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Tracking Today’s Storm & The Bigger Picture

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Good morning bloggers,

A storm system is tracking across southern Kansas this morning. This is the upper level storm that I am talking about and you can clearly see this on the infrared satellite picture this morning. Take a look:

The upper level low was near Dodge City, KS early this morning and this system will be tracking . . . → Read More: Tracking Today’s Storm & The Bigger Picture

A Developing Cyclone

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Good morning bloggers,

Kansas City Weather Time-Line:

Today:  Increasing clouds after a sunny start. Northeast winds 10-17 mph. High:  73°
Tonight: Rain likely with a nearly 100% chance by midnight. There is a chance of a thunderstorm. Low:  50°
Tuesday:  Cloudy and much colder with light rain or drizzle lingering into the afternoon. North winds with temperatures dropping into the . . . → Read More: A Developing Cyclone

Tracking Three Weather Features

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Good Sunday bloggers,

We are tracking three weather features, two storm systems and Nate. Nate is rapidly weakening, but the remnants will track over New York City on Monday, so there may very well be flight delays.  Storm system #1 is racing northeast through eastern Canada and this was the system that affected the Plains and Midwest . . . → Read More: Tracking Three Weather Features

Two Storm Systems and a Hurricane

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Good Saturday bloggers,

We are having an active start to October and the very early stages of the new weather pattern that is now evolving.  We are tracking two storm systems and unbelievably another USA land falling hurricane.

Here is a look at Hurricane Nate and storm system #1 as of early Saturday morning.

Let’s focus on storm system . . . → Read More: Two Storm Systems and a Hurricane

Watch the beginning of this years cycling pattern

Good morning bloggers,

Kansas City Weather Time-Line:

This morning: A few rain showers and mostly cloudy.  South winds 5-15 mph.  The chance of measurable rain is 60% early, then dropping to 20% by noon. Temperatures warming into the 70s.
This afternoon: The chance of rain goes down to near zero.  South winds 10-20 mph, warm and muggy, with a . . . → Read More: Watch the beginning of this years cycling pattern

Flawed Winter Forecasts Issued Too Early

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Good afternoon bloggers,

Here is a winter forecast issued by ACCU weather, respected by many, not so much by myself.  The cycling weather pattern that we will be experiencing over the winter and through next September is just now beginning.  Day 1 of this next years pattern is likely happening in these next few days. So, how . . . → Read More: Flawed Winter Forecasts Issued Too Early

The 2017-2018 Cycling Weather Pattern Is Beginning To Form

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Good morning bloggers,

I am still at Hilton Head Island here in South Carolina. We rented bikes and on our way to lunch yesterday we rode by this baby alligator. It was really only three feet long and maybe the mommy alligator was near by, so we were very careful.  This large lizard, can we call it . . . → Read More: The 2017-2018 Cycling Weather Pattern Is Beginning To Form

Wavering Front & Oh No, Nate?

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Happy Tuesday bloggers,

A cold front is slowly moving southeast across the Plains and will drift through KC tonight with a few showers and thunderstorms, but we do not expect a big rain event.   This front is pretty strong as it separates low 60s from low 80s, but the upper levels today are not set up for . . . → Read More: Wavering Front & Oh No, Nate?

Increasing Rain Chances

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Good Monday bloggers,

We are having a very not October like day with highs in the 80s and high humidity.  A fall change is not that far away, but it is going to have a very tough time arriving.  The front separating the summer and fall air is heading southeast, but will stall.  Let’s go through the . . . → Read More: Increasing Rain Chances

Hello October!

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Happy Sunday,

It is hard to believe that it is October! Since this is the first day of the month, it is the previous month’s statistics day.  So, here is a look back at September 2017.

AVERAGE HIGH: 81.6

AVERAGE LOW: 60.6

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE: 71.1 (+2.9) August was 71.8, so September comes in barely cooler than August, but as of . . . → Read More: Hello October!