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In Search of Rain

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Good Saturday,

It was a beautiful sunrise with the cirrus and altocumulus clouds.

We are in for a nice end of winter day with a mostly sunny sky and highs in the low 60s.  The forecast for Sunday becomes tricky as a warm front approaches.  Highs will range from near 90° in western Kansas to 40s in eastern . . . → Read More: In Search of Rain

The Great Kansas City Snow Drought

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Good morning Weather2020 bloggers,

While New York City is about to get hit again this weekend with up to 5 inches of snow, Kansas City has had less than 5″ of snow the entire winter. The weather pattern is cycling as described by the LRC. In our winter forecast, made four months ago, we discussed one of . . . → Read More: The Great Kansas City Snow Drought

Snow and Major Warm Up

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Good Tuesday,

The snow band we have been talking about arrived this morning and will exit early this afternoon.  The most accumulation is from Olathe to Overland Park south and west.  The rest of the city will see a dusting.  Most surfaces are wet, but decks, bridges and overpasses will be slick as temperatures are in the . . . → Read More: Snow and Major Warm Up

Dinky Snow Chances

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Good Monday,

New England is bracing for a mammoth snowstorm with NYC in a Blizzard Warning where they could see around 15″ of snow and 60 mph winds!  This is the kind of storm they get in New England.  What kind of snowstorms do we get here?  Well, we have two chances of snow, Tuesday and Wednesday. . . . → Read More: Dinky Snow Chances

Cold Start to the Week

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Good Sunday,

Well, we had 0.4″ of snow officially on Saturday.  So, we did have our first measurable snow since January 5th.  There is still a little snow left on the grass, but it will melt by afternoon as highs reach the low 40s.  We then turn our attention to the first of three storm systems.  The . . . → Read More: Cold Start to the Week

The Snow is Here, Mostly

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Good Saturday bloggers,

The last measurable snow before today was January 5th.  The streak has officially ended at KCI, but there are many locations still waiting.  Northern Missouri will not see measurable snow and as I write this, Overland Park and Olathe are still waiting for their first flakes.  It looks like snow will fall on those . . . → Read More: The Snow is Here, Mostly

First Snow In 64 Days Is Coming

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Good morning Weather2020 bloggers,

The March Weather Madness continues. The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Warning during winter. What? Are you kidding? It has been so mild with so any trees budding and blooming before March 10th they felt it was necessary to issue this Freeze Warning:

The dark purple colored area from Kansas City to . . . → Read More: First Snow In 64 Days Is Coming

Winter is Not Over Yet!

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Good Wednesday,

The week started with tornadoes and all forms of severe weather and it will end with a blast of cold and chance of snow.  This is called March Weather Madness!  So, lets go through the next few days.

TODAY: The ground is still dry as we have another day of sun, wind, low humidity and temperatures . . . → Read More: Winter is Not Over Yet!

Wow! What a Night

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Good Tuesday,

I hope everyone stayed safe last night as the line of high winds, hail   and tornadoes roared through.  I lived here my whole life and cannot remember a severe weather event that did this much major structural damage across the entire metropolitan KC area.  It is nothing short of a miracle that there were . . . → Read More: Wow! What a Night

Severe Weather Is Possible Later, But It May Go By Dry Again

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Good morning Weather2020 bloggers,

Wind Advisory Today: Winds will gust to nearly 50 mph this afternoon
There is a risk of severe thunderstorms later this afternoon. The window for thunderstorms will open and close fast and many areas near KC may be left high and dry again.

There is a slight risk of severe thunderstorms developing near Kansas City . . . → Read More: Severe Weather Is Possible Later, But It May Go By Dry Again