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Missouri River Flooding & Rain Is In The Tuesday Forecast

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This picture shows the Missouri River flooding near Nebraska City.  The Missouri River will is reaching record high levels with major flooding now in progress over parts of Nebraska and Iowa with some developing just northwest of Kansas City.  River flooding is quite different from other types of flooding as it lasts much longer . . . → Read More: Missouri River Flooding & Rain Is In The Tuesday Forecast

Sensing Spring

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It’s Friday!  Well, we made it through winter.  I doubt we have had our last chance of snow, but the signs of spring have finally become loud and clear.  Kansas City has still not had a 65° day since October 30th, which is one of the most incredible records I have seen in a . . . → Read More: Sensing Spring

The Same Pattern Moves Closer To Spring

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We likely will not be adding to this total any time soon. As the days go by, the potential for snow accumulation will be going down. Now, we must also remember that Kansas City’s largest snowfall in recorded history is 25 inches on March 23, 1912 when 20.5″ of snow fell, with nearly 25″ . . . → Read More: The Same Pattern Moves Closer To Spring

A Major Storm Moves Out Over The Rockies & Into the Plains

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The highly anticipated storm system is now intensifying over the plains states this morning.  The pressure will drop low as low as it would be inside of a category 2 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale.  This is a synoptic scale mid-latitude storm, a major cyclone, and it will be centered over western Kansas later . . . → Read More: A Major Storm Moves Out Over The Rockies & Into the Plains

A Powerful Storm Develops Over The Plains

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I have been pretty busy with the KC Pet Telethon and a few other projects. The Telethon raised $125,000 for the Humane Society of Greater KC, and in my 19 years hosting the telethon with Windy, Stormy, Breezy, and now Sunny, we have raised over $2 million.  I am so proud that I have . . . → Read More: A Powerful Storm Develops Over The Plains

Two Strong Storm Systems Are Lining Up

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This was our vision of the dominant storm track for the winter.  This is the dominant storm track that we shared with you in November for the winter season, and now we are moving into spring.   The same pattern will continues, as described by the LRC, through this spring and summer and all . . . → Read More: Two Strong Storm Systems Are Lining Up

A Wet Seven Days Is In The Forecast

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A friend sent me an email yesterday morning, or maybe it was a Facebook message as now a days the communication comes from all over the place.  A writer for the Kansas City Star wrote a story about our winter weather forecast we issued last fall and mentioned the LRC many times. Take a . . . → Read More: A Wet Seven Days Is In The Forecast

Five Storm Systems In The Next 15 Days

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The cycling pattern according to the LRC supports five storm systems in the next 15 days.  A few of these storm systems will likely be quite strong, and  a couple of weaker ones will track across the nation as well. The next storm system is moving into the west coast tonight into Wednesday and . . . → Read More: Five Storm Systems In The Next 15 Days

Let’s Look Ahead On This Frigid March Morning

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Sunny The Weather Dog shows us some of the March 4th stats.  Kansas City International Airport was in a heavier snow band early Sunday morning and the official snowfall total has come in at 2.8″.  This puts KC up to just under 30″ for the season. Does anyone think this is our last snowfall? . . . → Read More: Let’s Look Ahead On This Frigid March Morning

Tracking Today’s Snowstorm

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It is 2:40 AM and I just got 5 hours of sleep, and now Sunny The Weather Dog and I are ready to take in this snowstorm, and enjoy it to its fullest.  The first snowflakes will begin falling in Kansas City before 4 AM, and the disturbance is taking a nice track to . . . → Read More: Tracking Today’s Snowstorm