Electric Power Lineman

14 lineworkers from four Missouri towns heading to Louisiana for hurricane Delta response

Hometown electric line crews from four rural Missouri towns left to drive to Louisiana on Thursday evening. They’ll perform recovery work after Hurricane Delta hits. The Weather Channel reports hurricane warnings have been issued for much of southwest Louisiana, which was hammered by Hurricane Laura several weeks ago. Governor John Bel Edwards says Hurricane Laura […]

Power Outage

Afternoon thunderstorms cause power outages for Evergy customers

Grundy County Emergency Management, early in the afternoon, on Monday, August 10, 2020, reported thunderstorm related power outages for customers of Evergy, formerly KCP&L. An online map from earlier in the afternoon at 1:45 pm showed six outages collectively causing over 1,300 Evergy customers to lose power. Locations include, but not limited to Laredo, Chula, […]

Winter Storm Warning

National Weather Service: 4 to 7 inches of sleet and snow predicted for northern Missouri

Rain, freezing rain, sleet, and snow are in the forecast today for Trenton and the surrounding areas. A representative of the National Weather Service office in Pleasant Hill, Pamela Pietrycha says our temperatures will be an important factor in the accumulation amounts.     Sleet and snow accumulations are predicted from four to seven inches […]