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Doug Heady | Chief Meteorologist

Originally from Kansas City, Missouri, Doug came to KOAM from KSHB, where he did the morning weather. In December 2002, the University of Kansas alum took over as the KOAM Chief Meteorologist. Doug was the youngest person certified by American Meteorological Society. Is also certified by National Weather Association in 2003. Now a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist, which replaced the AMS.


Warrants issued for two former Delaware County Sheriff's Office employees

Elkamil dominates 4th, Pittsburg advances to Bill Hanson Memorial championship

Gavyn Elkamil scored 16 points in the 4th quarter Friday night.

Webb City hits 100 in win over Frontenac

The Cardinals advance to the KANGI tournament championship in Frontenac.

Weather @ 9 pm (1/24/20)

Doug Heady's weather forecast

Shorter wins 400th, CJ advances to Pittsburg tournament championship

CJ head coach Brad Shorter picked up his 400th career win on Friday night.

Providence Academy knocks off #6 Nevada in Frontenac tournament semifinals

The Patriots beat the Tigers 56-53 Friday.

Chiefs fans show support for team with nail paint designs

Cherokee County considers updating its pit bull ban

Missouri Southern hose Free Dental Sealant Day for Jasper students

Freeman Health System holds graduation ceremony for nurses finishing residency

New details released on the arrest of two suspects in Mulberry, Kansas

William Patton and Kaitlyn McMurry were wanted in multiple counties

Weather @ 6 pm (1/24/20)

Doug Heady's weather forecast

Local Cardiologist says there are risk factors to consider when watching the Superbowl

Over exertion and over consumption of game day food could lead to heart attack or gall bladder attacks

Missouri prisons paring back as prison population drops

The number of prisoners has dropped from more than 33,000 in 2017 to about 26,000.

Lawmakers slam Missouri Supreme Court over bail rules

Changes are aimed at reducing court costs that can sometimes derail the lives of low-income defendants

That 'LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Tinder' meme was started by none other than Dolly Parton

MSSU set to start half million dollar project to fix Taylor Auditorium

Auditorium has been closed since September 2019

Classic Mysteries of the 4-States with Lisa Martin

Paranormal Science Lab's Lisa Martin joins us for a preview of their event this weekend at Bookhouse Cinema.

Oklahoma lawmakers to mull rules limiting 4-day school weeks

Pentagon says 34 troops suffered brain injury in Iran strike