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Temperatures Rise, Rain Chances Drop

Good Sunday bloggers,

Today will be warmer and more humid than Saturday, but highs will stay below 95°, so our heat wave does not start yet.  Remember, we need three consecutive days of 95° or higher to have a heat wave and it looks like tomorrow is day 1.

MONDAY: The “heat wave creating machine”, or anticyclone will be located over the western USA Monday, but the heat will begin to spread east into the Plains on Monday.  Thunderstorms will be most likely across the Great Lakes and upper Midwest as the jet stream and northwest flow is located up there.

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WEDNESDAY: The upper level high will elongate to the east and acquire a second circulation over the Tennessee Valley.  This will spread the heat east, putting our region well into the temperatures 95°+.  Thunderstorms will be found on the northern edge of the heat, mostly along and north of I-80.  So, this does help out much of the corn belt with stressful growing conditions, but Kansas and Missouri will be exceptions.

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FRIDAY: The anticyclone will grow, but become centered in the western USA once again.  This will put our region in north to northwest flow.  This will open the door next weekend to a possible cold front and some thunderstorms.  We do not have high confidence in this chance of rain, but it will be something to monitor through this hot and dry week.

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UPDATED RAINFALL FORECAST THROUGH THURSDAY: We will be far from seeing any measurable rain as we are under the influence of  the “heat wave creating machine.”  There will be some decent rain from Minnesota to Ohio with possibly some thunderstorms creeping into northern Missouri Monday.  The Dakotas are in a severe drought and rainfall in those locations will be piddly.

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The days since we have officially reached 100° counter has climbed to 1400 days!  We will make a run this week,  but at this time we feel we will fall short, but if Monday and Tuesday end up at 97°-99°, then Wednesday could be the day or even Tuesday.  If Monday and Tuesday end up being 94°-97°, then the streak will likely continue as the air mass is not quite hot enough.  100° or not, it will still be rather hot and below we will have some common and simple heat safety tips and reminders.

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Here is a look at the annual average number of fatalities in the USA due to severe weather.  Flooding is higher than tornadoes and when you add flooding and lightning, it is around double of tornadoes.  Flooding can be just as sudden and swift as a tornado, “Turn Around Don’t Drown.”

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Do you know what weather phenomena kills the most people per year in the USA?  It is heat with 131 fatalities on average per year, so this week be especially careful when out dealing with the heat.

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Here are some simple heat wave tips.  The biggest one is DO NOT leave the kids or pets in the car as temperatures inside can rise to 140° in 5-10 minutes.  Also, stay hydrated if you are outside for any length of time.

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We say stay hydrated and drink plenty of water, but here are some details on how much water you need.

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Have a great week and stay cool.

Jeff Penner

 

Heat Wave Watch

Good Saturday bloggers,

We have been targeting this next week for a potential heat wave for quite sometime based on the CPH (Cycling Pattern Hypothesis), and well it is on its way.  The anticyclone, upper level high, or also know as “The Heat Wave Creating Machine” will be heading out of the Rockies this week and extending into the middle of the USA.

Here is the upper level flow for today.   We are still in northwest flow which does keep the door open to thunderstorms, but there are no significant boundaries or disturbances around to generate organized activity.  The chance of rain is 10% or less, so we will leave the forecast dry.

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The upper level flow by Thursday will feature an upper level high in the Rockies, and a second center in the Tennessee Valley.  This means temperatures will be heating up and our first heat wave of the summer is likely.  The jet stream with its rain-making disturbances will be well to the north, flowing into the Great Lakes.

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Rainfall the next 5-7 days around here will be sparse with a few thunderstorms roaming northern Missouri.  The best rainfall will occur from Minnesota to Ohio as these locations are closer to the jet stream.  So, most of the corn belt will be in good shape this week with the exception being the southwest corner of the belt, our area.  Our region will be mostly dry with heat.

Also, it takes 1″ to 2″ of rain per week to keep your yard green, so the sprinklers will be a must if you want the yard to stay green.  One suggestion is to water just the front yard and let the back turn brown as it may be too hard and costly to try and keep up with the hot and dry conditions.  This is likely going to last at least 7-10 days.

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Now, let’s go through the forecast and get into what will likely be the first heat wave of the summer.

SATURDAY: This will be a great summer day with sunshine, light winds and highs around 90°.

