10-20-18 Central Plains Saturday Update: Windy conditions expected in IA today…drier pattern lingers through early next week. I.

10-20-18 Central Plains Saturday Update: Windy conditions expected in IA today…drier pattern lingers through early next week. I.

Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska
Good morning everyone! A beautiful weekend is on tap for the whole region as high pressure dominates the weather pattern. Sunny skies will prevail for the vast majority of the region today, including NE, KS and MO while a storm system over the Great Lakes region will help to keep some areas of clouds around in IA. Precipitation chances remain quite low over IA due to the presence of dry air. However, there may be a spotty shower in northeastern IA through the early afternoon hours as the pocket of colder air swings through the Great Lakes.  IA will see…
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10-19-18 Central Plains: Showers exit west to east today….dry pattern through early next week…some rain possibilities mid/late next week. N.

10-19-18 Central Plains: Showers exit west to east today….dry pattern through early next week…some rain possibilities mid/late next week. N.

becks, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska
Video: http://youtu.be/InF45jz2oyg?hd=1 Forecast radar and cloud coverage from 9am this morning to 7am CDT Saturday: Light showers will shift to eastern Iowa and across Missouri this morning, with the steadiest rains affecting southwest Missouri this morning.  The last 3 county rows in Missouri will see the most numerous rain coverage through the course of the day.  By mid-afternoon the main rain coverage will be south of I-44 in Missouri, with patchy drizzle from southeast Iowa into central Missouri.  Rain chances will linger into the southeast sections of Missouri through the evening, exiting the boot heel beyond midnight: Temperatures warm up…
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10-18-18 Central Plains Afternoon Update: Tracking shower chances as they progress eastward through Friday. I.

10-18-18 Central Plains Afternoon Update: Tracking shower chances as they progress eastward through Friday. I.

Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska
Good afternoon everyone! This will be a quick update regarding rain chances through Friday. A weaker disturbance is lifting out of the Southern Plains into the southwestern portions of the area as of 3:45pm CDT. The energy associated with this disturbance will progress further northeast into the region overnight, providing shower chances. These rains will lift off to the east as Friday progresses, with most shower activity out and drier weather returning once more into this weekend.  Simulated radar through 1am CDT Saturday: Light showers continue to work in across southern KS with a batch of rain exiting western KS…
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10-18-18 Central Plains: A few showers tonight into Friday – dry weekend ahead. N.

10-18-18 Central Plains: A few showers tonight into Friday – dry weekend ahead. N.

becks, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska
Video: http://youtu.be/V85SYLxRIuY?hd=1 Forecast radar from 10am to 10pm today shows light showers working in across central/western Kansas northward into portions of Nebraska today....other-wise areas further east see another beautiful day.  Forecast radar from 1am tonight to 10pm Friday shows showers expanding northeast overnight, the steadiest rains confined across southeast Kansas and the southern half of Missouri late tonight into Friday.  By Friday afternoon, showers will be confined to areas mainly along and southeast of I-44 in Missouri.  Clearing skies work in from west to east Friday.     Total rainfall will be very light for many areas under a tenth…
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10-17-18 Central Plains: Calm/sunny day ahead…. shower chances late Thursday through Friday followed by a dry weekend. N.

10-17-18 Central Plains: Calm/sunny day ahead…. shower chances late Thursday through Friday followed by a dry weekend. N.

becks, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska
Video: http://youtu.be/GnEFXg8B-Qw?hd=1 Great weather day ahead with high pressure leading to light winds area-wide along with plenty of sunshine.  Our next disturbance will work in from the southwest bringing a few showers to western Kansas tonight, with the light showers spreading into central Kansas and possibly southeast Nebraska Thursday.  Areas in Iowa and Missouri remain dry tomorrow.  A front approaching from the northwest will help enhance light shower activity into Iowa, Kansas, and Missouri Thursday night into Friday, shifting southeast through the day,   Rainfall through Friday evening:  Areas across the southeast half of Kansas into Missouri could see 0.2"…
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10-16-18 Central Plains: Staying dry through mid-week…a couple late week showers before a very nice weekend. N.

10-16-18 Central Plains: Staying dry through mid-week…a couple late week showers before a very nice weekend. N.

becks, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska
Video: http://youtu.be/DhFm-1y6sAA?hd=1 Light showers will work into Kansas on Thursday afternoon, spreading northeast Thursday night into Friday.  The best rain risks during this time remain south of I-70 in Kansas/Missouri, but patchy showers will work across eastern Nebraska through Iowa Thursday night into Friday. Rainfall potential through Friday night: Areas south of I-70 could see 0.1"-0.3" Thursday night through Friday, while areas north see less than a tenth inch in general.  High pressure builds in across the region Saturday-Sunday leading to abundant sunshine.  Far northeast Iowa may get clipped with a rain/snow shower Saturday, but most of this activity stays…
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10-15-18 Central Plains: Rather dry week expected – a bit warmer by mid-week! N.

becks, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska
Video: http://youtu.be/6tZuWuZ_jFo?hd=1 Very cold air continues to filter into the region this morning.  Rain showers continue in far southeast Missouri, otherwise most areas are dry.   Check out the snowfall analysis over the past 48 hours:  Swath of 3-6" fell from Omaha to south of Hastings, NE, with additional heavier bands in north/western Nebraska.  Lighter snows of 0.5"-3" (in general) across central/northwest Kansas into northwest Iowa.  Kansas City had it's earliest measurable snow every recorded on Sunday (0.20").   Much of the region will see lots of sunshine build in today, with areas across southeast Missouri staying socked in with…
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10-14-18 Central Plains Afternoon Update: Rain and snow to push eastward tonight…freeze risks likely for many Monday morning. I.

10-14-18 Central Plains Afternoon Update: Rain and snow to push eastward tonight…freeze risks likely for many Monday morning. I.

Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska
Good afternoon everyone! A swath of light snow stretching from north-central IA southwestward through north-central KS continues to trek eastward as of 12:10pm CDT. Another area of light snow is also working out of northeastern CO along the western border of NE and KS. To the southeast of these snows, areas of rain are still falling southeast of Omaha, NE southward into eastern KS. These snows will continue through the afternoon and evening hours, still spreading south and eastward with time.  Simulated radar through 10am CDT Monday: A gradual transition to snow is still expected for places just east of the convection…
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