Weather news

Winter storm warning gives way to blizzard warning
03:00 p.m., January 31, 2011 Updated 06:12 a.m.
The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for Kansas City area, saying the expected snowstorm could cripple the region.
Winter storm watch in effect early Monday morning through 6 a.m. Wednesday for area counties
02:33 p.m., January 30, 2011 Updated 08:18 a.m.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch effective midnight Monday through 6 a.m. Wednesday for several area counties, including Douglas, Jefferson, Leavenworth, Wyandotte and Johnson counties.
KDOT: Area’s roads improving in wake of snowstorm
January 20, 2011
Nearly 7 inches of snow was reported in the storm that began Wednesday afternoon and continued overnight.
Classes canceled today for most schools across region
06:03 p.m., January 19, 2011 Updated 06:55 a.m.
A snowstorm that blanketed the region Wednesday has caused numerous school cancellations.
McLouth USD 342 cancels classes for Thursday
January 19, 2011
McLouth USD 342 is now on the growing list of area schools canceling Thursday classes.
Thursday classes canceled for Tonganoxie, Genesis Christian Academy
Tonganoxie Invitational schedule in limbo
January 19, 2011
Classes for Tonganoxie School District and Genesis Christian Academy have been canceled for Thursday.
It’s back to school in Tonganoxie, McLouth
January 13, 2011
A three-day, weather-related break from classes is over for students and teachers in Tonganoxie and McLouth public schools.
Library serving as warming center
January 12, 2011
The Tonganoxie Public Library serves as a warming center in Tonganoxie.
City contends with significant snowfall
January 12, 2011
The first major winter storm of the season meant a day of vacation for students of USD 464 and a long day for city street crews.
Conditions vary for morning commutes across region
January 11, 2011
Commuters and others using highways today are cautioned to drive carefully as the area continues to dig itself out of the first major snowstorm of the winter.
Genesis Christian Academy also cancels school for Monday
January 10, 2011
Genesis Christian Academy in Tonganoxie joined several other area schools in canceling Monday classes.
Overnight accumulation affects driving conditions
January 9, 2011
Northeast Kansas roadway conditions are wet/slushy in Johnson, Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties and partly to completely snowpacked in Douglas, Brown, Nemaha, Marshall and Pottawatomie counties, the Kansas Department of Transportation is reporting.
KDOT reports roads in ‘really good shape’
December 16, 2010
Crews working overnight have attacked an icy covering that caused treacherous conditions Wednesday night on area highways.
Icy sheen hitting metro area
December 15, 2010
The National Weather Service and Kansas Department of Transportation officials say roads throughout the area are becoming treacherous as a slow-moving band of freezing drizzle makes its way across northeast Kansas.