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Happy New Year’s Eve Snow!

Good New Year’s Evening bloggers,

We hope everyone has a safe and nice night as we ring in the new year!  Here comes 2013 and the snow is increasing this evening as the  main wave heads our way.   This new band of snow has been increasing along and north of the main wave.  Additional minor accumulations are . . . → Read More: Happy New Year’s Eve Snow!

New Years Eve Storm…2 PM Update

Good afternoon bloggers,

Our snow event continues and conditions are changing a bit.  First, a cold front is now moving south across the city and temperatures have fallen to the upper 20s north of the river and are still around 32 south.  This front will move south the next several hours and temps will be falling to . . . → Read More: New Years Eve Storm…2 PM Update

Snow Moving into KC

Good morning,

    Snow is rapidly increasing and heading into Kansas City.  Here is a look at ESP :Live

 

 

   Snowfall rates will be light to moderate.  Some areas could pick up 1 to 2 inches of snow in 6 hours between 8am and 2pm before a break in the snow occurs.  Let us know what you are experiencing.  . . . → Read More: Snow Moving into KC

Sunday Afternoon Forecast Discussion

Good afternoon bloggers,

1 to 4 inches of snow are expected on New Year’s Eve

Snow is likely by New Year’s Eve morning, but there are a few concerns I have.

The storm will be shearing apart/weakening as it approaches and passes Kansas City by New Year’s Day.  We will have a weakening system.
There will likely be two waves . . . → Read More: Sunday Afternoon Forecast Discussion

Snow Coming Tomorrow

Hey Bloggers!

How interesting the snowfall projections for New Year’s Eve are becoming!  As we wait for tomorrow’s snow, we started this morning with some sunshine! 

High cirrus clouds are shown in this early morning picture above the P&L District.  They were the first sign that things are changing.  It’ll be dry this afternoon with most of the metro hitting the 40s, and that will . . . → Read More: Snow Coming Tomorrow

Final Weekend of the Year a Calm One. Snow Very Possible New Year’s Eve.

Good Morning Bloggers!

Wind chills in the single digits made for a cold start this morning.  Our actual air temperature of 18° wasn’t the coldest morning yet (we dipped into single digits the morning after Christmas), but it sure made it hard to get out the door.  The cold air will be with us for a while…Happy New . . . → Read More: Final Weekend of the Year a Calm One. Snow Very Possible New Year’s Eve.

Model Trends On Potential New Year’s Eve Storm

Good afternoon bloggers,

Here is a picture from the nose of an airplane at KCI Airport this evening. Derek Emshoff sent it in showing the little bit of snow coming down:

I am in Las Vegas analyzing the data.  Should I fly back to Kansas City or stay here as planned to celebrate the New Year.  It depends . . . → Read More: Model Trends On Potential New Year’s Eve Storm

Winter Storm next week and Acorn check

Good morning,

     There is a storm showing up for next week!   So, we could end 2012 with the beginning of a snowstorm and start 2013 with the end of a snowstorm.  In other words, it could start snowing New Year’s Eve and stop snowing New Year’s Day.

    Thats if the current model trends continue.  Last night’s . . . → Read More: Winter Storm next week and Acorn check

Weak storms bring weak chances for precip

Good morning,

   A weak disturbance is moving through Nebraska this morning.  Look what developed on the tail end of it.  In area of warmer air aloft, some showers blossomed on :ESP Live.  This is what the radar looked like at 6AM.

     Most if not all the snow flurries are bumping into very dry air (Dew Point . . . → Read More: Weak storms bring weak chances for precip

Biggest Christmas Day Severe Weather Outbreak On Record

Good morning bloggers,

A major winter storm that had a strong spring component to it is continuing to move east and northeast this morning.  Here are the storm reports from the Storm Prediction Center on Christmas Day:

This will go down as the worst severe weather outbreak ever on Christmas Day.  Take a look at where the storm . . . → Read More: Biggest Christmas Day Severe Weather Outbreak On Record