Weather

Storms trigger Severe Thunderstorm Warning overnight in Kingman County
KNSS News
March 24, 2020 - 5:26 am
Thunderstorms with some hail rumbled across south central Kansas from west to east early Tuesday. The National Weather Service issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 8 a.m. that included Sedgwick, Butler, and Harvey Counties. A Severe Thunderstorm Warning was issued for Kingman County around 2 a...
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Severe weather warnings north and east of Sedgwick County
KNSS News
March 11, 2020 - 5:29 am
Some severe weather warnings for the area overnight, coming close to Sedgwick County. It started around 2 a.m. when the National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for portions of McPherson, Ellsworth, and Saline Counties. The warning was for radar indications of the potential for...
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A man looks over buildings destroyed by storms Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. Tornadoes ripped across Tennessee early Tuesday, shredding buildings and killing multiple people. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
KNSS News
March 03, 2020 - 6:01 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rescuers searched through shattered Tennessee neighborhoods for bodies Tuesday, less than a day after tornadoes ripped across Nashville and other parts of the state as families slept. At least 25 people were killed, some in their beds, authorities said. The twisters that...
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KNSS News
March 03, 2020 - 1:40 pm
Nashville tornado leaves several dead and more are missing as severe weather strikes Tennessee.
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Steve McIntosh
March 03, 2020 - 10:48 am
This is Severe Weather Awareness Week. Sedgwick County Commission Chair Pete Meitzner tells KNSS News he's toured the county's emergency center in the 911 building, and he was impressed by its organization and structure. He finds it "very impressive". The building is located on north Main in...
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Steve McIntosh
March 03, 2020 - 10:33 am
This is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Kansas ... with a state-wide tornado drill today. Chance Hayes with the National Weather Service in Wichita tells KNSS News this is a good time to think about storm safety. Hayes says Kansas recorded 89 tornado touch-downs last year. The average for Kansas...
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Wrecked tractor-trailers remain on the scene Monday, March 2, 2020, following Sunday's accident, on Interstate 80 in south central Wyoming. Multiple people died and dozens were injured in the pileup that happened amid blowing snow on a highway that stretches across the state. (Wyoming Highway Patrol via AP)
KNSS News
March 02, 2020 - 3:18 pm
RAWLINS, Wyo. (AP) — At least three people died and dozens were injured in a pileup involving more than 100 vehicles amid blowing snow that closed part of Interstate 80 in Wyoming, officials said Monday. The pileup and another one nearby around the same time involving 40 vehicles happened in snowy...
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KNSS News
February 25, 2020 - 11:36 am
Heavy snowfall is causing traffic disruptions in parts of central and north central Kansas. The highway patrol reports one person died in a multi-vehicle crash south of Lindsborg early Tuesday. State transportation officials closed westbound Interstate 70 between Salina and Kansas 14 for several...
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KNSS News
February 20, 2020 - 2:41 pm
Severe-weather season draws nigh
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FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2020, file photo provided by the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency, area officials monitor a potential dam/levee failure in the Springridge Place subdivision in Yazoo County, Miss. Heavy rains and recent flooding across the Southeastern U.S. have highlighted a potential public safety concern for some dams. An Associated Press review has identified hundreds of high hazard dams in the South that lack formal emergency action plans. (David Battaly/Mississippi Emergency Management Agency via AP, File)
KNSS News
February 20, 2020 - 9:31 am
When recent heavy rains swelled a private Mississippi lake and began eroding its earthen dam, Yazoo County Emergency Management Director Jack Willingham was scrambling for a plan. He had no contact information for any of the homeowners who might need to evacuate, so he drove to the scene and began...
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