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Hurricane Dorian has so far only deluged media with hype, not rain

The nation’s weather forecasters, possibly egged on by an overly excited media, may have gotten it wrong –  again.  Hurricane Dorian’s forecast track changed on Saturday, just hours after forecasters were 100% ...

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Flood waters rise as more rain expected across Missouri

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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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Area beaches closed because of flooding

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Forget the local beaches, at least for a while. Summer plans for a day at area lakes may need to take a rain check as beaches at Blue Springs Lake, Longview Lake ...

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Eye witness accounts of Jeff City tornado sought

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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

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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

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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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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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St Joseph floods as Missouri River crests

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The surging Missouri River’s devastating floods have now hit St. Joseph, Mo, one of Missouri’s largest cities. Evacuations left numerous neighborhoods in the city empty Saturday as flood waters crested near record ...

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Region at risk for higher Spring tornado activity

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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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Freezing rain, sleet on tap for Kansas City through Thursday

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Freezing rain is already falling across the area today as winter weather returns. The nasty, frozen precipitation may linger for several days as the unseasonably warm weather from the weekend is only ...

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Strange weather may bring Jerusalem snowstorm Wednesday

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A rare winter snowstorm is expected to hit Jerusalem Wednesday, weather forecasters said, prompting the municipality to launch snow emergency preparations. “The Jerusalem municipality is completing its preparations for the possibility of ...

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Snow totals may reach 10-12 inches across area today

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More snow is on the way today. The National Weather Service says portions of Kansas City received over seven inches of snow overnight with a widespread 4 to 8 inches falling across ...

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Winter Storm Warning issued for Kansas City area

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The spring weather the greater Kansas City area has been experiencing the last few weeks was bound to come to an end. A winter storm warning has been issued for the area ...

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Mystery smoke blankets area today

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Kansas City’s 2.1 million metro residents are waking up to a mystery smoke blanketing the skies this morning. The haze swept into Kansas City overnight and neither meteorologists, fire department officials or ...

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10 tips to make winter running less miserable

Sometimes, the seasons seem to change overnight. One day, you’re ticking off miles on a brisk, 50-degree afternoon with sunshine overhead; then the next morning, the temperature dips below freezing, and your ...

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Possible major Sunday winter storm being studied

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Kansas City could be in the bullseye for a major winter storm on Sunday. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the entire region on Sunday from 6 a.m. ...

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Lack of Sunspots points towards record cooling

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Scientists say Earth’s atmosphere is about to get hit by some record cold – but it’s not because of anything caused by humans. It’s because of a lack of sunspots which means ...

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Escaping cold, homeless fill shelters overnight

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Frigid temps are pushing more homeless to seek shelter. Area facilities were packed Monday night as temps dipped to 7 degrees in many areas. More than year ago, Kim Clays’ her husband ...

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The rain cup runneth over in greater Kansas City area

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As rain continues to move through the metro area, creeks, streams and rivers are at their capacity. Heavy rain in the Kansas City metro and across Missouri & northeast Kansas has caused ...

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States brace for huge hurricane Florence

As Hurricane Florence approaches the East Coast of the nation it is rapidly getting stronger. Forecaster predictions are dire and the three states in its path are bracing for the worst including ...

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Tropical storm on path towards Kansas City

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Tropical Storm Gordon is expected to cross the Gulf this week, making a beeline straight for Kansas City. The National Hurricane Center issued a tropical storm watch on Sunday for parts of ...

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Chilling videos show tornadoes ripping through Iowa

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A flurry of unexpected tornadoes swept through central Iowa, injuring at least 17 people, flattening buildings in three cities and forcing the evacuation of a hospital. Iowa residents — and even weather ...

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Missouri ‘bullseye’ in this year’s drought

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University of Missouri Extension climatologist Pat Guinan says 2012’s drought was far more devastating and widespread – from Utah to Ohio – but this year’s drought conditions are different. He calls Missouri ...

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Iran says Israel stealing its clouds

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Iran regularly accuses Israel of whacky things but the militant Iranian regime has outdone itself this time An Iranian military official is accusing Israel of teaming up with another nation to steal their ...

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