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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

Oklahoma Storm System

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Good morning bloggers,

This current storm system is tracking across the southern plains this morning. And, in this picture below, you can tell that it was over the desert southwest yesterday.  This is just east of Tucson, Arizona. A rare sight in the desert.

This storm is now tracking into Oklahoma, and the forecast for them is quite . . . → Read More: Oklahoma Storm System

A Look Into What Created The Blizzard Conditions In November

2018 Stats

Good morning bloggers,

As you can see above, Kansas City’s highest temperature in 2018 was 100°, the first 100° day in almost five years.  The lowest temperature was 11° below zero, and that happened on New Year’s Day.  Almost half of the yearly snowfall fell on November 25th and that part of the pattern is about to . . . → Read More: A Look Into What Created The Blizzard Conditions In November

Happy New Year

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Happy New Year,

We hope everyone had a safe New Year’s Eve.  It is a cold start to 2019, and it is far warmer than it was a year ago.  This morning drop to around 15 degrees is 26 degrees warmer than it was a year ago.  Another big warming trend is in the forecast later this . . . → Read More: Happy New Year

The Top Weather Events Of 2018 & A New Year’s Eve Storm

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Good morning bloggers,

A storm system, that was over Mexico yesterday, is now tracking right over eastern Kansas and western Missouri today.  An Arctic front is also on the move and heading this way.  And, let’s take a look at the top weather events of 2018.  Let’s begin with today’s storm system:

A large area of rain is . . . → Read More: The Top Weather Events Of 2018 & A New Year’s Eve Storm

A New Year’s Eve Arctic Blast & A Look Into A Possible January Storm

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Good morning bloggers,

The weather frustration has been increasing for many of us as we wait for our next chance of snow.  It has snowed on eleven different days so far this season, and yet only 0.5″ in December.  8.3″ has fallen so far, remember, so I recommend patience.  There were a few light snow shower bands . . . → Read More: A New Year’s Eve Arctic Blast & A Look Into A Possible January Storm

An Arctic Blast On New Year’s Eve

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Good morning bloggers,

A wet storm is now exiting the area.  Rainfall amounts reached over an inch in most spots.  At KCI Airport there was 1.10″ putting the December total up to 2.15″, and the 2018 total up to 39.85″, or just 0.15″ shy of 40 inches of rain for the year.  How much rain did you . . . → Read More: An Arctic Blast On New Year’s Eve

A Storm Is Approaching & What Do You Think Were The Top Weather Events Of 2018

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Good morning bloggers,

We hope everyone had a great Christmas.  New Years Day is now less than a week away.  There is a lot to track in our exciting weather pattern as the year comes to a close.  Before we get started, I have this question:  What were the top five weather events of 2018 in Kansas . . . → Read More: A Storm Is Approaching & What Do You Think Were The Top Weather Events Of 2018

Merry Christmas: Snow Moves Into Saturday’s Forecast

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Merry Christmas Bloggers,

A strong storm is developing over the southwestern United States today. Snow levels are dropping over Southern California, and as this storm ejects out into the plains states, a major snow storm is likely over parts of the northern and central plains.

This map above shows the strong surface cyclone located near Omaha, NE on . . . → Read More: Merry Christmas: Snow Moves Into Saturday’s Forecast

Christmas Eve Thoughts & Possible Snowflakes Tonight

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Good morning,

On this Christmas Eve there is a disturbance moving towards Kansas City.  There is a 60% chance of rain this evening as Santa begins his trip from the North Pole.  It will be snowing around 2,000 feet above the surface tonight, but the temperatures near the ground will be closer to 38 to 41 degrees. . . . → Read More: Christmas Eve Thoughts & Possible Snowflakes Tonight