The... More >>
17 hours ago December 02, 2016 Dec 2, 2016 Friday, December 02 2016 Friday, December 02, 2016 2:15:00 PM CST in News
KANSAS CITY (AP) — Authorities said a Kansas City man who stole a firearm from a homicide victim has been... More >>
17 hours ago December 02, 2016 Dec 2, 2016 Friday, December 02 2016 Friday, December 02, 2016 2:01:43 PM CST in News
PARKVILLE (AP) - A campaign is underway to restore holiday decorations that were removed from trees along a suburban Kansas... More >>
17 hours ago December 02, 2016 Dec 2, 2016 Friday, December 02 2016 Friday, December 02, 2016 1:56:25 PM CST in News
KANSAS CITY (AP) — A suburban St. Louis school system has shed an unaccredited label that had forced it to... More >>
17 hours ago December 02, 2016 Dec 2, 2016 Friday, December 02 2016 Friday, December 02, 2016 1:49:07 PM CST in News
JEFFERSON CITY - On Friday, police identified one of the suspects in the October 31 homicide on Michigan Street. ... More >>
20 hours ago December 02, 2016 Dec 2, 2016 Friday, December 02 2016 Friday, December 02, 2016 11:45:00 AM CST in News
Columbia, MO
Broken Clouds 31°
8am 32°
9am 36°
10am 39°
11am 41°

Select a station to view its upcoming schedule:

Coming Up Next

7:00a
Today Weekend
8:30a
Naturally, Danny Seo
9:00a
KOMU 8 News Today
7:30a
Calling Dr. Pol
8:00a
Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa
8:30a
Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition

Tonight's Schedule

7:00p
It's a Wonderful Life
7:00p
Family Guy
7:30p
Family Guy
8:00p
Bob's Burgers
8:30p
Bob's Burgers
9:00p
KOMU 8 News @ Nine on The CW
9:30p
Seinfeld