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Weather Watch

If you haven't noticed, it's humid — but some relief is on the way

July 14, 2009

Well, if you haven't noticed by now there is most definitely a connection between how humid it is and what the dewpoint is.

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July 8th storm assessment

July 10, 2009

There has been a lot of talk about the storms that rolled through eastern Kansas on Wednesday, and the assessment of the storm is finished by the National Weather Service.

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cemetery in McLouth

July 9, 2009

my mother in law is dying and asked to be buried in McLouth, where she grew up. we dont know the name of the cemetery or who to contact about buying a plot. can anyone help?

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Despite the heat and humidity, there is a bright side

July 9, 2009

We often complain about the Kansas heat and humidity. Myself included. However, in one respect we can consider ourselves a bit lucky.

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The Ring of Fire

July 8, 2009

Why a potential back off in "hottest" temperatures may increase thunderstorm chances in Northeast Kansas through the weekend.

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Another heat wave settling in over northeast Kansas

July 8, 2009

It's like a heat wave... Whether it's the forecast or a song by Martha and the Vandellas, the phrase "heat wave" is often overused. Probably because when day after day of heat and humidity set in, everyone is talking about it and there just aren't enough good phrases to sum up the unpleasant weather.

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The biggest window in space

June 30, 2009

You might have always hoped for the corner office just for the view from the corner window. NASA is working to give the crew of the International Space Station a new workspace with the best view yet.

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Computer prediction models not always so hot

June 29, 2009

So looking ahead to the next few days, there is most definitely one thing that is apparent. The models are teasing us with a bigger cool down than we'll actually see. This is a case-in-point of why you can't just trust a computer program or automated website to get your forecast.

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The Hottest “Feeling” Place in the World?

June 25, 2009

Believe it or not, parts of the American Midwest see some of the hottest temperatures in the world during summer months. While the actual temperature may not be all that impressive — 100°F is commonly reached all over the world — the Midwest humidity can make it feel much, much worse.

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How the heat index works

June 24, 2009

The bulk of the extended forecast is calling for more hot weather with the heat index in well over 100°, but what exactly is the heat index?


What's the School Board Thinking

May 17, 2009



What Diversity?

May 14, 2009

Diversity only flows one way.


Here's a thought

May 12, 2009

pay as you go


Swine Flu

May 1, 2009


thanking God that the places* people are ok

will keep everyone in my prayers

April 27, 2009

will keep everyone in my throughs prayers keep them all in myy heartsoul Godbelss eveeryone please keep safe everyone love everyoen Ginger


A super grocery store

April 11, 2009

To continue growth Tongi needs a national chain grocery store with a good family resturant.


It's been a few days

April 8, 2009

Sorry, been working


Thank you smokers

April 1, 2009

Not an April fools.


President Goodwrench

March 30, 2009

See the USA in your government built Chevrolet


Just a quick note

March 27, 2009

not much