Weather news

Republican group leader takes donations to Reading
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.
Leavenworth to close park in advance of floodwaters
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.
City of Leavenworth anticipates flooding in coming days, protecting structures with sandbags
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.
Winds cause damage in north Basehor, Fairmount areas
June 2, 2011
Trees downed and outbuildings damaged
Kansas Highway 192 bridge over Stranger Creek in Leavenworth County now open
05:00 p.m., May 25, 2011 Updated 09:44 a.m.
Kansas Highway 192 at Stranger Creek has reopened.
Kansas 192 in Leavenworth County closed due to flooding
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.
Disaster officials urge Kansans to prepare for tornadoes
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.
Tornado warning until 7:45 p.m. for extreme northern Douglas County, southeastern Jefferson County; Leavenworth County in severe thunderstorm watch
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.
Thunderstorms, hail possible Thursday afternoon, evening
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.
High winds, hail blow through area
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.
Snowy weather brings about closings
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.
After another snowfall, KDOT asks commuters to take their time
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.
NWS issues winter storm warning for region; 3-6 inches of sleet and snow possible
February 24, 2011
Another round of winter is expected to blow through the area today.
KDOT reports snowpacked roads throughout region
February 9, 2011
KDOT said nighttime crews have been out overnight plowing snow off the roadways.