Skyscan Forecast Saturday, August 27, 2016 Chris Parks
Today: Areas of fog this morning; P/Cldy to Cldy w/scattered showers & thunderstorms late this afternoon. High near 73. NE @ 5-10. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight: A 60% chance of showers & thunderstorms, mainly after midnight. Low around 63. E @ 5-10. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday: Cloudy to P/Cldy w/showers ending late in the morning. High 80. SW @ 10-15.
Sunday: P/Cldy w/a chance of showers & thunderstorms late in the day. High 85. Monday: P/Cldy w/a 40% chance of showers & thunderstorms. High near 83.
Thursday’s High in Atlantic was 78. We received a Trace of rain at around 10-a.m. Our 24-hour Low (ending today at 7-a.m.), was 54. Last year on this date, our High in Atlantic was 76 and the low was 44. The Record High in Atlantic on this date was 100 in 1955. The Record Low was 39 in 1904.
352 AM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016
EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLOUDY. NORTH WIND NEAR 5 MPH.
TODAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE MID 70S. EAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 30 PERCENT.
TONIGHT…CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. THEN THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 60 PERCENT.
SATURDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON…THEN PARTLY SUNNY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH AROUND 80. SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.
SATURDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH WIND AROUND 5 MPH.
SUNDAY…PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH IN THE MID 80S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.
SUNDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOW IN THE UPPER 60S.
MONDAY…PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH IN THE MID 80S.
Today: Areas of morning fog; Mostly cloudy. High near 79. N/NE @ 5-10.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. NE @ 5.
Friday: A 60% chance of showers & thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. High 75. E @ 5-10. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night: An 80% chance of showers & thunderstorms. Low 63. E @ 5-10. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday: Mostly cloudy w/a 60% chance of showers & thunderstorms. High 80. SW @ 5-10. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night: Partly cloudy w/a slight chance of showers. Low around 62.
Sunday: Partly sunny w/a slight chance of showers & thunderstorms. High near 82.
Wednesday’s High in Atlantic was 85. We received .02″ an inch of rain Wed. afternoon here at the KJAN studios (.71”). Our Low this morning was 55. Last year on this date, our High in Atlantic was 76 and the low was 43. The Record High in Atlantic on this date was 108 in 1936. The Record Low was 34 in 1934.
NEW HAMPTON, Iowa (AP) – The National Weather Service has issued flash flood warnings for several northeast Iowa counties following heavy overnight rains. The service said Wednesday that more than 5 1/2 inches has fallen in Dorchester and more than 4 1/4 inches in Riceville and Bluffton.
Winneshiek and Allamakee county officials say several roads are washed out or are covered with runoff. Sandbagging is underway in Spillville and Fort Atkinson. School has been canceled in Decorah, Riceville and several other towns because of the heavy rain and flooding.
Today: P/Cldy to Cldy w/a chance late afternoon showers & thunderstorms. High 81.NW @ 5-10.
Tonight: **Flash Flood Watch 7-p.m. today until 7-a.m. Thursday for Adams, Fremont, Page, Ringgold, Taylor & Union Counties** Mo. Cldy w/a 50% chance of showers & thunderstorms. Low 60. N@5-10.
Tomorrow: P/Cldy to Cldy w/a slight chance of shwrs & tstrms. High 79. NW @ 5-10.
Friday: P/Cldy to Cldy. High 79.
Friday Night: A 70% chance of shwrs & tstrms. Low 64
Saturday: Showers & tsrms. High around 80.
Tuesday’s High in Atlantic was 81. We received just over 7-tenths of an inch of rain overnight into early this morning here at the KJAN studios (.71”). Our 24-hour Low (ending today at 7-a.m.), was 63. Last year on this date, our High in Atlantic was 74 and the low was 43. The Record High in Atlantic on this date was 105 in 1936. The Record Low was 37 in 1908.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Thunderstorms have lashed several parts of eastern Nebraska, leaving thousands of people without power and some stranded by street flooding and storm debris. The National Weather Service says an off-duty weather service employee saw a rope tornado briefly touch down around 8 p.m. Tuesday, three miles south-southeast of Kennard in Washington County. No injuries were reported.
The Omaha Public Power District reported that as of 5 a.m. today (Wednesday), nearly 9,700 customers were without power in Douglas and several other counties.
Up to 6 inches of rain was reported near Blair, and street flooding occurred in Omaha, Fremont and other cities.
Across the Missouri River, about 5-miles north/northwest of Council Bluffs, winds gusted from 65- to as much as 96-miles per hour from 9:45-p.m. through 10:15-p.m. Flights into Omaha’s Epply Airfield were diverted to other airports during the peak thunderstorm activity.
ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR- RINGGOLD COUNTIES:
FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7-P.M. THIS (WEDNESDAY) EVENING THROUGH 7-A.M. THURSDAY.
FLASH FLOOD WATCH FROM 6-P.M. TODAY (WED.) THROUGH 7-A.M. THURSDAY.
THE COMBINATION OF RECENT HEAVY RAINFALL AND THE EXPECTATION OF ADDITIONAL STORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL IN EXCESS OF 2 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING.
* WATER MAY COVER ROADS AND RAPID RISES ON LOCAL STREAMS ARE POSSIBLE TONIGHT.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.