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Missouri River Flooding & Rain Is In The Tuesday Forecast

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Good morning bloggers,

This picture shows the Missouri River flooding near Nebraska City.  The Missouri River will is reaching record high levels with major flooding now in progress over parts of Nebraska and Iowa with some developing just northwest of Kansas City.  River flooding is quite different from other types of flooding as it lasts much longer . . . → Read More: Missouri River Flooding & Rain Is In The Tuesday Forecast

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day bloggers,

The luck of the Irish is in full force today.  We are in for a mostly sunny day with a light wind and highs around 50°. The next storm arrives Tuesday and this could bring some heavy downpours.

If you are headed to the parade today it will be around 40° at 11 . . . → Read More: Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Great Weather for Parades!

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Good Saturday bloggers,

It is a weekend without a storm which seems like forever. But, due to all of the storm systems we are seeing significant river flooding. The Missouri river may set a record crest at Atchison on Tuesday of 31.8 feet, breaking the old record of 31.6 feet set in 1993. That is saying something.

There . . . → Read More: Great Weather for Parades!

Sensing Spring

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Good morning bloggers,

It’s Friday!  Well, we made it through winter.  I doubt we have had our last chance of snow, but the signs of spring have finally become loud and clear.  Kansas City has still not had a 65° day since October 30th, which is one of the most incredible records I have seen in a . . . → Read More: Sensing Spring

The Same Pattern Moves Closer To Spring

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Good morning bloggers,

We likely will not be adding to this total any time soon. As the days go by, the potential for snow accumulation will be going down. Now, we must also remember that Kansas City’s largest snowfall in recorded history is 25 inches on March 23, 1912 when 20.5″ of snow fell, with nearly 25″ . . . → Read More: The Same Pattern Moves Closer To Spring

A Major Storm Moves Out Over The Rockies & Into the Plains

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Good morning bloggers,

The highly anticipated storm system is now intensifying over the plains states this morning.  The pressure will drop low as low as it would be inside of a category 2 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale.  This is a synoptic scale mid-latitude storm, a major cyclone, and it will be centered over western Kansas later . . . → Read More: A Major Storm Moves Out Over The Rockies & Into the Plains

A Powerful Storm Develops Over The Plains

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Good morning bloggers,

I have been pretty busy with the KC Pet Telethon and a few other projects. The Telethon raised $125,000 for the Humane Society of Greater KC, and in my 19 years hosting the telethon with Windy, Stormy, Breezy, and now Sunny, we have raised over $2 million.  I am so proud that I have . . . → Read More: A Powerful Storm Develops Over The Plains

Nice March Day, Four Day Storm on the Way

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Good Monday bloggers,

This is one of the nicest days we have seen in weeks. The sun is out and it is not brutally cold. But, as you know, this pattern is crazy and active and our next storm arrives by Tuesday morning.

This is a slow-moving storm system that is picking up copious moisture from the Pacific . . . → Read More: Nice March Day, Four Day Storm on the Way

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