Weather

Kara Marxer
July 02, 2018 - 5:25 am
It may be a little more difficult finding sweet cherries in grocery stores this summer. The crop this year is 26 percent less productive than it was in 2017. The problem is bad weather in the northwest, said Lance Honeig, statistician with the United States Department of Agriculture. "Weather,...
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Marc LaVoie
May 02, 2018 - 6:31 am
The threat for severe weather in the Kansas City area is high Wednesday night. Storms are expected to form over Kansas late in the afternoon and maintain strength as they pass over Kansas City after 7 p.m. Widespread severe storms are expected this afternoon and evening across portions of the...
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March 27, 2018 - 4:43 pm
Smithville, MO - Three tornado sirens were found to be out of commission during a recent annual test of the severe weather alert system. The sirens serve eight subdivisions in this city just to the north of Kansas City. It's expected to take about 7-10 days to get the three sirens repaired. In the...
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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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Grandview Police
March 07, 2017 - 10:02 am
Grandview, MO - The storm that pounded the Kansas City Metro on Monday night also struck Grandview hard. The National Weather Service determined 80mph straightline winds damaged nearly 200 homes. No injuries were reported. Several buildings in the industrial area were also damaged. Three commercial...
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NOAA/NASA
January 23, 2017 - 8:01 am
Pleasant Hill, MO - Meteorologists have a powerful new tool in space to help track and predict the weather. In November 2016, the new GOES-16 satellite lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida aboard an Atlas V rocket. It's the first in the next generation of geostationary weather satellites. GOES...
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