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Evergy prepared for winter weather

Evergy said they are prepared for the possible winter weather on Friday.

Posted: Jan 16, 2020 7:10 PM
Updated: Jan 17, 2020 5:58 AM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Evergy said they are prepared for the possible winter weather on Friday.

The energy company said they will have crews staffed, in case weather conditions deteriorate.

Thursday crews focused on prevantative efforts to make sure powerlines stay in place.

"Our lines are built to witstand about a quarter inch of ice," said Evergy spokesman Dan Hegeman. "We also do tree trimming throughout the year just for preparation for things such as this icestorms, snowstorms, windstorms, such like that."

Evergy customers can report a power outage or lines down here.

The outage map also shows where power outages are located and the status of crews.

Saint Joseph
Clear
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Hi: 72° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 59°
Maryville
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Hi: 71° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 62°
Savannah
Clear
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Hi: 70° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 59°
Cameron
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Hi: 69° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 61°
Fairfax
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Hi: 75° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 65°
A cool forecast is in store for northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas this week. Fall-like weather will usher into the area Monday with highs mainly in the 60s and no hazardous weather expected through the week. The area could see its first frost Friday morning as the lows drop into the low-to-mid 30s.
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