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Special Weather Statement: Fog

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October 24th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES: -SAC-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-
MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-
1027 AM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014

…CONDITIONS WILL SLOWLY IMPROVE THIS MORNING…

ALTHOUGH WIDESPREAD FOG AND LOW CLOUDS ARE EXPECTED TO PERSIST THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE MORNING…VISIBILITIES WILL GRADUALLY IMPROVE. EXPECT WIDESPREAD VISIBILITIES BETWEEN A HALF MILE AND ONE MILE THROUGH THE NOON HOUR. THERE WILL ALSO BE AREAS OF DENSE FOG AND DRIZZLE THAT MAY LOWER VISIBILITIES TO A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES. LOW LYING AREAS WILL BE ESPECIALLY VULNERABLE FOR THE REST OF THE MORNING SO ALLOW EXTRA TRAVEL TIME AND BE PREPARED FOR LOWER VISIBILITIES IN LOWER LYING AREAS.

Dense Fog Advisory until 10-a.m. Montgomery-Fremont-Page Counties

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October 24th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA/VALLEY HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING.

* VISIBILITY…WILL BE FREQUENTLY BELOW 1/2 MILE AND NEAR ZERO AT TIMES. ALTHOUGH VISIBILITIES COULD IMPROVE QUICKLY BY SUNRISE…MOST LIKELY THEY WILL STAY LOW THROUGH MID MORNING.

* IMPACTS…THE LOW VISIBILITIES COULD CREATE DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS ESPECIALLY AT INTERSECTIONS OF BUSIER ROADS.

Dense Fog Advisory for parts of the KJAN listening area

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October 24th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

346 AM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014

WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG AND NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY THROUGH MID MORNING TODAY

ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-and RINGGOLD COUNTIES…

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING

* VISIBILITY…WIDESPREAD VISIBILITY OF ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS CONTINUES THROUGHOUT THE AREA. VISIBILITY NEAR ZERO IS OCCURRING ALONG PORTIONS OF INTERSTATE 80 FROM NEAR DES MOINES TO IOWA CITY AND ALONG HIGHWAY 30 FROM NEAR AMES TO CEDAR RAPIDS.

* IMPACTS…TRAVEL AND THE MORNING COMMUTE WILL BE GREATLY IMPACTED BY THE REDUCED VISIBILITY AND FOG OVER PORTIONS OF THE AREA. ALLOW EXTRA TRAVEL TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION SAFELY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITY WILL FREQUENTLY BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING…SLOW DOWN… USE YOUR HEADLIGHTS…AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF YOU. USE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN APPROACHING INTERSECTIONS AND RAILROAD CROSSINGS AS ONCOMING VEHICLES AND TRAINS MAY BE HIDDEN BY THE DENSE FOG. BE ESPECIALLY CAREFUL NEAR SCHOOL BUS STOPS AND CHILDREN BOARDING SCHOOL BUSSES.

NWS/KJAN listening area weather forecast: Fri., Oct. 24 2014

Weather

October 24th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

330 AM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014

EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG. SOUTH WIND NEAR 10 MPH.

TODAY…CLOUDY THROUGH MID MORNING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. HIGH IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

SATURDAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTH WIND AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST UP TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE MID 70S. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.

SUNDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE UPPER 50S.

MONDAY…PARTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH IN THE LOWER 70S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.

(Podcast) Skyscan weather forecast: Thu., 10/23/2014

Podcasts, Weather

October 23rd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

The (podcast) Freese-Notis listening area forecast and weather information for Atlantic.

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Weather forecast for Cass & area Counties: 10/23/13

Weather

October 23rd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

(Updated 3:45-a.m./NWS Des Moines)

EARLY THIS MORNING…CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.

TODAY…PARTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING THEN CLEARING. PATCHY FOG THROUGH MID MORNING. HIGH IN THE LOWER 70S. WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

FRIDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY…MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW AROUND 50. HIGH IN THE MID 70S. NORTH WIND NEAR 10 MPH.

SATURDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW IN THE UPPER 40S.

SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 70S. LOW 47 TO 57.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Wed., 10/22/2014

Podcasts, Weather

October 22nd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

The (podcast) Freese-Notis weather forecast for Atlantic and the KJAN listening area, and weather info. for Atlantic from KJAN News Director, Ric Hanson.

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NWS forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area: Wed., 10/22/14

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October 22nd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Tonight Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a chance of showers. Low around 53. South southeast wind 6 to 14 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Thursday A 10 percent chance of showers before 7am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 70. West northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.

Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. South wind 6 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Friday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 45.

Saturday Sunny, with a high near 73.

NWS forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area 10/21/14

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October 21st, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Today Sunny, with a high near 69. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 43. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph.

Wednesday Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Wednesday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. South southeast wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Thursday A slight chance of showers before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 51.

Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Mon., 10/20/2014

Podcasts, Weather

October 20th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

The Freese-Notis weather forecast for Cass & area Counties and weather info. for Atlantic.

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