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MODOT plans for 3 to 8 hour back-ups on I-70

MODOT

State transportation officials will hold an informational meeting Thursday afternoon in mid-Missouri’s Rocheport about the upcoming massive I-70 bridge rehabilitation project. Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) project manager Melissa Wilbers says three ...

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Eudora man plans festival to benefit tornado victims

A Eudora businessman has organized a tornado relief benefit festival this weekend. It’s been nearly a month since an EF-4 tornado ripped through parts of Douglas and Leavenworth counties, damaging dozens of homes ...

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Rainy winter and spring is saving the Sea of Galilee

For years, the Sea of Galilee has been shrinking. Then, this past winter delivered a pleasant surprise to the biblical lake. While this ancient body of water isn’t out of danger, a ...

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Flood waters rise as more rain expected across Missouri

flood waters

Rain is expected across Missouri the next 10 days just as rivers are cresting along the eastern side of the state. Rivers and lakes continued to fill and crest, breaking years of ...

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Tornadoes touch down in Kansas City metro

tornadoes

One or more massive tornadoes have touched down in the southwestern suburbs of the greater Kansas City area Tuesday evening. A Tornado Warning has just been issued for Kearney, Mo. New reports ...

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Eye witness accounts of Jeff City tornado sought

witnessed

The National Weather Service (NWS) in St. Louis says the Wednesday night tornado that struck Jefferson City appears to be an EF-3 but eye witness accounts could raise that category. NWS St. ...

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‘Catastrophic’ tornado hits Jefferson City, other Missouri communities

catastrophic

A major and catastrophic tornado has hit Missouri’s capital, Jefferson City. Gov. Mike Parson has issued a state-wide emergency saying that at least 13 tornadoes have touched down causing widespread destruction and ...

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3 storm tips that will keep you alive

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This week is the anniversary of the devastating tornado that leveled much of Joplin, Mo. And this year, spring weather is causing havoc with historic flooding and tornadoes.  What storm tips can ...

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Kansas City may see severe storms this weekend

kansas

Kansas and Missouri could see a severe weather outbreak over the next few days. The storms then move across the central United States next week, bringing the threat of tornadoes, large hail ...

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Congress to debate flood disaster relief for Missouri, other states

disaster relief

The U.S. House is expected to bring up a $17 billion federal disaster relief package this week that involves helping Midwestern farmers, including in Missouri. Northern Missouri Republican Congressman Sam Graves tells ...

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Area families find 2,400 morel mushrooms in a weekend

morel mushrooms

Folks looking for morel mushrooms are having an epic season thanks to the abundance of rain. Two families in Warrensburg, Mo had an impressive haul over the weekend and found more than ...

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Landscaping tips for Spring

Put your sweaters and blankets away and dig deep into your drawer to find your landscaping clothes. It is time to feel the warm sunshine and get your hands dirty. Add these ...

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Don’t die before your time – find your purpose and bring forth new life

As we enter spring, the time of year when all of God’s creation is bringing forth new life, I take pause and ponder, what if one of God’s creations said “No! I ...

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Flood emergency growing as rivers top banks

rivers

Governor Mike Parson is urging Missourians to use caution around floodwater as Missouri’s rivers and streams begin cresting flood stage in some communities. The Missouri Emergency Management Agency is now being assisted ...

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Tornado season kicks off early with 23 dead in Alabama

ALABAMA TORNADO

A tornado killed at least 23 people in southeast Alabama on March 3, part of a powerful storm system, which ravaged the Southeast and unleashed other tornadoes. “Unfortunately our toll, as far ...

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Region at risk for higher Spring tornado activity

tornado

After a winter that started in the fall and broke several records along the way, now comes a forecast for a stormy spring. Kansas and Missouri are already in tornado alley but ...

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Area may see snow twice this weekend

Will Kansas City get most of its Winter snow in the next week? That’s possible say some forecasters. You wouldn’t think that possible with temps expected to reach the low 60s today. ...

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