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August 3, 2009
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.
July 22, 2009
6News Meteorologist Alex Harrington explains just why we can jump and fall so quickly when the air is dry.
July 21, 2009
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.
July 17, 2009
6News Meteorologist Alex Harrington explains just how you can save a few bucks this weekend owing to cool, dry weather.
July 14, 2009
6News Meteorologist Alex Harrington explains some of the reasons why winds blow straight in some thunderstorms, but twist in others.
July 14, 2009
Well, if you haven't noticed by now there is most definitely a connection between how humid it is and what the dewpoint is.
July 10, 2009
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.
July 9, 2009
We often complain about the Kansas heat and humidity. Myself included. However, in one respect we can consider ourselves a bit lucky.
July 8, 2009
Why a potential back off in "hottest" temperatures may increase thunderstorm chances in Northeast Kansas through the weekend.
July 8, 2009
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.
June 30, 2009
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.
June 29, 2009
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.
June 25, 2009
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.
June 24, 2009
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?