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A Tropical Storm Is Forming & It May Send Moisture To KC

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Good morning bloggers,

Happy Labor Day!  I will be working at KSHB-TV this evening and we will be tracking a developing tropical storm.  The national radar shows the developing tropical system just southeast of Miami, Fl. Also quite noticeable is a band of rain and thunderstorms extending across Kansas and Iowa and then east to near Chicago, . . . → Read More: A Tropical Storm Is Forming & It May Send Moisture To KC

Looking Into September & Tropical Development

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A rather interesting weather pattern is setting up for the first week of September.  There will be a tropical connection forming in the next several days that may end up increasing our chances for rain over the holiday weekend.  The tropics are becoming active as predicted it would be by Weather2020 this week 8 . . . → Read More: Looking Into September & Tropical Development

A Look Into The Next Few Chances Of Thunderstorms

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As August is inching towards its ending, we are finally getting some more consistent rainfalls.  Today’s thunderstorms had more organization than most complexes of thunderstorms that have struggled in our region this entire season.

Kansas City was just north of the center of this MCS (Mesoscale Convective System).  The thunderstorms continued into the late afternoon . . . → Read More: A Look Into The Next Few Chances Of Thunderstorms

Rare Morning Thunderstorm Moving Into KC & A Look At The Gulf Tropical Potential

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Good morning bloggers,

Well, we haven’t had many mornings like this one.  Here come some thunderstorms.  We will blog later this morning after this moves by.  Here is the radar as of 6:30 AM:

There are more thunderstorms behind the leading edge. This is an evolving complex of thunderstorms as a disturbance moves through this morning. A warm . . . → Read More: Rare Morning Thunderstorm Moving Into KC & A Look At The Gulf Tropical Potential

Look At The Euro Model For Next Weeks Hurricane & Extreme Humidity Will Fuel Thunderstorms

Euro Day 8 Forecast Valid September 5

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Let’s begin with the title of this blog. How does the LRC help a forecast? Weather2020 knows what the weather pattern will look like hours, days, weeks, and months before it happens.  Conditions will become favorable for the Atlantic basin to become active next week.  Now, exactly what will happen is obviously just beginning . . . → Read More: Look At The Euro Model For Next Weeks Hurricane & Extreme Humidity Will Fuel Thunderstorms

High Based Thunderstorms To Start The Week

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The week begins with high based thunderstorms on this Monday morning.  Sunny The Weather Dog posed for this picture with the altocumulus bases, around 9,000 feet up, and a few rain shafts, and even a little rainbow:

The past few days have had a high of 93° Saturday, 90° Sunday, and today will likely reach . . . → Read More: High Based Thunderstorms To Start The Week

Hurricane Lane – Hawaii – Florida – Hot Surge

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While a surge of hot air is about to sweep across the plains, Hawaii is still bracing for the affects of Hurricane Lane.  We will also look out to Labor Day weekend where Weather2020 had made a forecast for a potential hurricane to threaten Florida.  The latest models are hinting at tropical storm formation . . . → Read More: Hurricane Lane – Hawaii – Florida – Hot Surge

Rain Is Heading Into KC & A Look Into Major Hurricane Lane

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Good morning bloggers,

A rather large area of rain was inching eastward towards Kansas City this morning.  The temperature dropped to 59° in Kansas City this morning. This means that some rather dry air is off to the north and east of KC, and this will help slow the northeast penetration of the rain.  It will make . . . → Read More: Rain Is Heading Into KC & A Look Into Major Hurricane Lane

Major Hurricane Lane Is Now A Category 5 Storm

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Good morning bloggers,

Major Category 5 Hurricane Lane is going to take a turn to the north northwest on Thursday.  This major hurricane will have significant impacts on Hawaii.

Hurricane Warnings are now in effect for the big island first with Honolulu now in a rare Hurricane Watch. Only four tropical systems have made landfall on Hawaii since . . . → Read More: Major Hurricane Lane Is Now A Category 5 Storm

Christmas In August & Hurricane Lane Threatens Hawaii

LRC Comparison Christmast Week & August

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Major Hurricane Lane with 150 mph sustained winds with gusts to 190 mph is going to make a strong turn towards Hawaii.  This tops the weather news today.  In a comment yesterday I explained how we are in the same pattern as we move through August into September.  The new LRC evolves from the . . . → Read More: Christmas In August & Hurricane Lane Threatens Hawaii