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SUNDAY: The temperatures will be on the way up as we reach the low to mid 90s.  An isolated shower or thunderstorm is possible, but the chance of being affected is 10% or less.

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MONDAY MORNING: An organized cluster of thunderstorms will be likely from Wisconsin to northern Illinois, well to our northeast as this is where the jet stream energy is more prevalent.  We will start the day in the 70s.

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MONDAY AFTERNOON: The heat wave will likely begin as highs reach the mid to upper 90s.  The cold front to the north will stall, then retreat, bringing no relief to Kansas and Missouri.  A few thunderstorms may drift in Monday evening or night as they form to the north, but again, the chance of being affected is 10% or less.

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What is the definition of a heat wave?  Well, it is different for different parts of the country.  In Kansas City, it is three consecutive days of 95° or higher.

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It looks like day 1 is Monday as we are forecasting a high of 97°.  Our forecast for Tuesday is 98° and for Wednesday is 99°.  There will be a nice breeze each day, but it will not help much.

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As you can see we are going for highs of 97°, 98° and 99°.  So, reaching 100° is not out of the question.  We are holding off for two reasons.  The first is that let’s see how how hot it becomes during these three days, because if the dew points stay up it may only reach 94°-96°.  The second reason is the length of time since KC officially reached 100°. Do you know how long it has been?

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Yes, it has been awhile.  But, if you have been a regular reader of the blog, you know we have been saying our first 100° will occur this summer.  If it does not officially reach 100° next week, it will come darn close.

Have a great weekend,

Jeff Penner

Dry First Halves Of Months, Wet Second Halves!

Good morning bloggers,

It’s Friday! This holiday week likely left a few of us trying to figure out what day it was because the 4th of July fell on a Tuesday this year.  Next year it will fall on a Wednesday, and that will be interesting as well. I worked all week, so I know very well that it is FRIDAY!!! I am ready for the weekend.  Okay, so here I am babbling about the day of the week. Let’s look into this weather pattern.

Dry To Start Each Month In KC:

  • January 1st half:  0.65″      2nd half:  0.74″
  • February 1st half:  0.00″   2nd half:  0.06″
  • March 1st half:  0.42″        2nd half:  2.39″
  • April 1st half: 3.74″            2nd half:  2.90″
  • May 1st half:  0.89″            2nd half:  4.48″
  • June 1st half:  0.46″           2nd half:  5.97″
  • July 1st half:  0.27″             2nd half: ?
  • Total 1st half:  6.43″          2nd half:  13.64″

The first half of each month, with only one exception so far, has been much drier than the second half of each month. This is likely directly related to the fact that the patten is cycling in the 56-61 day range. A harmonic of that cycling pattern would be nearly on the scale of a month. And, another harmonic would be close to a half month. What is a harmonic fluctuation?  This was in my presentation that I made two weeks ago today.  In Astronomy, cycles are perfect. At the equator we have a 24 hour day and an equal 12 hour day and 12 hour night. So, a harmonic of one day would be a half day. You can go further and see the 1/4 harmonic at being from 6 AM to Noon and so on, or every six hours. These harmonics or mini cycles also exist within the cycling pattern that we are experiencing.

Here we are once again having a dry first half of July. We are now seven days in with no rain in sight at the moment and KCI Airport has only had 0.27″. KCI averages 4.45″ during July and last year 8.76″ fell during this month.  Last year, almost all of that rain fell during the first half of July, a very, very different weather pattern.

The Developing Weather Pattern:

Screen Shot 2017-07-07 at 7.30.59 AMThe upper level high, or anticyclone, is being modeled quite differently by the various computer models. What is likely going to happen is not being forecast by the past few GFS model runs. The European model solution is also likely flawed. What should happen is for this ridge to grow over the next few days, and then slide east across the plains by mid-next week, pop back up over the Rocky Mountains and then slide east again all the way to the east coast. The GFS model keeps the ridge over the west, and we believe that this model is not handling the ridge correctly at all.  You can see the forecast from this GFS model on the left, and you can see the forecast for the European model on the right:

Screen Shot 2017-07-07 at 7.29.43 AMThis European model solution shows the ridge forming and then ending up over the southeastern third of the nation. This is likely also flawed, but definitely a rather major heat wave developing solution.  The European model has had a very poor year in this cycling pattern. You likely haven’t heard much about this model in the past few months. Why? Because it has been so bad.  We only hear about this model when it wins and beats the other models. When it does poorly you will never hear about how it is doing. It is just this cycling pattern that has not been good for the European model, or really all of the models actually.

