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Recent warm temperatures have put some of us behind when it comes to seeing our first freeze of the season. For instance, over northern Missouri the growing season usually comes to end Monday. But with temperatures forecast to return to 80-degrees by mid-week it left us wondering when we might see our first freeze of the fall. Read more

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It is the tale of two weather systems. Violent spring-like storms ripped through the northern plains Monday, now the rest of the week takes the form of the fall. Brett Anthony breaks it down in the latest Storm Track 5 weather blog. Read more

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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

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A summer-time weather pattern is over taking Kansas City and much of the Midwest, leading to a hot and dry start to July and the long holiday weekend. Read more

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Late next week, the sunsets may be more colorful than usual thanks to the Sahara desert. That’s a right, dust particles from the Sahara desert could travel all the way to central plains and turn sunsets a brighter shade of orange or red.  Read more

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A trend that started in May is carrying over into June. What is supposed to be the wettest stretch of weather across the Kansas City area is turning out to be drier than normal this year. Read more

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This is the time of year that should see spring in full bloom, but as Brett Anthony explains, winter is not done with the Kansas City metro just yet. Read more

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The weather over the weekend may have had Kansas City thinking of spring, but as Brett Anthony explains in the latest StormTrack5 weather blog, winter still has some days on the calendar. Read more

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If someone tells you to go fly a kite on Thursday or over the weekend, don’t take it personally. Sometimes, when it comes to the wind in March, it can really blow. I mean really blow or howl at more than 50 miles per hour. Read more

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The lion isn’t roaring as we start March. No, it’s more like the gentle meow of a house cat. We can sit back and enjoy a great stretch of weather to start the month. Read more

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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

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After the coldest air so far this season settles across the area today, we should really look back at some of the more brutal winters Kansas City has ever had. Read more

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Mother Nature is bringing a one, two punch. First, we are getting snow and a Winter Weather Advisory through midnight and later tonight, an arctic front arrives bringing bitterly cold air to Missouri and Kansas. Read more

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Another Wednesday and another chance of wintry weather. Last week’s snowfall under performed expectations. It should have snowed more but the storm just didn’t come together. Read more

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The latest round of snow to hit Kansas City hasn’t melted yet, and here we are watching the chance for a fresh coat of light snow late Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.  Read more