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Calm Weather Pattern for Now and a Meteor Shower

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Good Saturday bloggers,

We are in a quiet weather pattern for another 5-7 days. There are signs of a more active pattern starting next weekend. This is the best weekend, so far, to enjoy outdoor activities and there are some big events. The weather was near perfect for the KC  Marathon and will be very good for . . . → Read More: Calm Weather Pattern for Now and a Meteor Shower

Friday Weather Thoughts

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Good morning bloggers,

It’s Friday!  TGIF!   The weather pattern is quite fascinating as the new LRC unfolds before our eyes in the next few weeks.  Be careful about making any conclusions at this point. Remember Kansas City has had four straight years with very bad patterns for us weather enthusiasts. The total snowfall for the past . . . → Read More: Friday Weather Thoughts

Big Changes In The Next Week

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Good morning bloggers,

We are having some gorgeous fall weather, while at the same time major flooding is in progress over the Lone Star state of Texas.  The pattern has started very wet down there, and it also started very wet in KC.  As November is approaching we are continuing to see the massive change in the . . . → Read More: Big Changes In The Next Week

Great Weather for Big Weekend Events

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Good Wednesday bloggers,

It was a quite eventful first half of October. The next 7 days will see mostly quiet weather in our area with one main rain chance. This is good news for the big events this weekend. There are three races at the Kansas Speedway, the KC marathon and the Chiefs game on Sunday night . . . → Read More: Great Weather for Big Weekend Events

First Half Of October Results

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Good morning bloggers,

We had a pretty decent freeze this morning as the temperatures were below freezing from  1 AM to 8 AM. The low temperature dropped to 26 degrees this morning, which ends the growing season in our area:

What just happened?  Kansas City just had what I would argue is the most exciting 15 day stretch . . . → Read More: First Half Of October Results

State Of The Climate In 2017

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Good morning bloggers,

Kansas City set the record for the earliest accumulation in recorded history last night with 0.2″ at KCI Airport.  There is a FREEZE WARNING for tonight.  There likely will not be a hard freeze. Conditions are favorable for heavy frost early Tuesday morning. There was too much of a breeze this morning for frost . . . → Read More: State Of The Climate In 2017

Strong Cold Front & Possible Snowflakes

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Good morning bloggers,

It was down to a bone chilling 19 degrees in Casper, Wyoming his morning, and 20 degrees in Denver, CO:

This cold front is heading our way and will move through later this morning with the temperatures beginning to fall.  The air will be coming from almost due north, so we will not have the . . . → Read More: Strong Cold Front & Possible Snowflakes

Nice Saturday, Big Changes Sunday

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Good Saturday bloggers,

We are tracking another system for Sunday and it could bring the first snowflakes of the season to some locations. The weather pattern is rather active. The rain system from Friday is now over New York city. The remnants of Pacific tropical system Sergio are bringing heavy rain to parts of Oklahoma and Texas. . . . → Read More: Nice Saturday, Big Changes Sunday

Over 148 Million Seconds Since Our Last 3″ Snow

Good morning bloggers,

It has been over 4 years, 8 months, and 9 days since KC had its last 3″ of snow one date.  February 4, 2014 was the last time we had that much snow, which means we have gone four full winters of bad weather patterns in a row.  This streak will continue for another . . . → Read More: Over 148 Million Seconds Since Our Last 3″ Snow

Michael Destruction & Possible Snowflakes In KC

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Good morning bloggers,

“It feels like a nightmare,” Linda Albrecht, a councilwoman in Mexico Beach Florida, said of the catastrophic damage in her town. “Somebody needs to come up and shake you and wake you up.”

Major Hurricane Michael is the top weather story.  Fatalities appear to be very low, and this is incredible given the strength of this . . . → Read More: Michael Destruction & Possible Snowflakes In KC