Severe Weather Awareness – Hail & Wind

As Severe Weather Preparedness Week Continues, the topic for today is Hail and Wind.  National Weather Service Meteorologist Pamela Pietrycha says hail can be dangerous to people and property. One of the criteria that indicates a severe Thunder Storm is large hail.  Pietrycha says large hail is any hail that measures 1 inch or large. Wind is another factor in […]

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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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Winter Storm Moving Through The Area

A Winter Weather Advisory is issued for all of the KCHI listening area, with a Blizzard warning for several counties in NW Missouri.  National Weather Services Meteorologist Pamela Pietrycha says this system will bring snow and blowing snow across the area. The winds will be a factor today, causing problems with visibility, blowing and drifting snow and wind chills. If […]

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Snow Ended… Windy & Cold Continues

The snow ended early this afternoon, but the strong winds and colder than normal temperatures will stick around for a couple of days.  National Weather Service Meteorologist Jared Leighton says road conditions are not expected to improve going into tonight. Leighton says we will see a slight warm-up but will stay below normal. That forecast period is right through the […]

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