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Severe Weather Possible This Afternoon Across The Area


Thunderstorms are expected to develop over north central and northeast Kansas sometime this afternoon and continue into the evening. The storms may produce damaging winds of 60 to 70 MPH, large hail the size of golf balls and larger, and even a tornado to two. If severe storms develop, it appears they will impact the area mainly between 4 and ...

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Only Two Counties Not Declared Disaster Areas

Washington and Marshall County are the only two counties in the state that have not been declared disaster areas by the Governor.  Both counties have received rain in the last six weeks, but according to farmers the rain was not wide spread.    Gene Ottens, a farmer visiting from Illinois said it that Marshall County had a lot more green ...

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Record corn crop expected

Kansas farmers are expected to harvest the biggest corn crop in the state‘s history this year. The Kansas Agricultural Statistics Service on Thursday forecast corn production in Kansas at 629.2 million bushels. That would surpass by far even last year‘s record crop of 598.3 million bushels. Kansas growers planted 4.7 million acres in corn this year, the highest planted acreage ...

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Kansas Wheat Prediction Up Slightly

Better than expected is the latest word used to describe the estimated Kansas wheat harvest. That’s what a new report from Kansas Agricultural Statistics Service is saying. The latest estimate predicts the Kansas crop will come in at around 300-million bushels. That number represents about a 3% increase over the forecast made about a month ago. By the way, that’s ...

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