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Emergency Alerts

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May 18, 2023 2:36 PM

Special Weather Statement

The National Weather Service has issued a Special Weather Statement for an area that includes the City of Russell. Strong storms will impact Russell County with wind gusts up to 50 mph and half-inch hail.

Gusty wind can knock down trees limbs and blow...

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May 9, 2023 11:49 AM

Severe Thunderstorm Warning - High Winds and Hail Main Threat

A severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles west of Ionia to 8 miles south of Plainville, moving south at 30 mph.

HAZARD...70 mph wind gusts and ping pong ball size hail.
SOURCE...Trained weather spotters have reported...

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Public Notice

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June 6, 2023 12:57 PM

Join Us Welcoming Fire Chief Dylan Riedel Home

Dylan is on his way home from the burn unit today. We don’t know the exact time when he and his family will get to Russell. When we know it will be posted to the city’s Facebook page. Join us at the Sale to welcome Dylan home. Bring your flags,...

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May 31, 2023 8:02 AM

Some City Crews Moving to Summer Heat Schedule on June 5, 2023

Summer heat can exceed 100 degrees making it difficult for anyone who works outdoors. To reduce the potential for heat-related illness, the following city departments will begin the summer heat schedule on June 5, 2023.

Cemetery, Electric...

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May 4, 2023 2:00 PM

Russell/Hays Water Transfer Public Comment Hearing

A Public Comment Hearing in the Russell and Hays Water Transfer proceeding will be held on June 20, 2023, at Fort Hays State University in the Student Union Black and Gold Room. The Public Comment Hearing will start at 6:00 p.m. with brief presentations...

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April 24, 2023 5:00 PM

Traffic Flow Changes at South HWY 281 and Edward Avenue

Beginning 4/25/2023, traffic flow changes will occur at the intersections of South Highway 281 and Edward Avenue as road construction continues. Please keep an eye out for these changes and drive safe when traveling through the area.

Utility Outage Notice

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