Anyway, let’s see how the models come in today. The weather across the nation is being dominated by this developing ridge right now, but get ready. The chance of July getting wet later this month across the plains is once again high. We already have experienced it in every month this year.

Thank you for spending a few minutes of your day reading the Action Weather Blog featuring Weather2020 and the Cycling Pattern Hypothesis.  Let us know if you have any questions. Have a great weekend.

Gary

Here Comes Some Heat

Good morning bloggers,

Is summer finally settling in? Well, sort of, as we just had a rather interesting July 4th storm system that has weakened and moved off to the east.  The high was only 79 degrees on July 4th and it was cloudy all day until the last 10 minutes of the day as the sun was visible as it was setting.  The rainfall total at KCI Airport is under 1/2″ so far this month, but for the year we are well above average. As soon as we moved into spring it got wet and it has yet to really stop. It hasn’t been excessive. There hasn’t been much flooding, but the rain has been consistent to bring us to this above average total.

Kansas City Rainfall:

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National Weather:

Screen Shot 2017-07-06 at 7.05.46 AMThere is an Excessive Heat Warning over a large part of the desert southwest. They experienced 125 degree heat a couple of weeks ago and the conditions are favorable for the temperatures to soar once again.  The “heat wave creating machine” has strengthened over the southwest and it is likely going to expand out into the plains states early next week. Summer seems to finally be settling in after a long battle with spring.  The anticyclone is the opposite of a storm system, or cyclone.  The flow around anticyclones is clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and the flow around cyclones is counterclockwise. This map below shows the 500 mb flow, around 18,000 feet up, with the center of this anticyclone forecast to be just north of the 4-corners states by Saturday. There is some northwest flow over the plains and Great Lakes states east of this ridge and a few thunderstorm complexes will likely form and track southeast.

 

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This second map shows the upper high moving out over eastern Colorado and out into the plains by Tuesday.  The jet stream lifts farther north and the heat will build stronger and spread east.

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Before the ridge moves out into the plains we have to monitor closely for some MCS (Mesoscale Convective System) activity.  Here is one of those systems southwest of KC on Saturday morning from one of the models.

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Have a great Thursday. Thank you for sharing in this weather experience.

Gary

The Summer Storm Drifts Across Missouri

Good morning bloggers,

The summer storm that impacted a few areas on Independence Day is still alive over Missouri today. Take a look at the surface forecast valid at 4 PM today:

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What you are looking at on this map above is the surface flow. It shows that most of the nation has a weak pressure gradient with light winds in most of the United States today.  The summer pattern of 2017 is fascinating, unique, and has been tough to forecast especially near KC.  Yesterday was certainly a very interesting weather day. The rain that did track near KC as the fireworks were going off was rather spotty and most activities and celebrations went on without much problem at all.  Now, this storm is still close enough for a few rain showers today before it heats up on Thursday.

Kansas City Weather Time-Line:

  • Today: Mostly cloudy with a few rain showers and a slight chance of a thunderstorm. Most of the rain will be south and east of I-35.  High: Near 80°
  • Thursday: Heating up. Mostly sunny with a few clouds during the afternoon. High:  90°

The Cycling Pattern and what is likely next:

LRC Cycle 5 July 6 2This map on the left shows this summer storm falling right into place over the Ohio Valley stretching positively tilted (northeast to southwest) into eastern Oklahoma.  This part of the pattern did not produce wide spread precipitation across the plains all previous cycles which shows the seasonal difference. A weak system in July can be wet, while weak systems in other seasons are more likely going to be drier.  Take a look at LRC Cycle 1 on the right:

LRC Cycle 1 November 12 ZoomThese two parts of the pattern are exactly 236 days apart of a 59 day cycle. It is quite obviously similar when you compare these two maps. The “same pattern but different” as Gary England (former Chief Meteorologist from KWTV in Oklahoma City) stated around a decade ago when he experienced our cycling pattern hypothesis. It just blew him away back then, but he said that it is not easy to keep track of, which is so right. You really have to find the cycling puzzle daily to stay on top of it. I posted the larger version the other day. So, what is ahead of us in this summer version of the cycling weather pattern?

