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KJAN listening area forecast from the NWS: 5/4/16

Weather

May 4th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

EARLY THIS MORNING..MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 MPH.

TODAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE MID 60S. NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.

TONGHT…CLEAR. LOW IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WIND NEAR 10 MPH.

THURSDAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE MID 70S. WEST WIND NEAR 10 MPH.

FRIDAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE MID 80S.

SATURDAY…PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH IN THE MID 70S.

4″ Soil Temperature Readings for 5-3-2016

Ag/Outdoor, Weather

May 3rd, 2016 by Jim Field

@ 7:00 am:

  • @ Armstrong Research Farm, Lewis:  49.5 degrees
  • @ Neeley-Kinyon Research Farm, Greenfield:  50.1 degrees

Skyscan forecast & weather data for Atlantic: 5/3/16

Weather

May 3rd, 2016 by Ric Hanson

Today:Areas of fog this morning; Partly cloudy. High 71. W @ 10-15.

Tonight: P/Cldy. Low 45. N @ 5-10.

Tomorrow: Mostly Sunny. High 68. N @ 10-15.

Thursday: P/Cldy. High 74.

Friday: P/Cldy. High 79.

Monday’s High in Atlantic was 63. Our 24-hour Low thru 7-a.m. today was 35. Last year on this date, our High in Atlantic was 79 and the low was 57. The All-time Record High in Atlantic on this date was 87 in 1895, 1949 &1968. The Record Low was 25 in 1900.

KJAN listening area forecast from the NWS: 5/3/16

Weather

May 3rd, 2016 by Ric Hanson

EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLEAR. SOUTHWEST WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

TODAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 60S. WEST WIND NEAR 10 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

WEDNESDAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE MID 60S. NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

THURSDAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRIDAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 70S.

Rainfall Totals Ending at 7:00 am Monday, May 2

Ag/Outdoor, Weather

May 2nd, 2016 by Jim Field

  • KJAN, Atlantic .08″ (1.65″ total for the weekend)
  • Elk Horn  .1″
  • Missouri Valley  .19″
  • Logan  .05″
  • Woodbine  .09″
  • Council Bluffs  .11″
  • Creston  .39″
  • Oakland  1.1″
  • Audubon 2.1 (weekend total)

Skyscan forecast & weather data for Atlantic: 5/2/16

Weather

May 2nd, 2016 by Ric Hanson

Today: Areas of fog this morning; Becoming partly cloudy. High 64. N @ 10.

Tonight: Fair to P/Cldy. Low 38. Winds light & variable.

Tuesday: Mostly Sunny. High 72. W @ 10-15.

Wednesday: P/Cldy. High 68.

Thursday: P/Cldy. High 72.

Sunday’s High in Atlantic was 48. Our 24-hour Low thru 7-a.m. today was 36. We received .08” of rain, Sunday. Total weekend rainfall amounted to 1.65. Last year on this date, our High in Atlantic was 68 and the low was 5. The All-time Record High in Atlantic on this date was 91 in 1968. The Record Low was 17 in 1908.

NWS forecast for Cass & area Counties: 5/2/2016

Weather

May 2nd, 2016 by Ric Hanson

Early This Morning: Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Northwest wind near 5 mph.
Today: Partly sunny. Patchy fog through mid morning. A 20 percent chance of showers in the afternoon. Warmer. High in the lower 60s. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight: Partly cloudy. Low in the lower 40s. West wind near 5 mph.
Tuesday: Sunny. High in the upper 60s. West wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Low in the upper 40s. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Wednesday: Sunny. High in the mid 60s. North wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Low in the lower 40s.
Thursday: Sunny. High around 70.

April 2016 Weather Stats for Atlantic

Weather

May 1st, 2016 by Ric Hanson

The month of April was wetter than normal, in Atlantic, but average, temperature-wise. Statistics compiled at KJAN (the official National Weather Service reporting station for Atlantic) show rainfall for the month amounted to 5.3-inches, which was 1.87-inches more than the average. The most rain fell on the 20th, when we received a 24-hour soaking of 1.16-inches.

The average High temperature of 63-degrees was just one degree warmer than the average of 62. The warmest days in April were on the 3rd and 24th, when we reached 81-degrees.

The average Low for the month was 38, which was about one-degree warmer than normal. The coolest mornings were on the 8th and 9th, when we bottomed out at 14-degrees.

Looking ahead: The month of May typically has Atlantic receiving 4.32-inches of rain. The average High is around 73, while the average Low is 49.

KJAN listening area weather forecast from the NWS: 5/1/16

Weather

May 1st, 2016 by Ric Hanson

353 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

EARLY THIS MORNING…NUMEROUS LIGHT SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG. NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 70 PERCENT.

TODAY…CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. WIDESPREAD LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MID MORNING. NUMEROUS LIGHT SHOWERS BEFORE NOON…THEN SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 90 PERCENT.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY UNTIL EARLY MORNING THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH THROUGH MIDNIGHT.

MONDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

MONDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE LOWER 40S.

TUESDAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 60S. WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

WEDNESDAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE MID 60S.

Skyscan forecast & weather data for Atlantic: 4/30/16

Weather

April 30th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

Today: Cloudy & breezy w/rain, mainly before noon. High near 51. E/NE @ 15-30. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tonight: Cloudy & breezy, w/showers redeveloping, mainly after 8pm. Low around 44. E/NE @ 15-30. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday: Cloudy & breezy, w/showers likely, mainly thru the noon hour. High near 55. N/NE @ 10-20 w/gusts to 25. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 69.

Friday’s High in Atlantic was 48. Our 24-hour Low thru 7-a.m. today was 42. We received .7” of rain over the 24-hour period, also. Last year on this date, our High in Atlantic was 75 and the low was 36. The All-time Record High in Atlantic on this date was 92 in 1926. The Record Low was 19 in 1958.