Good late Saturday evening/early Sunday morning, everyone. Summer doesn’t officially begin until June 21st, but it felt like another summer day across the area. Even with a few spots north of Pittsburg and Joplin seeing a few t-storms Saturday morning, that didn’t stop us from heating up into the middle 90s for afternoon highs. Thankfully, we have been cooling back down and we’re staying quiet on the radar below…
Looking at the week ahead of us, Sunday is looking like another hot & humid day. I do see the setup eventually allowing some t-storm chances to return to the area. The question is, can it bring a break in the heat and humidity? I have the latest forecast for you right below…
Don’t forget that Doug has his thoughts on the pattern and your long-range forecast covered right below. Hopefully, there will be some breaks in the heat before the summer months really kick in.
Have a good night and a great Sunday!
Here is your 7-day forecast:
Lets check out the Heady Pattern and your long range forecast.
The pattern sets up each and every year from September 20th until October 10th. The pattern is how storm systems will react. In the pattern, there is a recurring cycle that takes place. The cycle length can be from 40 up to 65 days long. If we look at this years cycle, it is about 48 days long. That means todays weather is similar to 48 days ago and 48 days from now. I have been working on this pattern since 1999 in college when I noticed a snowstorm in Lawrence, KS had an odd look to it. We had another snowstorm about two months later that had that same odd look to it. A couple months later we had a severe weather outbreak that again had that same odd look. It was the pattern that gave it that odd look, but the cycle that spread these storms out equally. Since that point in time, I have been working on this pattern and find something new each and every year.
Long range forecast through July
LONG RANGE FORECAST BASED OFF THE HEADY PATTERN. THIS COVERS NEBRASKA, IOWA, KANSAS, MISSOURI, OKLAHOMA AND ARKANSAS.
Next Week: Hot with temperatures into the 90s through the week. With our weak waves rolling though the northern plains, we will have chances for isolated storms each day. Severe weather index: This is the chances for severe weather on a 1-10 scale. Lets go with 1’s each day.
June 17th-23rd: A warm start to the week with hot temperatures returning for the weekend. When I say warm, I am talking about 80s. Thunderstorm chances on Sunday, Friday and Saturday. Severe weather index: 1’s on Sunday, Friday and Saturday.
June 24th-30th: A hot week with a few thunderstorms on Sunday and Monday. Severe weather index: This is the chances for severe weather on a 1-10 scale. 1’s on Sunday and Monday.
July 1st-7th: Hot all week with pop-up storms each day. Severe weather index: This is the chances for severe weather on a 1-10 scale. 1’s through the period.
July 8th-14th: Hot through Wednesday, but warm temperatures return for Thursday through Saturday. A few thunderstorms on Wednesday and Thursday. This is the chances for severe weather on a 1-10 scale. 1’s on Wednesday and Thursday.
July 15th-21st: Hot most of the week with thunderstorms chances on Monday and Tuesday, then Friday and Saturday. This is the chances for severe weather on a 1-10 scale. 2’s the days with thunderstorms.
July 22nd-28th: Another hot week with pop-up storms on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday. This is the chances for severe weather on a 1-10 scale. 1’s thunderstorm days.
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