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Raytown current weather conditions


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Weather Forecast

Ice Storm Warning

Issued:
4:19 AM CST on February 20, 2018
Expires:
6:00 PM CST on February 20, 2018
Ice Pellets
Tuesday 80%
High 33° / Low 21°
Ice Pellets
Rain and freezing rain this morning. Then clouds lingering this afternoon. Temps nearly steady in the low to mid 30s. Winds NW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precip 80%.
Mostly Cloudy
Wednesday 20%
High 36° / Low 28°
Mostly Cloudy
A mix of clouds and sun early, then becoming cloudy later in the day. High 36F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph.
Overcast
Thursday 20%
High 41° / Low 36°
Overcast
Cloudy. Some mixed winter precipitation possible. High 41F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Friday 10%
High 50° / Low 35°
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy early with partial sunshine expected late. High near 50F. Winds light and variable.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Saturday 60%
High 46° / Low 30°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Showers early then scattered thunderstorms developing later in the day. High 46F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Clear
Sunday 10%
High 50° / Low 38°
Clear
Generally sunny. High near 50F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Clear
Monday 10%
High 52° / Low 37°
Clear
A mainly sunny sky. High 52F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph.

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Farmers Market Opens

Editors note:  The “last Thursday” refered to was not yesterday, but a week before.

Vegetables_clip_art_mediumThe Raytown Farmers’ Market opened this past Thursday at 6210 Raytown Road across from the green space.  There were over 50 people who attended the opening.  Due to the weather the past several months, the produce was limited but was of high quality.  There were several types of lettuce as well as onions and radishes.  There were a large number of potted vegetables and herbs that were ready for planting.  The chocolate mint thyme was a big hit.

Saturday was another great day for the Market.  There were over 100 people who visited the Market and purchased produce (vegetables and herbs) and other items.

Both days, the vendors sold produce as well as plants, baked goods, table accessories, aprons, blankets and flowers.  They included Stony Crest Urban Farm, Sister Friends Specialties, Emmanuel Kip’s Garden, Apron Strings and Other Things.

There were downpours both days which didn’t last too long, just enough to make everyone hurry under the tents.

The market has a children’s area each market day

On Thursday, the Butterfly Lady, Terry Shepherd from the Butterfly Fields Nursery taught in the children’s area.  She showed the children the caterpillar she was growing amidst ferns and other plants and explained the cycle of growth.  Each child received a prismatic butterfly to take home.

On Saturday, the librarians for the Raytown Mid-Continent Library showed the children how to make tie-dyed flowers. Each child decorated their flowers using their imagination.

On Thursday, Frank Rardon entertained the crowd with his music from the 60s and 70s.

On Saturday, Daryl Jones’ salad making demonstration produced a wonderful salad from produce purchased at the market.

As the weather gets warmer, there will be many more vendors and a much larger selection for the people attending the Market.

There were many positive comments.  The people were very pleased that Raytown residents now had their own Farmers’ Market.

The Raytown Farmers’ Market is a grower/producer only market.  All food is grown locally (within a 120 mile radius of the center of Raytown), and the person they are purchasing the produce or product from is the person who grew or made.

Eat local, eat fresh and support your local economy.

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