storms http://kcur.org en Early Warnings Reduced Human Loss From Tornadoes http://kcur.org/post/early-warnings-reduced-human-loss-tornadoes <p>The tornado systems that roared through Kansas over the weekend had an historic quality to them. An early warning appears to have limited the number of injuries as more than a hundred tornadoes touched down. Mon, 16 Apr 2012 11:55:39 +0000 Dan Verbeck 16034 at http://kcur.org Tornado Hits Wichita's Ailing Aviation Industry http://kcur.org/post/tornado-hits-wichitas-ailing-aviation-industry Transcript <p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>The tornado season started early in much of the nation and continued over the weekend. Spotters reported more than 120 tornadoes on Saturday. One killed five people in Woodward, Oklahoma. Others ripped into homes and businesses in Iowa and Kansas. And that includes the heart of the economy in Wichita, the aviation industry. Here's Frank Morris from member station KCUR.<p>FRANK MORRIS, BYLINE: Kansas got the most tornadoes, almost 100 of them. Possibly a record, according to Sam Brownback, the governor. Mon, 16 Apr 2012 08:00:00 +0000 editor 16022 at http://kcur.org Scenes From Saturday's Storms http://kcur.org/post/scenes-saturdays-storms <p>People throughout the midwest&nbsp;and around the world had their eyes and their cameras on the storms that swept through the country Saturday.&nbsp;</p><p> Sun, 15 Apr 2012 20:44:23 +0000 Emilie Mutert 16004 at http://kcur.org Scenes From Saturday's Storms After Ferocious Texas Tornadoes, Two Incredibly Welcome Words: 'No Deaths' http://kcur.org/post/after-ferocious-texas-tornadoes-two-incredibly-welcome-words-no-deaths <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N92dHn_hbRQ</p> Wed, 04 Apr 2012 11:35:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 15397 at http://kcur.org After Ferocious Texas Tornadoes, Two Incredibly Welcome Words: 'No Deaths' Tornadoes Touch Down Near Dallas; Widespread Damage Reported http://kcur.org/post/possible-tornadoes-touch-down-near-dallas "We've got two tornadoes, one in Dallas and one in Arlington. Tue, 03 Apr 2012 19:02:00 +0000 editor 15364 at http://kcur.org Tornadoes Touch Down Near Dallas; Widespread Damage Reported Emergency Responders On The Ground In Harveyville http://kcur.org/post/emergency-responders-ground-harveyville <p>Emergency responders say that is was probably a tornado that ripped through the tiny town of Harveyville, Kansas last night. The town of just over 200 residents in Wabaunsee County was community hit hardest by last night's storms, leaving 40 percent of buildings damaged or destroyed. At least a dozen of the town's residents were injured, at least one of them critically.</p> Wed, 29 Feb 2012 21:40:11 +0000 Stephen Koranda 13408 at http://kcur.org Flood Danger Heralded http://kcur.org/post/flood-danger-heralded <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d05b4464cd7-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d05b4464cd7-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d05b4464cd7-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-905158.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, Mo. – The council made up of Kansas City's six major industrial districts is warning that levees holding back rivers are in precarious condition. And money to do restoration work is barely being provided.</p> Tue, 01 Jun 2010 22:17:01 +0000 Dan Verbeck 6675 at http://kcur.org Flood Danger Heralded Fast, Vicious Storm Rips Metro KC http://kcur.org/post/fast-vicious-storm-rips-metro-kc <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d05b4463271-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d05b4463271-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d05b4463271-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-894296.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, Mo. – Thunderstorm winds raked a goodly portion of the metro region this morning, tipping trucks, tearing roofs and cutting electricity.</p> Fri, 02 Apr 2010 23:07:37 +0000 Dan Verbeck 6482 at http://kcur.org Fast, Vicious Storm Rips Metro KC