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100% Chance Of Snow Saturday Night

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Good morning,

Today, a Winter Storm is moving through the lower Great Lakes. There are many flight cancellations as Chicago is getting hit and it extends to Detroit.  This storm will zip by, and then there is another one, this weekend, forming farther to the southwest.  Would you be shocked if this weekends storm ended up producing . . . → Read More: 100% Chance Of Snow Saturday Night

Will It Snow Or Miss This Weekend?

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Good morning bloggers,

This lonely snowman took an entire yard of snow to make, but it is the biggest snow man I have seen in KC in at least two or three years:

It has been over four years now without even one storm producing 3″ of snow in a calendar day. A record that is now longer . . . → Read More: Will It Snow Or Miss This Weekend?

What Happened & What’s Next?

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Good morning bloggers,

Well, let’s be realistic and honest here. And, most of you know I don’t hold back, and I share with you just about everything, if you ask.  Yesterday was not good for meteorologists in Kansas City.  I am a bit surprised at the lack of snow, but the warning signs were there.  Just look . . . → Read More: What Happened & What’s Next?

The Accurate Forecast From Five Days Ago: We Will Likely Be Missed By Tuesdays Storm

Good afternoon bloggers,

The new data is in, and there is still a chance of a dusting to 2″ near KC, but most likely nothing to a dusting is the better forecast.  We know this five days ago. Watch this video, and read the previous blog for more details.

Video Showing The Accurate Forecast From 5 Days Ago:

A . . . → Read More: The Accurate Forecast From Five Days Ago: We Will Likely Be Missed By Tuesdays Storm

Snow Chances & Models

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Good morning bloggers,

Kansas City Weather Timeline:

Today:  Mostly cloudy and dry. The snow will stay north and west of KC. High: 21°
Tonight:  There is a 90% chance of snow with a dusting to 2″ possible before midnight. This would form in a band from northeast to southwest between 6 PM and 10 PM.

Kansas City awakens to a . . . → Read More: Snow Chances & Models

Will Tuesday’s Storm Hit Or Miss?

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Good morning bloggers,

Sunday was a rather fun day to track the weather. An area of snow tracked in from the northwest on Sunday morning. By 5 AM, Jeff Penner and I discussed the likely track of this system right over KC. It was like an MCS (Meso-scale Convective System), or complex of thunderstorms. The snow came . . . → Read More: Will Tuesday’s Storm Hit Or Miss?

The Trend is Up On Super Bowl Sunday

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Good Super Bowl Sunday bloggers,

Well, maybe just maybe we have some exciting weather to discuss. The first sign comes today;  Snow is heading towards KC at 7:30 this morning and it appears it will hold together.  The second sign; there is a trend in the models that is good, and it fits the LRC, as if . . . → Read More: The Trend is Up On Super Bowl Sunday

Three and Out, Punt

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Good Saturday bloggers,

We are monitoring three storm systems the next five days and all have potential to bring snow to our area. However, we know what has been happening this season and the previous three winters. The first two systems will be incomplete, so will the third system be a first down, touchdown or dropped pass?

Now we have . . . → Read More: Three and Out, Punt

The Snow Struggle Continues

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Good morning bloggers,

Seven years ago today there was an epic snowstorm over Missouri with a few spots receiving over 20 inches of snow. 23″ fell around Warrensburg, MO, just southeast of Kansas City, while KC received from 9 to 12 inches snow. That storm system produced more snow in those two days, February 1-2, 2011, than . . . → Read More: The Snow Struggle Continues

Try Not To Get Too Excited About Snow Yet

Good morning bloggers,

Kansas City Weather Timeline:

Today:  Mostly cloudy with a few snowflakes possible this morning. Much colder and windy. Temperatures dropping into the 20s this morning. High: 32°
Friday:  Partly cloudy and warmer again with winds returning to the southeast. High:  35°
Saturday:  Mostly sunny with high clouds increasing.  South winds 10-20 mph. High:  50°
Super Bowl Sunday:  A . . . → Read More: Try Not To Get Too Excited About Snow Yet