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What happens next is going to be interesting. This next week will continue to follow the cycling pattern.  The anticyclone has formed and it is where it loves to live over the heat of the desert southwest. Phoenix, AZ averages around 7 inches of rain a year. One of those inches comes during July and the thunderstorms can be rather beautiful to watch develop over the mountains and deserts. The monsoon gets triggered once this anticyclone forms and the flow around it brings moisture to the area from the Gulf of Mexico and the Gulf of California, two warm bodies of water.  The monsoon then gets suppressed when the upper high gets too strong, like it did a couple of weeks ago when it was 122 degrees out there.  The monsoon is now showing signs of getting started.

Around the upper high the plains have what can be called the “rim of fire”, or the “ring of fire” where thunderstorm form and move southeast in northwest flow over the ridge. This has to be watched and monitored closely as well.  By next Wednesday the upper high is forecast to make a move out into the plains and this will be monitored for a possible heat wave.

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The heat is now forecast to potentially move out into the plains early next week. What happens with the upper ridge, anticyclone, next will be monitored closely. Will the ridge move east towards the east coast or back up into where it “wants to be” over the desert heat.  Let’s see how this evolves in the coming days.

Thank you for sharing with us on this weather blog.  Have a great day!

Gary

A July 4th Storm

Good morning & Happy Independence Day,

July 4th storm from Weather2020 on Vimeo.

Take a look at the time-lapse from Overland Park, KS this morning! This is good news for later today, but maybe not such good news for the morning 4th of July parades for the kids.

Kansas City Time-Line:

  • Now-Noon. Rain likely along and south of I-70, but it will drift north and weaken.  Temperatures near 70 degrees.
  • Noon – 5 PM:  Rain ending and some sun trying to come out. High  78-81 degrees with light winds
  • 5 PM – 10 PM: Only a 10% chance of thunderstorms or rain. It appears it will be dry for the evening and watch 41 Action News for details.

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This is a very slow moving disturbance that should begin falling apart by this afternoon. The rain was drifting north.  Happy Independence Day. We will keep you updated and thank you for sharing in this weather experience.

Gary

The Holiday Weather Forecast

Good morning bloggers,

Kansas City Weather Time-Line:

  • Today: Mostly sunny.  There will almost be no wind with a south breeze at 0 – 8 mph.  High:  89°
  • Tonight: A Clear Sky.  Any chance of an isolated thunderstorm is around 5%.  Low: 70°
  • 4th of July:  Mostly sunny with any chance of rain less than 10%.  High:  87°
  • Fireworks on Tuesday evening:  A few clouds. The chance of a thunderstorm forming is 40%.  Temperatures in the mid to upper 70s around 9 PM.

The Cycling Weather Pattern:

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The weather pattern is perfectly cycling in the 56-61 day range centered on 58 to 59 days as we have shown in dozens of incredible examples this year.  The pattern set up in October and it continues through September before a new and unique pattern sets up next October. It is quite obvious in this example above, and what is amazing is we can show the “same pattern” in each cycle. I used this example as cycle 1 matches up almost perfectly with cycle 5, or this week.

What to expect:

  • A major heat wave is likely going to form over the plains during the next ten days
  • 110° is possible over the western plains before the heat breaks
  • Kansas City may make a run at 100° during this first threat of the summer, but it may be tough due to all of the recent rain and how green everything is

If you look closely at this map comparison, you can see this weeks storm system moving by Indiana on both maps. This storm has been throwing our weather forecasts into the difficult territory for days. I was expecting a very good chance of thunderstorms around the 4th of July, but the system is weak and not quite coming together to bring KC that higher risk of messing up the holiday. In fact, the system appears to be taking a track that would keep the chances of rain low, and you can see that in my forecast at the top of this blog entry.

Feature #1 above is a rather large anticyclone, or heat wave generating machine.  This is now being forecast to grow in the next few days. How strong it becomes and where it tracks is somewhat in question. We have been anticipating this to form right after the 4th of July as discussed in the blog for months now.  It is right on schedule, but there are still many questions that remain.

Have a great day. Let’s see how the models trend and we can discuss in the comments section.

Gary

Tricky 4th of July Forecast

Good Sunday bloggers,

The forecast between this afternoon and Wednesday is quite a challenge, not in the fact that rain is likely, but on the timing and coverage.  So, let’s go through this forecast.

