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Nothing Like Six Years Ago Today

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Six years ago today was one of the worst tornado days in our weather history.  Joplin Missouri was blasted by an EF-5 tornado that killed 158 people and produced a $2.8 billion disaster.  The wind speeds in that tornado likely were well over 300 mph and the tornado was 1 mile wide. This was . . . → Read More: Nothing Like Six Years Ago Today

Looking Into Memorial Day Weekend

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Kansas City Weather Time-Line (Looking into Memorial Day weekend):

Today:  A gorgeous day as we are in the circulation around the big storm moving into Canada.  In winter this would have been a colder breezy day. The May version brings us gorgeous weather after a cool start. This evening will be gorgeous. High: 70°
Monday:  A . . . → Read More: Looking Into Memorial Day Weekend

Severe Weather Outbreak Likely Out West: KC Must Monitor This Closely Tonight

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A Severe Weather Outbreak Is Likely

From The Storm Prediction Center:  “An Outbreak Of Severe Thunderstorms with tornadoes, very large hail, and wind damage is expected to develop across parts of the southern and central plains from this afternoon into this evening and overnight. Strong long-track tornadoes will be likely from parts of central and . . . → Read More: Severe Weather Outbreak Likely Out West: KC Must Monitor This Closely Tonight

Mostly Dry From This Storm

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Good morning bloggers,

Kansas City Weather Time-Line:

Today: A Wind Advisory with winds gusting from the southwest up to nearly 50 mph at times this afternoon. There is a slight 20% chance of a brief shower or thunderstorm and we have to still watch them closely.  High:  78°
Tonight: Dry and windy with southwest to west winds 15-30 mph
Thursday: . . . → Read More: Mostly Dry From This Storm

Severe Weather Risks This Week

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Severe Weather Time-Line:

Daylight Hours Today:  The severe weather risk will be waiting on whether or not the cap will break before sunset.  If the cap breaks it will likely do so out near Dodge City, KS, and this would leave eastern Kansas dry for the Yankees/Royals game. The severe weather risk during the daylight hours . . . → Read More: Severe Weather Risks This Week

Looking At Rainfall In KC So Far This Month

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Kansas City Weather Time-Line:

Today: Sunny, breezy, & very warm. Almost hot. High: 87°
Tonight: Dry with no chance of rain and a low of 67°
Tuesday: Mostly sunny, breezy, and warm. High: 84°
Tuesday night-Wednesday: Thunderstorms are most likely Wednesday during the first half of the day. Most of Tuesday night looks dry.

The weather pattern is going . . . → Read More: Looking At Rainfall In KC So Far This Month

Here comes a great weekend

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It’s Friday Night In The Big Town!

This will be one of the nicest weekends this year with temperatures warming into the upper 70s Saturday and lower to middle 80s Sunday!

The 41 Action News weather team is on a long streak of being within 3 degrees. It may have gone one degree higher than this, but we . . . → Read More: Here comes a great weekend

Rain Will Stay South Of KC This Evening

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Remembering The “Non-Ice” Ice Storm & Comparing To Right Now In May

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A storm system is spinning into Kansas this morning.  The amount of rain that ended up being produced by this storm system is really what I was expecting to happen. The models had much higher amounts at times as this storm system approached . . . → Read More: Rain Will Stay South Of KC This Evening

Strong Thunderstorms Mess With The Evening Chances

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Good evening bloggers,

Thunderstorms moved through around 2:30 PM this afternoon with some wind gusts to over 40 mph. I didn’t see any hail reported, but I am sure there was some.  Now we are on the back side of this wave and we have sinking air. This will likely keep the thunderstorms from reforming at least . . . → Read More: Strong Thunderstorms Mess With The Evening Chances

The Incredible Cycling Weather Pattern & This Developing Storm System

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This approaching storm is likely going to struggle to produce the organized thunderstorms over eastern Kansas and western Missouri.  Remember the ice storm that didn’t quite come together near KC?  Today, we will look at the KC Weather Time-Line and the LRC. This storm system is directly related to the part of the pattern . . . → Read More: The Incredible Cycling Weather Pattern & This Developing Storm System