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Weather Blog | The week ahead ... heavy rain & t-storms for some locations

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Posted at 7:33 AM, Jun 16, 2024

Happy Father's Day!

It was another beautiful sunrise as the sun was shining off clouds from the anvils of thunderstorms in eastern Kansas.

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These rain and thunderstorms are tracking east, but the area is trying to fall apart before it gets to KC. Some rain may limp in. Otherwise, it will be a hot and humid afternoon.

For the last three days, there has been a well-defined hole where the rain refuses to move in. That area extends from KC to southeast Kansas.

1"-4" of rain has occurred from east of Warsaw to Richmond, to around St. Joseph to northcentral Kansas.

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The map below shows the upper-level flow that is becoming responsible for this rainfall pattern. What is going on? How long will it last?

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Details are in the 6-minute video below.

Happy Father's Day.

Have a great week ahead.

Stay healthy.