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Two Calm Days, then a Four Day Storm

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Good Sunday bloggers,

We are in for two days without precipitation and temperatures at or a bit below average. The bottom line is that we are in for two consecutive tolerable weather days. It has been awhile. The streak of nice weather will end at two days as our next storm approaches. The storm Saturday was in . . . → Read More: Two Calm Days, then a Four Day Storm

Rain, Wind, Brief Warm Up and a Second Storm

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Good Saturday bloggers,

We have an interesting day of weather as a strong storm system tracks across the Plains. We are having periods of rain and a few thunderstorms this morning with temperatures around 40°. Then, a small warm sector will race by between about noon and 2 PM. This will take temperatures to around 60° for . . . → Read More: Rain, Wind, Brief Warm Up and a Second Storm

Tracking Three More Storm Systems

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Good Wednesday bloggers,

Gary mentioned five storm systems the next 15 days. We will go over three of those that will occur in the next 7 days. First, this morning, we dropped to the single digits in many locations. Could this be the last day of the season that we drop that low? We could still see . . . → Read More: Tracking Three More Storm Systems

The 23rd Winter Event

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Good Saturday bloggers,

Here we go again. Our next and 23rd winter event that has required some kind of treatment from salting to shoveling arrives tonight. If you have plans today and this evening the roads will be dry as the snow does not start until midnight to 2 AM. Now, once it starts, the roads will . . . → Read More: The 23rd Winter Event

Nonstop Winter, Tracking 4 Systems and Arctic Blast

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Good Tuesday bloggers,

The active winter weather continues as we are now tracking 4 systems and an Arctic blast. Since the new pattern began it has been quite active. When you look at the total rainfall (includes melted ice/snow) since October 5th we are around 10″ above average.

Let’s go through this next round of active weather.

TUESDAY AFTERNOON: . . . → Read More: Nonstop Winter, Tracking 4 Systems and Arctic Blast

Two Down, One to Go

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Good Sunday bloggers,

The second system is over after producing around 1/2″ of snow north of I-70 and a dusting of snow with freezing drizzle south of the river. There was some freezing drizzle north of the river as well. Also, the event started in all areas with a band of sleet/graupel and snow showers. KCI received . . . → Read More: Two Down, One to Go

One Down, Two to Go

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Good Saturday bloggers,

We are in an incredibly active weather pattern. The next storm system, the second in the recent series, arrives later today. The third system arrives later Tuesday. This may be the biggest of the three. Mother Nature can be all things, and this morning she was beautiful as the sun rose through breaks in . . . → Read More: One Down, Two to Go

On to the Next System

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Good Sunday bloggers,

As Gary blogged earlier, this first system formed a bit farther north than we were thinking. 1/2″ to 2″ of snow occurred in northern Missouri while the KC area received a period of freezing rain/drizzle. Any untreated surfaces will be slick, especially the surfaces that already had ice on them. Surface conditions will improve . . . → Read More: On to the Next System

Winter Weather Advisory, Active Weather

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Good Saturday bloggers,

Our next winter event arrives after midnight tonight as a Winter Weather Advisory has been put in effect for all of Missouri and extreme eastern Kansas. This is being caused by warmer and more moist air racing north along with a disturbance or two heading northeast from the Pacific Ocean. The disturbances are being . . . → Read More: Winter Weather Advisory, Active Weather

Winter Returns Monday, Tricky Forecast

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Good Sunday bloggers,

Sunday is starting 60 degrees warmer than it was Wednesday morning.  When you factor in the wind chill it is 80 degrees warmer! We are in for another big change as colder air heads south at the same time a series of storm systems come in from the Pacific Ocean, track east into the . . . → Read More: Winter Returns Monday, Tricky Forecast