Multiple weather systems to affect Kansas and Central Plains during this Holiday week!!
Good morning Weather Watchers.
The active portion of the pattern continues as we mentioned earlier this month.
There are three different storms that will impact Kansas this week.
The FIRST Storm will form later this afternoon noon over Western Kansas and will rapidly intensify before it moves off to the ENE.
Based on the current forecasted track it will impact the I-25 corridor in Colorado with Significant Snowfall 8″-16″ from South of DENVER to Ft COLLINS and points East into NW KS and the most of Nebraska.
Monday night-Tues night.
Snow ending SW to NE…
Notice the track of these storms….
Form in NE New Mexico/SW Colorado…
Monday night -Midnight:
6AM TUESDAY MORNING
Rapid strengthening Tues Noon:
Gust to 60 across SW KS
Low moving ENE with Snow on the Cold side of the storm as well as STRONG NW WINDS ushering in colder air…
Central, South Central and Northeast KS are in the dry slot of this storm and will only experience FIRE WEATHER on TUESDAY with very strong winds and LOW Humidities.
Midnight Tuesday night:
Storm is moving off to the Northeast..
Noon Wednesday – The Lull….
This period deserves WATCHING.
There is the potential for SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL across parts of Central/Northern KS….
There is ALSO the potential for NO SNOW, just RAIN – some HEAVY RAIN.
We must watch closely what happens on Wednesday…. and how fast Warm Moist Air to our South returns… THAT WILL BE ONE OF THE KEYS!
Thursday and Friday look VERY WET!!
Much need moisture of 1″-2.5″ are possible from this storm!!
Again, those with travel interests PLEASE STAY TUNED AS THE DETAILS OF THIS FORECAST COME TOGETHER!
Mark these 3 systems on your calendar- they will return.
We are fairly confident the new cycle length is around 50 days…
We will keep you posted. PLEASE CHECK BACK!