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Marshall County To Test Outdoor Sirens As Part of Severe Weather Awareness Week

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The Marshall County Emergency Management office will conduct a test of all tornado sirens in Marshall County on Tuesday, March 4 at 1:30 p.m. as part of the Kansas Severe Weather Awareness Week activities. The test is a good reminder to practice your emergency plans at both home and school as severe weather season approaches. For a complete look at ... Read More »

Kansas Severe Weather Awareness Week Is March 3-7

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We recommend downloading the KNDY-FM App for Smartphones to stay in touch during Severe Weather. Just search “KNDY-FM” in the application store on your smartphone. Severe weather season is coming and we can be sure of one thing – somewhere, sometime in the coming months, Kansas is going to be hit with a severe storm, tornado, flooding and flash floods. ... Read More »

Winter Weather Awareness Day Wednesday

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The National Weather Service has declared Wednesday, November 20th as Winter Weather Awareness Day. The purpose of the day is to remind everyone of the risks associated with winter weather, especially when travelling. Information on Winter Weather Preparedness can be found online at http://www.ready.gov/winter-weather. Read More »

KDOT reminds drivers of work zone safety

The Kansas Department of Transportation brought attention to the hazards at road work zones Tuesday. The event was part of the National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week, a program aimed at making drivers more cautious when driving near construction sites. Last year, five people were killed and 490 were injured in work zone crashes here in Kansas. KDOT has also ... Read More »

KDOT: Too Many Close Calls In Highway Work Zones

Close calls happen all too often in highway work zones. “A lady was coming through our work zone on I-70 and she was wiping out all our traffic cones,” said Tony Trower, Highway Maintenance Supervisor in Topeka. “When I got her stopped, she was just 10 feet away from going around the equipment where our employees were working.” Trower has ... Read More »