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Two Storm Systems To Track

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Good morning bloggers,

In Kansas City it has been cloudy for quite a long time.  There has been no sun at all since last Thursday, so today is our sixth straight completely cloudy day.  We have had rain, snow, fog, and not a lot of wind.  And, there has yet to be an Arctic blast this season.  . . . → Read More: Two Storm Systems To Track

A Major Winter Storm Is In The Late Week Forecast

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Good morning bloggers,

DENSE FOG ADVISORY!  Dense fog will lift by mid-late morning, and temperatures have been rising all night!

Arctic Blast Watch!  A Major Winter Storm is likely going to form Friday and track across the plains Friday night and Saturday into the Mississippi River Valley.  An Arctic air mass will blast south in the wake of this major . . . → Read More: A Major Winter Storm Is In The Late Week Forecast

What Just Happened In Kansas City, And, What Is Next?

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A Major Winter Storm just blasted Kansas City with 4″ to 12″ of snow.  Yes, a few spots reached 1 foot of snow.   And, with temperatures near 32 degrees for the duration of the snow event, it was a wet heavy snow that became so heavy that trees came crashing down.  Some of . . . → Read More: What Just Happened In Kansas City, And, What Is Next?

Winter Storm Warning: Here it comes….update

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Good evening bloggers,

Here comes a band of heavy snow. The snowfall rates may reach one to two inches per hour.    And, I just updated the snowfall forecast, tweaking it up a bit.

This is a quick update, as it has been busy here in the forecast center.  I will check in later.

Gary

A Major Winter Storm Approaches

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Good morning bloggers,

A major winter storm is developing today over the southern and central plains.  The heaviest snow is likely near I-70 between Columbia, MO and St. Louis.  Farther west, there is a rather big challenge and battle between the models. Of all of the main models, not including the short range models which have a . . . → Read More: A Major Winter Storm Approaches

A Winter Storm Develops On Friday

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Good morning bloggers,

A winter storm will be developing on Friday.  There are still a lot of questions for what exactly will be happening, and with a huge NFL playoff game being played in Kansas City at Arrowhead Stadium the pressure is on the weather forecasters to get quite specific.  When it comes to forecasting snow, the . . . → Read More: A Winter Storm Develops On Friday

The LRC & This Developing Storm

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Good morning bloggers,

Here we go again!  In some winter seasons, 2009-2010 winter & 2010-2011 winter, we get blasted by big winter storm systems and we are so fulfilled as weather enthusiasts it is like winning the Super Bowl.  Not that those of us in Kansas City know what that feels like, and I am talking Super . . . → Read More: The LRC & This Developing Storm

A Look Into The End Of The Week Set-Up

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Good morning bloggers,

There is a chance of snow on Friday night into Saturday morning.  The part of the LRC, the cycling pattern that created the conditions favorable for Kansas City’s first 3″ snow accumulation from one storm in almost five years, is cycling back through later this week into this weekend.  I will say this again, . . . → Read More: A Look Into The End Of The Week Set-Up

The Storm Is Beginning To Show Up On The Models

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Good morning bloggers,

The cycling pattern, the LRC,is right on schedule today and what happens in the next few days will be quite important for the weather forecast this weekend. The Kansas City Chiefs host a playoff game at Arrowhead Stadium Saturday afternoon at 3:30 PM, and suddenly some of the models have snow and rain near . . . → Read More: The Storm Is Beginning To Show Up On The Models

A Big Weekend Warm Up

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Good morning bloggers,

There will be a big weekend warm up across the plains, and there is a chance of some snow melting cooled air approaching from the south on Sunday.  Around 5″ of snow fell in Oklahoma City yesterday.  Who is jealous of this:

In KC, we have had 0.5″ of snow since the blizzard on November . . . → Read More: A Big Weekend Warm Up