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A great, Good Friday!

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Good Friday morning bloggers,

Michelle Apon here and I’ve have some wonderfully warm weather to tell you about.  Plus, details on the rain/storm chances for the end of the weekend.

Gorgeous and Great Good Friday:  A warm front will lift through the area and to reflect that, daytime high temperatures will reach the upper 60s to near 70°.  . . . → Read More: A great, Good Friday!

Rainfall In The Past Five Years

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Good morning bloggers,

As we search for some rain today we have had a big problem with getting above average rainfall for years. Our last above average year for precipitation came in 2010, which came after a wet 2009:

After 2010 it has been a struggle.  Take a look at the last three years:

If you add in this . . . → Read More: Rainfall In The Past Five Years

The Weather Pattern Is Still A Dry One

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Good morning bloggers,

We have had some rain and snow in recent weeks, but the overall precipitation has been rather low. KCI Airport has one of the lower totals, but it still represents the below average precipitation that has fallen in most areas. There was that one wet storm that produced significant flooding in areas southeast of . . . → Read More: The Weather Pattern Is Still A Dry One

BBBBRRRRRR….

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Good Morning Bloggers!

This is Kalee writing this morning.  Who got up to see the “Blood Moon”?  If you did then post a picture if you took one.  My picture is really bad, so I’m not going to post it here, but I will post this picture I took as the moon was setting this morning on . . . → Read More: BBBBRRRRRR….

Freeze Warning!

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Good morning bloggers,

There is a FREEZE WARNING for a hard freeze that is likely tonight.  Temperatures are already near freezing tonight as this latest cold blast arrives in the wake of yesterday’s storm system, and it will drop into the lower to middle 20s tonight.

Snow! Yes, a day after a strong line of thunderstorms moved through . . . → Read More: Freeze Warning!

Severe T-Storm Watch & Snow Is In The Forecast

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Good afternoon bloggers,

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect the rest of the afternoon until 7 PM this evening. There may be a few severe thunderstorms with hail 1″ in diameter the main risk type. There may be a few thunderstorms that end up having some larger hail. The main threat this afternoon and evening may . . . → Read More: Severe T-Storm Watch & Snow Is In The Forecast

Rain & Severe Potential Today

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Good morning bloggers,

It is the morning of the Pet Telethon. Crystle Lampitt and I are hosting the 14th annual Kansas City Pet Telethon on 38 The Spot from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM. That responsibility alone is a huge task on a Sunday. They have been preparing for this telethon for a year that benefits the . . . → Read More: Rain & Severe Potential Today

Warming Up Today, Thunderstorms Sunday

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Good morning bloggers,

A storm system will be approaching us tonight and Sunday.  The front is timed to move through Sunday afternoon and evening and there is still some question on the exact timing. Right now I favor a slightly faster solution which would bring the front through KC around 4:30 PM Sunday.  Here is one Powercast . . . → Read More: Warming Up Today, Thunderstorms Sunday

Timing Of The Front Is Critical

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Good evening bloggers, and Happy Friday Night In The Big Town!

The timing of the cold front is varying from model run to model run, and this is a very important factor for where the heaviest rain from the thunderstorms will be located.  The new data is coming in late this afternoon and I am about to . . . → Read More: Timing Of The Front Is Critical

Another Complex Weekend Forecast

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Good morning bloggers,

There is a lot to go over today and we will begin with our rainfall deficit:

Rainfall is below average for the month, and below average for the year!

At this time of the year you can either catch up on rainfall fast, or you can fall much farther below average rather quickly.  There is a . . . → Read More: Another Complex Weekend Forecast