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The Drought May Be About To Get A Little Break

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Good evening bloggers,

A drought has been growing over Missouri and it has been expanding in recent weeks. There is a series of storm systems now approaching and Kansas City and surrounding communities should get some rain. The question will be “will it be enough”?  Hopefully by next week we will have had two or three inches . . . → Read More: The Drought May Be About To Get A Little Break

Six Storm Systems Are Showing Up For KC

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Good morning bloggers,

There are six storm systems showing up in the next fifteen days. At the end of this blog we will look deeper into the first two of these storm systems. This will be a big test for our dry pattern that we have been in since the LRC set up almost six months ago.

This . . . → Read More: Six Storm Systems Are Showing Up For KC

Another 80 Degree Day & Lake Tahoe Fills Up

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Good morning bloggers,

Spring began this morning with lightning and thunder over Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio while Kansas City continues to be dry.  The day started with a very rare March MCS tracking through The Ohio Valley this morning. This is the type of feature we may see in May or June, definitely not March. Kansas City . . . → Read More: Another 80 Degree Day & Lake Tahoe Fills Up

The Great Kansas City Snow Drought

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Good morning Weather2020 bloggers,

While New York City is about to get hit again this weekend with up to 5 inches of snow, Kansas City has had less than 5″ of snow the entire winter. The weather pattern is cycling as described by the LRC. In our winter forecast, made four months ago, we discussed one of . . . → Read More: The Great Kansas City Snow Drought

First Snow In 64 Days Is Coming

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Good morning Weather2020 bloggers,

The March Weather Madness continues. The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Warning during winter. What? Are you kidding? It has been so mild with so any trees budding and blooming before March 10th they felt it was necessary to issue this Freeze Warning:

The dark purple colored area from Kansas City to . . . → Read More: First Snow In 64 Days Is Coming

Severe Weather Is Possible Later, But It May Go By Dry Again

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Good morning Weather2020 bloggers,

Wind Advisory Today: Winds will gust to nearly 50 mph this afternoon
There is a risk of severe thunderstorms later this afternoon. The window for thunderstorms will open and close fast and many areas near KC may be left high and dry again.

There is a slight risk of severe thunderstorms developing near Kansas City . . . → Read More: Severe Weather Is Possible Later, But It May Go By Dry Again

Spring Forecast

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Good evening or early Thursday morning bloggers,

The weather is again calming down for a few days.  Kansas City missed the rain and thunderstorm activity Tuesday night. It did hit areas south and southeast of the city, however, but overall it has been getting drier and drier. The pattern is cycling as described by my theory the . . . → Read More: Spring Forecast

Severe weather erupts over southeast Kansas City

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Good Tuesday evening bloggers,

What is today’s date? We are going into March like a lion, but it will be tamed and be more like a lamb very soon.  Here is the line of thunderstorms that formed over the south and southeast part of the KC metro area. Some spots had hail and others heavy rain, while . . . → Read More: Severe weather erupts over southeast Kansas City

The Winter Weather Pattern

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Good morning bloggers,

Kansas City Weather Time-Line:

Today: Mostly sunny. High: 43°
Saturday: Partly cloudy. High:  41°
Sunday:  Mostly cloudy early with a snow flurry possible, then sunny and warmer. High:  44°
Monday: Sunny, breezy and much warmer. High:  55°

Will this be Kansas City’s 3rd straight winter with below to way below average snowfall?

Here in Kansas City we are sitting at . . . → Read More: The Winter Weather Pattern

ICE STORM WARNING

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Good afternoon bloggers,

An Ice Storm Warning will go into effect Saturday night. Here are the latest details.

A quick band of freezing rain will move across by 11 PM, mainly south of I-70
Most of Saturday looks dry, just like Friday, but watch for a few slick spots
The main storm moves in around 6 AM Sunday with some . . . → Read More: ICE STORM WARNING