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Peak of severe weather season approaches

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Severe weather season usually lasts for two to three months in Eastern Kansas. However, there have been some years with much less activity. This season so far has seen much of the strongest activity focused to our south. That is somewhat expected through mid-May.

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Try your hand at predicting the weather

Monday, March 1, 2010

The contest will begin next week, so if anyone hasn't joined yet, you will have until next Tuesday (March 9th) to jump in.

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Did you see the moon's halo last night?

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010

The moon in northeast Kansas was stunning Tuesday night. Now you can find out why it was so interesting to look at.

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The Fog Blog

Monday, Jan. 18, 2010

Saying that this past week has been a little bit foggy is like saying that we were a little cold in early January. Gross understatements. However, the two are very much related.

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A little information about earthquakes

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010

Get to know a little more about earthquakes.

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Understanding where 'freezing fog' comes from

Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010

A rather dense area of freezing fog shrouded nearly all of Northeast Kansas on Tuesday morning.

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What was your coldest day?

Friday, Jan. 8, 2010

I am a native of Florida, and my home town has a slight chance of snow/sleet this weekend.

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An “El Nino” winter?

Sunday, Nov. 15, 2009

We are in the midst of an El Nino cycle. This occurs when the Pacific Ocean waters off of the South American coast are warmer than normal.

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Cool weather, precipitation expected early next week; perhaps even — SNOW

Friday, Nov. 13, 2009

By the early part of next week, we have a cut-off low in the jetstream flow that will be moving in through southern Kansas.

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How you spent your extra hour

Monday, Nov. 2, 2009

There have been several occasions I would love to add more hours to the day. Sometimes there's just not enough time in the day to get everything done. This weekend we got that extra time thanks to the end of daylight-saving time.

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Rain has played a big part in October

Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009

I have found myself mentioning a “gloomy” forecast very often throughout the past month.

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Slight warm-up on tap for end of this week

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009

Several days of below average temperatures, including three days of record coolest high temperatures (Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday), will come to an end by later this week.

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Record breaking weekend

Monday, Oct. 12, 2009

Record breaking highs were set over the weekend, but not for how warm they were.

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Storm chances looking better for Thursday

Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2009

Since storms are first expected to develop late Wednesday in the high plains of western Kansas and western Nebraska, that puts a lot of uncertainty into the timing of the cold front and dryline on Thursday itself for eastern Kansas.

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Wisconsin-like summer in Northeast Kansas

Sunday, Sept. 13, 2009

Why the 2009 summer reminds 6News Meteorologist Alex Harrington of summer in Wisconsin.

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On this day, 49 years ago

Thursday, Sept. 10, 2009

What are the chances another major hurricane could make a landfall, on the same date, in the same town?

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June Skews Numbers a Bit

Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2009

For many meteorological purposes, we define summer to be “June-August” rather than the typical astronomical summer of June 21-September 22 (from the summer solstice to autumnal equinox).

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Building up a storm

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009

6News Meteorologist Alex Harrington tells us just what “potential energy” is, and why you can actually sense it by stepping outside Wednesday night.

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Steering Hurricane Bill

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009

Meteorologist Alex Harrington tells us just how Wednesday’s Midwest storm may help those on the United States East Coast breathe just a little bit better.

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