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Peak of severe weather season approaches

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Severe weather season usually lasts for two to three months in Eastern Kansas. However, there have been some years with much less activity. This season so far has seen much of the strongest activity focused to our south. That is somewhat expected through mid-May.

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Try your hand at predicting the weather

Monday, March 1, 2010

The contest will begin next week, so if anyone hasn't joined yet, you will have until next Tuesday (March 9th) to jump in.

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Did you see the moon's halo last night?

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010

The moon in northeast Kansas was stunning Tuesday night. Now you can find out why it was so interesting to look at.

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The Debate Diaries

We Are The Champions!

Sunday, Jan. 24, 2010

The stresses and anxieties of debate actually do pay off… in a big way!

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The Debate Diaries

Rise of the Machines

Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010

Computers… I'll survive if I never have to see another computer.

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The Fog Blog

Monday, Jan. 18, 2010

Saying that this past week has been a little bit foggy is like saying that we were a little cold in early January. Gross understatements. However, the two are very much related.

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The Debate Diaries

The Art of the Perfect Gift

Monday, Jan. 18, 2010

It's Christmas Eve all over again

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A little information about earthquakes

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010

Get to know a little more about earthquakes.

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The Debate Diaries

Squanding

Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010

Debate isn't all work and no play!

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Understanding where 'freezing fog' comes from

Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010

A rather dense area of freezing fog shrouded nearly all of Northeast Kansas on Tuesday morning.

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What was your coldest day?

Friday, Jan. 8, 2010

I am a native of Florida, and my home town has a slight chance of snow/sleet this weekend.

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An “El Nino” winter?

Sunday, Nov. 15, 2009

We are in the midst of an El Nino cycle. This occurs when the Pacific Ocean waters off of the South American coast are warmer than normal.

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Cool weather, precipitation expected early next week; perhaps even — SNOW

Friday, Nov. 13, 2009

By the early part of next week, we have a cut-off low in the jetstream flow that will be moving in through southern Kansas.

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How you spent your extra hour

Monday, Nov. 2, 2009

There have been several occasions I would love to add more hours to the day. Sometimes there's just not enough time in the day to get everything done. This weekend we got that extra time thanks to the end of daylight-saving time.

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Lawrence Weather Watch

Rain has played a big part in October

Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009

I have found myself mentioning a “gloomy” forecast very often throughout the past month.

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Red River ramblings

Game Day!

Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009

Game day at the Cotton Bowl!

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Red River ramblings

Heading to Dallas!

Friday, Oct. 16, 2009

The road to Dallas.

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Red River ramblings

Preparing for my trip to Dallas!

Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009

What it takes to get to get to OU/Texas!

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Weather Watch

Slight warm-up on tap for end of this week

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009

Several days of below average temperatures, including three days of record coolest high temperatures (Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday), will come to an end by later this week.

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