Good Monday morning!

The Low is Developing in the far Northern OK/TX Panhandle with a warm front extending North and East. On the South side of the Warm front is warmer air and North of the front it’s colder air.

A stream of slightly warmer air will allow for the Warm front to move just a few miles further North before it becomes almost stationary as the Low tracks East along the KS/OK border. Cold/Cooler air will wrap around the Low as it moves East – allowing for Snow in far Eastern/Southeast KS/Southwest MO late tonight. The Low by early Tuesday 3a-6a will be on top of Joplin.

Temps Wed and Thurs look to be above normal 50s West and Central, 40s East.

A fast moving piece of energy will move through Fri/Sat giving some in the Sunflower State a chance at some light wintry precip…. Temps will be in the 30s areawide.

A more significant system looks to move in Sunday through early next week…YOU WILL WANT TO STAY TUNED.

The Canadian and Euro models are showing the potential for our largest snow of the season.

We are concerned that this could possibly be more of an icing event- unless this next weekends system is as strong as anticipated bringing down deep cold air at the upper levels- something we haven’t seen lately. We have only had a SHALLOW layer of cold air in place.

AGAIN, nothing is set in stone, we are wanting you to watch how this system develops over the next week -these model scenarios WILL CHANGE.

Confidence in a storm system during that time frame is high as its a repeating storm event based on our long range forecasting technique.

Have a great day-

Weather Watchers