Flood Warnings on The Grand River

Flood Warnings have been issued for portions of the Grand River. At Pattonsburg, the river is expected to rise above flood stage of 25 feet at about 7:00 pm today, cresting at 27.8 feet at about 1:00 am and falling back below flood stage at about 8:00 am Thursday At Chillicothe, the river is expected to rise above flood stage […]

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Severe Weather Awareness – Flooding

The final day of Severe Weather Awareness Week is for Flooding.  There are a couple of types of flooding we deal with in the area, Flash Flooding and River Flooding.  Meteorologist Pamela Pietrycha says Flash Flooding can happen quickly and can hide the dangers we would face. The second type of flooding is River Flooding, and this occurs when we […]

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Reduced Snow Totals As Storm Continues

Snow totals will be less than first expected, but the winter weather continues to move through the area today.  The Winter Storm Warning remains in place until 6:00 am Friday.  Meteorologist Sara Atkins says the total snow expected is cut back just a bit. Atkins still recommends caution if you are traveling.  Give yourself plenty of time to reach your […]

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Thursday Morning Winter Storm Update

The Winter Storm Warning for the KCHI listening area continues until 6:00 am Friday.  National Weather Service Meteorologist John Kurtz says we are in the early stages of the storm that will be affecting the area. Kurtz says snowfall amounts will vary. If you must travel, use caution and check the MoDOT Traveler information map at MoDOT.org.    

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Severe Weather Awareness – Receiving Watches & Warnings

While winter still seems to have a grip on the KCHI listening area, we need to start thinking about Severe Weather, including Thunderstorms, Tornadoes, and Flooding. This is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Missouri and National Weather Service Meteorologist  Pamela Pietrycha says when severe weather is threatening, we need to know how we will receive watches and warnings for the […]

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Severe Weather Awareness Week – March 7th – 11th

Flooding, Thunderstorms, and Tornadoes are some of the severe weather we experience in north Missouri.  March 7th to the 11th is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Missouri and the National Weather Service Meteorologist Pamela Pietrycha says this is a time to remind ourselves how to handle severe weather situations. Daily Topics include: How to receive severe weather information. Tornado Safety […]

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Severe Weather Spotter Training For First Responders

The National Weather Service was in Chillicothe Wednesday evening to provide Storm Spotter Training to area first responders, including Chillicothe Fire Fighters and others.  The training included how to identify the storms and elements of the storms and how to report the information to the National Weather service. The National Weather Service relies on spotters across the coverage areas to […]

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Winter Storm Warning – Update

The forecast for the Winter Storm warning continues to change as the storm develops in the area.  Brett Williams from the National Weather Service says the snowfall amounts will vary. For Chillicothe, we are at the edge of the change from lesser to greater amounts of snow. The Winter Strom Warning begins at 9:00 this evening and continues through 6:00 […]

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