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So, it turns out that August is now officially my least favorite month. I'm not a fan of the heat. I can tolerate it, but would much rather have cooler weather all summer long. Oh well, every year I don't get my way.
6News Meteorologist Alex Harrington explains just why we can jump and fall so quickly when the air is dry.
The first couple weeks of summer were so hot that it looked like we had a long stretch of intense summer heat ahead of us. However, after 12 days over 90 in June — even hitting 100 — we've only topped 90 three times in July.
6News Meteorologist Alex Harrington explains just how you can save a few bucks this weekend owing to cool, dry weather.
6News Meteorologist Alex Harrington explains some of the reasons why winds blow straight in some thunderstorms, but twist in others.
Well, if you haven't noticed by now there is most definitely a connection between how humid it is and what the dewpoint is.
There has been a lot of talk about the storms that rolled through eastern Kansas on Wednesday, and the assessment of the storm is finished by the National Weather Service.
We often complain about the Kansas heat and humidity. Myself included. However, in one respect we can consider ourselves a bit lucky.
Why a potential back off in "hottest" temperatures may increase thunderstorm chances in Northeast Kansas through the weekend.
It's like a heat wave... Whether it's the forecast or a song by Martha and the Vandellas, the phrase "heat wave" is often overused. Probably because when day after day of heat and humidity set in, everyone is talking about it and there just aren't enough good phrases to sum up the unpleasant weather.
You might have always hoped for the corner office just for the view from the corner window. NASA is working to give the crew of the International Space Station a new workspace with the best view yet.
So looking ahead to the next few days, there is most definitely one thing that is apparent. The models are teasing us with a bigger cool down than we'll actually see. This is a case-in-point of why you can't just trust a computer program or automated website to get your forecast.
Believe it or not, parts of the American Midwest see some of the hottest temperatures in the world during summer months. While the actual temperature may not be all that impressive — 100°F is commonly reached all over the world — the Midwest humidity can make it feel much, much worse.
The bulk of the extended forecast is calling for more hot weather with the heat index in well over 100°, but what exactly is the heat index?
The April 23,2009 "Sports Briefs" noted only that DeSoto softball lost 2 games at Paola. There was no mention of the sweep by the Wildcats at Wellsville last Thursday. Those young ladies deserve to have their victories celebrated. I noticed that the baseball team had complete coverage.
Your article on prescription drug abuse. When the drug store in your home town where you used to work as a kid does away with the soda fountain and sells only drugs, you know your town your whole socity is in deep doo dooo. The osteopath who has swallowed up realestate around my home town, Drexel, and has a pharmacy (sellling nothing but drugs), is making millions. I reacall as a youth, his selling me diet pills and didn't tell me that they contain amphetamines. This man and thousands like him are getting fat wallets, pious attitudes, and making zombies, drug addict out of millions. When will they sit with a patient and look them in the eye, tell them they must change life styles, diets, stop smoking, drinking, get out and away from t..v. They won't because they're making too much money off damaging people w/drugs.