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A Break From Wild Winter Weather

Good Morning,

    Except for a few snow showers today and tomorrow, we will get a break from the wild weather through the weekend.  The last two weeks have been an exciting ride.  From December 1st thru February 20th at KCI we had 4.7 inches of snow.   From February 21st until yesterday, it snowed 20.3 inches.  Now check out on . . . → Read More: A Break From Wild Winter Weather

Snow to liquid ratio

Good afternoon bloggers,

We just had two large snowfalls and we are close to a record total for the month of February. So far we have had 20.5″ of snow this month:

11.o” February 25-26
9.3″ February 21-22
0.2″ February 15

I just went outside and took a core sample of the snow that has compacted in front of the 41 . . . → Read More: Snow to liquid ratio

The Finale Of The Second Storm

Good morning bloggers,

Today’s timeline:

Now through noon:  Bands of light snow, blowing snow, windy, and cold.  Temperatures below 32°
Noon to 6 PM: Cloudy and windy with a chance of flurries. High around 33°

One last band of snow is rotating around the huge upper level storm that is spinning away to our east.  It is snowing as I . . . → Read More: The Finale Of The Second Storm

Rapidly increasing area of snow

Good evening bloggers,

We will be adding a bit to today’s snowfall totals. Snow is rapidly increasing as I am writing this we are forecasting 1 to 2 inches of snow, perhaps another inch or so farther north. The snow is coming down nicely on the Plaza right now.

Take a look at the National Weather Service’s plotted . . . → Read More: Rapidly increasing area of snow

Afternoon update & snow totals

Bloggers,  Good afternoon, I am sleep deprived so try to be nice to me!  Sort of just kidding,

Anyway, We just had our second major snowstorm within five days of each other. 9.2″ of snow at KCI Airport last Thursday and now 5 to 13 inches of snow across the area today.  Somehow you guys helped crash . . . → Read More: Afternoon update & snow totals

How much snow so far?

Good morning bloggers,

Snowfall rates have continued to be around 1/2″ to 1″ per hour as these final bands rotate around the storm.  We are up to 5.5″ on the Plaza. The first two to three inches melted and didn’t accumulate.  Here is Live:ESP at 8 AM showing the bands of snow rotating west and southwest around . . . → Read More: How much snow so far?

Much lower snowfall totals than expected

Good morning bloggers,

The snowfall accumulations were not as high as we expected for one main reason.  The temperatures were 32-33 instead of 29-30 like we had thought.  So, the first 3-4 hours of snow that occurred from 8 AM to noon melted as temperatures were in the mid 30s.  We likely would have had 2-3″ by . . . → Read More: Much lower snowfall totals than expected

Heavier bands of snow are now forming at 11 PM

Good late night/early morning bloggers,

The temperatures have continued to hover above freezing while the snowfall rates have increased during the past hour. We have some reports of over an inch already near Lee’s Summit and Greenwood, MO.  Temperatures should drop to near or just below freezing and this is when the roads should quickly become coated . . . → Read More: Heavier bands of snow are now forming at 11 PM

Here it comes

Good evening bloggers,

A major winter storm is about to begin and the radar echoes are doing something unusual. Take a look at this radar image from 7:45 PM:

 

 

The radar echoes are moving in from the southeast and this area 0f snow is growing and becoming heavy. New data is rolling in and I may adjust this . . . → Read More: Here it comes

WINTER STORM WARNING!

Good afternoon bloggers,

Snow is already spreading in from the south. Let us know what you are experiencing, and welcome back to the blog!

Weather Forecast Timeline:

Now until 6 PM:  Sleet and snow spreading in from the south and roads becoming wet with temperatures dropping to near 32°
6 PM to Midnight: Snow becoming heavy at times. Thunderstorms with . . . → Read More: WINTER STORM WARNING!