Kansas City fireworks light up weather map after Chiefs’ Super Bowl win


Kyle Rivas/Getty Image(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) — Kansas City erupted in fireworks after the Chiefs’ Super Bowl win Sunday night, so much so that the National Weather Service radar detected the sky-high celebrations.From 8:41 p.m. until 9:29 p.m. local time, NWS Kansas City radar captured multiple bursts from fireworks filling the sky after the Chiefs’ first franchise NFL Championship in 50 years.

Here's #KansasCity erupting in celebration, as detected by our radar! ???? pic.twitter.com/IlfG82gxl6

— NWS Kansas City (@NWSKansasCity) February 3, 2020

The weather service tweeted a GIF of the excitement late Sunday night as festivities hit their post-game peak.Kansas City fans proudly shared and retweeted the colorful radar imagery more than 2,400 times.


— Kansas City Chiefs (@Chiefs) February 3, 2020

The Chiefs will bring the coveted Lombardi trophy home to Kansas City for a champions parade on Wednesday Feb. 5 at 11:30 a.m., the city announced on Twitter.

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— Kansas City, MO (@KCMO) February 3, 2020

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