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Winter Forecast In Two Days

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Good morning bloggers,

The Snowflake Contest ended at 10:33 AM on the Plaza.  Our weather team measured the one inch, and than another half inch fell in the next hour as a band of snow was nearly stationary right over Kansas City.  This puts the Plaza up to 1.8″ this season already, while a few spots south . . . → Read More: Winter Forecast In Two Days

A Snowy Morning In Kansas City

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Good morning bloggers,

I was up all night monitoring this interesting development, and the snow has finally made it all the way up to I-70 and it is still expanding a bit farther north.  This time, temperatures are below freezing and it will stick to just about everything.  The road temperatures were just below 32 degrees, so . . . → Read More: A Snowy Morning In Kansas City

Snow Likely Tonight

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Happy Veterans day bloggers,

Thank you to all the veterans for your service.

We are tracking a large and wet storm system that will affect the southern Plains today through Monday. The northern edge will affect the I-70 corridor tonight into Monday. There will be a range of weather conditions across the area, so let’s go through the . . . → Read More: Snow Likely Tonight

More Snow Before the Weekend is Over?

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Good Saturday bloggers,

The low this morning was 9°. Let’s put this into perspective. The record low was 19° and the average low is 37°. The average high is 56°. So, we are running close to 30° below average.

Now we turn our attention to the next chance of precipitation. A large, wet storm system will be forming . . . → Read More: More Snow Before the Weekend is Over?

Windy & Cold With A Few Snow Showers

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Good morning bloggers,

For me, it was quite disappointing, and I will get over it.  Many of you had the 1″ to 2″ of snow, and even a few spots had 4 to 5 inches just two to three counties to the south and southeast. The bands of heavier snow set up to the south and west . . . → Read More: Windy & Cold With A Few Snow Showers

Anticipation Is Building: 100% Chance Of Snow

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Afternoon Update:

Look at this large area of snow at around 1:30 PM.  How long has it been since we experienced anything like this? Now, we have some things to accomplish; 1) The ending of the snowflake contest on November 8th this year, and 2)  Getting three inches to accumulate to end an almost five year streak. . . . → Read More: Anticipation Is Building: 100% Chance Of Snow

The Historic Kansas City Snow Drought Is Still In Progress

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Afternoon update:

The data continues to come in with mixed signals on snowfall totals. I have not identified an organized wave, so I am not convinced of any higher totals.  There may be a thin band that has amounts more the 2″, and we will identify this location by morning.

So, I would like you to let me . . . → Read More: The Historic Kansas City Snow Drought Is Still In Progress

Election Day Forecast

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Good morning bloggers,

It’s Election Day!  The US Constitution stated in Amendment XV, which was ratified by the states in 1870: “Section 1. The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.” . . . → Read More: Election Day Forecast

Rain Today, Then A Taste of Winter Later This Week

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Good morning bloggers,

What am I writing about today?  Are you serious?  I am actually still writing about a chance of snow this week and a winter blast of cold?  Yes, I am, and it is far from etched in stone on what is going to happen.  Before we get to our chance of any snow later . . . → Read More: Rain Today, Then A Taste of Winter Later This Week

One System Down, Two to Go

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Good Sunday bloggers,

We continue to track three storm systems. The first one will exit today, but not before we have drizzle and a few showers this morning. The second system will affect Monday and the third system will affect Thursday. This third system is most interesting.

You can see all three systems on the satellite.

This first system extends north-south . . . → Read More: One System Down, Two to Go