Outdoors

Summer’s Still Hanging On
Very warm conditions by mid-September standards will be expected this week. Highs today though Wednesday will be in the mid 80s to near 90 with heat indices in the 90s and perhaps even approaching 100 degrees on Tuesday. This will be some 10 to 15 degrees above normal...
Storm Chances to Decrease by the End of the Weekend
For today into early tomorrow, shower and thunderstorm chances will persist for much of eastern Kansas into northern and central Missouri. As a front tracks across the region this weekend, look for drier conditions to settle in through at least the start of next week...
Are You Going to Get Wet?
It’s going to be stormy today and overnight tonight. This morning’s activity will remain in NW MO and NE KS and will taper off in the late morning hours. There will be a break from the storms for most of the area around midday but storms will fire back up this afterno…
Stormy Week Ahead
An active weather pattern is in store for the area this week. Storms will move in tonight, mainly in NW MO and NE KS. Some of these storms may be strong with locally gusty winds and small hail being the main threats. More widespread storms are expected Tuesday through Friday for the western half of …
Ready to Grab the Buckets?
After today the weather will get interesting and likely rather wet. First we'll have a cold front move into the area Wednesday with scattered storms affecting the area starting late Wednesday afternoon. As we get into Thursday the combo of this front remaining in the area plus tropical moisture arri…
Pepe Le Pew is in the News
August marks a time of change not only for humans, but wildlife as well. Children head back to the classrooms for a new school year and in the wild, it’s time for young skunks to strike out on their own.
The Heat Is On
According to the National Weather Service, heat is expected to build in through Thursday. This afternoon, highs will be in the low to middle 90s with heat index values between 95 and 105 degrees. Thursday will be the hottest day with highs in the middle to upper 90s and heat index values between 100…
Rainy Days and Mondays
According to Pettis County Emergency Management Agency Director Dave Clippert, "You heard it rain all night, some very heavy rain to be exact. We have had numerous roads that have flooded. It looks as if we have had well over 6 -7 inches in many parts of the county, and some areas could hav…

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