Weather

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...
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 …
National Preparedness Month Observed Locally
Today marks the start of National Preparedness Month 2016.
Shown below is the logo "Don't Wait. Communicate. Make your Emergency Plan Today."
"One of the most important items I tell people they should have is an emergency plan for the family," said Sedalia-Pett…
Areas of Kansas City Swamped With Flood Waters
Heavy rain has swamped several areas of Kansas City, prompting high-water rescues and a temporary stoppage of the city's downtown streetcar service.
KMBC-TV reported that Friday night's storms caused Brush Creek, which runs through the south side of the city, to rise 10 feet in an hour...
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…
Siren Test Postponed For Today
The monthly siren test, which was postponed for a week due to inclement weather last Wednesday, has once again been postponed, according to Dave Clippert, Sedalia-Pettis County Emergency Management Agency director.

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