Hottie Carmen continues to have our admiration as we check just a few local news links also worth a peek tonight . . .
Kansas City Weather Warning Tonight
A wall of storms is barreling toward Kansas City Saturday evening.The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Anderson, Atchison, Douglas, Franklin, Jefferson, Johnson, Leavenworth, Linn, Miami and Wyandotte counties in Kansas, and Bates, Cass, Clay, Jackson and Platte counties in Missouri until 3 a.m.
Kansas City Burning Sensation Saturday
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Firefighters were battling a fire in Kansas City north of Liberty on Saturday afternoon. An outbuilding in the area of NE Cookingham Drive and E. Overton Avenue, just east of N. Flintlock Road. The fire started at 5:52 p.m. and was under control by 6:10 p.m.
Stormy Followup Fear
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - Two tornadoes that occurred on Friday night near Lake Lotawana and Longview Lake have been rated EF-0. Tornado warnings were issued on Friday night. The first Tornado Warning was issued for southeastern Johnson County in Kansas and Cass and Jackson Counties in Missouri at 7:45 p.m.
KCMO Biz Still Soggy
BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. -- Memorial Day weekend is typically considered the unofficial start to summer, but this weekend, many are looking at soggy forecasts, festivals canceled, and attractions closed. "It's not been fun," said Courtney Klotz, with Custard's Last Stand.
Talking Jolie & Artsy
Crime is one of the top concerns Jolie Justus hears when speaking with voters. The mayoral candidate explains why criminal justice reform is in her plans to address the city's crime rate. Justus also discussed her approach to using economic development incentives.
Check Doggie Robot Reporting
Looking to add a new companion to the family? There are dozens of delightful doggies up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Kansas City, so you won't have to look far to find the perfect new pal. Hoodline used data from Petfinder to power this roundup of dogs available for adoption near you.
Local Losing Streak Continues
CLOSE KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Luke Voit put on quite a power show for his big rooting section at Kauffman Stadium. With 60 family members and friends in the stands, the Missouri native hit a 470-foot, go-ahead home run in the seventh inning that sent the New York Yankees past the Kansas City Royals 7-3 Saturday in the first game of a split doubleheader.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .