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100% Chance of Thunderstorms

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Good Saturday bloggers,

A cold front and storm system are heading east out of the Rockies and these will arrive in our region this evening, interacting with warmth and humidity in place and the result will be rain and thunderstorms, some very heavy and possibly severe. So, lets go through this active day of weather.

There is a . . . → Read More: 100% Chance of Thunderstorms

Stormy Saturday Evening Forecast

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Good Friday morning bloggers,

Kansas City Weather Time-Line:

Today: Increasing clouds, wind, and humidity. South winds 15-20 mph.  High:  77°
Tonight:  A slight chance of a brief shower or thunderstorm between midnight and 6 AM.  Low:  64°
Saturday morning:  The Kansas City Marathon starts early Saturday and there is just a 10% chance of rain. It will be partly cloudy . . . → Read More: Stormy Saturday Evening Forecast

A Storm Comes Into The West & Takes Aim On KC

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Good morning bloggers,

The Kansas City Chiefs are out west near the fire ravaged Napa Valley.  Just north of Oakland is where this fire disaster that has claimed 42 lives is beginning to get under control.  Some rain would help, and take a look at the forecast for midnight after the Chiefs vs. Raiders game will be . . . → Read More: A Storm Comes Into The West & Takes Aim On KC

A Quiet Weather Picture Nationwide

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Good morning bloggers,

The weather pattern over most of the United States is quite calm. There is a Winter Weather Advisory in effect for the Arctic coast of northern Alaska, but other than that it is really a tranquil day:

The largest advisory on today’s weather map is the Red Flag Advisory for the northern plains where it . . . → Read More: A Quiet Weather Picture Nationwide

The Evolving 2017-2018 Weather Pattern

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Good morning bloggers,

Kansas City Weather Time-Line:

Today: Nearly Perfect. Sunny with light winds and a high of 71°
Tonight:  Clear and refreshing. Low:  49°
Tuesday:  Mostly sunny and nearly perfect again. High:  73°

The weather pattern is cycling and regularly, but at this time of the year something incredible is happening right before our eyes. The weather pattern that we . . . → Read More: The Evolving 2017-2018 Weather Pattern

Great Fall Weather then Changes

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Good Monday bloggers,

The weather has calmed down and we are in for some great fall weather through Friday.  There is a tremendous amount of jet stream energy racing across the Pacific Ocean and this is a sign of some major pattern changes as the new cycling pattern evolves.

Let’s go through the nice weather, then the changes.

TONIGHT: . . . → Read More: Great Fall Weather then Changes

There Was Not One Tornado In The United States Yesterday

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Good Sunday morning bloggers,

I snapped this picture yesterday as the storm was rolling into the south side of the KC metro area. This thunderstorm ended up bowing out and producing a 65 mph wind near Greenwood, MO around 30 minutes from this moment. You can see Sunny The Weather Dog ready to come back inside as . . . → Read More: There Was Not One Tornado In The United States Yesterday

Active Saturday Weather

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4:34 PM Update:

This is really fascinating. The thunderstorms have been north of a weakening warm front that is just about dissipated, and southeast of the advancing cold front. When the cold front catches up and passes through the thunderstorms, then they will likely  intensify. The main risks are some hail and damaging winds.  These will be . . . → Read More: Active Saturday Weather

Last October Vs. This October Out West

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Good Friday Morning Bloggers,

If you have wondered if there is a difference from last October to this October let me end the discussion with this:

This forecast rainfall map above shows the total precipitation for the next 300 hours ending October 25th. Near Kansas City most of that 1″ of rain comes from this weekends chance of . . . → Read More: Last October Vs. This October Out West

A Foggy Start To The Day

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Good morning everyone,

The day begins with fog and low clouds across all of Kansas City this morning  Low clouds that spread across the sky are called stratus clouds. Fog is a stratus cloud that is on the ground. You can see the extensive low clouds on the 2-4 satellite picture that can be seen at this . . . → Read More: A Foggy Start To The Day