Mike Bracciano

Mike keeps busy by volunteering as a co-Chairperson for the Allied Arts Fund Drive, a YMCA League Basketball coach, a volunteer for the American Red Cross and as an Artist in Schools Speaker.

Title: Chief Meteorologist
mbracciano@kq2.com

Mike keeps busy by volunteering as a co-Chairperson for the Allied Arts Fund Drive, a YMCA League Basketball coach, a volunteer for the American Red Cross and as an Artist in Schools Speaker.

He loves to play softball and spend time with his family and comes from a family of 10 himself.

Mike likes St. Joseph because "it's not too big and not too small."

Recent Posts by Mike Bracciano

KQ2 Forecast: A break in the heat this weekend

Temperatures should be back down in the 80s by early next week with a chance of rain Sunday as a strong cold front pushes through. This will help bring less humid air and relief from the heat into the region. Mostly sunny skies and near average temperatures are expected through next week.

KQ2 Forecast: Excessive Heat Warning continues for Friday

An Excessive Heat Warning is now in effect through Saturday evening as heat indices could make it feel like 105-110 degrees outside.

KQ2 Forecast: Excessive Heat Warning until Saturday

It is possible the actual air temperature reaches near 100 degrees on Friday and Saturday. Now is a good time to prepare for the prolonged heat and remember to be staying hydrated by drinking lots of water and limiting time spent outdoors, especially during the sun's peak hours of 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

KQ2 Forecast: Heat returns on Wednesday

A prolonged heat wave is expected to begin Wednesday as temperatures climb to the highest we have seen so far this year. Upper 90s are a good bet with head indices make it feels like in the 100s from Wednesday through the weekend. We'll get little relief during the overnight hours as lows will only go down to the upper 70s to near 80 degrees.

KQ2 Forecast: Warming up on Tuesday

As Barry moves away Tuesday, skies will become clear once again and temperatures will begin to rebound. Expect highs on Tuesday to be back into the 90s.

KQ2 Forecast: A hot weekend forecast

This weekend will be a nice one to stay inside or find a pool because it's going to be a hot and dry weekend. Saturday and Sunday will both see mostly sunny skies with temperatures in the lower 90s. With added humidity, it will feel like the mid 90s both days so make sure you are finding ways to stay cool and try not to overdo it outside.

KQ2 Forecast: Temperatures warming up on Friday

The building heat for the end of the week and into the weekend will be the main story moving forward. Expecting a dry and hot stretch of weather that will last into next week. Beginning Friday, temperatures should reach into the low to mid 90s for daytime highs with mostly sunny skies.

KQ2 Forecast: A cooler Thursday forecast

Showers and thunderstorms this morning across northeast Kansas and northeast Missouri brought us cooler conditions by Wednesday afternoon. Temperatures only made it into the mid 80's.

KQ2 Forecast: Staying warm on Wednesday

On Wednesday, a stray shower or storm is possible but most will likely stay dry. Highs are going to be in the upper 80s. Thursday will feature mostly sunny skies and temperatures in the upper 80s.

KQ2 Forecast: Rain possible on Tuesday

More rain chances are in the forecast for Tuesday as a disturbance moves through. Highs will be in the upper 80s to near 90 degrees. Building heat will be the story for the end of the week with quiet weather conditions.

Saint Joseph
Few Clouds
70° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 70°
Maryville
Clear
68° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 68°
Savannah
Few Clouds
70° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 70°
Cameron
Clear
70° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 70°
Fairfax
Broken Clouds
69° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 69°
After this weekend's rainfall, a refreshing change is forecast to begin the new week with below average temperatures and plenty of sunshine.
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