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Day by Day for the Week Ahead

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Good Sunday bloggers,

Our active pattern will continue as storm systems move across the region every 3-5 days. We are in the calmer period for now. How active has it been since the new pattern set up in early October? We have seen 22.44″ of rain/melted snow since October 5th. This is the most rain we have . . . → Read More: Day by Day for the Week Ahead

Snowy Saturday Morning

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Good Saturday bloggers,

The last round of precipitation from this three day storm is falling in the form of snow. It moved in to KC  between 7 AM and 8 AM.

There was a main disturbance north of Salina, KS early Saturday morning, moving east fairly quickly. It will take until around 1 PM for the system to . . . → Read More: Snowy Saturday Morning

Day Two Of This Storm Begins & Day three May Bring Some Snow To KC

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Good morning bloggers,

The storm began pretty wet on Thursday, and another wet day is in the forecast today.  It is day two of this storm system and 1″ to 2″ of rain is possible with KC on the northern edge of the target for today’s storm system as we will discuss in today’s blog entry.  Here . . . → Read More: Day Two Of This Storm Begins & Day three May Bring Some Snow To KC

Tricky Rain Forecast For Today

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Good morning bloggers,

A band of showers and thunderstorms was developing as I wrote this blog entry early this morning. This was around 7:30 AM, and the closest showers were way out west:

A few showers and thunderstorms may develop ahead of this area, and right now I am expecting it to be a rather quiet morning before . . . → Read More: Tricky Rain Forecast For Today

Catch The Waves In This Approaching Storm

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Good morning bloggers,

It is back to work for me at KSHB-TV tonight, and it will be an interesting day to describe the weather on television.  A storm system is approaching and there is a series of waves that will be generated and affect the weather across the region between now and Saturday.  The last wave may . . . → Read More: Catch The Waves In This Approaching Storm

Missouri River Flooding & A Look Into Baseball Season

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Good morning bloggers,

I snapped this picture of the Missouri River as we were about to land at KCI Airport yesterday evening.  If you look closely, you can make out the main river with the major flooding as it has gone out of the main river banks.

We are predicting a wet spring ahead, and depending on where . . . → Read More: Missouri River Flooding & A Look Into Baseball Season

A Strong Storm Will Develop Later This Week

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Good morning bloggers,

A strong storm system will be developing later this week.  It will blast California once again first, and then move out over the Rocky Mountains and into the plains states. It will have impacts on the opening of the 2019 baseball season.  Let’s take a look.

We will call it “The calm before the storm” . . . → Read More: A Strong Storm Will Develop Later This Week

The Week Ahead and the Royals Home Opener

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Good Sunday bloggers,

The main rain with this system went all around us with amounts of .25″ to 2″+ from western Kansas to Oklahoma, southern Missouri and Nebraska. The heaviest of the rain stayed away from the Missouri river basin as it fell in the western Plains. Now, the storm is tracking across southeast Nebraska and southern . . . → Read More: The Week Ahead and the Royals Home Opener

Possible Record Missouri Level at St. Joseph

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Good Saturday bloggers,

Friday, at 4:15 PM, the Missouri river at St. Joseph possibly reached its all time high level. The level was 32.08 feet, breaking the record set in July 1993 of 32.07 feet. This still has to be verified, but regardless, this is crazy. In 1993, the main flooding occurred after ridiculous spring and summer . . . → Read More: Possible Record Missouri Level at St. Joseph

A Wild April: Severe Weather Outlook

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Good morning bloggers,

As April approaches this weather pattern will continue, the same pattern from this past winter will be moving into severe weather season. We are predicting a rather active severe weather season and we will get to more specifics in three weeks when our spring weather special airs in mid-April. There will likely be a . . . → Read More: A Wild April: Severe Weather Outlook