A Series Of Five Storm Systems In The Next Two Weeks


Good morning bloggers,

A series of storm systems will begin targeting the plains states within the next week. This will bring an increasing chance of severe thunderstorms, and a chance of flooding rains, and even some late season snow farther north.

The first “BOMB CYCLONE” within this years LRC happened on March 12th.  If you remember, it was . . . → Read More: A Series Of Five Storm Systems In The Next Two Weeks

A nice start to the week


Good morning bloggers,

There were thunderstorms approaching KC before sunrise, and then they fell apart.  These clouds were left behind, and they were close to becoming new thunderstorms. Instead, they were just some pretty clouds that Sunny The Weather Dog posed for in this picture.  These are convective clouds that are called altocumulus clouds.  Since there were . . . → Read More: A nice start to the week

A Two Part Storm System


Happy Easter bloggers,

It was a beautiful sunrise here in KC for Easter 2019. Today will be a warm day, but it will become quite windy with south wind gusts 40-45 mph.

We are tracking a two part storm system that will affect our weather Monday through Wednesday.

TODAY: It will be partly to mostly sunny, windy and warm with . . . → Read More: A Two Part Storm System

Happy Easter and Passover


Good Saturday bloggers,

Last year it snowed on Easter Sunday. That will not be the case this year as we are looking at some great weather. This will be a good day to head out to Nebraska Furniture Mart for Severe Weather Awareness Day.

You can meet the weather team, myself, Gary, Lindsey and Gerard. We will have . . . → Read More: Happy Easter and Passover

Great Weekend Forecast


Good morning bloggers,

It is Passover/Easter weekend.  The weather looks fantastic and it is a great chance for you to meet our weather team.  We will be out at the Nebraska Furniture Mart at 11 AM with Sunny The Weather Dog.  Gerard is bringing Storm Tracker. Our entire weather team will be there including Lindsey Anderson, Jeff . . . → Read More: Great Weekend Forecast

The LRC Produces For The Fifth Time

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Good morning bloggers,

What we experienced last night was pretty fascinating to watch unfold.  I was on the air at 6 PM explaining what would happen, and then it followed what I expected to develop.  On the air I explained, “the cold front will pass through Kansas City, and then it will interact with a storm aloft . . . → Read More: The LRC Produces For The Fifth Time

KC Is On The Edge Of This Storm


Good morning bloggers,

There is a large risk of severe thunderstorms for portions of the plains, and Kansas City is on the northern edge of this risk.  An upper level storm is forecast to be over western Texas by late this afternoon.  This map below shows the flow aloft around 18,000 feet above us. Look at the . . . → Read More: KC Is On The Edge Of This Storm

A Moisture Tongue


Good morning bloggers,

Moisture is surging north from the Gulf of Mexico and it is forming into what meteorologists named “the moisture tongue” many years ago.  The dew points can appear to be in the shape of a tongue, as you can imagine below:

This is the forecast dew point profile valid tomorrow morning, and then the map . . . → Read More: A Moisture Tongue

Looking Into The Mid-Week Storm


Good morning bloggers

Severe weather season is now underway and we just had an active two days. Take a look at the severe weather reports from Saturday and Sunday:

There were 33 tornado reports Saturday and then 2 yesterday with mostly wind damage reports on Sunday.  Another storm is approaching and there will be surge of warm and . . . → Read More: Looking Into The Mid-Week Storm

Snow In Central Missouri & Severe Weather Risks This week


Good morning bloggers,

This is how the day started here at 41 Action News.  It was snowing from Columbia, MO south to the Lake of the Ozarks. This band of snow has now zipped off to the northeast, and this storm will produce another day of severe weather:

After this system moves off the east coast, our attention . . . → Read More: Snow In Central Missouri & Severe Weather Risks This week