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  2. Wichita, Kansas - Wikipedia,_Kansas

    Wichita has a national reputation in U.S. media as an affordable and pleasant place to live. In July 2006, CNN/Money and Money ranked Wichita ninth on their list of the 10 best U.S. big cities in which to live. In 2008, MSN Real Estate ranked Wichita 1st on its list of most affordable cities.

  3. Kansas - Wikipedia

    Bypasses include I-470 around Topeka, I-235 around Wichita, and I-670 in downtown Kansas City. I-435 is a beltway around the Kansas City metropolitan area while I-635 bypasses through Kansas City. U.S. Route 69 (US-69) travels south to north, from Oklahoma to Missouri.

  4. Goodland, Kansas - Wikipedia,_Kansas

    The average temperature for the year is 51 °F (10 °C) with temperatures exceeding 90 °F (32 °C) an average of 50 days a year and dropping below 32 °F (0 °C) an average of 159 days a year. Due to its higher elevation, Goodland experiences stronger wind and higher snowfall totals than other locations in Kansas.

  5. Great Blizzard of 1899 - Wikipedia

    The Great Blizzard of 1899, also known as the Great Arctic Outbreak of 1899 and the St. Valentine's Day Blizzard, was an exceptionally severe winter weather event that affected most of the United States, particularly east of the Rocky Mountains. On February 11, Swift Current in present-day Saskatchewan reported a record-high barometric pressure: 1

  6. KODE-TV - Wikipedia

    On March 15, 1970, KODE weatherman Lee George made his famous flurries forecast. He predicted only light flurries for the next day and it ended up snowing over 20 inches (51 cm) at the Joplin Regional Airport. [citation needed] KODE was acquired by Mission Broadcasting in 2002, following its takeover of Quorum Broadcasting.

  7. Tornado outbreak of April 13–16, 2012 - Wikipedia

    For only the second time in history (previously for April 7, 2006), a day two high risk of severe weather was issued by the Storm Prediction Center.In the discussion, the SPC stated that a major tornado outbreak was likely across central Kansas and north-central Oklahoma during the afternoon and overnight hours of April 14, with long-tracked violent tornadoes likely.

  8. Emporia, Kansas - Wikipedia,_Kansas

    Emporia is located in east-central Kansas. It lies along the Kansas Turnpike at its intersection with Interstate 35 and U.S. Highway 50, 108 miles (174 km) southwest of Kansas City, 58 miles (93 km) southwest of Topeka, and 87 miles (140 km) northeast of Wichita on the eastern edge of the Flint Hills.

  9. Colby, Kansas - Wikipedia,_Kansas

    Located at the interchange of Interstate 70 and K-25 in northwestern Kansas, Colby is 212 mi (341 km) east-southeast of Denver, 232 mi (373 km) northwest of Wichita, and 347 mi (558 km) west of Kansas City. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.38 square miles (8.75 km 2), all land. Climate