100% Chance Of Rain

/100% Chance Of Rain

100% Chance Of Rain

Good morning bloggers,

Tropical Storm Gordon will weaken to a depression today, and then go through a rather interesting transition by Saturday as the overall LRC flow (500 mb wave train aloft that is cycling according to the LRC) picks up the storm and combines with an upper level trough to create a new surface low by Saturday over Missouri.  This is a rather complex development and how it forms will decide which locations get the most rainfall later this week. Ahead of this development is a band of tropical moisture and a weak cold front moving slowly across the plains states today. Take a look at the radar images from around 7:40 AM this morning:

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Kansas City Weather Timeline:

  • Today: Rain likely north and west of a Pleasanton, KS to Lone Jack, MO to Chillicothe, MO line. South and east of this white line shown above will likely get missed by most of todays rain, and this is the target of the main storm developing by Saturday, however.  Temperatures in the 70s.
  • Tonight: Scattered showers with a chance of thunderstorms.  Low:  67°
  • Thursday:  Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Friday-Saturday:  Much cooler with highs in the 60s with rain likely, heaviest south and east of I-35

Here is the rainfall forecast from the latest GFS model run:


The prediction of Gordon to form and track where it did was precisely done by Weather2020 8 months ago by applying the LRC technology.  One point I will make today. Our analytics had an 84% chance of a storm to form and track there by June 1.  The National Hurricane Center had 10% chance five days before. Think about that for a few minutes.  Now, what comes next? There is a 64% chance Florida will get hit by a hurricane later this month. Right now, Florence is likely not the one.  We will monitor closely, as we have had a prediction for one to threaten the southeast coast, including Florida within around two and a half weeks.


We will see how the models trend today on the rain chances for rest of the week. Right now, the bottom of my rain gauge is bone dry. Will it overflow the 1″ tube, or is my pond going to continue to have a beach around it. Have a great day and thank you for reading the Action Weather Blog featuring Weather2020 and the LRC.  Go to the Weather2020.com blog to join in the conversation.


2018-09-06T14:34:46+00:00September 5th, 2018|General|81 Comments


  1. Brian September 5, 2018 at 8:17 am - Reply

    Hopefully the farmers get the needed rain over the next few days.

    Luke Bryan hit the nail on the head when he said said: “It clouds up in the city, the weather man complains.”

    Personally I’m ready for some dry cool days. The humidity and wet might be my least favorite weather.

  2. Ben September 5, 2018 at 8:21 am - Reply

    The NWS is showing 5-7 inches for Chillicothe and 41 had 1.75 as of this morning. Why such a big difference?

    • Gary September 5, 2018 at 8:25 am - Reply

      It will depend on the interaction from the next storm. If you end up in the right location, then 7 inches of rain is a possibility. Where will that target be located. I think I will be able to more accurately identify this by the time I am on tonight.

      • Ben September 5, 2018 at 10:06 am - Reply

        Thanks Gary. I hope it’s closer to 2 than 7. The beans have plenty of moisture to finish and we don’t need the rivers and creeks to flood. The crops look great in the river bottoms

  3. Snow Miser September 5, 2018 at 8:25 am - Reply

    “The prediction of Gordon to form and track where it did was precisely done by Weather2020 8 months ago by applying the LRC technology.”

    Nit-picking: The LRC is not a “technology.” “Technology” is a machine or a piece of software. The LRC is not a machine or a piece of software, it’s a theory on cycling patterns of the atmosphere. Calling the LRC a piece of “technology” would be like calling ENSO a “technology” which clearly it isn’t.

    • Gary September 5, 2018 at 8:27 am - Reply

      Snow Miser,

      Technology: the application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes, especially in industry

      The LRC is just that, an application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes for so many industries.


      • Snow Miser September 5, 2018 at 8:30 am - Reply

        That’s really stretching the definition IMO. You would be able to call *any* atmospheric pattern a “technology” using that criteria.

        • Snow Miser September 5, 2018 at 8:32 am - Reply

          And BTW, I would not call the LRC “the application” of scientific knowledge. The LRC *is* the scientific knowledge itself. If somebody devised some mechanism to harness the LRC for something, *that* would be an “application.”

