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Complex Saturday Storm System, No Snow Though

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Good Saturday bloggers,

This is the first weekend blog I have written this month where snow is not in the forecast. Now, there is a storm system and rain is likely. It is a complex system as our area is on the eastern and northern edge of the storm system.

An upper level low has been tracking east . . . → Read More: Complex Saturday Storm System, No Snow Though

Some Big Changes Are Showing Up

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Good morning bloggers,

The sun is shining on this Friday morning.  A storm system is approaching. And, the jet stream is showing a major shift to the north in the next few days. This northward shift would finally get winter to move out! It has been a long and cold April so far for many of us, . . . → Read More: Some Big Changes Are Showing Up

The Next Big Severe Weather Risk

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Good morning bloggers,

Surviving The Storm is on 41 Action News at 6:30 PM tonight:  We will discuss the dates when severe weather will set up, the spring forecast, new radar technology & much more! You can watch it streaming on KSHB.com

It has been one wild month of April.  The jet stream is showing signs of weakening . . . → Read More: The Next Big Severe Weather Risk

The Next Storm May Be Dry In KC Too

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Good morning bloggers,

Another snowstorm is tracking across South Dakota, Minnesota, and Iowa today, clipping northeastern Nebraska. This is a rather strong, but smaller scale storm system that is tracking rather rapidly to the east.  Here is the radar image from 7:45 AM this morning:

As this system spins into the Great Lakes states today, the next storm . . . → Read More: The Next Storm May Be Dry In KC Too

A Dry Storm For KC

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Good morning,

This wild April continues! I hope everyone is having a great start to this Tuesday.  As we go about our busy days, we have this storm to track. It is a dry storm for Kansas City, but anything but dry for areas just around a half state to the north.  Take a look at this . . . → Read More: A Dry Storm For KC

Record Breaking Cold April

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Good morning bloggers,

The wild April weather ride continues.  Take a look at these past 8 days.

The past 8 days in Kansas City:

Sunday, April 8:  High of 38° with 0.8″ of snow. Huge snowflakes!
Monday, April 9:  High of 42°
Tuesday, April 10:  High of 61°
Wednesday, April 11:  High of 80°
Thursday, April 12:  High of 82°
Friday, April 13:  High . . . → Read More: Record Breaking Cold April

Snow On Three Straight Sundays In April

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Good morning bloggers,

Were you up early like me on this Sunday morning. Here it is 4:30 AM and it is snowing. It is snowing enough to turn everything white outside and it is the third Sunday in a row with snow: April 1st, 8th, and 15th!  Without even checking records, I know this has never happened . . . → Read More: Snow On Three Straight Sundays In April

Crazy April Weather

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Good Saturday bloggers,

We have been tracking a large storm system across the middle part of the USA that has brought severe weather and a blizzard. This is the storm we have been targeting for weeks, using the LRC. It is the reason we chose April 13-17 for severe weather to occur from the eastern Plains to . . . → Read More: Crazy April Weather

Severe Thunderstorm Risk Today

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3:30 PM Update:

Tornado Watch!

A tornado watch was issued, and is in effect until 9 PM.  Let’s track this area of thunderstorms that formed early.  Will there be more development later?

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Good morning bloggers,

There is a risk of severe thunderstorms today. We always have to pay close attention to these risks. Tornadoes kill, and it is . . . → Read More: Severe Thunderstorm Risk Today

Severe Weather Risks, Most Likely Southeast Of KC

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Good morning bloggers,

A strong storm is developing as it crosses the western states and intensifies over the plains. The Storm Prediction Center and the National Weather Service are wording our severe weather risks strongly. And, I don’t blame them, as there are many ingredients seemingly coming together. But, remember, it is this years pattern. Near KC, . . . → Read More: Severe Weather Risks, Most Likely Southeast Of KC