Friday Evening June 15th – Hot & Humid Weekend Underway

Good Friday evening, everyone. Summer doesn’t officially start until next Thursday, but we can’t seem to shake the summer heat & humidity around here. Even with a few pop-up t-storms on the MO side today, it was hot & humid with highs back into the lower to middle 90s. We are going into the rest of the night with nothing to worry about on the radar below…

If you have outdoor plans for the rest of the weekend, be sure you have ways to stay cool as we’ll stay hot & humid. Fortunately, a system on the way is looking to bring both rain chances & a break from the 90s. The updated forecast is right below.

Don’t forget that Doug also has you covered with his long-range forecast right below.

Have a good night and a great Saturday!

Nick

Here is your 7-day forecast:

Lets check out the Heady Pattern and your long range forecast.

Pattern Background:

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:   A warm start to the week with hot temperatures returning for the weekend.  When I say warm, I am talking about 80s.  Thunderstorm chances increasing through the first half of the week.  Warm temperatures stick around through the week.  Severe weather index:  1’s on Sunday and Monday, 2’s on Tuesday and Wednesday.

June 24th-30th:  A few scattered thunderstorms on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday.  The rest of the week should be dry.  A warm start to the week with hot temperatures returning the second half of the week.  Severe weather index:  1’s on Sunday and Tuesday, a 2 on 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.

Doug

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