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KDOT Making Preparations For Winter Weather

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In Kansas, KDOT has actually sent their day crews home with an expectation of them returning  this evening around 8:00.
    Officials tell us they're monitoring the weather conditions closely and have trucks and salt ready to go as soon as they're needed.
    They're not expecting as much wintry precipitation as their counterparts on the Missouri side.

KDOT Area Superintendent Wayne Nelson said "What we'll do is we'll bring the night shift crews in, they'll be enough to operate our equipment, and they'll be here whatever time we tell them to come, if we say come on back in at 8:00, then they'll get started at 8:00, and they'll run all night, they'll run their shift."

Chris Warner
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A Joplin native, Chris first started in broadcasting at age 16 at KSNF-TV in 2004..

Chris joined the KOAM team in 2017 as an Associate Producer. In April, he moved into a full-time reporter position. He spent time from 2008 to 2016 in various retail roles around the region before returning to his passion at KOAM. Chris is excited to continue telling the stories of the four states. Chris and his wife Amber live in Joplin and have three amazing children.

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