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June may start with a heat wave for the central U.S.

June may start with a heat wave for the central U.S.

Posted 9:44 PM 5/26/2020 by Kenton Gewecke, KOMU 8 Chief Meteorologist

COLUMBIA – The messy weather pattern we’ve been in is about to head east and we’ll be left with cooler temperatures for the weekend with highs in the middle to upper 70s, seasonal for the end of May. However, as June begins we are anticipating a warm and mostly dry high pressure (More)

5/25/2020

Weather service confirms tornado touchdown in Chariton County

Weather service confirms tornado touchdown in Chariton County

Posted 11:16 AM 5/26/2020 by Claire Colby, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

CHARITON COUNTY —A tornado briefly touched down in Chariton County just after 6 p.m., according to the National Weather Service in Kansas City. 

The touchdown occurred at the corner of Mike Road and Vernon Kennedy Avenue near Mendon. 

Some minor structural damage occurred as a result, according to the Weather Service. 

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