Kansas City Weather Timeline:

Now to 3 PM: Dry with highs warming to the mid and upper 80s.

3 PM to Midnight: 20% chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms as temperatures drop to the low 70s.  Below is the radar from 8:25 AM Sunday and the thunderstorms in KS will most likely not reach us, but the area in southeast Nebraska and far northern Missouri must be watched for this 3 PM to midnight time frame. It is showing signs of wanting to drop southeast.

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Monday: 40%  chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms.  This day is looking a bit drier than it has in past runs of data.

4th of July: 60% chance of showers and thunderstorms.  It is not set in stone that fireworks time will be a wash out.

Here is the upper level flow for Tuesday-Wednesday.  You can see a small system near KC and the anticyclone, “heat wave creating machine”, in the southwest USA which may have an impact on our weather in about 7 days, but first we are dealing with a small storm system forming over Missouri.

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Here is a close in version of the above upper level flow.  You can see the system is right near KC on Wednesday, which means it is close enough on Tuesday to impact the fourth.

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SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Our data shows just a few showers and thunderstorms around, but the coverage may be a bit higher, especially from KC north and northwest.  Highs will be in the 80s.

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SUNDAY NIGHT: There will likely be small clusters of thunderstorms roaming the Plains and this data has the location to the west of KC.  These clusters could easily be located 100 miles farther east or west from the location shown below.

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MONDAY MORNING: It looks like the thunderstorm clusters will be moving away, but this does not mean some rain won’t be lingering around.

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MONDAY AFTERNOON:  We will be turning our attention to the next chances of showers and thunderstorms as the next series of disturbances head this way.  This data has the next thunderstorm area to the north, but again, it may be just about anywhere within 100-200 miles of KC.  The reason this is such a difficult forecast is that thunderstorms will be formed by any disturbance moving by and since there are numerous disturbances to track it makes it hard to pick out the best rain locations more than 6-12 hours in advance.

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4TH OF JULY DAYTIME: The areas of rain may become more widespread as the main system approaches.  The timing and location of the best chances of rain will be determined on Tuesday as again the forecast is a challenge.

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4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS TIME: The main system will be rather close, so rain is likely, but again if the upper low is a bit faster, or in a different location, then the best rain areas will shift around and it could be dry Tuesday evening.  This is why we want to say, “don’t push the panic button yet”, but that being said we have big concerns for a wet 4th of July.

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FIREWORKS FORECAST: Right now we are at at 40% chance of thunderstorms for the evening of the fourth.  This is highly subject to change as we have discussed above.

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Rainfall totals through Wednesday will likely be 1″ to 4″.  The exact location of the heaviest rain is still uncertain. but let’s hope it is not located in northern Missouri.

Have a happy and safe 4th of July weekend.  Don’t drink and drive and keep an eye to the sky.

Jeff Penner

4th of July Weekend Forecast Update

Good Saturday bloggers,

The 4th of July weekend is here and it is starting great, but we simply cannot keep rain out of the forecast through Tuesday.  Before we get to the forecast, it is July 1st, or better known as “June Statistics Day!”

The month was drier than average on the 28th, then we had a series of deluges that brought the month, officially, to 1.20″ above average.  Some locations across northern Missouri received 6″ to 10″ of rain making streams, rivers and creeks quite swollen, so this break in the rain is much needed.

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Now, let’s get to the complex holiday weekend forecast.  We will go day by day.

TODAY: The weather will be spectacular as we have a surface high pressure in control.  Remember, wind blows clockwise and away from high pressure as the air sinks.  So, we get some great weather and with a light west to northwest breeze the humidity will be a bit in check with highs in the low to mid 80s.

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SUNDAY MORNING: The surface high pressure will remain in control, so it will be dry with lows in the 60s.  A few showers and thunderstorms will be well northwest, west and south.

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SUNDAY AFTERNOON: This will be, in general, a nice day with highs in the 80s as the humidity increases.  There will be a good chance of showers and thunderstorms to the south, possibly impacting the lake of the Ozarks.  A few of those downpours may try to creep north to I-70 later in the day.  There will also be some thunderstorms along I-80.

