Last year we had 12 significant winter storms. This year we are thinking that there will only be 6 to 8 setups for significant winter storm systems, and two or three will likely miss us entirely.
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This will leave us with 4 to 6 decent shots at winter snow and ice. This is why we are forecasting snowfall amounts 31 inches lower than last winter.
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There will be an increased chance of a major ice storm with this weather pattern. And, we think the coldest outbreak of the season is more likely in late January or February this year.
Winter forecast details for Kansas City:
Our snowfall forecast: Between 8 and 18 inches….more specifically 13”
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