Good progress, though less than I’d hoped.
Preparation for the single biggest work day on the Tahoe.
As Kansans, we live in some of the most progressive areas of the country for the advancement of weather science. Two examples: Impact-Based Warnings and Warn-on-Forecast.
Each day in the next four brings an increase in the weather impact. While the safest approach is to stay home, many have to get out. Here’s the latest advice on being prepared for the winter storm.
We caught the storm of the day for Kansas, staying with it from shortly after initiation southeast of Meade, documenting numerous funnels and wall clouds, and damage in three communities including both ends of the tornado through Barton county rated at EF-3 for the damage it caused west of the Great Bend airport.
Multiple rounds of severe weather are possible in Kansas this week, with longer-range forecasts showing a fairly active pattern through early June. With the slightly late start to the season, some have become complacent about severe weather in our area. If you are new to the area or haven’t updated your plans and preparedness activities, here are some tips.
Flash flooding is consistently one of the top storm-related killers each year. In 2016, floods closed many roads in Sedgwick, Sumner, Cowley and Butler counties following a couple of very heavy thunderstorm complexes in the late summer, and one person died. Simple action can save your life the next time you encounter high water.