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KNDY Adds Emergency Alerts To Station Facebook; Twitter Feeds

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Derek Nester
Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids, and graduated from Valley Heights High School in May of 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications.After stops at KFRM and KCLY radio in Clay Center, he joined KNDY in 2002 as a board operator and play by play announcer. Derek is now responsible for the digital content of Dierking Communications, Inc. six radio stations.In 2005 Derek joined the staff of KCFX radio in Kansas City as a production coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, which airs on over 94 radio stations across 12 Midwest states and growing. In 2018 he became the Studio Coordinator at the Cumulus Kansas City broadcast center for Kansas City Chiefs Football.

A new feature added to the official Facebook and Twitter accounts of KNDY radio now alerts followers of emergency alerts issued through the National Weather Service for the 8 counties covered by the station in Kansas and Nebraska.

Alerts are posted for Marshall, Washington, Nemaha, Riley and Pottawatomie counties in Kansas, as well as Gage, Jefferson and Pawnee counties in Nebraska.

Alerts are posted for all severe weather watches and warnings, as well as tornado watches and warnings. Alerts are also issued for civil emergencies as well as fire weather alerts. A complete list is below.


  • Severe Thunderstorm Watches, Warnings, and Statements
  • Tornado Watches and Warnings


  • Blizzard Watches and Warnings
  • Wind Chill Watches, Warnings, and Advisories
  • Winter Storm Watches and Warnings
  • Winter Weather Advisories
  • Freezing Rain Advisories


  • Flood Statements and Warnings
  • Flash Flood Watches, Statements, and Warnings


  • Excessive Heat Watches and Warnings
  • Freeze Watches and Warnings
  • High Wind Watches and Warnings
  • Extreme Cold Watches and Warnings
  • Dust Storm Warnings
  • Hard Freeze Warnings
  • Blowing Dust Advisories
  • Dense Fog Advisories
  • Dense Smoke Advisories
  • Freezing Fog Advisories
  • Frost Advisories
  • Heat Advisories


  • Child Abduction Emergencies (Amber Alerts)
  • Civil Danger Warnings
  • Civil Emergency Messages
  • Earthquake Warnings
  • Evacuation Immediate
  • Fire Warnings
  • Hazardous Materials Warnings
  • Local Area Emergencies
  • Law Enforcement Emergencies
  • Nuclear Power Plant Warnings
  • Radiological Hazard Warnings
  • Shelter In Place Warnings
  • 911 Telephone Outage Emergencies


  • Rangeland/Grassland Fire Danger Statements
  • Fire Weather Watches
  • Red Flag Warnings


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