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Holiday Weekend Forecast

Good morning bloggers,

Kansas City Holiday Weather Time-Line:

Today: An absolutely gorgeous day. High: 76° with a south breeze around 15 mph
Tonight: A 10% chance of a thunderstorm around 4 AM. So, this likely means it will be dry in most locations. Low: 63°
Friday: Mostly sunny and warm. Southeast winds switching to the northeast at around 10 mph. . . . → Read More: Holiday Weekend Forecast

A Look Into The Holiday Weekend Forecast

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Good morning Weather2020 bloggers,

Kansas City Weather Time-Line:

Today:  A brief shower or two is likely in a few spots, but most areas will stay dry. The showers are near the state line this morning. High:  65°
Thursday: A gorgeous day with no chance of rain. High:  75°
Friday:  A slight chance of morning thunderstorms. There is a chance something . . . → Read More: A Look Into The Holiday Weekend Forecast

Quickly Changing Weather

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Good Tuesday,

We are tracking a developing storm system for today and Wednesday and another for the Memorial day weekend.  These systems will lead to quickly changing weather not just day to day, but hour to hour.  So, let’s go through this crazy forecast.

TUESDAY MORNING: The main system is located in southwestern Minnesota.  There have been countless . . . → Read More: Quickly Changing Weather

Nothing Like Six Years Ago Today

Good morning bloggers,

Six years ago today was one of the worst tornado days in our weather history.  Joplin Missouri was blasted by an EF-5 tornado that killed 158 people and produced a $2.8 billion disaster.  The wind speeds in that tornado likely were well over 300 mph and the tornado was 1 mile wide. This was . . . → Read More: Nothing Like Six Years Ago Today

Looking Into Memorial Day Weekend

Good morning bloggers,

Kansas City Weather Time-Line (Looking into Memorial Day weekend):

Today:  A gorgeous day as we are in the circulation around the big storm moving into Canada.  In winter this would have been a colder breezy day. The May version brings us gorgeous weather after a cool start. This evening will be gorgeous. High: 70°
Monday:  A . . . → Read More: Looking Into Memorial Day Weekend

Current Storm Exits, One More to Track

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Good Saturday,

This was one heck of a storm system, but our region lucked out as we dodged any serious severe weather.  If Friday was in the 70s instead of the 60s,  we would have had some significant weather issues.  The storm on Saturday morning was moving into Nebraska where there has been some wet snow!

The storm . . . → Read More: Current Storm Exits, One More to Track

Excessive Rainfall Possible

Good evening bloggers,

This is Jeff Penner with an update:

We have been tracking two storm systems this week the first one is now in eastern Canada.  This was the system from Wednesday, now we are dealing with the second storm system and this is much bigger.  So, let’s get into the forecast as it is a complex . . . → Read More: Excessive Rainfall Possible

Severe Weather Outbreak Likely Out West: KC Must Monitor This Closely Tonight

Good morning bloggers,

A Severe Weather Outbreak Is Likely

From The Storm Prediction Center:  “An Outbreak Of Severe Thunderstorms with tornadoes, very large hail, and wind damage is expected to develop across parts of the southern and central plains from this afternoon into this evening and overnight. Strong long-track tornadoes will be likely from parts of central and . . . → Read More: Severe Weather Outbreak Likely Out West: KC Must Monitor This Closely Tonight

Mostly Dry From This Storm

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Good morning bloggers,

Kansas City Weather Time-Line:

Today: A Wind Advisory with winds gusting from the southwest up to nearly 50 mph at times this afternoon. There is a slight 20% chance of a brief shower or thunderstorm and we have to still watch them closely.  High:  78°
Tonight: Dry and windy with southwest to west winds 15-30 mph
Thursday: . . . → Read More: Mostly Dry From This Storm

Severe Weather Risks This Week

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Good morning,

Severe Weather Time-Line:

Daylight Hours Today:  The severe weather risk will be waiting on whether or not the cap will break before sunset.  If the cap breaks it will likely do so out near Dodge City, KS, and this would leave eastern Kansas dry for the Yankees/Royals game. The severe weather risk during the daylight hours . . . → Read More: Severe Weather Risks This Week