KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE: The National Weather Service in Kansas City says the weather radio transmitter is back up, but urge the public to still have more than one way to receive weather alerts.
BEFORE: According to the National Weather Service in Kansas City, the weather radio transmitter in the area is down.
The NWS urges people to find different methods of receiving their weather alerts like National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration radio, local tv and radio, wireless emergency alerts and weather apps, sirens and the internet.
With severe weather headed toward the metro, FOX4 will be updating as much as possible with the latest weather information.