          • Real Humedude September 5, 2018 at 9:19 am - Reply

            Gary is harnessing it, for weather prediction. Your into the weeds now SM, LRC by itself is just a pattern but once Gary uses it for forecasting it becomes technology, a tool we are using for a purpose. Without this technology we would have been just as clueless as the NHC was about Gordon, LRC technology provided the insight.

            • Snow Miser September 5, 2018 at 9:28 am - Reply

              “Technology” is something man-made. The LRC is a naturally-occurring phenomenon – an atmospheric cycling pattern. Being a naturally-occurring phenomenon, the LRC isn’t a “technology.” He may be using a technology – computers – to help him do his forecasts and figure out the LRC, but that’s no different than saying meteorologists use computers to help them figure out El Ninos and La Ninas. The El Ninos and La Ninas aren’t “technology,” they are atmospheric cycling patterns, just like the LRC. Once again, saying the LRC is a “technology” is like saying El Nino is a technology, which obviously it isn’t.

              • JoeK September 5, 2018 at 9:40 am

                Snow Miser,

                The LRC is THE TECHNOLOGY that describes the atmospheric patterns/cycles. Technology refers to methods, systems, and devices which are the result of scientific knowledge being used for practical purposes.

              • Snow Miser September 5, 2018 at 9:52 am

                No – once again, “technology” is a man-made thing. The LRC is a naturally-occurring phenomenon. Gary may be *using* technology (computers, etc) to figure out and describe the LRC, but that doesn’t make the LRC a “technology.” The LRC isn’t a “technology,” it’s an atmospheric cycling pattern. Atmospheric cycling patterns aren’t “technologies.”

              • ClassyCat September 5, 2018 at 10:28 am

                Goof fricking grief. Does everything have to turn on a few words or syllables? I get what you are saying, but I don’t think Gary was being disingenuous with it. It’s so ridiculous how everyone has to point out everything……it’s one jacked up world right now. Isn’t electronic media great?

              • JoeK September 5, 2018 at 10:53 am

                Snow Miser,

                The following is a long read. In a sense, what you are saying is right and wrong. There are multiple definitions or perceptions of technology. The LRC Theory IS technology depending on perception and whether or not you are a person that lives only in absolute terms:

                The use of the term “technology” has changed significantly over the last 200 years. Before the 20th century, the term was uncommon in English, and it was used either to refer to the description or study of the useful arts[14] or to allude to technical education, as in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (chartered in 1861).[15]

                The term “technology” rose to prominence in the 20th century in connection with the Second Industrial Revolution. The term’s meanings changed in the early 20th century when American social scientists, beginning with Thorstein Veblen, translated ideas from the German concept of Technik into “technology.” In German and other European languages, a distinction exists between technik and technologie that is absent in English, which usually translates both terms as “technology.” By the 1930s, “technology” referred not only to the study of the industrial arts but to the industrial arts themselves.[16]

                In 1937, the American sociologist Read Bain wrote that “technology includes all tools, machines, utensils, weapons, instruments, housing, clothing, communicating and transporting devices and the skills by which we produce and use them.”[17] Bain’s definition remains common among scholars today, especially social scientists. Scientists and engineers usually prefer to define technology as applied science, rather than as the things that people make and use.[18] More recently, scholars have borrowed from European philosophers of “technique” to extend the meaning of technology to various forms of instrumental reason, as in Foucault’s work on technologies of the self (techniques de soi).

                Dictionaries and scholars have offered a variety of definitions. The Merriam-Webster Learner’s Dictionary offers a definition of the term: “the use of science in industry, engineering, etc., to invent useful things or to solve problems” and “a machine, piece of equipment, method, etc., that is created by technology.”[19] Ursula Franklin, in her 1989 “Real World of Technology” lecture, gave another definition of the concept; it is “practice, the way we do things around here.”[20] The term is often used to imply a specific field of technology, or to refer to high technology or just consumer electronics, rather than technology as a whole.[21] Bernard Stiegler, in Technics and Time, 1, defines technology in two ways: as “the pursuit of life by means other than life,” and as “organized inorganic matter.”[22]

                Technology can be most broadly defined as the entities, both material and immaterial, created by the application of mental and physical effort in order to achieve some value. In this usage, technology refers to tools and machines that may be used to solve real-world problems. It is a far-reaching term that may include simple tools, such as a crowbar or wooden spoon, or more complex machines, such as a space station or particle accelerator. Tools and machines need not be material; virtual technology, such as computer software and business methods, fall under this definition of technology.[23] W. Brian Arthur defines technology in a similarly broad way as “a means to fulfill a human purpose.”[24]

                The word “technology” can also be used to refer to a collection of techniques. In this context, it is the current state of humanity’s knowledge of how to combine resources to produce desired products, to solve problems, fulfill needs, or satisfy wants; it includes technical methods, skills, processes, techniques, tools and raw materials. When combined with another term, such as “medical technology” or “space technology,” it refers to the state of the respective field’s knowledge and tools. “State-of-the-art technology” refers to the high technology available to humanity in any field.

