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Weather Forecast

Flood Warning

Issued:
9:04 PM CDT on March 22, 2019
Expires:
11:12 AM CDT on March 25, 2019
Rain
Saturday 80%
High 60° / Low 51°
Rain
Showers early, becoming a steady rain later in the day. Thunder possible. High around 60F. Winds ESE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Mostly Cloudy
Sunday 10%
High 61° / Low 43°
Mostly Cloudy
Mainly cloudy. High 61F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Monday 10%
High 54° / Low 36°
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. High 54F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph.
Clear
Tuesday 10%
High 59° / Low 46°
Clear
Sunshine and some clouds. High 59F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph.
Mostly Cloudy
Wednesday 20%
High 66° / Low 57°
Mostly Cloudy
Mostly cloudy skies. High 66F. Winds S at 15 to 25 mph.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Thursday 60%
High 73° / Low 57°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Scattered thunderstorms in the morning. Cloudy skies late. High 73F. Winds SSW at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Friday 50%
High 61° / Low 39°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. High 61F. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

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Letter to the Editor from Charlotte Melson

Dear Editor,

Having made the decision not to run again for Raytown Alderman of Ward 3, I wanted to take this opportunity to express my gratitude for the support I have received the past 16 years.  I have thoroughly enjoyed and been honored to represent the residents of Ward 3 and the City of Raytown.  I have learned so much from Raytown residents and City staff on some many issues and topics and appreciate the time taken to answers all of my questions. I sincerely appreciate all those who have contacted me over the years with their gratitude or issues that needed resolve.

My hope when I started my first term in 1999 was to make a difference.  It was with that determination that I made sure that I read every piece of information that came before me, prepared for each meeting with my highlighters, sticky notes and asked the questions that would get to the core of the issue and thus having the information available for me to make for the best decision for our community.

In this upcoming election, I would like to express my support for Ryan Myers who is running for Ward 3 Alderman as he grew up in Raytown and returned as a young professional to make Raytown his home.  His expertise in economics and real estate will be a welcomed addition to the Board of Aldermen and his enthusiasm contagious.

I also support Pat Ertz and his bid for Raytown Mayor.  Pat has not only the expertise but also the leadership and experience which will benefit our city in the coming months and assist to continue the progress in the opportunities that are coming our way.  I have seen Pat’s dedication on the Board of Aldermen since 2007 and in many organizations such as the Raytown Chamber of Commerce and Raytown Summer Lunch Ministry Board. Pat is a very devoted and involved member of our community.

Lastly, I was honored to be elected to serve on the Raytown Charter Commission, as I wanted to make sure the commission followed the rules and maintained a reasonable budget.  After 10 months of work, I could not sign my name to the final document as I felt that it did not ‘mirror’ the current city government and will cause extensive expenses if passed.  It is not the clear, concise document I hoped would be finalized.  I would ask all the voters to read it very carefully as confusion will be prevalent in any attempt to put it in reality.

The City of Raytown has certainly changed over the past 16 years and I sincerely appreciated the opportunity I had to serve as a representative for our great community.

I have trust in the voters of Raytown and know they will make the right decision so that we can continue the progress that has been made and continue forth in the great opportunities we have on the horizon.

Charlotte Melson

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