Saturday, February 16, 2019

Kansas City Snowbound Saturday Update



It's cold and snowy and few people will brave the weather today, most of the Saturday morning local news is dedicated to this fact of life but first . . .

Hottie Lucy inspires us to start this freezing morning with a few news highlights, obviously related to the snow. Checkit:

Her: Apparently, THIS is the reason why women feel the cold more than men do

Today: The 25 best snow boots for women

Outside News: Women Are Not Treated Equally in the Outdoor Industry

Closer to home, here are the news links worth checking right now that basically cover most of the MSM content today . . .

Downhill Health Slide
If you plan on sledding, doctors say there are some things to look out for
Climate Change Kills KC Cars

This winter has been rough on cars

From collisions to pothole damage, this winter has been rough on cars in Kansas City. Auto body repair shops are full of cars that need fixing.


Life Lesson: School Is Luxury

More snow for Kansas City, more time off for school kids

Breaking News Kansas City, MO - School districts around the Kansas City Metro are off again on Friday, due to several inches of snow falling throughout the day. The move may have seemed strange for parents who looked outside and saw dry streets, but forecasters have been calling for several inches of snow.


Celebrate Cowtown Pushers

Dozens of good Samaritans stop to push cars stuck on KC's snow-covered hills

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Hundreds of drivers got stuck in the snow Friday. But if you end up stuck, you may not have to get free on your own. Good Samaritans were all over KC trying to help. Signal Hill is home to FOX4.


Pop Country Persistence

Thousands brave snowy conditions to see Blake Shelton

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Despite snow-packed roads and slippery hills, 12,500 Blake Shelton fans battled their way to downtown Kansas City. The country music artist held a concert at the Sprint Center Friday night. "We came down early because a lot of the roads are slick and closed and traffic so we decided to play it safe," said Jeannine Ziegler.


Kansas City Snow Advice

Truck drivers says motorists' impatience problem in snow travel

"It takes a truck two football fields to stop -- loaded or empty. But all of a sudden you cannot be behind them, you've got to be in front. I see it day in and day out for 22 years," trucker David Villarreal said.


We'll Talk More About Kansas City Upcoming Round II Snow FAIL In A Minute

First Alert: Wintry mix to move in Saturday night

Hide Transcript Show Transcript WEBVTT AND THEN TOWARD THE EVENING WE WILL CONTINUE TO DROP OFF. THAT IS WHAT WE ARE DOING NOW. INSTEAD OF HAVING THE RED TRIANGLES OUT LIKE WE DID EARLIER. IT WILL BE ON A COLD NO. ARE WIND CHILLS WILL LIKELY BE BELOW ZERO.


XXXTENTACION - SAUCE! is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

The kcmo city plow map does not work. The help button is the same. Thanks kcmo.

Anonymous said...

Eff most truckers. People drive like dipshits but that's not limited to car drivers. Truckers cutting people off, acting like road nazi's side by side on the interstate at 60mph, wandering from lane to lane no signals or purpose, full speed in adverse conditions cause the sign seyz you can. Most truckers on the roads are major company hires, with just enough skill to make it move forward