Record rainfall yesterday, calm and warm through the weekend

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The National Weather Service in Topeka reported that yesterday’s measured rainfall in Topeka at Billard Airport was 2.09 inches. This is a record for July 29th, breaking the previous mark of 1.34 inches set in 2013. Early showers and storms to the southwest in Central Kansas should diminish and leave us with a partly cloudy […]

Full Lineup of Attractions at Linn County Fair in Mound City, Kansas

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The only Kansas fair with a Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) sanctioned rodeo and an Outlaw Tractor Pull kicks off this Saturday. “It’s the 2015 annual Linn County Fair& Rodeo, August 1st through the 8th, at the fairgrounds in Mound City, Kansas,” according to Kelly Carbon, fair board president from Mound City. Fair officially begins […]

Relief today, not bad through the weekend

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After the early morning rain showers exit the area, it should be a nice day temperature wise as we remain in the 80s and the clouds begin to break up. Thursday shapes up to be really nice with a high in the upper 80s and a mostly sunny sky. Friday and the weekend see us […]

Dangerously Hot Today and Tomorrow

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An excessive heat warning is in effect starting today at noon. Also, the National Weather Service added Coffey County to the excessive heat warning this morning even though they are listed here as heat advisory. Either way, stay cool today! NEMAHA-BROWN-POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE- DOUGLAS-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-ANDERSON- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…SABETHA…SENECA…HIAWATHA…HORTON… WAMEGO…ST. MARYS…HOLTON…VALLEY FALLS…OSKALOOSA…PERRY… MCLOUTH…MERIDEN…NORTONVILLE…ALMA…ESKRIDGE…MAPLE HILL… ALTA VISTA…MCFARLAND…HARVEYVILLE…PAXICO…TOPEKA… LAWRENCE…OSAGE CITY…CARBONDALE…LYNDON…BURLINGAME… […]

Volquez Leads Royals to Series Win

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Edinson Volquez pitched effectively into the eighth inning against his old team and Mike Moustakas hit a three-run homer to lead the Kansas City Royals over the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1 on Wednesday night. The Pirates took the lead in the third inning on a sacrifice fly but the Royals evened it up in the bottom of […]

Vargas Goes Down But Royals Rally for Win

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Next man up is a saying that really defines the Royals in 2015. Jarrod Dyson hit a two-run single in the eighth inning to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 3-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night. Dyson scored later in the inning on Alcides Escobar’s single to put the Royals up 3-0, and […]

US Navy Says Sailor Injured in Tennessee Shooting Has Died

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The U.S. Navy says the sailor who was shot earlier this week at a military support center in Chattanooga, Tennessee, has died. The death was announced Saturday, two days after a shooting in Chattanooga killed four Marines and injured three others, including the sailor. The Navy statement did not give the sailor’s name. But he was earlier identified […]