4-13-18 KS/IA/MO Short Term: Latest on severe storm threat evolving this evening. N.

4-13-18 KS/IA/MO Short Term: Latest on severe storm threat evolving this evening. N.

Radar at 3:15PM CDT: Watching a line of storms rapidly developing over eastern Kansas along a dry-line boundary...also note storms rapidly developing across southwest Iowa. Tornado watches are up for eastern Kansas, southwest Iowa, and western Missouri until 9 to 10pm CDT.  Note the timestamp on the graphic below is in eastern time. Here is how the storms evolve through the evening via the simulated radar.  Time-frame of this animation is from now (3pm CDT) to 6am Saturday.  Dangerous storms will continue to erupt from eastern Kansas to southwest Iowa between now to 8pm.  Feel that the worst of the…
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4-13-18 Nebraska/Iowa/Kansas Forecast: Latest on the severe storm threat today and severe blizzard conditions set to impact the region! N.

4-13-18 Nebraska/Iowa/Kansas Forecast: Latest on the severe storm threat today and severe blizzard conditions set to impact the region! N.

Video: http://youtu.be/1p-X2XJKdyU?hd=1 Slight to enhanced severe storm threat from central Iowa south to far eastern Kansas and Missouri.   Here is our snowfall impact forecast for the area: Data in excellent agreement regarding snow totals.  Large area of a foot or more from west central and northern Nebraska.  Areas of 18-24"+ possible near the South Dakota border.  High temperatures over the next 4 days: Low temperatures over the next 4 days....extremely cold over the snow pack in the single digits for Sunday and Monday mornings...isolated pockets approaching 0º. Much warmer relatively speaking where snow isn't laid down across southeast Iowa and the rest…
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4-12-18 Central Plains Forecast: Latest details on major storm set to impact the region Friday-Sunday.  N.

4-12-18 Central Plains Forecast: Latest details on major storm set to impact the region Friday-Sunday. N.

Video: http://youtu.be/DJzECK6MDD0?hd=1 What to expect: Timing out this storm: Highest severe weather threat in southwest Missouri and southeast Kansas....but can also get enhanced isolated tornado threat across southwest Iowa with enhanced directional shear near the low pressure center.  Large hail and damaging winds also a threat...evolving into more of a damaging wind concern as it works across eastern Missouri.  As mentioned above, main timing will be 4pm to 2am CDT from west to east Friday night. Snowfall impact potential map: Extreme impacts across northern Nebraska.  Just know that snow could be measured in feet here, with a heavy bullseye along the…
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4-11-18 Central Plains Forecast: Major late week storm brings severe storms and blizzard conditions across the Plains.  Details here! N.

4-11-18 Central Plains Forecast: Major late week storm brings severe storms and blizzard conditions across the Plains. Details here! N.

Video (6min): http://youtu.be/D9jylyhw4Hw?hd=1 Watching severe storm potential Friday afternoon and evening from central Iowa southward to Missouri and eastern Kansas.  Southwest Missouri has the highest threat within the region.  Damaging winds, hail, and a few tornadoes possible.   Forecast radar from 1am CDT Friday to 1pm CDT Sunday: Data has certainly increased concerns for heavy snow in portions of Nebraska, especially the further north you are.  Significant amounts are looking likely for northern areas.   Total precipitation through Sunday evening: High temperatures over the next 4 days: Low temperatures over the next 4 days: Wind forecast over the next 4…
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4-10-18 Central Plains Forecast: Watching a strong storm system late week into the weekend! N.

4-10-18 Central Plains Forecast: Watching a strong storm system late week into the weekend! N.

Video: http://youtu.be/TJAfGEj09ho?hd=1 Here is a look at your weather headlines: High temperatures over the next 4 days...mild weather builds in over the next few days.   Low temperatures over the next 4 days: Wind forecast over the next 4 days: Forecast radar from Thursday night through Saturday night:   Severe weather is a concern from southern Iowa through Missouri and eastern Kansas Friday afternoon and evening: European EPS precipitation next 7-days.  Most of Kansas stays drier.  The northeast half of Iowa could see heavy precipitation over the next week.  Combined with the melting snow this week (and possibly more snow…
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4-9-18 Central Plains Forecast: Big warm-up this week….cold air returns for the weekend.  Details here!

4-9-18 Central Plains Forecast: Big warm-up this week….cold air returns for the weekend. Details here!

Video: http://youtu.be/_2tKINV0tL4?hd=1 Good Monday morning!  Here is a look at the precipitation accumulated over the past 24 hours.  The light green represents 0.25" of moisture and the yellow is 0.5".   Current radar this morning as of 8:45AM CDT: Weather headlines this week: High temperatures over the next 4 days: Low temperatures over the next 4 days: Wind forecast over the next 4 days: Total precipitation over the next week: Weeks 1 and 2 temperatures from normal: Weeks 1 and 2 precipitation from normal: 
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4-8-18 Kansas short-term: scattered showers moving east tonight. K.

4-8-18 Kansas short-term: scattered showers moving east tonight. K.

Hey guys! We do have a little rain moving through Kansas this afternoon and wanted to provide a brief update through Monday...have a blessed Sunday! -Kirk  24-hr rainfall totals around 0.5” or less currently on average: Current radar...a nice swath of rain moving east of Grand Fork and Wichita: Simulated radar into Monday...we do expect the wave near central KS to move east and weaken a bit...overall expecting 0.25-0.5” into Eastern KS. We do anticipate another small wave of of showers to move close to the CO/KS border tonight ~8p-8a local time from west to east bringing ~40% coverage of…
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4-7-18 Winter Kill To Hard Red Winter Wheat? Current Temps.

4-7-18 Winter Kill To Hard Red Winter Wheat? Current Temps.

I wanted to quickly share the current situation this morning. Based on what I see in the HRW regions this morning its likely there could be some serious damage to the wheat crop. Records are being crushed also. Here is actual surface temps as of 6am CT. Here is a look at all of the records being broken this morning. Remarkable and powerful cold for early April. This chart shows my concern on the wheat crop esp in areas where its 14 degrees and colder. I just wanted to make you aware of this. If you have any questions please…
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