                The invention of integrated circuits and the microprocessor (here, an Intel 4004 chip from 1971) led to the modern computer revolution.
                Technology can be viewed as an activity that forms or changes culture.[25] Additionally, technology is the application of math, science, and the arts for the benefit of life as it is known. A modern example is the rise of communication technology, which has lessened barriers to human interaction and as a result has helped spawn new subcultures; the rise of cyberculture has at its basis the development of the Internet and the computer.[26] Not all technology enhances culture in a creative way; technology can also help facilitate political oppression and war via tools such as guns. As a cultural activity, technology predates both science and engineering, each of which formalize some aspects of technological endeavor.

            • Gary September 5, 2018 at 9:31 am - Reply

              LIKE! Anyway, Humedude, it looks like your farm is on the edge, and may be in it today. So, keep us updated on this, and then the main system later in the week may bring some great moisture too. Still, the same pattern, and I like this September version thus far. The new LRC is just five weeks away. I am hoping for a good pattern to evolve, and unfortunately this has not been the case in recent years. Just because we are due, doesn’t mean it will be good.


    • JoeK September 5, 2018 at 9:37 am - Reply

      Snow Miser,

      Technology refers to methods, systems, and devices which are the result of scientific knowledge being used for practical purposes. This defines the LRC perfectly.

      • LYITC41 September 5, 2018 at 9:56 am - Reply

        Or for evil purposes. Just depends on who’s got their hands on what technology. This theory of course can be used for great good once it’s developed and refined, but that will be some time from now.

      • Snow Miser September 5, 2018 at 9:57 am - Reply

        Let me put it this way: Is the LRC something Gary could patent? Obviously not, you can’t patent a description of of an atmospheric cycling pattern. The LRC is a scientific theory, not a technology. You can’t patent a scientific theory. That would be like Einstein trying to patent the Theory of Relativity, which obviously he couldn’t do. If it’s not something you could potentially patent, then it’s not a “technology.”

        • LYITC41 September 5, 2018 at 10:06 am - Reply

          You’re right of course, Mr. Heady is doing the same thing.

        • ClassyCat September 5, 2018 at 10:30 am - Reply

          Does it really matter that much to you? I sure hope I don’t make a spelling mistake in a post. I’m sure you would correct it.

          • Snow Miser September 5, 2018 at 10:47 am - Reply

            As I said in my first comment on the topic, yes, it’s nit-picking. It’s just a silly use of the term “technology” IMO.

            That said, if we’re going to talk about scientific theories, which is what we spend a lot of time doing here, we might as well practice being as precise as we can – correct? That includes being precise on grammar (and yes, I do frequently point out people’s spelling mistakes). Once you start slacking off on grammar, you get used to being lazy, and before you know it, you’re getting lazy on everything, scientific theories included. Keeping oneself sharp on grammar is a good way of practicing how to stay sharp on *everything*.

            • JoeK September 5, 2018 at 10:57 am - Reply

              Snow Miser,

              We agree on grammar principles! Still disagree on technology 😀 See above post and let me know what you think

              • Snow Miser September 5, 2018 at 11:09 am

                My post below yours was already a response to it. If you aren’t talking about a man-made system or mechanism, you aren’t referring to a “technology.”

