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A Very Cold Start To November & A Chance Of Saturday Night Snow

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Good morning bloggers,

The National Weather Service Tweeted this out yesterday, “There have only been 3 times in KC’s 131-year history that we have had 3 measurable snow events by the 12th of November.  1898, 1992 and 2018!”.   How much snow fell in the other two winters before now?  I just checked and 38.8″ fell in . . . → Read More: A Very Cold Start To November & A Chance Of Saturday Night Snow

Winter Forecast 2018-2019

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Good morning bloggers,

Our winter forecast will be presented on 41 Action News (KSHB.COM) tonight at 10 PM.  Here is the link to our story that was just posted online:  Winter Weather Forecast On KSHB.com  And, here is the link to the Weather2020 blog:  Join the weather conversation at Weather2020.com

Here are a couple of graphics from our winter . . . → Read More: Winter Forecast 2018-2019

Snow Is In The Forecast Again!

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Good morning bloggers,

The winter forecast will be coming out on Thursday night.  We have already made a few conclusions, and then there is still a lot more we will learn in the coming weeks.  Let’s continue our discussion later in the week.  In the mean time look at what is forecast to happen later tonight:

An upper . . . → Read More: Snow Is In The Forecast Again!

Winter Forecast In Two Days

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Good morning bloggers,

The Snowflake Contest ended at 10:33 AM on the Plaza.  Our weather team measured the one inch, and than another half inch fell in the next hour as a band of snow was nearly stationary right over Kansas City.  This puts the Plaza up to 1.8″ this season already, while a few spots south . . . → Read More: Winter Forecast In Two Days

A Snowy Morning In Kansas City

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Good morning bloggers,

I was up all night monitoring this interesting development, and the snow has finally made it all the way up to I-70 and it is still expanding a bit farther north.  This time, temperatures are below freezing and it will stick to just about everything.  The road temperatures were just below 32 degrees, so . . . → Read More: A Snowy Morning In Kansas City

Snow Likely Tonight

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Happy Veterans day bloggers,

Thank you to all the veterans for your service.

We are tracking a large and wet storm system that will affect the southern Plains today through Monday. The northern edge will affect the I-70 corridor tonight into Monday. There will be a range of weather conditions across the area, so let’s go through the . . . → Read More: Snow Likely Tonight

More Snow Before the Weekend is Over?

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Good Saturday bloggers,

The low this morning was 9°. Let’s put this into perspective. The record low was 19° and the average low is 37°. The average high is 56°. So, we are running close to 30° below average.

Now we turn our attention to the next chance of precipitation. A large, wet storm system will be forming . . . → Read More: More Snow Before the Weekend is Over?

Windy & Cold With A Few Snow Showers

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Good morning bloggers,

For me, it was quite disappointing, and I will get over it.  Many of you had the 1″ to 2″ of snow, and even a few spots had 4 to 5 inches just two to three counties to the south and southeast. The bands of heavier snow set up to the south and west . . . → Read More: Windy & Cold With A Few Snow Showers

Anticipation Is Building: 100% Chance Of Snow

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Afternoon Update:

Look at this large area of snow at around 1:30 PM.  How long has it been since we experienced anything like this? Now, we have some things to accomplish; 1) The ending of the snowflake contest on November 8th this year, and 2)  Getting three inches to accumulate to end an almost five year streak. . . . → Read More: Anticipation Is Building: 100% Chance Of Snow

The Historic Kansas City Snow Drought Is Still In Progress

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Afternoon update:

The data continues to come in with mixed signals on snowfall totals. I have not identified an organized wave, so I am not convinced of any higher totals.  There may be a thin band that has amounts more the 2″, and we will identify this location by morning.

So, I would like you to let me . . . → Read More: The Historic Kansas City Snow Drought Is Still In Progress