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Tuesday, November 01, 2011

CSW Weather: Outdoor Fires Could Be Trouble Today in Kansas City MetroRegion- Possible First Snowflakes Tomorrow Night

We'll have an 'Indian Summer-type' day today- with warm temperatures and- unfortunately- gusty winds.

Many areas will experience afternoon highs in the 75 to 80-degree range today- and south to southwest winds will increase through the day- with gusts reaching the 30 to 35 m.p.h. range by late afternoon.

With the extremely dry conditions- this makes the risks of wildfires especially high.

There have already been out-of-control natural-cover fires reported in northeastern Jackson and in Johnson counties MO..

Take special care with outdoor grilling or use of firepits today- make sure any embers are COMPLETELY extinguished.

A strange weather phenomena known as RAIN is due on Wednesday (tomorrow).

Most areas of the Kansas City MetroRegion should see anywhere from one-half to as much as locally 2-inches of rain by early Thursday morning.

In addition- many areas could possibly see snowflakes by late tomorrow and tomorrow night.

The greatest chance of any accumulating snow (on grassy areas) would be along and north of U.S. 36 highway- a Chillicothe- St. Joseph MO to Seneca KS line.

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