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The Snow Chase Adventure Begins

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Good morning bloggers,

There is a Blizzard Warning for the Lake Tahoe area Thursday. I should be able to get there and to the hotel at the Hyatt before the worst part of the storm hits.  I am due to arrive in Reno at 11:15 AM, rent the car, and head up into Tahoe.  Well, I think . . . → Read More: The Snow Chase Adventure Begins

Another Storm Moves By KC Quietly

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Good morning bloggers,

Well, I made my decision and I will be leaving tomorrow morning for Lake Tahoe. I will be snow chasing and staying at the Hyatt Regency Hotel on the north side of the Lake.  It looks like I could get all of Kansas City’s average seasonal snowfall of around 20″ where I am staying. . . . → Read More: Another Storm Moves By KC Quietly

Most Accurate For The 11th Time

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Good morning bloggers,

A storm system is moving through the western states and it will be followed by a second system targeting the Lake Tahoe area. I am seriously thinking of flying in there for two days just to see it snow. Should I go?  This winter in Kansas City has been a “disaster” for snow enthusiasts . . . → Read More: Most Accurate For The 11th Time

There Are Still More Winter Storm Chances

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Good morning bloggers,

The fascinating cycling weather pattern continues. The highly advertised block is currently forming right now, but will it have any influence on Kansas City’s weather? Will KC break its 1,483 day streak without a 3″ snow storm this winter? We are now beginning to run out of time. Remember, the biggest snowstorm in KC . . . → Read More: There Are Still More Winter Storm Chances

Pre-March Madness

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Good Sunday bloggers,

We have just completed a wild week of weather where Kansas City received the least from four storm systems. That, being said, we had all kinds of weather, except that allusive snow.

Here is a recap of the last week and then we look ahead to the next storm system. Next week does not look . . . → Read More: Pre-March Madness

In Between with Everything but Snow!

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Good Saturday bloggers,

We have had all kinds of interesting weather this week, ranging from thunderstorms with freezing rain and sleet, to freezing drizzle, drizzle, rain, fog, peeks of sun, an overcast sky and even temperatures 65°-70° Monday morning.  What we have not seen is snow.

This current storm system will bring snow to Nebraska and Iowa and . . . → Read More: In Between with Everything but Snow!

Here Comes Another Storm System

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Good morning bloggers.

The active weather pattern continues.  The next storm is lining up for this weekend and it begins forming today.  Let’s take a look, but let’s begin with the Kansas City Weather Time Line:

Today:  Some fog this morning lifting with a chance of some sunshine returning. The wind will shift to the east at 5-15 . . . → Read More: Here Comes Another Storm System

A Block Begins Forming: Let’s Look Into What It May Mean

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Good morning bloggers,

There is a lot to discuss today.  Is it any real surprise that the freezing rain that the models had shown did not verify, not even close?  Every model, and I mean every one, did horrible from the European model to the GFS and everyone in between such as the Ruc, HRRR, NAM, Canadian….it . . . → Read More: A Block Begins Forming: Let’s Look Into What It May Mean

A Second Icing Event Of The Week

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Good morning bloggers,

We are having our second icing event of the week at just after midnight.  Take a look at the radar at 12:25 AM:

The most significant precipitation has been targeting areas north of I-70, but the echoes were increasing as I was writing up this blog entry.   The evidence was pretty strong earlier this evening . . . → Read More: A Second Icing Event Of The Week

New Data Has Not Much! This Is How This Pattern Performs For KC!

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Good evening bloggers,

The new data is rolling in…..take a look:

This is the NAM model total precipitation ending at 9 AM Thursday. Look closely:  0.01″. Yes, almost nothing. So, this weather pattern may once again be about to make us meteorologists look “silly” to some.  Am I shocked? Just a bit, but not really. This is this . . . → Read More: New Data Has Not Much! This Is How This Pattern Performs For KC!