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Clouds loom over the Miami skyline Thursday, May 14, 2020. According to the National Hurricane Center website, "A trough of low pressure over the Straits of Florida is producing a large area of cloudiness and thunderstorms. Environmental conditions are expected to become conducive for development, and this system is likely to become a tropical or subtropical storm by late Friday or Saturday when it is located near the northwestern Bahamas." (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
AP News Staff
May 15, 2020 - 6:50 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A trough of low pressure moving through the Florida Straits could organize over the northwestern Bahamas later Friday or Saturday and become the first named storm of the 2020 hurricane season, the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said. Tropical storm force wind...
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Tornado in Kansas Field
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KMBZ News Staff
March 05, 2020 - 6:18 am
It's not clear that we will have an earlier, or more active tornado season in Kansas City, despite claims from some national weather forecasters.
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Woman sheds winter coat as spring approaches
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KMBZ News Staff
February 28, 2020 - 6:28 am
Much of the country may be looking at an early spring, but forecasters in Kansas City aren't so sure winter is over just yet.
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Photograph of a car in Platte County, Missouri that is covered in ice.
Credit: Matt Berry
Marc LaVoie
January 17, 2020 - 2:03 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Traffic Friday morning was lighter than usual in the Kansas City area, with dozens of school districts and other organizations calling off activities because of the predicted ice storm. People who did make it out onto the roads saw ice accumulating on their vehicles. Dozens of...
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KMBZ News Staff
January 16, 2020 - 7:59 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Multiple school districts called off classes for Friday after learning about probable icy driving conditions for the morning commute. Snow was forecast to start around midnight Friday, and just as rush hour is getting started, up to a half inch of sleet could be dumped across...
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KMBZ News Staff
September 26, 2019 - 6:30 am
Kansas City, MO - The KC Metro could have a cold and wet winter, but also warmer weather, according to the Farmer's Almanac. Kind of like riding a roller coaster. The Farmer's Almanac has dubbed their forecast for this winter 'the Polar Coaster'. Sandi Duncan, managing editor, says when her team...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 28, 2019 - 12:24 pm
Kansas City, MO - The potential for destructive weather in the KC Metro is high this Tuesday afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service office in Pleasant Hill. A Tornado Watch for the entire KC Metro has been issued until 10pm. A tornado watch has been issued for parts of...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 22, 2019 - 2:53 pm
Kansas City, MO - Just a day after torrential rains and strong storms rolled through, it appears that the KC Metro will get a slight break from the weather. According the the National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill, Kansas City is under a slight risk for severe weather Wednesday night. 2:30 PM...
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KMBZ News Staff
January 29, 2019 - 10:43 am
Kansas City, MO - A deep freeze is on the way as temperatures plunge and dangerous wind chills set in around the Kansas City Metro. The forecast prompted several school administrators around the area to cancel school for Wednesday. See a list of closings here. Protect your self, your kids and your...
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