KC Metro

KMBZ News Staff
June 27, 2018 - 4:00 pm
Kansas City, MO - An excessive heat warning has been issued for the KC Metro, with heat indices ranging between 102 and 110 degrees over the next few days. It's going to be hot the rest of the week. Thursday looks to be the hottest day of the year so far as highs climb to around 100° in the KC area...
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KMBZ News Staff
June 14, 2018 - 3:31 pm
Kansas City, MO - A late Spring heat wave continues for the KC Metro with shade temperatures pushing 100 degrees and heat indexes well above that. And there looks to be no break for the coming weekend. The unseasonable weather has led to a spike at Metro hospitals of people suffering from heat...
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May 03, 2018 - 3:36 pm
Kansas City, MO - Damage assessment teams from The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill, Missouri say based on preliminary data that three tornadoes touched down during Wednesday night's severe weather. One in Johnson County was rated an EF-1 that traveled 4.7 miles from Overland Park into...
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April 26, 2018 - 1:52 pm
There are now 10 cases of measles reported on the Missouri side of the KC Metro. Three of the cases are in children in the Liberty School District. Eighteen cases in Kansas are linked to a separate outbreak that started in a Johnson County day care. Symptoms of measles typically begin with a high...
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Michael Ronnebaum
April 06, 2018 - 7:24 am
The next generation of scientists are at Union Station this week. More than 1,100 area students are competing in the Greater Kansas City Science and Engineering Fair, which is one of the largest events of its kind in the country. Judges are considering entries in 15 categories, said Emily Meyer,...
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February 05, 2018 - 1:17 pm
Retailers are looking to cash in on our wintry weather, as people stock up on supplies like melt salt and snow shovels. Tuesday, more snow is expected to fall across the Kansas City Metro, following on the heels of a couple of inches that fell over the weekend. Predictions have anywhere from 1" to...
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January 01, 2018 - 7:54 pm
A world with no water means no whiskey, beer, wine or coffee. Which would be the least of our problems. Since 60% of the adult body consists of water and every living cell in the body needs it to keep functioning we would have about 3 days to find a new planet to live on. PODCAST: Bio-Microbics:...
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Ski Snow Creek
December 27, 2017 - 11:12 am
Weston, MO - The Snow Creek ski area has opened for the season with several feet of natural and man-made snow. With the arrival of wintry weather and the frigid temperatures, combined with the ability to create snow, the ski/board/tube resort began operations about a week earlier than in the...
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December 27, 2017 - 10:40 am
Kansas City, MO - As temperatures continue to stay well below freezing across the KC Metro, it's a good time to see to your home's water pipes. If you have water pipes in places that might be exposed to the cold such as exterior walls, crawl spaces, garages or other unheated areas of your home, it...
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Jim Cunningham
November 17, 2017 - 9:53 am
Cyd Jokisch is affectionately known as the 'Turkey Lady' and for good reason. Each year the Raymore woman raises money to purchase hundreds of turkeys and then donates them to charity. Jokisch hit an all-time high for donations this year, collecting more than $8,500 to buy 643 turkeys. She donates...
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