              • JoeK September 5, 2018 at 2:11 pm

                Snow Miser,

                I think you missed my post at 1109. That was the one I was referring to. As you will see, there are multiple meanings behind the term “technology”

              • JoeK September 5, 2018 at 2:12 pm

                Correction, post @ 1053

            • ClassyCat September 5, 2018 at 1:29 pm - Reply

              I am very good at the grammar aspect. However, I choose not to point out what appears to be bad grammar from others. That’s because I realize that a person may be typing on a phone that likes to change words, or where a mistake wasn’t as visible before a person hit the send button. While I tend to agree with you on grammar being important, I do not find it necessary to point out others mistakes. Perhaps the person didn’t care about a couple of small typos. The nit-picking went from nit-picking to a diatribe, in my opinion. No one is really saying you don’t have an argument. I think there are arguments on both sides as others have pointed out, about the word “technology”. If it’s nit-picking, then why the continued arguments that make it clear it’s not nit-picking to you. It’s obviously very important to you. That in itself is not a problem with anyone, but the need to make others know is a bit over the top….in my opinion. Good discussion though.

              • JoeK September 5, 2018 at 2:22 pm


                Your stance is one of Class, respect and what seems to be a fading quality, most likely caused by a perceived anonymity in the cyber world. Correcting minor mistakes is considered rude. I do agree with Snow regarding making a legitimate attempt to use proper grammar/spelling/punctuation, but stop short of feeling the need to place myself on a pedestal by trying to knock down others over something silly as a speellingg errrror 😀

              • Snow Miser September 5, 2018 at 2:51 pm

                For the record, I don’t *always* correct everybody’s spelling mistakes, after all I do them occasionally myself. Only when people do certain really egregious ones, such as the ubiquitous its/it’s or your/you’re type errors that everybody should know but half the people don’t. It’s lazy not to know basic grammar like that IMO.

                The other kind that I often point out to people online are things like … I can’t tell you how many people I’ve seen write “advanced” when they mean “advance.” For people whose native language clearly isn’t English, it’s no big deal (my Japanese ex-boss used to do stuff like that all the time and it never bothered me). But I’ve seen it written many times by people whose native language is clearly English, and frankly it’s beyond me how people cannot know the difference, the meanings of the two words aren’t remotely close.

  4. Mason - Basehor September 5, 2018 at 8:38 am - Reply

    Gary —

    You posted just a 64% chance of a hurricane making landfall on Florida . . .

    But you previously said there was a 90% chance of a hurricane hitting Florida this year.


    You also said you know “where when, why, and how strong” – can you share that here?

    • Gary September 5, 2018 at 8:42 am - Reply


      The percentage chance is just for one system we have on our projections. There are other chances.


  5. Chiefs September 5, 2018 at 9:00 am - Reply

    I see they expected the flash flood watch down by Wichita. Is there a possibility that they do that around our area too?

    • Chiefs September 5, 2018 at 9:04 am - Reply


    • Skylar September 5, 2018 at 9:50 am - Reply

      EAX said they will likely do so in the next 24 hours as the track of Gordon becomes more obvious. Something similar to what went on earlier this week in northern Kansas might occur in central Missouri.

  6. DaveC September 5, 2018 at 9:44 am - Reply

    Really feeling that the east side of town is gonna get missed on this round, out in Grain Valley.

    • Blue Flash September 5, 2018 at 10:41 am - Reply

      Good slug of rain headed your way now…

  7. Bill September 5, 2018 at 10:16 am - Reply

    These storms are incredibly efficient rain producers. Love it. Although i will say I’m expecting localized flooding aka avoid KCMO/Westport for the rest of the week 😂

  8. ClassyCat September 5, 2018 at 10:33 am - Reply

    143rd/Switzer….quickly approaching 2 inches. Got under a tiny one yesterday that gave us about .3.

  9. Hockeynut69 September 5, 2018 at 10:34 am - Reply

    It finally came east and I am getting some beneficial rain. the grass seed is going to love this type of rain.

  10. Snow Miser September 5, 2018 at 10:35 am - Reply

    I’m looking at the rain out my window and imagining what it would be like if it were snow. :-/

  11. DaveC September 5, 2018 at 10:47 am - Reply

    Raining in GV

  12. LYITC41 September 5, 2018 at 10:56 am - Reply

    Right now in midtown-vsby 2.5SM RW+, pouring and I love it!

  13. MattinLeavenworth September 5, 2018 at 11:06 am - Reply

    Winter is coming

    • Heat Miser September 5, 2018 at 11:09 am - Reply

      Bring it!!!!

  14. Heat Miser September 5, 2018 at 11:08 am - Reply


  15. birdieman September 5, 2018 at 11:08 am - Reply

    Drought! Sky is falling! Floods! Sky is falling! My 80 by 130 lawn/farm was too dry, now it’s too wet!!! Sky is falling!! Run to the light carolann!!

