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Todays Weather: Trick or Treat?

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Good morning bloggers,

Happy Halloween!  The weather today has some challenging forecasts and one of them is in Kansas City.  Could there be a few snowflakes later this afternoon? There is a weak storm system aloft moving across the southern Rocky Mountains. This will provide enough rising motion to produce areas of showers.  The air mass is . . . → Read More: Todays Weather: Trick or Treat?

Important Weather Parameters To Monitor This Week

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Good morning bloggers,

As we begin this week, let us begin with announcing the winner of our little contest we had back in late September.  Glen in Trenton reported snowflakes in Grundy county Friday.  These were officially our first snowflakes in the viewing area and it happened on October 27th. Joe Kenig is the winner of “It’s . . . → Read More: Important Weather Parameters To Monitor This Week

Halloween, Chiefs and Philippe

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Good Sunday bloggers.

Today will be warmer than Saturday as we track a warm front moving across the Plains.  Then, we have a cold front moving through tonight which will lead to a cold Chiefs game and Halloween.  There is a small creepy little system to watch for trick or treating as well.  Also, for the fifth . . . → Read More: Halloween, Chiefs and Philippe

Hard Freeze and a Tropical System

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Good Saturday bloggers,

Well, as forecast, we had our first hard freeze of the  2017-2018 winter season as lows dropped to the mid and upper 20s.  Lows were quite low from central Kansas to the Dakotas with lows 5° to 15°. Last year it took until the 12th of November, so this year was right on schedule. . . . → Read More: Hard Freeze and a Tropical System

Wide Spread Freeze Warnings, The Tropics, & A Look Into The Developing Pattern

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Good morning bloggers,

Kansas City Weather Time-Line:  HARD FREEZE WARNING

Today: Windy and cold with northwest winds 10-25 mph and gusty. High: 43° with a mostly cloudy sky
Tonight:  Becoming clear and cold. A freeze is likely. Low:  28°
Saturday:  Mostly sunny and cool. High: 48°
Sunday:  Mostly sunny and warmer. High:  60°

National Weather Discussion:

Wide spread freeze warnings are in effect . . . → Read More: Wide Spread Freeze Warnings, The Tropics, & A Look Into The Developing Pattern

The Changing Pattern – Three Weeks Into This

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Good morning bloggers,

Kansas City Weather Time-Line:

Today:  Mostly sunny and breezy with temperatures warming to near 70°
Tonight:  Turning much colder, windy, with a few periods of clouds.  Low:  34°
Friday:  Mostly sunny with a few clouds at times. Windy and colder. Northwest winds 20-35 mph.  High:  44°
Saturday:  Freeze Warning. Low:  29°

Weather Discussion:

Let me begin by explaining how fascinating . . . → Read More: The Changing Pattern – Three Weeks Into This

The Snowflake Contest Begins Today

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Good morning bloggers,

Kansas City Weather Time-Line:

Today: Mostly sunny with westerly breezes allowing temperatures to jump to close to 70 degrees.
Tonight: Staying mild and clear. Low:  51°
Thursday: Mostly sunny with increasing afternoon clouds. High: 71°

The snowflake contest begins today!  As the heat continues out west, snow has been showing up on some of the models near Kansas . . . → Read More: The Snowflake Contest Begins Today

A Hot Beginning To The World Series & The Developing LRC

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Good morning bloggers,

While it is a colder and windy Tuesday in Kansas City, out west it is a very different story.  It has been a very dry October across Southern California and now they are experiencing record breaking heat on the first day of the World Series. The Series begins tonight in Los Angeles where it . . . → Read More: A Hot Beginning To The World Series & The Developing LRC

A Freeze Is Likely Within Ten Days

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Good morning bloggers,

The World Series Begins Tuesday In Los Angeles

104 degrees today
103 degrees Tuesday
100 degrees Wednesday

How incredible is this? Record breaking heat out west as this pattern continues to set up for the season.

Weather Discussion:

We hope everyone had a great weekend. The weather pattern continues to set up for the winter. The LRC will be set . . . → Read More: A Freeze Is Likely Within Ten Days

Ton of Rain and Two Cold Fronts

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Good Sunday bloggers,

The weather played out pretty much as we expected with a significant rain event without much severe weather.  Let’s look back at this heavy rainfall event and look ahead to two cold fronts and a changing pattern.

Here is the radar estimated rainfall totals from the last 24 hours with the . . . → Read More: Ton of Rain and Two Cold Fronts