The Kansas City Blizzard 2022 Open Thread: Grid Burns Amid Dangerous Roads

Once again we advise our readers to be careful out there today.

And so for this Winter TBT . . . We dig up a tribute to the glory days of the Brit Magazine industry and share relevant news for right no.

Check TKC news gathering . . .

Live updates: Snow, dangerous wind chills arrive, traffic already impacted in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Snow and dangerous wind chills have arrived in the Kansas City region. KSHB 41 News is keeping you updated with everything you need to know. Check back throughout the day for updates. RESOURCES: 8:11 a.m. | On the Kansas side, visibility is low on I-35.

Winter Storm Coverage: Road Conditions and Airport Delays

KANSAS CITY METRO (KCTV) - As a snow/wintry mix began falling on the Kansas City area early Thursday morning, the precipitation caused slick roads and interstates. ( Click here for your StormTrack5 Weather Alert forecast for today's winter storm) Although traffic is slow this morning, there are few crashes reported.

Flights at KCI Airport delayed, canceled as snow falls

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The wintry weather is causing issues for people trying to get out of town for Christmas. Nearly two dozen canceled flights greeted travelers at Kansas City International Airport early Thursday morning, with more likely throughout the morning.

Power outage in Liberty after transformers burn

LIBERTY, Mo. - Thousands of people in the Liberty area woke up Thursday without power. The Liberty Police Department says two transformers near Route 291 and Brown Street caught fire. Police said officers contacted Evergy about the issue. 📲 Download the FOX4 News app to stay updated on the go.

Residents urged to stay home as winter storm creates dangerous road conditions

Officials encouraged residents to stay home and off the roads as snow, strong winds and frigid temperatures created poor road conditions across the Kansas City metro area. The Missouri State Highway Patrol urged drivers to avoid non-essential travel because of the dangerous conditions created by blowing snow and wind chills.

Johnson County drivers navigate dangerous roads amid snow

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Falling and blowing snow is causing treacherous travel across the metro Thursday. Kansas City Interstates were passable early Thursday morning, but that began to change around 6 a.m. as the winter weather moved into the city.

Local shelters see record demand as temperatures plunge

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Local shelters are reporting record demand going into a stretch of dangerously cold weather. Hope Faith Ministries has had long lines of people seeking warmth over the last few days. The organization's director, Doug Langner, said shelters around the city have been straining to keep up with the number of houseless people trying to find a place to stay.

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