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Thursday, May 02, 2013

Rays-Royals game postponed due to snow in Missouri, May 2, 2013. Last snow in May in Kansas City was May 3, 1907


5/2/13, "Kansas City Royals pitcher Luis Mendoza gestures in the dugout as snow falls during a weather delay in a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Kauffman Stadium, in Kansas City, Missouri. The game was postponed after heavy rain turned to sleet and snow during the middle of the fourth inning," ap

5/2/13, "Rays-Royals game postponed due to snow in KC," AP Sports, Dave Skretta

"Members of the Rays and Royals started popping up in their dugouts to take pictures of the flakes falling. The last time there was measurable snow in May in Kansas City? Try May 3, 1907
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The high temperature barely eked over 40 degrees, and that was overnight, breaking the record for the coldest high temperature on May 2 of 48 degrees set in 1917.
It could be even worse on May 3, too.

The White Sox are due in town Friday night to start a three-game series, but the forecast calls for temperatures in the upper 30s and a 50 percent chance of precipitation at first pitch."

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