Severe Weather

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Rebecca Crockett
April 17, 2019 - 5:52 am
A Colorado company offers vacation packages that will challenge even the most stout-hearted traveler. Silver Lining Tours takes people on tornado-chasing tours. The company offers simple photography tours, and for the more courageous, they will take clients up close to twisters. The Silver Lining...
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Kara Marxer
March 05, 2019 - 6:00 am
Kansas City, MO - Tornado sirens on both sides of the state line sounded at 10 a.m. Tuesday, giving school children and others an opportunity to practice severe weather procedures. There is good reason to hold drills, especially this year, when Accuweather and other organizations are expecting an...
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Bill Grady
April 13, 2018 - 4:33 am
Managers at Kauffman Stadium say they are prepared in case severe weather strikes during the Royals' Friday night matchup with the Angels. The teams make the call on games if bad weather rolls in, but after the first pitch, the umpires decide of play continues. Severe thunderstorms are possible,...
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Jim Cunningham
March 06, 2018 - 6:11 am
Oak Grove residents are marking the first anniversary of the EF-3 tornado that struck the town, damaging close to 500 homes and businesses. The early-season twister was one of dozens that struck three states the night of March 6, 2017. Oak Grove woman recalls terrifying night, 1 year after...
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August 05, 2017 - 8:27 am
A flood watch has been issued by The National Weather Service until Sunday morning at 7am. The NWS issued the following statement The forecast remains on track with a potentially significant flash flooding event through Sunday morning. Initial thunderstorm activity has formed across eastern Kansas...
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July 26, 2017 - 7:31 am
As utility crews work to restore power to hundreds of customers almost four days after a severe storm knocked out power to more than 100,000 homes and businesses, landscapers say a lot of the outages could have been avoided. Arborists, sometimes called tree surgeons, say prevention is the best...
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