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Kansas City area weather radio transmitter back on air after temporary outage

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Posted at 9:19 PM, May 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-08 23:12:44-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE, 10 p.m. | A Kansas City area weather radio transmitter went down Saturday night but was back on the air as of 10 p.m.

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Though the transmitter was repaired the National Weather Service still recommends people find other ways of getting weather related information as severe storms are expected later on in the night.

The NWS recommended the following resources to people:

  • NOAA Weather Radio
  • Local television and radio
  • Wireless emergency alerts and weather apps
  • Outdoor sirens
  • Internet sites
  • Reaching out to friends and family

People can also visit the 41 Action News weather forecast story for the latest updates.