Author: Meteorologist Rodney Price

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Follow up to “Quiet start to 2018”

You’ll recall last week I wrote that 2018 has been tornado-free thus far here in Kansas. According to data from the National Weather Service (thanks Chance Hayes/Robb Lawson!) and the Tornado History Project website, only 3 years since 1950 have been tornado-free during the first 4 months: 1962, 1967 and 1980. We’re just 9 days

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Quiet start to the Severe weather season

Given the weather has been more Winter-like the last 2 weekends (cold Easter; record snow and lows this past Sunday) it’s no shock that the severe weather season in Kansas has gotten off to a very slow start. In fact, the Wichita branch of the National Weather Service has issued just 3 severe thunderstorm warnings

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Thoughts on Spring 2018

What a wild day yesterday! Wind gusts between 55-70 mph, countless wildfires, blowing dust and even snow was reported across Kansas. And if that weren’t enough, you might have heard tornado sirens too. Thankfully, the latter was just a test, but soon we’ll have to contend with severe hail, high winds and tornadoes. One of

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Ready for the Madness

Spring is my favorite season. It always has been. It isn’t all about the weather, although it makes up a good portion of it. For me, it also has to do with sports: the NCAA tourney and baseball. One season reaches its zenith while another starts anew. It’s the promise of warmer days and the

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