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The Next Round Of Thunderstorms

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Good morning bloggers,

Tornadoes damaged communities from northeast Oklahoma into Missouri. Carl Junction, MO, just northwest of Joplin,  Here are the storm reports from yesterday:

The Kansas City viewing area was pretty much skipped over by the worst of last nights storm, and thank goodness.  Jefferson City has some significant damage from what looks like an EF 3 . . . → Read More: The Next Round Of Thunderstorms

PDS Tornado Watch South Of KC

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Good evening bloggers,

The SPC has issued a PDS, Particularly Dangerous Situation Tornado Watch for areas south of KC. Our region will have an initial risk and then it will shift south and east by 10 PM or so.  Let’s see how this evolves:

There is a warm front south of KC, which will be the focus. Thunderstorms . . . → Read More: PDS Tornado Watch South Of KC

Tornadoes In NE Kansas Yesterday & Today’s Enhanced Slight Risk

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Good morning bloggers,

The powerful storm that lifted northeast, and got pushed out by a second system dropping into the southwestern states, produced the conditions for a sudden small outbreak of tornadoes in the Kansas City region yesterday.  Take a look at this tornado 1 mile south of Effingham, KS, northwest of KC.  The picture was taken by Dalon . . . → Read More: Tornadoes In NE Kansas Yesterday & Today’s Enhanced Slight Risk

The Rain Keeps Coming

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Good morning bloggers,

There were 50 to 60 mph winds overnight while you may have been sleeping. The first disturbance went by, and as the rain ended there was sinking air, and this “subsidence” caused the blast of wind we had from 2 AM to 5 AM this morning.  KCI Airport had a 51 mph wind gust . . . → Read More: The Rain Keeps Coming

High Risk: A Powerful & Dangerous Storm Predicted 120 Days Ago By Weather2020

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Good morning bloggers,

There is a HIGH RISK of severe thunderstorms over parts of Oklahoma and Texas today.  A powerful storm is developing and it will produce severe weather risks the next couple of days.

We will go in-depth in today’s blog entry, and we will begin with a discussion of how the LRC has been used to . . . → Read More: High Risk: A Powerful & Dangerous Storm Predicted 120 Days Ago By Weather2020

Now to Storm #2

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Good Sunday bloggers,

Storm #1 produced 1″ to 3″ of rain across the area. Scattered showers will end this morning, leading to a decent afternoon. The next storm arrives Monday evening and exits Tuesday evening and we are now in a Flash Flood Watch for this storm.

The next storm is now bringing an unseasonable amount of rain . . . → Read More: Now to Storm #2

Active Weather Pattern, Day 1

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Good Saturday bloggers,

The active weather pattern we have been talking about has arrived. This is day 1 of about 10-14 where we will see rain and thunderstorms. Flooding is going to be our biggest issue.

The severe thunderstorms in the western Plains Friday evolved into an MCS (Mesoscale Convective System, cluster of rain and thunderstorms) then moved . . . → Read More: Active Weather Pattern, Day 1

A Series Of Wet Storm Systems Is Developing

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Good morning bloggers,

An extreme weather event is possible in the next two weeks.  A major flooding event is likely going to materialize over the plains states, and Kansas City is a potential target.  The weather pattern is evolving into one that will produce multiple chances of heavy thunderstorms.  There will likely be a zone that gets . . . → Read More: A Series Of Wet Storm Systems Is Developing

Video Blog Today As The Weather Pattern Heats Up

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Good morning bloggers,

A very active pattern is continuing across most of the USA.  Today, I will share my thoughts on the video blog, and then on 41 Action News we will go in-depth as we describe this fascinating weather pattern. Just look at one of the precipitation forecasts for the next two weeks:

Four feet of snow . . . → Read More: Video Blog Today As The Weather Pattern Heats Up

Tornado Season Has Only One Month Left

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Good morning bloggers,

Traditional Tornado Alley has had a very quiet severe weather season thus far, even though there has been no lack of storm systems and rain.  It has just been too cool thus far.  Iowa has yet to have one tornado in 2019.  And, Kansas City has yet to have a Tornado Watch:

As you can . . . → Read More: Tornado Season Has Only One Month Left