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Weather Blog | Tracking storm system for tonight in Kansas City area

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Posted at 8:49 AM, Oct 14, 2023
and last updated 2023-10-14 10:34:00-04

Good Saturday bloggers,

A solar eclipse begins at 10:25 a.m. and ends at 1:20 p.m. It will peak in our area around 11:50 a.m. with the sun 60% to 70% covered by the moon.

Unfortunately, the sun will be 100% covered by clouds, so we will not be able to see the eclipse in our area.

The only thing to look at is to see if around 11:50 a.m. it gets darker than it should outside. The full solar eclipse path runs from southern Oregon, to southern Utah, to northwest New Mexico, to southeast Texas.

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Drought conditions continue to worsen and a day of drizzle is not going to help much. It won't hurt much either. But, we need several widespread 1"-2" rain events to end this drought.

We are tracking two storm systems the next seven days. Details on those are in the four and a half minute video below.

Have a great weekend
Stay healthy