We had some exciting weather around the region Monday morning. A pair of thunderstorm complexes moved through the Kansas City area dumping up to five inches of rain over areas of northern Missouri. Read more
Dangerous heat and humidity return to the Kansas City area this weekend. Meteorologist Alena Lee has the details on how hot it will get and the signs to look for so you stay safe. Read more
We need rain. It seems lately most of us in the Kansas City area can’t buy a drop of rain. Read more
The "Ring of Fire." What is it? Some might answer a popular song made famous by Johnny Cash in the 1970s, but for the purpose of this blog, the "Ring of Fire" is a weather phenomenon that can bring our area some wicked nighttime or early morning thunderstorms. Read more
The remnants of a tropical storm and a severe weather threat all in the same day - that doesn’t happen too often in Kansas City, but it’s happening Tuesday. Read more
We're in the homestretch of May for 2020, and while the rest of the world may be difficult, the weather has been a breeze compared to last year. Read more
It's been a somewhat uneventful storm season in the Kansas City area, but it looks like there will be an increased chance for severe weather over the next week. Read more
The pattern that’s setting up certainly looks wet with several chances for rain this week. Read more
Monday brought Spring 2020’s first real taste of severe weather. Read more
A severe weather threat is possible for eastern Kansas and western Missouri Tuesday afternoon. Brett Anthony is breaking down the chances for storms in the metro in the latest Storm Track 5 weather blog. Read more
It has been a slower severe weather season thus far in Kansas City, but as Brett Anthony explains in the latest Storm Track 5 weather blog, that could be changing Tuesday. Read more
If you like change, you’re going to love the next week of weather. Read more
We just couldn’t shake the cloudy, gloomy skies on Sunday and it looks like a new week brings several chances of rain. Read more
FAIRWAY, KS (KCTV) – We’re coming down the homestretch of February, just 10 days left until we flip the calendar to March. The weather pattern suggests we are in for a bumpy ride over the next week and a half. That means March could come in like a lion. Read more
This Valentine’s Day temperatures are expected to warm close to 30 degrees. That doesn’t sound very warm if we were talking about San Diego, but this is Kansas City and we’re doing pretty well! Read more
Part one of our latest winter storm will continue to impact us tonight. The second part of the storm rolls in Thursday and will bring us a better chance for accumulating snow Thursday night and Friday. Winter Weather Advisories are still in effect for parts of the area until late evening. Read more
The next Winter Storm to impact Kansas City is rounding into shape Tuesday afternoon. The storm currently consists of two pieces of energy. Both are easy to see on the radar/satellite map. We’ve got arrows pointing to both parts of the upcoming weather maker. Read more
Bitter cold Thursday morning with temperatures in the teens and wind chills near zero. We will see partly cloudy skies and highs in the upper 20s. Our Storm Track 5 meteorologists are tracking our next storm system for Friday that is expected to bring a winter mix of snow, freezing rain and sleet during the day. Read more
The season's first winter storm is hitting the Kansas City metro, bringing freezing rain Friday evening with snow expected Saturday morning. Read more
- Both ice and snow will likely impact roads and could lead to power outages as well Friday night into Saturday.
- We can deal with the snow, but the potential of ice first and then heavy snow on top could create a mess on roads along with higher concerns now for older large trees and power lines into Saturday.
- This storm system is not locked down. Timing and totals can still adjust the next 48 hours.