Storm Siren Maintenance

A storm siren maintenance agreement was considered by the Chillicothe City Council this week and rejected.  City Administrator Darin Chappell says the agreement didn’t fit the city, Chappell says the city came up with an alternative solution. The adjustments will be made in the budget at the start of the next fiscal year.

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Federal Disaster Request For Area Counties

Missouri Governor Mike Parson has requested that the Federal Emergency Management Agency approve a major disaster declaration for Missouri to provide federal assistance to a total of 21 counties in response to severe storms and flooding that began on June 19th and continued through July 1st. Counties in the KCHI listening area of the 21 counties include Caldwell, Carroll, Chariton, […]

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Severe Weather Preparedness – Wind & Hail

This is Severe Weather Preparedness Week and The National Weather Service has information about Severe Weather each day this week.  Today’s Focus is on Wind and Hail.  Storm Coordination Meteorologist Andy Bailey says both are part of Severe Thunder Storms and are why we need to take Severe Thunderstorm Warnings seriously.   Bailey says strong wind can be devastating. Bailey says […]

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Tree Limbs Causes of Power Outages

Several residents in Chillicothe were with out power during Friday storms. According to a spokesman for Chillicothe Municipal Utilities, tree limbs were responsible for a power outage of about 200 addresses in Northern Chillicothe Friday morning. Limbs were also listed as the cause of a few other scattered outages in Chillicothe.

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