More than any other political announcement, this word from a Kansas City metro utility was greeted with widespread disdain. 

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“Our upstream transporter has indicated another day of cold temperatures and heavy demand could further test the integrity of their systems,” said Steve Mills, Spire Missouri West vice president and general manager. “Our teams are working hard and collaborating with other utilities across the region to make sure our customers are safe and warm during these weather conditions. We’re carefully monitoring the situation and, while our systems remain strong, we want to work together as a community by taking some temporary steps to make sure they stay that way.”

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Spire asks customers to conserve energy due to dramatically lower temperatures

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - As residents in the Midwest grapple with frigid weather conditions, Spire is urging customers across the Kansas City area and southwest Missouri to conserve energy immediately. Forecasted weather that has seen feels like temperatures go sub-zero is impacting supply pressures to the interstate pipeline serving the region, the energy company said in a release Friday.