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Strongest Cold Front Of The Season!

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Good morning bloggers,

The strongest cold front of the season is approaching, and I think we can finally call this an Arctic Blast!  Here is the RUC temperature forecast valid at 10 PM tonight. As you can see, the below zero air is forcing it’s way into our . . . → Read More: Strongest Cold Front Of The Season!

Small Snow Event This Morning

Good morning bloggers,

It is snowing at 6:25 AM, and pretty nicely.  Temperatures are dropping and the wind is blowing. We have snow and blowing snow with this one band of snow moving across.  Wind chill factors will be down to near 10 degrees or lower at times so bundle up.  The temperatures are dropping into the . . . → Read More: Small Snow Event This Morning

9:45 PM Update

Good late evening bloggers,

There is an area of snow heading our way. I do believe it will snow, but our snowfall forecast from the earlier newscasts is likely about right.  Right now, an area of snow between Salina and Dodge City is heading our way. If that area holds together we will get the one to . . . → Read More: 9:45 PM Update

Small Snow Event Likely Later Tonight

Good evening bloggers,

I was just on the air, and after some extensive analysis I came up with this snowfall forecast map:

Temperatures will stay above freezing for a few more hours and after yesterday’s 76º, the ground will take a while to freeze.  The first snowflakes that fall will likely melt, and then if it gets heavy enough, then . . . → Read More: Small Snow Event Likely Later Tonight

Records Shattered, Wind, Rain, Thunderstorms, and Snow

Good morning bloggers,

Heavy Rain and thunderstorms have spread into the area this morning! We have live updates on 41 Action News all morning long!

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the Kansas City metro area northward tonight!  A strong cold front is moving through our viewing area this morning with record breaking high temperatures ahead . . . → Read More: Records Shattered, Wind, Rain, Thunderstorms, and Snow

Second warmest, and maybe the warmest January day ever recorded!

Good afternoon bloggers,

The 2 PM temperature at KCI Airport reached   which is the second highest temperature ever recorded during the month of January. And, this high shattered the previous record on January 28 of 65º set in 1917.   And, it was 76º downtown, which used to be the station of record. So, this is really the . . . → Read More: Second warmest, and maybe the warmest January day ever recorded!

Paltry Rainfall and Record Highs Likely

Good Sunday morning bloggers,

The rain has come and gone and the amounts were about what we have been saying.  .10-.15″.  See MAP #1. AND #2.  The next weather on the list is a major warm up as south winds will occur through early Tuesday.  Highs today will reach near 60° with lows tonight in the 50s . . . → Read More: Paltry Rainfall and Record Highs Likely

Big temperature swings this week

Good morning bloggers,

Have you watched “Let’s Ask America”?  It is on KSHB-TV every night at 6:30 PM.  I will be on the show playing against other meteorologists on Thursday night.  I will be playing for the Humane Society of Greater Kansas City.

While the northeastern and mid-Altantic states are getting a nice precipitation event today, we continue . . . → Read More: Big temperature swings this week

Rain, Freezing Rain and a Huge Warm Up

Good Saturday Morning bloggers,

There is quite  a bit of activity in the weather depratment.  We have been tracking a storm system off of the southern California coast all week.  This storm system is now finally heading northeast towards our region and will arrive later tonight and early Sunday.   Also, overnight Arctic air surged southeast across Iowa . . . → Read More: Rain, Freezing Rain and a Huge Warm Up

Rain is in the forecast, and we need it!

Good morning bloggers, It’s Friday!

A storm system is off the California coast. This is going to be ejected out over the plains in a transitioning pattern according to the LRC.  For an in-depth analysis of where we are in the weather pattern, and for a brand new way of getting your long range weather forecast, click . . . → Read More: Rain is in the forecast, and we need it!