While severe thunderstorms are likely to form well to the south and east of Kansas City on Wednesday, strong, clear-air wind gusts are taking aim.
West to northwest wind gusts topping 50 mph are possible in the Kansas City area from late Wednesday into Thursday as a strong storm gets the atmosphere spinning over the north-central U.S.
It will be a little more than a bad hair day as the gusts can be strong enough to knock down some tree limbs, shake power lines and make for tricky handling on the highways.
Keep an eye out for flying trash cans, recycling bins and other airborne items.
The windy weather will be associated with a push of much cooler air that will trim temperatures by 20 degrees later Wednesday and Thursday, compared to highs Tuesday.
Sunday's NASCAR race in Bristol, Tenn., may turn into a washout following a dry start to the weekend.
Colder air will slowly filter across the Cleveland area this weekend following a mild end to the week.
Colder air will slowly filter across the Detroit area this weekend following a mild end to the week.
The temperature roller-coaster ride will continue through St. Patrick's Day for the Boston area.
Those celebrating St. Patrick's Day through the weekend will be dodging showers.
The Pennsylvania capital will be seeing a roller-coaster ride of temperatures through the weekend.
Traditional date for Turkey Buzzards to return to Hinckley.
Astoria, OR (1988)
Record-tying low of 28 degrees in the morning followed by a record high of 61 degrees in the afternoon (records only go back to 1953).
Cilaos, La Reunion (S. Indian Ocean) (1952)
March 15th-16th had rainfall of 73.62" in 24 hours -- a world record.