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Winter Weather Advisory

Issued:
3:34 AM CST on February 19, 2019
Expires:
9:00 AM CST on February 20, 2019
Snow Showers
Tuesday 40%
High 33° / Low 29°
Snow Showers
Cloudy skies with afternoon snow showers. High 33F. Winds E at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 40%.
Overcast
Wednesday 20%
High 36° / Low 20°
Overcast
Cloudy skies. High 36F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 10%
High 45° / Low 29°
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. High around 45F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Friday 20%
High 46° / Low 42°
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. High 46F. Winds ESE at 10 to 15 mph.
Rain
Saturday 90%
High 49° / Low 29°
Rain
Cloudy with periods of rain. Thunder possible. High 49F. Winds SE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90%.
Clear
Sunday 10%
High 39° / Low 23°
Clear
Mainly sunny. High 39F. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph.
Overcast
Monday 10%
High 44° / Low 32°
Overcast
Cloudy skies. High 44F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.

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Raytown now a lot closer to having KATY Trail State Park

Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders announced today that a deal has been cut with Union Pacific for the right to purchase sections of abandoned Union Pacific railroad corridors.  The exclusive right to purchase was given at no cost, but the actual purchase would cost $59 million.  This price is about 1/2 the previous asking price of one section of abandon track.

Jackson County has at least two proposed uses for the property,  public transportation lines and hiking & biking trails.  The biggest section of the land in question is the old Rock Island line that runs through Raytown.  The hiking and biking goal is to have a continuous KATY Trail from St. Louis to Independence. That trail would run through Raytown. 

Given the price and the likelihood of outside funds and financing, the probability that this purchase will happen is high. If the purchase happens, then the creation of the hiking and biking trail is also high.   The planned public transportation system is now more likely.

Mayor Bower sounds a little different in this video due to heavy audio scrubbing to reduce wind noise.  Sorry Mayor Bower I thought my wind screen was up to the task.  

Raytown Mayor Dave Bower and County Legislator Theresa Garza Ruiz (who grew up in Raytown) comment on the announcement.

Video of the event, graphics of the areas involved  are being processed and will be published this week. 

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