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Colyer declares state of disaster for Kansas winter storm


December 26, 2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Gov. Jeff Colyer has declared a state of disaster in anticipation of a winter storm that's expected to hit western Kansas.

Colyer's Wednesday declaration authorizes the use of state resources and workers to help affected areas.

The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning from Wednesday night to Thursday afternoon for parts of northwestern Kansas.

The agency is predicting 3-8 inches of snow in some areas.

Kansas Division of Emergency Management Deputy Director Angee Morgan is urging Kansans to change or delay travel in affected areas until after the s...

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