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Frigid End to 2017, Frigid Start to 2018

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Happy New Year bloggers!

My goodness if it is going to be this cold, then it might as well snow. Unfortunately, this is not the case as we are staying in this ridiculously dry weather pattern. Dodge City, KS has received 0.01” since the new LRC started.  It will stay dry for at least another 5-7 days. . . . → Read More: Frigid End to 2017, Frigid Start to 2018

The Cold And Dry Weather Continues

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Good Morning Bloggers,

Animals may be seeking the warmth of your car, so be careful when you start and warm them up.  This is a picture from around 4 years ago.  Sunny The Weather Dog didn’t seek the warmth of the car, but she only spent a few minutes outside this morning. Temperatures have dropped into the . . . → Read More: The Cold And Dry Weather Continues

Top Weather Events Of 2017 & Arctic Blast Arrives Tonight

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Good Friday morning bloggers,

An Arctic Blast will arrive tonight in Kansas City and expand over a large part of the United States tonight and Saturday.  An Arctic Blast Warning is now in effect through Monday.  Temperatures will drop to below zero, but the bigger factor will be a northwest wind blowing at 10 -25 mph. This . . . → Read More: Top Weather Events Of 2017 & Arctic Blast Arrives Tonight

A Very Dry Weather Pattern Continues: A Look Into The Cycling Pattern

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Good morning bloggers,

The Arctic Blast Watch continues for this holiday weekend! A brutally cold air mass is developing and about to blast into the United States. We will look into this developing pattern and also discuss where we are in the LRC.  An extremely dry stretch of weather continues over many areas of the United States, . . . → Read More: A Very Dry Weather Pattern Continues: A Look Into The Cycling Pattern

Arctic Blast Watch This Weekend

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Good morning bloggers,

We are issuing an ARCTIC BLAST WATCH for this holiday weekend.  It is increasingly likely that temperatures will drop to dangerously cold levels with wind chills down to 30 and 40 below zero. The actual air temperatures may drop to nearly 20 degrees below zero or colder over parts of the plains.

GFS Model Temperature . . . → Read More: Arctic Blast Watch This Weekend

Snow On The Day After Christmas

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Good morning bloggers,

Kansas City has dropped into the single digits and snow has developed.  The KC metro area and surrounding areas a bit to the north and south are the target for this rare cold snow event that is in progress as I am starting this blog entry. It is 5:45 AM and look at the . . . → Read More: Snow On The Day After Christmas

A Christmas Miracle: KC Had A White Christmas

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Merry Christmas Bloggers,

We had a Christmas Miracle.  In the 12:35 AM Climate Summary Kansas City had a 1″ snow depth after 1.1″ fell officially at KCI Airport on Christmas Eve:

And, look at what the new data provided us this morning. Another miracle? Snow on Tuesday morning? Take a look at the latest NAM Model:

This would be . . . → Read More: A Christmas Miracle: KC Had A White Christmas

White Christmas and Cold Intensification

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Merry Christmas bloggers,

Snowfall amounts were as predicted, 1/2″ to 1″ with some locations just over 1″.  Trenton, MO received 3.2″ and this is where we expected the heavier snow. Now, did the snowflake contest end? Remember, there needs to be 1″ of snow at 41 Action News as measured by one of our meteorologists.   I was . . . → Read More: White Christmas and Cold Intensification

A Fast Moving Band Of Snow On Christmas Eve

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Good early morning bloggers,

We are now done with looking at models. Well, most of you are likely asleep as it is 2:30 AM.  Snow is about to start falling in Kansas City for the first time this season. It isn’t quite a Christmas miracle, but I will take it.  I just glanced at the models to . . . → Read More: A Fast Moving Band Of Snow On Christmas Eve

To Dream or Not to Dream of a “White Christmas?”

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Good Saturday bloggers,

Well, here we are on the doorstep of Christmas and it looks like we will not have to dream of a “White Christmas!” A series of disturbances will be tracking out of the Rockies, consolidating to one main disturbance as they move east across our region. Based on the current track of the system . . . → Read More: To Dream or Not to Dream of a “White Christmas?”