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Weather Forecast

Chance of a Thunderstorm
Tuesday 30%
High 80° / Low 50°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
A mix of clouds and sun with the chance of an isolated thunderstorm in the afternoon. High around 80F. Winds WSW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 10%
High 70° / Low 52°
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. Cooler and less humid. High around 70F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.
Clear
Thursday 0%
High 76° / Low 56°
Clear
Sunny skies. High 76F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph.
Mostly Cloudy
Friday 20%
High 76° / Low 55°
Mostly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies during the morning hours will become overcast in the afternoon. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 76F. Winds SE at 10 to 15 mph.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Saturday 40%
High 73° / Low 63°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Scattered thunderstorms in the morning. Cloudy skies late. High 73F. Winds SE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Chance of Rain
Sunday 50%
High 80° / Low 66°
Chance of Rain
Showers in the morning, then cloudy in the afternoon. High around 80F. Winds SSE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Monday 60%
High 80° / Low 65°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Cloudy early. Scattered thunderstorms developing later in the day. High near 80F. Winds SSW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

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City Administrator’s Report for 6/3/2011

City Administrator’s Report

06-03-2011 

FROM: Mahesh Sharma, City Administrator

Administration

Public Water Supply District(PWSD) #2, which serves southern Raytown, has several projects for this Spring and Summer. The District will be replacing failing and undersized water mains; 87th Street, between Blue Ridge Blvd. and James A Reed, a new 8” ductile iron pipe will replace 6”and 8” cast iron pipe; on Westridge, between 75th Street and Frost, a 6” cast pipe will be replaced with a new 8” ductile iron pipe; also on Harvard, between 67th Street and Lakeview Drive, a 4” pipe will be replaced with 6” ductile pipe. Some temporary road closings will occur in connection with these projects. The PWSD #2 Board asks to please pardon the inconveniences and drive carefully in construction zones.

Police

Advisory Messages;

Lock your doors to prevent theft. An increase over the last thirty days has been noted in thefts from autos along 350 Hwy and in residential areas north of 63rd Street. Two-thirds of the cars targeted in the last month were unlocked so to help prevent being a victim: always take your belongings inside and lock your doors, no matter whether you are parked at home, at work, or out shopping. If you spot any suspicious activity, please call Raytown Police Dispatch at 816-737-6020. For more information, visit our blog at: www.raytownpolice.blogspot.com

Westridge will be closed from 75th street to Frost Rd beginning on June 6th. It will be closed for approximately 60 days. For full details, go to https://local.nixle.com/alert/4697015/?sub_id=553502

Public Works

With the significant snow pack in the upper plains states, accompanied by the heavy spring rains, has led to record reservoir levels on the upper Missouri River system. The Army Corps of Engineers has implemented a plan to release record amounts of water from the reservoirs in the Dakota’s to ensure safety and stability of the river dam network. The Missouri River will experience record amounts of flow that have not occurred since the dam network was constructed after the floods of the early 1950’s.

The lowest dam in the network is the Gavin’s Point Dam located on the border of Nebraska and South Dakota and is located at Missouri River mile marker 810. The previous record release from the Gavin’s Point reservoir was 70,000 Cubic Feet per Second (CFS), in 1997; the actual release on Wednesday was 80,000 CFS. The maximum release rate is expected to reach 150,000 CFS by the middle of June. As a frame of reference the normal flow of the Missouri River at Atchison, Kansas almost 400 miles downstream is usually near 100,000 CFS.

The increased river flow will rival the flooding of 1993 with many agricultural levies projected to be overtopped. The flooding is expected to last at least a month and possibly more depending upon weather. The levies that protect most of the Kansas City area, the Kansas City drinking water plant and the Little Blue Valley Sewer Treatment Plant are not projected to be overtopped therefore there is no immediate impact to Raytown, but travel and work could be interrupted for some.

Board, Committee and Commission Meetings, and Events
June 7 – Board of Aldermen Meeting; Council Chambers, 7:00pm
June 9 – Board of Zoning Adjustments; Council Chambers, 7:00pm

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