Brett Anthony

Meteorologist

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The heat breaks Sunday! It will be the final day of a hot stretch of weather in Kansas City, but we could pay for the cooler weather by putting up with a period of severe thunderstorms Sunday evening. 

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It might be 5,000 miles away, but dust from the Saharan Desert may be in the Kansas City area as early as Wednesday. The dust is easy to pick out on the NASA satellite image below. The image was taken two weeks ago by NASA's VIIRS satellite. VIIRS-20 scans the earth twice a day and uses multiple visible and infrared channels to obtain high resolution imagery of clouds, storms, and atmospheric aerosols.

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