UPDATE: Police capture Dallas County escaped inmate in northwest Springfield

Police say  Christopher Cornelius stole a grain truck, but dozens of officers tracked him to Springfield where they made the arrest about three hours after his escape.

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KSPR's Winter Weather Outlook

Exclusive KSPR 2015-2016 Winter Outlook

For the 6th year in a row, KSPR Chief Meteorologist Kevin Lighty gives his annual in-depth winter forecast.

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What did we get right? A look back at last winter's 'Winter Weather Outlook'

KSPR Chief Meteorologist Kevin Lighty looks at last year's 'Winter Weather Outlook' to see how we fared.

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Robert Tallbird's take on this winter's weather

Robert Tallbird with the Northern Cheyenne/Cree Nations predicts the winter weather by what he sees in nature.

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What's Going Around the Ozarks: Truth behind some winter health myths

We take a look at things that work, and don't, managing your health in the winter. 

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What does the Farmer's Almanac say about this winter? How did it do last winter?

KSPR Meteorologist Lindsey Slater explains what goes into the Farmer's Almanac forecast, what it expects this winter, and how it fared last winter.

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What is KSPR's Winter Weather Threat Track?

KSPR Chief Meteorologist Kevin Lighty explains how the Winter Weather Threat Track works.

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Wooly worms, frogs and spiders: what they tell us about the weather

KSPR Meteorologist Bob Trihy explains how wooly worms, frogs and spiders help predict the weather.

Winters past

VIDEO: Remembering the worst of recent winters past

KSPR Meteorologist Lindsey Slater looks at some of our worst recent winters. 

How to stay warm in a winter weather power outage

How to stay warm in a winter weather power outage

KSPR's Melody Pettit explains how to keep your family safe and warm during a winter weather outage.

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How to program your weather radio

You may just think of your weather radio to warn you of tornadoes and severe storms, but what you may not know is you can also program it to receive winter storm warnings and advisories. Some of you may already have your radio setup for this and some of you don't. At the same time some want these advisories and again some don't. So I'm going to show you how to remove or add these alerts to your…

OACAC Weatherization Assistance Program

OACAC Weatherization Program

This is the time of the year that many start to prepare their homes for the winter ahead. There's a program that helps those less fortunate.

El Nino Effects

The difference between El Nino and La Nina

KSPR Chief Meteorologist Kevin Lighty explains the El Nino and La Nina effects and how they affect our weather in Missouri.

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Slideshow: Take the KSPR winter weather quiz

Test your knowledge with this quiz about Ozarks winter weather.


Winter Weather Myths

KSPR Chief Meteorologist Kevin Lighty takes some time to dispel some common winter weather myths -- and some might surprise you.

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Video: Kids quiz KSPR meteorologist Lindsey Slater about winter weather

KSPR meteorologist Lindsey Slater answers kids' questions about winter weather in the Ozarks.

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Go behind the scenes with KSPR Chief Meteorologist Kevin Lighty

Kevin Lighty goes behind the scenes in the weather center.

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Video: KSPR Chief Meteorologist Kevin Lighty explains difference between freezing rain, sleet and snow

In the wintertime, you might hear the terms freezing rain, sleet and snow thrown out there. KSPR Chief Meteorologist Kevin Lighty explains the difference among all three.