Snow

KMBC Channel 9 News
Marc LaVoie
January 14, 2019 - 6:53 am
The massive snowstorm that blew through Kansas and Missouri Friday and Saturday left behind a band of fallen tree limbs and utility lines. Kansas City Power & Light reported more than 47,000 customers without electricity as of early Monday morning. More than eight inches of snow fell on parts...
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Kansas Dept. of Transportation
Dan Weinbaum
November 27, 2018 - 4:23 am
For decades, transportation departments and public works crews used a simple sand and salt mixture to treat road surfaces in the winter, but the science has changed. The cutting edge in the Kansas City area now includes more liquid and a different chemical recipe. "We use magnesium chloride with...
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Marc LaVoie
November 26, 2018 - 6:24 am
Kansas City, MO - The National Weather Service reported 6.5 inches of snowfall Sunday in Kansas City, Missouri; St. Joseph got 8.8 inches; and Excelsior Springs got 7.7 inches. On the Kansas side of the stateline, Lenexa reported 7 inches; Overland Park got about 6.5 inches; and Kansas City, Kansas...
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KMBZ News Staff
November 25, 2018 - 3:33 pm
The list of closures and delays is growing around Kansas City due to Sunday's blizzard and its aftermath. Check the list from our friends at KMBC Be sure to check back often, as new listings are made.
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Marc LaVoie
October 15, 2018 - 8:02 am
With more than two weeks to go before Halloween, Kansas City has already received its first measurable snowfall of the season. The National Weather Service office in Pleasant Hill said it had measured 0.2 inches of snow late Sunday. The Oct 14 snowfall beats the previous record for earliest...
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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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