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The Jet Stream Is Reaching Peak Strength: It’s Creating A Roller Coaster Ride Of Temperatures & Storms

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Good morning bloggers,

We have been experiencing a record breaking Arctic outbreak across the United States.  Incredibly, the Arctic air will retreat north back into Canada where it will be monitored closely, as it will be poised to blast south again.  The jet stream is caused by a fictional wind called “the thermal wind”.  The thermal wind . . . → Read More: The Jet Stream Is Reaching Peak Strength: It’s Creating A Roller Coaster Ride Of Temperatures & Storms

Record Breaking Arctic Outbreak

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Good morning bloggers,

Sunny The Weather Dog is not sure she wants to go outside this morning.  Schools are closed this morning in response to the Arctic outbreak this morning. It has dropped to way below zero over many spots this morning. The Arctic high pressure area is now moving into northern Missouri as you can see . . . → Read More: Record Breaking Arctic Outbreak

Arctic Blast Arrives This Afternoon: Wind Chill Warning Just North Of KC

Good morning bloggers,

An Arctic Blast will arrive this afternoon as the cold front/Arctic front moves through. It will warm up into the 20s just ahead of it later this morning and then it is blast away.

The wind chills will be ridiculously cold, record breaking cold over parts of Iowa-South Dakota-North Dakota-Minnesota-Wisconsin-Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan by Wednesday . . . → Read More: Arctic Blast Arrives This Afternoon: Wind Chill Warning Just North Of KC

Strong Cold Blast Is Arriving Now!

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Good morning bloggers,

These are the Watches-Warnings-Advisories that have been issued by the National Weather Service.  There are Winter Storm Warnings for parts of the deep south and the upper Midwest.  Kansas City has a Wind Chill Watch that has ben issued.  There are various other advisories as well as this Arctic Blast organizes and heads south. . . . → Read More: Strong Cold Blast Is Arriving Now!

Two Arctic Blasts, Ludicrous Wind Chills

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Good Sunday bloggers,

We have many weather changes the next 36 hours as a system drops south from Canada, bringing in warm air first, then an Arctic surge.

A few snow showers are possible this morning as a disturbance moves by from the northwest. Tonight will warm to around 40° with a chance of rain, followed by the . . . → Read More: Two Arctic Blasts, Ludicrous Wind Chills

Arctic Blast Arrives Monday

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Good Saturday bloggers,

We had scattered snow showers this morning in northern Missouri. A few went through KC about 2 AM, lasting about 2 minutes. So, if your car was parked outside, it may have a dusting of snow on it.  The roads are fine. Northern Missouri may have a few locations with up to 1/2″ and . . . → Read More: Arctic Blast Arrives Monday

A Stronger Arctic Blast Is Due Next Week

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Good morning bloggers,

The temperature dropped to 1 degree below zero this morning, and a stronger Arctic Blast is likely next week.  Let’s take a look at the surface forecast valid Sunday evening:

This surface forecast map above shows one of the many computer model solutions for later this weekend.  This shows a storm forming off the southeastern . . . → Read More: A Stronger Arctic Blast Is Due Next Week

A Series Of Arctic Fronts

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Good morning bloggers,

A series of Arctic fronts will be tracking across the northeastern half of the United States during the next week.  Here is one of the fronts on our doorstep as of 7 AM:

There is a band of clouds and snow showers north of the front.  A few snowflakes may fall later today.  A fast . . . → Read More: A Series Of Arctic Fronts

A Slick Morning As Storm Moves Off To The East

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Good morning bloggers,

Yesterday was quite the interesting weather day for us weather enthusiasts and it has now had an impact on many of our lives this morning.  There are many school closings in Kansas City, and the roads are slick, so provide a lot of extra time if you are heading into work this morning.  The . . . → Read More: A Slick Morning As Storm Moves Off To The East

A Storm Forms With Rain And Snow Likely

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Good morning bloggers,

Who is ready for some more snow?  Did you know it has now snowed on 20 days so far this season?  In Kansas City, this season began with the earliest measurable snow ever recorded on October 14th.  Here are the snowfalls from just a trace amount indicated by the T:

There have been ten days with . . . → Read More: A Storm Forms With Rain And Snow Likely