Weather Blog: Say It Ain't Snow!

Posted at 9:49 AM, Oct 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-24 10:49:36-04

Good Saturday bloggers,

Say it ain't snow! The data in overnight has trended towards seeing accumulating snow Sunday night and Monday.

Accumulating October snow is not out of the question, but it is rare. It has happened 11 times since 1888, 132 years. The biggest October snow occurred on October 22, 1996 when 6.5" accumulated. If we see accumulation on Monday it will make three straight Octobers with accumulating snow in Kansas City and that has never happened in our recorded history.

The data overnight is not just trending towards accumulating snow, but the amounts are starting to converge. Right now the average snowfall forecast of the 7 computer models we look at is 3.8". Our weather team will be discussing the new data that comes out today and we will come up with our official forecast as there are still some questions that need answering. One is how cold will it get? If it stays 30-35, then we will not see that much snow.

If we see snow Monday morning, it would likely make for slick roads. Stay Tuned! We will update this blog later this afternoon.

The details, as they stand now, are in the video below. Also, take a look at the weather in Denver for the Chiefs.

Have a great weekend and stay healthy.