Kansas City Blizzard 2022 Double Take

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Fire experts prepare for more calls ahead of 1st winter freeze in Kansas City region

KANSAS CITY, Mo - Fire experts say winter months are the leading time of year for home fires due to more cooking, more heating and more flammable house decors like candles and Christmas trees. "There's not really a science to it, but there's definitely a noticeable uptick," said Capt.

Best, worst times for holiday travel during Kansas City area winter storm

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Whether you're traveling locally or heading out of town for the holidays this week, you're likely already thinking about how the upcoming winter storm will affect your plans. The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill Warning and a Winter Storm Watch for the Kansas City area.

Kansas City International Airport prepares for snow, Arctic air ahead of holiday travel

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Aviation Department is preparing for an estimated 488,000 people through Kansas City International Airport during the holiday travel season, which end Jan. 2. "It's a well-orchestrated machine that is an airport in winter time," said Joe McBride, with the Aviation Department.

Wind Chill Warning issued for frigid cold in Kansas City Thursday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It's cold now in Kansas City, but it's about to get a lot colder. That's why the Kansas City area has now been upgraded to a Wind Chill Warning for later this week with subzero wind chill temperatures forecasted.

Wind chills as low as minus-40 prompt wind chill warning for Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The storm system on Kansas City's doorstep Thursday won't be just about snow. It's going to be about the dangerously cold temperatures, too. Wind chill forecasts as low as minus-40 degrees prompted the National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill to issue a wind-chill warning for the entire Kansas City region.

Kansas City area experts warn to keep pets out of dangerous cold weather

MERRIAM, Kan. - The bitter cold temperatures could be dangerous, if not deadly to pets left outdoors. Rae Lindsey and the team at the Pet Resource Center of Kansas City have already been busy going through neighborhoods where they see outdoor pets, hanging door hangers and offering assistance.

Dangerous wind chill forecast prompts concerns for Cass County, Missouri property with multiple dogs with no clear shelter

As temperatures are forecasted to drop below zero this week, Cass County residents are on high alert for a property owner along with multiple dogs on a one-acre plot near the Rock Island Spur of the Katy Trail. KMBC 9 Investigates continues to look into the living conditions for the property owner, along with several dogs chained to debris and rubbish.

This week's Arctic blast shouldn't hamper Midwest utilities like February 2021 storm

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Arctic blast, which is forecast to bring dangerously cold temperatures to the Kansas City area beginning Thursday, harkens back to a deadly storm that gripped the Midwest in February 2021.

Keep an eye on these routes to, from Kansas City as road conditions could impact Christmas travel

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Whether hosting or traveling, many Kansas Citians could be affected by a winter storm set to move through the area Thursday. The storm could impact a large swath of the Midwest, so we checked in with KSHB 41 Weather meteorologists Lindsey Anderson and Wes Peery to get their thoughts on travel conditions along popular routes to and from Kansas City.

Grocery stores busy as shoppers prepare for holidays and winter storm

People are loading up on groceries ahead of the winter weather. They're trying to beat the storm and get their holiday food ready.Workers at Hen House in Leawood said it will likely only get busier in the coming days. Shoppers were stocking up on meat and fresh produce ahead of their holiday meals.

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