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NWS forecast for Atlantic & the area: 3/29/20

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March 29th, 2020 by Ric Hanson

**WIND ADVISORY UNTIL 1-p.m.**

Early this morning: Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. Windy, with a west northwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

Today: Sunny, with a high near 56. Windy, with a west northwest wind 20 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 32. West northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 61. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 60.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 62.

Saturday’s High in Atlantic was 69. The Low was 37. We received .05″ rain in Atlantic. Last year on this date, the High in Atlantic was 46 and the Low was 34. The Record High here on March 29th, was 90 in 1986. The Record Low was 5 in 1969.

Wind Advisory extended until 1-p.m. today (Sunday)

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March 29th, 2020 by Ric Hanson

Area Counties: Sac-Crawford-Carroll-Audubon-Guthrie-Dallas-Cass-Adair-Madison-Adams-Union-Taylor-RinggoldA WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM TODAY (3/29).

* WHAT…Northwest winds 25 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph expected.

* IMPACTS…Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.

Skyscan Forecast Saturday 03/28/2020

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March 28th, 2020 by Chris Parks

Skyscan Forecast  Saturday, March 28, 2020  Dan Hicks

Today: Fog early, then variable cloudiness. Showers and thunderstorms. S @ 15-25, shifting to the W. High 63.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Windy and cooler. Light rain. NW @ 20-40. Low 37.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy in the morning, then partly cloudy. NW @ 20-35, diminishing in the afternoon. High 51.

Monday: Partly cloudy. High 59.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy. High 59.

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“Virtual” Storm Spotter classes set for April

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March 27th, 2020 by Ric Hanson

The National Weather Service has added four “virtual” NWS spotter training sessions over the next few weeks.  Three of the classes will be held in the evening & one during the daytime.  All will be conducted via GoToWebinar & will require registration.  The training sessions will be held Thursday, April 2nd (1-230 PM); Tuesday, April 7th (8-830 PM); Thursday, April 9th (7-830 PM); and Monday, April 13th (7-830 PM). 

You can see additional information, including registration, at the following link.

Skyscan forecast for Atlantic & the area: 3/27/20

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March 27th, 2020 by Ric Hanson

Thursday’s High in Atlantic was 60. Our Low was 42. Last year on this date, the High was 72 and the Low was 41. The Record High for March 27th in Atlantic was 85 in 1895. The record Low was 6 in 1894.

Skyscan Forecast for Atlantic & the area: 3/26/2020

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March 26th, 2020 by Ric Hanson

Wednesday’s High in Atlantic was 58. Our Low this morning (as of 4:50-a.m) was 42. Last year on this date, the High was 59 and the Low was 34. The Record High for March 26th in Atlantic was 88 in 1907. The record Low was -2 in 1955.

Skyscan Forecast for Atlantic & the area: 3/25/2020

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March 25th, 2020 by Ric Hanson

Tuesday’s High in Atlantic was 55. Our Low 42. Last Year on this date, the High in Atlantic was 51 and the Low was 32. The Record High on March 25th was 91 in 1907. The Record Low 5, in 1894.

Skyscan forecast for Atlantic & the area: 3/24/2020

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March 24th, 2020 by Ric Hanson

Today: Areas of fog this morning; Mostly cloudy. High near 51. SE @ 10.

Tonight: Partly cloudy-to-cloudy. Low 38. S @ 5.

Tomorrow: P/Cldy to Cldy w/a chance of showers (mainly in the afternoon). High around 60. S @ 10-20.

Thursday: Mo. Cldy w/a slight chance of rain. High 48.

Friday: Mo. Cldy w/a chance of rain. High around 50.

Monday’s High in Atlantic was 47. Our Low was 37. Last Year on this date, the High in Atlantic was 49 and the Low 36. The Record High on March 24th was 83 in 1967. The Record Low was -2 in 1974.

Special Weather Statement: Areas of Dense Fog this morning (3/23)

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March 23rd, 2020 by Ric Hanson

Widespread fog will persist across central and west central Iowa early this morning and it will be dense in spots as well with visibilities down to a half mile or less at times. Conditions should improve toward 9am when visibilities should be at least several miles. In the mean time, slow down, use low beam headlights and allow for extra distance between vehicles.

Skyscan Forecast for Atlantic & the area: 3/23/20

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March 23rd, 2020 by Ric Hanson

Today: Fog & drizzle thru mid-morning; P/Cldy to Cldy. High 48. SE @ 10.

Tonight: Mo. cldy w/areas of fog & drizzle. Low 38. SE @ 5-10.

Tomorrow: Fog/drizzle in the morning; P/Cldy to Cldy. High 50. SE @ 10-15.

Wednesday: P/Cldy to Cldy w/afternoon showers. High 60.

Thursday: Mo. Cldy w/shwrs. High around 48.

Sunday’s High in Atlantic was 39. Our Low was 34. We’ve received just .02″ rain here at the KJAN Studios from 7-a.m. Sunday thru 5-a.m. today. Last Year on this date, the High in Atlantic was 54 and the Low 32. The Record High on March 23rd was 86 in 1910. The Record Low was 4 in 1974.