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Then for Monday and Tuesday we have some issues as a series of disturbances track in from the Rockies.  One of them will evolve into a small storm system, impacting the 4th of July.  This is the upper level flow for Tuesday and you can see a small upper low in Iowa.  This is going to create areas of rain and thunderstorms to all locations.  Now, this being said, it will not make for all day rains and it still could be nice for evening fireworks.  It is all going to depend on the track and speed of the upper low.

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Here is the latest data for Monday and Tuesday.

MONDAY MORNING: A zone of rain and thunderstorms will be set up from Nebraska to the Tennessee Valley.  There is a good chance of rain in our area at this time, especially south and west.  Severe weather will be a minimal issue.

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MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING: This data has a new flare up of thunderstorms, however, the best rain chance for Monday is during the morning.  Severe weather will be a minimal issue at this time as well.

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4TH OF JULY MORNING: This is the time for the best chance of heavy thunderstorms as the upper low gets close.  We do not expect much severe weather, but flooding may be an issue. This cluster of heavy downpours will exit by afternoon.

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4TH OF JULY EVENING: The big question is….Will new thunderstorms form? There is a chance as the upper low may be in Iowa.  If the upper low is farther southwest, then we will have an increased chance for a fireworks washout.  If the low is more progressive and farther east, then we will likely be in good shape.  The current data is neither here nor there, so we will just have to keep updating this as we get closer.

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Our Tuesday forecast for now, is going to be optimistic for fireworks time with a 60% chance of thunderstorms during the day, dropping to 20% during the evening.  Again, this is not set in stone.

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Also, even without all day rain Monday and Tuesday it is not going to be very good for the pool or lake.

There is also a DRUNK DRIVING WATCH in effect in memory of Nathan McDuffy and all those who have lost their lives or got injured in drunk driving accidents.  Please DO NOT drink and drive, call a cab or Uber.

Have a happy and safe holiday weekend.

Jeff

 

A Look Into The 4th of July Holiday Weekend Forecast

Good morning bloggers,

Whew, what a few days across the plains states.  A wet summer pattern has set up and it isn’t ending anytime real soon. There is another storm system that is cycling through that fits our Cycling Pattern Hypothesis well.  This next system is due in early next week and we will take a look at it today. Let’s begin with a look at the two day storm rainfall totals.

Rainfall Amounts from the past two days:

  • Overland Park, KS:  3.13″
  • KCI Airport:  3.05″

Sunny The Weather Dog poses this morning underneath the huge anvil shield from the latest large MCS (Mesoscale Convective System):

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This system was weakening with a line of thunderstorms still active over the northwestern corner of Arkansas that you can see with the stronger enhancement in that area.

The Cycling Weather Pattern:

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The upper level flow today shows a strong summer time trough (the black dashed line) swinging over the plains and Rocky Mountains. This part of the cycling pattern has created low heights and the only anticyclones are over the oceans. The anticyclone is the opposite of a cyclone. A cyclone is a low pressure or low height system and an anticyclone is a high pressure or high height system. If it is at the surface we can all it a high pressure area, but aloft on the map above we call it a high height system because the pressure is actually the same on every line you see on this map above. This is the 500 mb map from this morning and the lines actually represent the level where the pressure is 500 mb. For example look at the farthest south line over Oklahoma with the little wiggle in it which is a reflection of the MCS. This line is the 588 decameter line. The pressure is 500 mb 5,880 meters above the ground in that location.  Look at North Dakota now. That line is the 570 decameter line, or the pressure is also 500 mb but at a lower height, 5,700 meters above the ground.  The anticyclones are north of Hawaii, over the Atlantic Ocean, and over the Arctic Ocean. At this time of the year you would expect these to be building over land areas and not the oceans. The cycling pattern according to my hypothesis is dominating this part of the pattern to force this set up.

Now, look at what is forecast to happen next:

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On this map above you can see an anticyclone, or high height area, building over the 4-Corners states. A little upper low, or cyclone aloft, is forecast to develop right over Kansas City by next Wednesday. This is a very weak system, but at this time of the year these very weak systems can be very, very wet.

Here is one rainfall forecast from the European Model for the 24 hours ending at 7 PM July 4th:

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Thank you for spending a few minutes of your day reading the Action Weather Blog featuring Weather2020 and the Cycling Weather Pattern. Let us know if you have any questions. We are opening comments today on this blog. And, you can also discuss the cycling pattern over on the Weather 2020 blog as well. Have a great day.

 

Gary