4-5-18 Central Plains Forecast: Accumulating snow expected in Nebraska Friday….lower confidence in KS/MO….very cold air on the way! N.

4-5-18 Central Plains Forecast: Accumulating snow expected in Nebraska Friday….lower confidence in KS/MO….very cold air on the way! N.

Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska
Video: http://youtu.be/rfTY6uKsmcY?hd=1 Winter weather advisories across Nebraska tonight through Friday.  Several inches of snow expected.  Winter storm watch for Perry county, MO.  If current trends continue that watch will need dropped.   Forecast radar from midnight tonight to 6am CDT Saturday.  Snow spreads across Nebraska after midnight tonight, then continues for much of the day Friday.  This disturbance will continue to work south with light rain transitioning to snow across Kansas and Missouri Friday afternoon through Friday night.  A period of some sleet will be possible as well.  Temperatures here continue to drop with slick spots possible especially by the…
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4-5-18 Long Range Analysis: Discussing moderation to the cold into next week…updated seasonal data for summer. M.

4-5-18 Long Range Analysis: Discussing moderation to the cold into next week…updated seasonal data for summer. M.

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***Yesterday's video*** (thoughts on the forecast have not changed):  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R6aVHLLxcxw&feature=youtu.be&hd=1 Today's Slides:  4-5-18 Long-Range Analysis
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4-4-18 Central Plains Forecast: Dry day ahead….watching for a winter weather event Friday as a strong cold blast builds in! N.

4-4-18 Central Plains Forecast: Dry day ahead….watching for a winter weather event Friday as a strong cold blast builds in! N.

Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska
Video (5:24): http://youtu.be/5a0Khw-o9VU?hd=1 Weather headlines: Here is the forecast radar from 10pm Thursday to 1am CDT Saturday.  A clipper system brings a swath of snow across Nebraska after midnight tomorrow night and continues into Friday afternoon.  The system will continue getting shoved southeastward with time thanks to a big arctic high approaching from the north.  The system looks to phase with some Gulf moisture as it rolls across eastern Kansas and Missouri.  This may enhance the precipitation and potential accumulating snow there especially Friday evening....depending on the timing of the cold air and deepest moisture.   Potential is increasing for…
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4-3-18 Central Plains Forecast: Tracking snow in northern Iowa and severe storms in SE Missouri today….calmer Wednesday expected. N.

4-3-18 Central Plains Forecast: Tracking snow in northern Iowa and severe storms in SE Missouri today….calmer Wednesday expected. N.

Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska
Video: http://youtu.be/x9FrLaXcwoI?hd=1 Highlights of what to expect over the coming days: High wind warnings and red flag warnings across portions of Kansas today: Forecast radar from 9am to midnight CDT: Snow potential across northern Iowa:  High temperatures over the next 4 days: Low temperatures over the next 4 days: Wind forecast over the next 4 days: Weeks 1 and 2 temperatures: Way below normal this week, some moderation for week 2.  Warmer than normal air returns for western Kansas during week 2.  Iowa stays below normal.    Weeks 1 and 2 precipitation: 
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3-30-18 Central Plains Forecast: Cold blast arrives this weekend…wintry precipitation potential for Easter. N.

3-30-18 Central Plains Forecast: Cold blast arrives this weekend…wintry precipitation potential for Easter. N.

Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska
Video:  http://youtu.be/FmKSC1EDfhk?hd=1 Here is a look at what to expect going through the weekend: Winter weather advisories for portions of Nebraska Saturday night into Sunday for several inches of snow expected.  These may expand as we get closer. Cold front sweeps through tonight and Saturday.  Best focus for showers with this front will be across Iowa and Missouri.  Forecast radar from 9pm CDT tonight to 4pm CDT Saturday shown below. A disturbance spreads snow across portions of Nebraska Saturday night, then precipitation spreads east across the region through Easter Sunday.  Here is the forecast radar from 4pm Saturday to 10pm…
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3-29-18 Central Plains Forecast:  Timing out rain and snow chances today and a cold blast for the weekend! N.

3-29-18 Central Plains Forecast: Timing out rain and snow chances today and a cold blast for the weekend! N.

Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska
Video: http://youtu.be/Dd63kKLXfyo?hd=1 Forecast radar going through the day: Total precipitation over the next 24 hours: High temperatures over the next 4 days....warmest day comes on Friday, then a dramatic cool down arrives through the weekend.   Wind forecast over the next 4 days: Cold front will bring some showers over northern and eastern areas tomorrow night into Saturday, possibly mixing with snow north.   Another disturbance zips by late Saturday night through Sunday....best chances for accumulating snow will be in portions of central and southwest Nebraska:
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3-29-18 Long Range: More research contributing to the latest AMJ outlook. M.

3-29-18 Long Range: More research contributing to the latest AMJ outlook. M.

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Today's Video (7:30): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O7-nOr9ugnQ Today's Slides: 3-29-18 Long-Range Analysis
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3-28-18 Seasonal Forecast Update. April-May-June Outlook. Details Here. M.

3-28-18 Seasonal Forecast Update. April-May-June Outlook. Details Here. M.

Agriculture, Energy, Illinois, Indiana, INDOT - Crawfordsville, INDOT - Fort Wayne, INDOT - Greenfield, INDOT - La Porte, INDOT - Seymour, INDOT - Vincennes, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota
3-28-18 Seasonal Forecast Update. April-May-June Outlook. Details Here. M. Synopsis: Spring thus far has been a real bear to forecast. With the complete breakdown of the polar vortex the major wrench has been sustained high-latitude blocking both over Greenland and Alaska as a result of that split in a nut shell. Simply put the colder times have really been hard to boot. As we continue to look ahead into AMJ we note that April likely starts off at near record cold levels esp across the central and northern plains. With the way March and now April has evolved we have…
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