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It’s Not Quite Ground Hog Day Yet

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Good morning bloggers,

It’s not quite Ground Hog Day, but it is approaching. We are living through the “same pattern” over and over again. Is it any shock that we are still waiting for our first major winter storm? Is it any shock that Amarillo, TX continues to be rain and snow free for over 100 days . . . → Read More: It’s Not Quite Ground Hog Day Yet

Winter’s Reality Returns Tonight

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Good Sunday bloggers,

We have seen some pretty decent weather the last few days, very unlike the end of January.  That all changes later today and tonight as a strong cold front and disturbance head our way from the north and northwest. Now, it will warm up Tuesday and Wednesday before more sustained cold settles in. Also, . . . → Read More: Winter’s Reality Returns Tonight

Two Chances of Snow

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Good Saturday bloggers,

Friday the high was 59° with a peak wind gust at KCI of 49 mph! Today will be a few degrees cooler with winds 40 mph less, so we are looking at a very nice day.

This weather can’t last forever this time of year, no matter what the LRC has in store for us. . . . → Read More: Two Chances of Snow

A Friday Weather Synopsis

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It’s Friday bloggers,

I will be live at Kansas City Royals Fanfest today at 4, 5, 6, and 6:30 during our newscasts.  I hope to see everyone there. Come up and say hello. We can talk about weather and sports.  Then, I am there again manning our booth with Sunny the Weather Dog on Saturday from 11 . . . → Read More: A Friday Weather Synopsis

Looking At The Cycling Pattern

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Good morning bloggers,

The weather pattern continues to cycle regularly, so what is next. We know! The pattern in late October moving into November, that we experienced in the first cycle of this years pattern, has returned. So, we know what the pattern will likely look like, and the models are coming into line as you can . . . → Read More: Looking At The Cycling Pattern

Six Snowfalls In The Last Month In Kansas City

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Good morning bloggers,

What did I say last night on 41Action News?  I said that Arctic air has retreated north, but it is very, very cold up in Canada and it will blast down a few more times this season between now and early March, and this has to end up helping set the stage for that . . . → Read More: Six Snowfalls In The Last Month In Kansas City

Amarillo, TX: 100 Days With No Rain Or Snow

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Good morning bloggers,

While we sit here in KC and are getting just enough winter weather to satisfy some of us weather enthusiasts, we must think about what is going on not that far away. There are parts of the plains states that are reaching historic levels of dryness for a winter season:

It has not rained or . . . → Read More: Amarillo, TX: 100 Days With No Rain Or Snow

Thunderstorms and Snowflakes On January 22nd

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Good morning bloggers,

Kansas City Weather Timeline:

Today:  Cloudy with some rain and snow showers! Temperature in the 30s, staying just above freezing all day.
Tonight: Rain changing to snow and ending. A dusting to 1/2″ is possible. Windy and cold. Low: 20s  Some black ice may be a sneaky problem.
Tuesday:  Mostly sunny with a high of 39°

Sometimes we . . . → Read More: Thunderstorms and Snowflakes On January 22nd

Blizzard, High Wind, Fire, Severe Weather

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Good Sunday bloggers,

We are tracking one heck of a storm system that will move from the southwest USA to Kansas to the Great Lakes today and Monday. There are watches and warnings for just about any weather you can imagine, however, eastern Kansas and western Missouri are taking a direct hit from the dry slot. This . . . → Read More: Blizzard, High Wind, Fire, Severe Weather

Another Storm System, Another Miss

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Good Saturday bloggers,

I wish I had better news for the weather enthusiasts, but we are going to take a direct hit from the dry slot of the storm system. This is the least precipitation producing part of a functional storm system. It is not just KC that is having these issues.  Since, the new LRC started . . . → Read More: Another Storm System, Another Miss