June 29, 2011
Rising levels of the Missouri River early Wednesday caused water to undercut the Union Pacific Railroad tracks northwest of Sherman Army Airfield at Fort Leavenworth, causing the area to flood.
June 15, 2011
The president of the Leavenworth County Republican Women group traveled to the town of Reading earlier this month to take donations from group members and help with cleanup efforts in the wake of the tornado that struck the town on May 21.
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June 11, 2011
Due to the projected river levels, the city of Leavenworth has closed its Animal Control Facility (1720 S. 2nd St.) and will close public access to Riverfront Park Campground at noon Sunday, June 12.
June 9, 2011
Leavenworth officials are taking steps to protect its buildings along the Missouri River as more rain is expected this weekend that would add to near record-breaking flood levels that are being predicted.
June 2, 2011
Trees downed and outbuildings damaged
05:00 p.m., May 25, 2011
Updated 09:44 a.m.
Kansas Highway 192 at Stranger Creek has reopened.
May 25, 2011
Kansas Highway 192 in Leavenworth County is closed at Stranger Creek due to high water on the roadway, the Kansas Department of Transportation reported at 1 p.m. today.
May 24, 2011
Despite living in the Midwest, where tornadoes frequently threaten the spring and early-summer weather, relatively few Kansas residents actually have a home tornado plan or disaster supply kit in place, according to the Red Cross.
May 21, 2011
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for extreme northern Douglas County and southeastern Jefferson County until 7:45 p.m. Saturday.
April 14, 2011
Thunderstorms, heavy rain and hail are possible Thursday afternoon and evening across northeast Kansas, according to the Hazardous Weather Outlook from the National Weather Service offices in Topeka and Pleasant Hill, Mo.
08:25 p.m., April 3, 2011
Updated 08:44 p.m.
A line of thunderstorms Sunday evening that blew through northeast Kansas caused some damage in Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties.
06:00 a.m., February 25, 2011
Updated 09:00 a.m.
Thursday’s winter storm is bringing about a fresh crop of closings Friday.
February 25, 2011
Commuters in the region are being urged to take their time on their morning drive in the wake of a late-February storm that brought snow, sleet and freezing rain to the region.
February 24, 2011
Another round of winter is expected to blow through the area today.