Where are Your Shades?

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 The return of sunshine today is a sign of things to come.  Partly cloudy conditions will prevail today through Tuesday with full sunshine expected Wednesday through Saturday.  Highs today and tomorrow will generally range from the mid to upper 60s.  By Wednesday temperatures should crack the 70 degree mark, barely.  From there we’ll see mid […]

A Nice Stretch of Warmth

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 Partly cloudy skies will be the rule today as temperatures warm back into the mid 60s.  Under partly cloudy skies tonight lows will settle into the upper 30s and lower 40s.  Tuesday will be partly cloudy to mostly sunny and a little warmer with highs headed for the upper 60s.  With loads of sunshine we […]

Severe Weather Threat

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The severe weather threat will be increasing for areas of western and central Kansas between 2 and 4pm. Tornadic storms will be possible later this afternoon and evening generally west of a line from Clay Center to Marion. For areas to the east the threat will be primarily large hail.

An Active Afternoon

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 Under cloudy skies today temperatures will warm into the upper 60s to lower 70s by afternoon.  By late afternoon we will see an increased chance for thunderstorms, any of which could become severe.  Large hail and damaging winds will be the greatest threat though a few isolated tornadoes cannot be ruled out.  Showers and thunderstorms […]

Around the Corner, Rain

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 It will become partly cloudy today as temperatures warm back into the mid 60s.  Showers and thunderstorms should develop/move into northeast Kansas after midnight tonight as lows settle into the upper 40s to around 50.  Rain and a few thundershowers will be around through mid-morning tomorrow followed by mostly cloudy skies and a renewed chance […]

Cool Sunshine

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 Today will be sunny but cooler than yesterday as temperatures only warm into the upper 50s and lower 60s.  Under partly cloudy skies tonight lows will drop into the upper 30s and lower 40s.  Clouds will gradually increase Thursday as highs return to the mid 60s.  Showers and scattered thunderstorms are on tap after midnight […]

Using the Sun Today

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 It will be mostly sunny and warmer today with temperatures topping out in the upper 60s to lower 70s.  Cool air settles in tonight and will stick around through Thursday.  Highs Wednesday will only make the upper 50s to lower 60s while Thursday’s highs hit the range of the mid 60s.  There will be a […]

Volquez Tosses a Gem as Royals Club Twins

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Edinson Volquez dodged trouble for seven innings, and the Kansas City Royals scored a pair of runs on wild pitches before pounding the bumbling Minnesota Twins, 7-1 on Monday night. Alcides Escobar returned from a sprained knee to score a run, and Kendrys Morales and Paulo Orlando drove in a pair each as the Royals finally figured […]

Sunnier but Cool

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 It will be sunny, breezy and cool today with highs only reaching the lower 60s.  West winds will range from 10-20mph with higher gusts this afternoon.  Under mostly clear skies tonight lows will settle into the mid 30s to around 40.  There likely will be some scattered frost in low lying and protected areas.  Tuesday […]

Kansas Attorney General to Issue Fantasy Sports Opinion

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Whether fantasy sports leagues are predominantly won by skill or luck is taking on new meaning in Kansas as the state’s attorney general investigates their legality. Attorney General Derek Schmidt could determine them to be primarily games of chance, and therefore illegal under the Kansas constitution. The constitution only allows the state to administer games that fit a broad […]

NY Congressman Seeks to Halt Sale of Plum Island, Laboratory

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A New York congressman has introduced legislation to halt the planned sale of Plum Island. The island off the northeastern tip of Long Island is home to a government-run laboratory that studies infectious animal diseases. Congress voted in 2008 to close the research site and move its work to Manhattan, Kansas. The federal General Services […]

Rain Inches Closer

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 Under partly sunny skies today high temperatures should top out in the lower to mid 70s.  The chance for scattered showers and thunderstorms will be on the rise this afternoon and will continue tonight through Saturday night.  Some of the storms could produce large hail along with locally heavy rains.  Highs Saturday will hover around […]

Grand Jury Indicts Kansas Man in Fort Riley Bomb Plot

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A federal grand jury has handed down a three-count indictment charging a 20-year-old Kansas man with trying to carry out a suicide attack at Fort Riley. Prosecutors say John T. Booker Jr. of Topeka was arrested Friday while trying to arm what he thought was a 1,000-pound bomb inside a van near the Army post an hour west of […]