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Rain is Still Needed

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Good Sunday bloggers,

Some locations received some great rain on Saturday, while others were left dry. So, basically this is the same old story. The drought was not dented, so more rain is needed. There are chances the next 5-7 days, but you can probably guess what the trend in the data is showing.

Here are radar estimated . . . → Read More: Rain is Still Needed

The Heat Wave Breaks Today!

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Good Saturday bloggers,

The third heat wave of the season has ended. July 11-13, 2018 was the hottest three day stretch since July 24-26, 2012. Also, the 5 year 100° streak ended as well. So, today with highs mostly in the 80s it will feel much better. What would be even better is if we could end . . . → Read More: The Heat Wave Breaks Today!

The Heat Returns, The Rain Does Not

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Good Sunday bloggers,

I hope you had a chance to take in the morning lows in the 50s and low 60s, because the heat and humidity is on our doorstep. The next 5-7 days will have no shortage of heat, but a major shortage of rain as the same old pattern continues to cycle.

Let’s go through the . . . → Read More: The Heat Returns, The Rain Does Not

Wonderful Weekend Weather

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Good Saturday bloggers,

The good news is that drier air is moving in from the east as a surface high pressure is located over the Great Lakes. So, we are in for some great weather this weekend. The bad news is that there is no rain in the forecast. If we can’t get rain, at least it . . . → Read More: Wonderful Weekend Weather

The Heat Wave Breaks with cooler air here today!

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Good Sunday bloggers,

Some locations received some great rain, too much rain and not enough rain. Welcome to the 2018 weather pattern in our area. There was some severe weather and flash flooding Saturday. Let’s take a look at the reports and then we will look ahead to the 4th of July.

There was a corridor of severe . . . → Read More: The Heat Wave Breaks with cooler air here today!

A Cold Front is on the Way

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Good Saturday bloggers,

Today will be the third straight day with a high above 95°, which means we are having our second heat wave of the season. This will be a three day heat wave as a cold front arrives later tonight and drifts through Sunday. We will have a chance of thunderstorms, but as usual, not . . . → Read More: A Cold Front is on the Way

1753, 1604, 42

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Good Wednesday bloggers,

An almost five year streak may break today.  The numbers, in the title of this blog, represent weather streaks ongoing in Kansas City (officially). It has been almost 5 years since we reached 100°. This streak may end Thursday, but it will take a drop in the dew points to do so. The drier . . . → Read More: 1753, 1604, 42

Wow! Crazy Weather Day

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Good Tuesday night or Wednesday morning bloggers,

We went from partly cloudy, warm and humid at 11 AM to major thunderstorms 12-1 PM to sunny by 2 PM. The worst of the thunderstorms occurred south of I-70. The thunderstorms were moving east-southeast at 60 mph! The most damage occurred in Jackson county and there was a brief . . . → Read More: Wow! Crazy Weather Day

Several Chances of Thunderstorms, but this is 2018!

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Good Sunday bloggers,

Well we had another night where large clusters of thunderstorms missed our area. They have been tracking from eastern Colorado to eastern Oklahoma, reducing drought conditions in those locations. We may see a few showers and thunderstorms today, but our best chance is later tonight.

Let’s go through our latest thinking.

Early Sunday morning we were . . . → Read More: Several Chances of Thunderstorms, but this is 2018!

More Thunderstorm Chances, More of the Same?

Penner White Water

Good Saturday bloggers,

I was on vacation in Colorado and a had a great time. I went whitewater rafting for the first time and zip lined over the Royal Gorge, my first time zip lining. It was also firsts for my wife and son. Skyler said this trip has changed him. #thistriphaschangedme. We had a blast!

When I . . . → Read More: More Thunderstorm Chances, More of the Same?