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Dry Spell to Deluge

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Good Sunday,

We had a strong cold front move through Saturday night and it made it’s presence known as we had a night of very heavy thunderstorms in Kansas City.  The good news is that the rest of the day will be mostly dry with highs around 70°.

Here are the radar estimated rainfall totals from last night, . . . → Read More: Dry Spell to Deluge

Increasing Thunderstorm Chances

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Good Saturday,

We have not seen measurable rain since August 27th, a 20 day dry spell, including today.  Yes, the Indians winning streak ended before our dry spell, and the Royals are mathematically in it, so there is a chance.  The Chiefs have a big game on Sunday and will it rain for the game?  We will . . . → Read More: Increasing Thunderstorm Chances

All of a Sudden…We Need Rain

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Good Wednesday bloggers,

January to March were quite dry, despite being more active in March (March was 0.44″ above average).  Then, April through August were quite wet, but it was regionally misleading as drought conditions formed all around eastern Kansas and western Missouri.

Here is the latest drought monitor and you can see southern Iowa south to St. . . . → Read More: All of a Sudden…We Need Rain

Irma Heading to Florida & Dry KC

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Good Saturday,

We continue to track powerful hurricane Irma.  We will have the latest on Irma and end with a look the forecast for KC.

The tropics remain active and Irma’s friend Katia is history as she moved into Mexico last night.  We still have Jose and Irma, both category 4 hurricanes. Jose is now turning north into . . . → Read More: Irma Heading to Florida & Dry KC

Labor Day Cold Front and Irma Update

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Good Sunday bloggers,

The weather has been great for Labor Day weekend 2017 and it will continue today and Labor Day even as a cold front moves by Monday afternoon.  Irma is now a category 3, moving west at about 15 mph and about 1100 miles east of Puerto Rico.

We will go through the weather change the . . . → Read More: Labor Day Cold Front and Irma Update

Hurricane Irma and Labor Day Weekend

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Good Saturday bloggers,

It is hard to believe, but Labor Day weekend is here.  Where does the time go?  We will go day by day through the holiday weekend, but first we will have an update on the tropics.

TROPICAL UPDATE:

Harvey is FINALLY falling apart as he moves towards New England. As of early Saturday morning Harvey was . . . → Read More: Hurricane Irma and Labor Day Weekend

Sunday T-Storms and Severe Harvey Flooding

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Good Sunday bloggers,

We have one main day of thunderstorms during the next 7 days and it happens to be today.  We have not had good timing on our rainy days this week.  Remember the day of the eclipse?  And now today, when there are all kinds of outdoor events.  Let’s time out the rain for today.

KC . . . → Read More: Sunday T-Storms and Severe Harvey Flooding

Harvey and Sunday KC T-Storms

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Good Saturday,

Hurricane Harvey made landfall Friday night around 830 PM as a Category 4.  The last time a Category 4 made a USA landfall was August 13, 2004 in Cayo Costa, FL. That was hurricane Charley.

Before we get into the Kansas City weekend forecast let’s talk tropical weather.  Hurricane season runs from June 1st to November . . . → Read More: Harvey and Sunday KC T-Storms

Thunderstorms, Heat and a Total Solar Eclipse

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Good Sunday,

We have a much going on in the weather department as we are tracking chances of thunderstorms, heat and a three hour period Monday that has a total solar eclipse and we do not want thunderstorms for those hours.  We will take you through this afternoon through Tuesday morning and just look how much will . . . → Read More: Thunderstorms, Heat and a Total Solar Eclipse

Thunderstorm Chances and Eclipse Forecast

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Good Saturday,

We have an important forecast for Monday as we experience the rare total solar eclipse.  Before we get to that we have a weekend forecast and there is a chance of thunderstorms Sunday.

So, let’s go through the forecast.

SATURDAY: This is going to be a great day to head to the pool with sunshine, highs around . . . → Read More: Thunderstorm Chances and Eclipse Forecast