Chris Oberholtz, FOX Weather

Chris Oberholtz

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Kansas City, MO, United States

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Past articles by Chris:

Polar vortex prompts Wind Chill Warnings across Northeast as coldest air in over 5 years looms

A lobe of the polar vortex is expected to bring a dangerous arctic outbreak to the Northeast from Friday into Saturday. It could also bring some of the coldest wind chills in several years for some cities. → Read More

Snow, bitter cold, travel nightmares continue Christmas Eve as deadly bomb cyclone enters final chapter

A major winter storm that killed more than a dozen people, brought blizzard conditions to multiple states and knocked out power to over 1 million customers is still wreaking havoc on Christmas Eve. → Read More

Spirit Airlines plane lands safely in Philadelphia after lightning strikes reported during flight

On a day filled with travel headaches, passengers onboard a U.S. flight to Mexico were diverted back to the airport after crew members reported multiple lightning strikes while in flight. → Read More

Here's where you'll find the worst Christmas travel congestion across the US

AAA estimates nearly 102 million Americans will drive to their holiday destinations this year despite roller-coaster gas prices. → Read More

East Coast flooding threat from Christmas blizzard likely near Superstorm Sandy levels

One of the worst major coastal flooding events on record – likely near Superstorm Sandy levels – is imminent for parts of the Eastern Seaboard as a soon-to-be bomb cyclone enters the Northeast. → Read More

Kayaker surprised as GoPro shows shark swimming below him

A great white shark swimming in the water off Adelaide, South Australia, kept a kayaker company on Sunday. → Read More

Florida residents take precautions as intensifying Tropical Storm Ian nears

Floridians are being told to prepare for a hurricane. → Read More

Deadly brain-eating amoeba found in Iowa beach as temperatures rise

A rare but deadly brain-eating amoeba has forced state officials to close an Iowa beach for swimming. → Read More

Of course this record-breaking Florida python's last meal was a deer

This wasn't just a normal Burmese python found in southwest Florida. → Read More

Deadliest earthquake in decades kills 1,000 in Afghanistan; death toll expected to rise

At least 1,000 have died as the death toll continues to rise following one of the deadliest temblors in decades in southeastern Afghanistan, the state-run news agency reports. → Read More

Searing temps in store for millions as Father's Day weekend comes in hot off grill

Barbecue won't be the only thing coming in hot off the grill for dads this Father's Day weekend. Sizzling heat and humidity will also be present for nearly 45 million people. → Read More

Sizzling heat kills 2,000 cattle in southwestern Kansas

The dangerous and relentless heat wave gripping a quarter of the country right now has left thousands of cattle dead in the Midwest. → Read More

Baby formula production halted again after severe storms flood Michigan plant

Floodwaters inside a southwestern Michigan plant at the center of a national baby formula crisis have stopped production yet again. → Read More

WATCH: Tornado spins through neighborhood near Kansas City

A storm moved through the Kansas City metro area early Wednesday morning as tornado sirens blared across multiple counties. → Read More

Storm-surge-prone Marco Island prepares as hurricane season begins

With a potential tropical storm threatening Florida on Friday and Saturday, officials are preparing to keep everyone safe and to respond to any crisis if necessary. → Read More

Watch: This stunning Milky Way timelapse at Zion National Park will leave you star-struck

Stargazers will find beauty in this stunning timelapse video of the Milky Way moving across the sky at Zion National Park. → Read More

Arizona firefighters seek upper hand against raging Tunnel Fire burning 21,000 acres

Firefighters are making progress building lines around a wildfire burning northeast of Flagstaff, Arizona. → Read More

Pivotal factors of upcoming 2022 hurricane season explained

FOX Weather Hurricane Specialist Bryan Norcross previews the factors that will play into the upcoming 2022 hurricane season. → Read More

Arctic chill to bring 30s for first time in 11 years to Miami

Floridians living Miami will be grabbing the blankets this weekend, as the coldest temperatures in over 11 years arrive Sunday morning. → Read More

Man dies after shooting near 69th, Jackson in east Kansas City

Kansas City police are investigating an overnight homicide. → Read More