  16. Max September 5, 2018 at 11:09 am - Reply

    Gary, Based on what you know so far, do you expect the rest of the 2018 hurricane season to be a busy one or not?

  17. Lisa Lu September 5, 2018 at 11:16 am - Reply

    It’s been raining here in south OP (123rd/Antioch) since around 7am, at times much lighter than others. Has literally poured for a while a few times. Nice soaking rain. Also, congrats on your TS Gordon prediction Gary. It has kept TWC busy for at least 48+ hours.

  18. birdieman September 5, 2018 at 11:17 am - Reply

    Seriously, what ever you want to call Gary’s LRC, it’s only nominally more accurate than what dan Henry, fred broski, etal would say back in the day. There are seasonal predictions that play out most years with the occasional anomaly related to changes in the jet stream, el nino, etc. Still 50/50 chance the forecast plays out as predicted

    • LYITC41 September 5, 2018 at 12:09 pm - Reply

      A good post. The theory, with work, can be a lot better and made more useful but it, as I said earlier, is going to take time.

  19. Nick September 5, 2018 at 11:29 am - Reply

    Socked in with steady heavy tropical rain in St. Joe. 😀

  20. Chiefs September 5, 2018 at 12:04 pm - Reply

    When is the next bout of rain supposed to come in to make up for that 3 and a half inches that was forecasted for my area?heavy rain all around me with a hole directly over head.

    • Tdogg September 5, 2018 at 12:39 pm - Reply

      Ask Jeeves

  21. Mr. Pete September 5, 2018 at 12:47 pm - Reply

    Is Saturday night looking dry? Big concert at Arrowhead.

  22. Rod September 5, 2018 at 1:09 pm - Reply

    Gary: you mentioned there was a 64% chance have a hurricane hitting Florida or the southeast United States in the next 2-3 weeks. I’m going on a beach vacation to Saint Augustine in around two weeks & staying in an ocean front home. What specific date range did you predict a system could impact FL. Thanks

  23. Richard September 5, 2018 at 1:37 pm - Reply

    The rain today is not associated with Gordon. (Repeating what Gary said last night on air).
    What cycle/part of the pattern does this front line up with ?
    I am not good at going back, looking at the archives as a lot of you.

    • JoeK September 5, 2018 at 2:16 pm - Reply


      You are correct, the system today is related to the system we experienced July 17th and 18th that dropped over 4 inches of rain ( at KCI). This time around, there was more available moisture that has allowed for a more widespread event. Of course, there are so many other dynamics at play, changes in the jetstream AKA seasonal variances, but the systems are related or appear to be from my prospective

      • Richard September 5, 2018 at 2:41 pm - Reply

        Thanks Joe

      • Richard September 5, 2018 at 3:05 pm - Reply

        Hey Joe
        Are you the one who talked about growing sorghum awhile back ?

        • JoeK September 5, 2018 at 4:40 pm - Reply

          Yes, a family tradition that has been passed down. We use steam to cook with. A pretty neat experience!

  24. Nate September 5, 2018 at 2:00 pm - Reply

    When is this heavy rain coming to wash out the algae from my pond? Until then, the drought is still on

  25. DaveC September 5, 2018 at 2:17 pm - Reply

    oh my, maybe for the Kansas folks this is great, but this rain event again proved to be extremely underwhelming and not overly beneficial for us. last night Gary wrote “By the time I write the blog in the morning it may be about as an exciting of radar I have seen in a long time.” 🙁 🙁 🙁 same results now as we have seen all year. I am watching the radar dry up. maybe Saturday? To be honest, I don’t care about what the models predict. We have a precedence set that the rain will not be that good Saturday.

    VERY bummed in gv again.

  26. LYITC41 September 5, 2018 at 2:26 pm - Reply

    Def a change for the better, hope this wet pattern gives EVERYONE the rain they need!!

  27. Stl78(winon,mn) September 5, 2018 at 2:59 pm - Reply

    Had a brief tornado touchdown up here last night along with another 3 in of rain. Hopefully we start to dry out up here and fall can settle in. Some trees have begun their fall foliage.

    • Richard September 5, 2018 at 3:07 pm - Reply

      Touchdown ? Damage ?
      Yeah, you have really had the rain. R those rails back in use yet ?

