Clouds rolling in on Santa Fe Drive ahead of today's winter storms. Picture by Lucie Krisman
Good morning! Lucie here with a rundown of what a very cold Feb. 2 looks like in Johnson County. 🥶
Forecast: High: 28. Low: 13. Heavy snow for most of the day, with 3 to 5 cumulative inches possible. Cloudy with winds at 15 to 17 miles per hour.
Mizzou’s men’s basketball will play against the Florida Gaters today. Mizzou is hosting at the Mizzou Arena. The game will start at 2 p.m. instead of the original start time of 8 p.m., due to the impending snowstorm.
Overland Park’s Community Development Committee meets remotely tonight at 7 p.m. The committee will receive an overview of the city’s five-year financial plan for capital improvements and maintenance in the Parks and Recreation department.
Tune into a 5:30 p.m. Mission City Councilwork session to stay updated on Mission Gateway off Johnson Drive and Roe Avenue. Developers are pitching a new plan with similar features like apartments, a hotel, entertainment and restaurant spaces.
Local utility company Evergy reportedly has extra help on standby in preparation for possible weather-related power outages today. Evergy officials don’t anticipate needing to roll out service interruptions the way the company did during winter storms last year. [Kansas City Star]
On the flip side, snow removal might be slower than usual. The Kansas Department of Transportation is short on staff to drive the department’s 55 snow plows this week. [Fox 4]
Hi! I'm Lucie Krisman, and I cover the city of Leawood and Johnson County Government for the Post.
I'm a native of Tulsa, Okla., but have been living in Kansas since I moved here to attend KU, where I earned my degree in journalism. Prior to joining the Post, I did work for The Pitch, the Eudora Times, the North Dakota Newspaper Association and KTUL in Tulsa.