Snow

Jim Cunningham
February 06, 2018 - 5:27 am
A metro company is one of the many that depend on regular snowfall to keep the operations going. Snow removal is a tough business, one that True North Outdoor in Kansas City takes very seriously. "Tuesday's going to be like going to war," said Mark Nelson, senior business unit leader, after...
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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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Marc LaVoie
January 11, 2018 - 4:09 am
People living in the Kansas City area are waking up to starkly different conditions than existed Wednesday night. Many school districts called off classes for Thursday. A strong cold front is expected to bring rain, freezing rain, sleet and eventually snow to the area. Gusty winds combined with...
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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 15, 2017 - 4:05 am
Kansas City, MO - After a few mild winters in a row, some meteorologists are predicting a typical winter for the Kansas City Metro. Forecasters gathered around a table for a winter weather seminar at the National Weather Service office in Pleasant Hill, to focus on the Pacific Ocean and La Niña, a...
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March 10, 2017 - 12:48 am
The snow plows haven't moved much this winter in Kansas City...but the crews are ready to go. "Our trucks have gotten a nice rest, but they are ready for the snow." said Beth Breitenstein, spokeswoman with the KC Public Works Department. "The crews are out today applying brine, which is a salt and...
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