      • Stl78(winon,mn) September 5, 2018 at 4:43 pm - Reply

        Yes Richard. A very brief touchdown and minor damage. One main is back open but the other we r still Workin on. Hard to catch up as the rain last night caused 5 more washouts south of the previous ones. Drier conditions for the foreseeable future will help

        • Richard September 5, 2018 at 6:49 pm - Reply

          My older brother worked /retired from the Rock Island here in KC. Machinist. He passed a few yrs ago.
          I have a nephew who is engineer on BNSF here.
          And my brother-in-law worked for the Alaska RR for years too.

          • Trainman September 5, 2018 at 7:27 pm - Reply

            Love the RI

  28. Larry September 5, 2018 at 3:42 pm - Reply

    Some rain is better than nothing in parched NW Lawrence. My rain gauge (overnight through 3:30 PM) has 0.86″. Lawrence is still 11.63″ below average. It appears Gordon is going to miss eastern Kansas.

  29. REAL HUMEDUDE September 5, 2018 at 4:05 pm - Reply

    Still can’t get anything appreciable at the farm in NW Vernon Co. A shower earlier, less than tenth, huge shield of rain to my east is rapidly diminishing. Always going to be a big rain in a few days, just never gets around to doing it. Not convinced in slightest Gordon will give me much rain either, maybe a few more showers. Been waiting since June to get enough rain to get creek running again, still waiting

  30. Blue Flash September 5, 2018 at 4:38 pm - Reply

    The rain finally made it east to Independence, and we have picked up 0.9″ today.

  31. Lary Gezak September 5, 2018 at 4:38 pm - Reply

    Can’t remember a day like this recently where it has rained legit all day in the metro. We need a system like this over the winter…

    • Heat Miser September 5, 2018 at 4:50 pm - Reply

      Or mabye a couple

  32. ClassyCat September 5, 2018 at 6:29 pm - Reply

    143rd and Switzer exactly 3 inches. 2.7 today and .3 yesterday. That’s enough here for a while.

    • ClassyCat September 5, 2018 at 6:30 pm - Reply

      Overland Park.

  33. KS Jones September 5, 2018 at 9:01 pm - Reply

    Have gotten 6.32″ of rain since it started raining Sunday evening. The Big Blue is flooding, and the road that passes through our farm is 8′ under water north of here and 4′ under water south of here. Have to drive a mile through our pasture to a township road that takes us over the bluffs to get to towns.
    Hope that was worded properly, and I don’t owe any syntax. (ha)

  34. getmbuck September 5, 2018 at 11:30 pm - Reply

    Olathe 131st and BlackBob ending the day at 1.42 inches. Grass seed planted Saturday in a very good soil area just germinated ! Hope the moisture train continues here but my farm in Coffey County Kansas received 5 inches and runoff in our main pond overtopped the dam. Guess we need to unclog the spillway pipe, who would have thought that would be an issue a month ago?

  35. Rickmckc September 6, 2018 at 7:01 am - Reply

    Models seem to be backing off on rain amounts … POOF watch in effect?

  36. f00dl3 September 6, 2018 at 7:22 am - Reply

    Funny how the very same system that produces prolific rain over MN/NE/IA/C KS washes out when it gets here giving us one day of rain and then zips on by. We can’t even get a tropical system to give us rain.

    Models showed one thing but what happened was the same old, same old. We get barely enough to keep things green. The storms are from a different angle (southwest) but the end result is generally the same – nothing glaringly different yet. Guess the new LRC is still only just slightly influencing the pattern.

    The fact the front did stall out and produce so much rain up north does give hope when we get to the colder months, but just that – hope.

    • LYITC41 September 6, 2018 at 8:28 am - Reply

      Don’t know where you were at yesterday but it rained almost all day in most of the metro. I got 1.5″ in s. OP 123rd and Antioch.

      • f00dl3 September 6, 2018 at 8:35 am - Reply

        Yesterday was a rain day but the only day that will be rainy. Me and my wife just got back from Iowa on Monday – it rained 4 days straight up there. The system as I said just zipped on by giving us only 1 day of rainfall. Today doesn’t look too promising.

  37. KS Jones September 6, 2018 at 8:07 am - Reply

    The storm’s consistent northeasterly stream since Sunday changed to a southwesterly flow in northeast Kansas yesterday afternoon. Was that because of interaction with the counterclockwise movement of the tropical storm?

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