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Trick or treat!

Good morning bloggers,

On this Halloween we are completing another dry month. Kansas City had 1.08″ this month compared to an average of 3.16″. Last year we had 0.22″, but then in November we had almost five inches of rain in 2011. Right now there is no sign of anything like that happening.

Superstorm Sandy is finally lifting . . . → Read More: Trick or treat!

Questions Today!

Good morning bloggers,

We will be working on and preparing our winter forecast that will be on 41 Action News November 19th.  What do you want to see in this year’s 3 minutes or so that I get to describe and forecast this weather pattern that is still evolving?  Please provide me with some input from you, . . . → Read More: Questions Today!

Freak Storm Forced To Move West By A Blocking Pattern

Good morning bloggers,

A FREAK STORM is caught in a blocking pattern forcing it to blast the east coast! What is going on? Many eastern locations will be setting their all time lowest surface pressures ever recorded.  A major blocking upper level high has developed north of Hurricane Sandy and this blocking weather pattern is forcing Sandy . . . → Read More: Freak Storm Forced To Move West By A Blocking Pattern

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Good evening bloggers,

More on the freak storm in the morning. Please give a description to this?

Gary

All eyes on Sandy

Enjoying this nice and cool weekend?  This weather will continue on for days, with a gradual warm up to near 70 by Friday.

While we are calm and cool in KC, all eyes are on Hurricane Sandy.  As of 8 am the storm was roughly 260 miles from Cape Hatteras, NC. and tracking to the northeast at . . . → Read More: All eyes on Sandy

Chilly and calm lingers in KC, Sandy prowls out east

Good morning bloggers!

Cold?  It froze again this morning.  For:
KCI this was the fifth freeze of the season.
Downtown this was the second freeze and coldest morning so far of the season.  Below is a map of the overnight low temperatures.
These morning lows are roughly 15 degrees colder than average for this time of year.

Also, it was a cold enough . . . → Read More: Chilly and calm lingers in KC, Sandy prowls out east

Dry Weather Continues…Freeze Warning Tonight…& SANDY

Good morning bloggers,

It’s FRIDAY!  The weather continues to be dry and today is day 150 of the Drought In The Heartland.  This is the third straight dry October:

October Rainfall:

October 2009:  3.66″ (November-February rainfall total:  5.70″)
October 2010:  1.00″ (5.88″)
October 2011:  0.22″ (11.11″)
October 2012:  1.03″

As you can see above the amount of rain in October is not a . . . → Read More: Dry Weather Continues…Freeze Warning Tonight…& SANDY

Could Hurricane Sandy Become “The Perfect Storm 2″?

Good afternoon 41 Action News Weather Bloggers,

While our weather continues to drift into the extreme depths of boring for the weather enthusiast we do have something that can distract us for a few days.  Could Hurricane Sandy become the perfect storm version 2012?  Energy aloft will be digging into the eastern states later this week and . . . → Read More: Could Hurricane Sandy Become “The Perfect Storm 2″?

A cold blast arrives, Hurricane Sandy, Birthdays, & More

Good morning bloggers,

A strong cold front is moving across the KC metro area as I am writing this blog entry this morning. Temperatures will be dropping from the lower 70s into the 40s in about one hour or less.  The weather pattern is blocking up big time, but it isn’t benefitting our area much at all. . . . → Read More: A cold blast arrives, Hurricane Sandy, Birthdays, & More

Evening update

Good evening bloggers,

Please follow the rules of the blog!

Here is a surface map from 8 PM tonight. The cold front is on the move.

Gary