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Examiner
  • By the numbers: Let it snow!

  • Eastern Jackson County and the rest of the Kansas City area is in the path of a winter storm, which is expected to continue throughout the day Thursday. Here is a look by the numbers of what to expect.

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  • Eastern Jackson County and the rest of the Kansas City area is in the path of a winter storm, which is expected to continue throughout the day Thursday. Here is a look by the numbers of what to expect.
    2 – Years since the last major winter storm. The last major snow storm was Feb. 1, 2011, when more than a foot of snow hit Eastern Jackson County.
    1/2 – Inches of ice it takes to cause power lines to become stressed
    6-10  – Inches of snow, according to the National Weather Service, that are expected to fall during this storm, which was expected to start late Wednesday night.
    26  – The peak in mph that wind gusts could reach during the storm.
    10  – The time tonight when most of the snowfall is expected to end, according to the National Weather Service.
    12  – Time tonight – midnight – when the winter weather warning is expected to expire.

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