One thing that one can count on in the Kansas City area is that you cannot count on a lot of snow and ice or none at all. Winters really vary year to year.
I have a few pictures of those bad years and here is one from 2002:
ICE ICE BABY - ICE STORM OF 2002
The ice storm of the winter of 2001-2002 devastated my trees and bushes. This scene is in my back yard.