This cowtown is looking forward to a thaw later in the day but right now the temperature is still below zero as we share just a few links from this historic polar vortex winter blast . . .
Best Kansas City Cold Front Headline
Icy Harsh Times
The polar vortex has left another calling card for some homeowners -- frozen pipes.
KCMO Biz Of Cold
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The freezing temperatures that blanketed the Kansas City metro on Wednesday had different impacts on area businesses. "It's a good day to be in a museum because it's so cold," said Jenny Turner, who was visiting the National WWI Museum and Memorial.
Kansas City Cold Photo Goodness
Yes, it's cold. A record cold day Wednesday in Kansas City where the high failed to reach seven degrees. It hasn't been that cold on January 30th since the 1950s. But the frigid day also brought something usually reserved for arctic air masses. A variety of atmospheric phenomenon that many in Kansas City saw on Wednesday.
River City Icebergs
NAPOLEON, Mo. - Right now the Missouri River looks like a scene from the Arctic Circle, as chunks of ice swiftly float along with the current. When snow falls and digits drop, the work of transporting materials continues. Each year about 5 million tons of cargo, including sand, gravel and scrap metal, travel the Missouri River.
Classic KCI Still Works
Hide Transcript Show Transcript WEBVTT >> IT'S VERY FRIGID. IT'S VERY COLD. >> BUSINESSES ARE CLOSED. SCHOOLS SHUTTERED. BUT AT KCI. AUSTIN CARRIL AND THE UNITED AIRLINES CREW HE WORKS WITH ARE EMBRACING THE COLD. >> CAN I MAKE SURE EVERYONE IS LAYERED UP? >> I DO ENJOY BEING OUT HERE.
KC Cold Weather Helping Hands
Volunteers with One Good Meal braved the extreme cold Wednesday to deliver hot meals to homebound elderly clients.
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