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Saturday, May 13, 2017

Fatality House Fire in Grandview MO

The alarm was dispatched to all Grandview Fire department units at 7:58 pm to an address in the 6500 block of East 155th Street which is also known as County Line Road.



GFD units arriving about 5 minutes later report the structure "fully-involved" in fire.


Three reported occupants- which reportedly included a wheelchair-bound male- are as yet unaccounted for.


As of 9 pm- GFD crews report finding the body of a male in the burned house.

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

3 Dead, One Injured in Shooting in Kansas City KS

3 dead, one injured in shooting in KCK: Police in KCK are investigating a triple homicide at 9th and Boeke.



Investigators say four people were shot and several minors inside the home were unharmed. 
The shooting happened at 10:22 p.m. on Tuesday evening, according to police. 
Kansas City, KS police chief Terry Zeigler tweeted shortly before midnight that a suspect was in custody. 

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

FLASHBACK: Beginning of May 4 2003 Metro KC Tornado

This was videoed by an unknown storm chaser who apparently was working for a "Breaking News Network."


This is just west of the Kansas Turnpike/I-70 Eastern toll gate near Bonner Springs KS..

video

Severe Storm Risk Wednesday for Metro Kansas City

Metro Kansas City- as well as a large portion of the Kansas City MetroRegion- is in a "slight" risk for severe thunderstorms- mostly later in the day tomorrow (Wednesday).



Any storms that develop could become severe- with large hail (one inch diameter or greater)  and severe wind gusts (58 mph or greater) are the primary severe threats.


As with any severe thunderstorm- a tornado cannot be ruled out.



This forecast will be updated here on CSW around 1 am Wednesday morning with the new Day 1 outlook from the NWS' Storm Prediction Center (SPC).

Monday, May 08, 2017

WeatherBrains 590

This is a weekly live show featuring different guests and topics related to weather.



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