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Skyscan Forecast & weather data for Atlantic: 1/18/18

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January 18th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

Today: Mostly Sunny. High 37. S/SW @ 5-10.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Low 22. S/SW @ 5-10.

Tomorrow: Mo. Sunny. High 49. S/SW @ 10-15 w/gusts to 25.

Tom. Night: Partly cloudy. Low 27.

Saturday: P/Cldy. High 43.

Sunday: Mo. Cldy w/a 60% chance of rain or snow showers. High 42.

Monday: Cldy w/a chance of snow. High 31.

Wednesday’s High in Atlantic was 25. Our Low was -2. Last year on this date our High was 47 and the Low was 26. The all-time record High in Atlantic on this date was 61 in 1951, and the Low was -28 in 1984.

Skyscan Forecast & weather data for Atlantic: 1/17/18

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January 17th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

Today: Mo. Sunny. High 29. W/SW @ 10-20.

Tonight: P/Cldy. Low 16. SW @ 5-10.

Tomorrow: P/Cldy. High around 40. SW @ 10-20.

Friday: P/Cldy. High near 50.

Saturday: Mo. Cldy. High 44.

Tuesday’s High in Atlantic was 7. Our Low this morning (as of 5-a.m. was -9. Last year on this date our High was 32 and the Low was 25. The all-time record High in Atlantic on this date was 57 in 1989, and the Low was -21 in 1984.

Skyscan Forecast & weather data for Atlantic: 1/16/18

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January 16th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

**WIND CHILL WARNING until Noon Today**

Today: Mo. Cldy w/flurries this morning; Partly cloudy this afternoon. High 7. NW @ 10-20. Wind chill as low as -25.

Tonight: P/Cldy. Low -10. SW @ 5-10. WC as low as -15.

Tomorrow: P/Cldy. High 28. W @ 10-20.

Thursday: P/Cldy. High 40.

Friday: P/Cldy. High 46.

Monday’s High in Atlantic was 4. Our Low this morning (as of 5-a.m.) was -7. Last year on this date our High was 33 and the Low was 30. The all-time record High in Atlantic on this date was 64 in 1900, and the Low was -25 in 2009.

Wind Chill Warning & Advisory continues until Noon today

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January 16th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

A reminder: A WIND CHILL WARNING continues until Noon today (1/16), for Cass-Adair-Adams-Audubon-Guthrie-Dallas-Madison-Sac-Crawford-Carroll-Union-Taylor and Ringgold Counties. Dangerously cold wind chills expected. The dangerously cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 10 minutes to exposed skin. Expect wind chills to range from 15 below zero to 30 below zero.

And, a WIND CHILL ADVISORY continues until Noon today, for the remaining counties in the KJAN listening area. In the Advisory Area, very cold wind chills expected. The cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin. Expect wind chills to range from 18 below zero to 26 below zero.

Wind Chill Warning replaces Advisory for Cass & area Counties

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January 15th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

(UPDATE FROM THE NWS: 3:07-P.M.) Counties affected: Crawford-Carroll-Audubon-Guthrie-Dallas-Cass-Adair-Madison-Adams-Union-Taylor-Ringgold.

WIND CHILL WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TUESDAY…THIS REPLACES THE WIND CHILL ADVISORY PREVIOUSLY IN EFFECT. A Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect until Noon Tuesday for all other counties in our area, not mentioned above.

* WHAT…Dangerously cold wind chills expected. Frostbite may occur in as little as 10 minutes to exposed skin. Expect wind chills to range from 20 below zero to 35 below zero.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Wind Chill Warning means the combination of very cold air and the wind will create dangerously low wind chill values. Frost bite can occur quickly and even hypothermia or death if precautions are not taken.

Skyscan Forecast & weather data for Atlantic: 1/15/18

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January 15th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

**WIND CHILL ADVISORY until Noon Tuesday**

Today: Partly cloudy, windy & cold. High nearly steady in the single digits. NW @ 15-30. Wind chill as low as -20.

Tonight: P/Cldy. Low -12. NW @ 5-10, w/gusts to around 20. Wind chill -5. WC as low as -30.

Tomorrow: Mo. Sunny. High 8. NW @ 10-15. WC as low as -30.

Wednesday: P/Cldy. High 25.

Thursday: P/Cldy. High 36.

Sunday’s High in Atlantic was 28. Our Low this morning was 1 degree. We received 1.4 inches of snow Sunday night, which melted into .06″liquid precipitation. Last year on this date our High was 35 and the Low was 28. The all-time record High in Atlantic on this date was 61 in 1990, and the Low was -23 in 1905.

Wind Chill Advisory continues until 12-p.m. Tuesday

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January 15th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

NWS DSM, 345 AM CST Mon Jan 15 2018

…WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TUESDAY…

* WHAT…Very cold wind chills expected. The cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin. Expect wind chills to range from 5 below zero to 30 below zero.

* WHEN…Now to noon Tuesday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the strong winds will combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and gloves.

Wind Chill Advisory for Cass & area Counties Monday morning through Tuesday morning

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January 14th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

Dangerously Cold Wind Chills from Late Tonight through Tuesday Morning: Another Arctic intrusion will drop temperatures into the single digits and below from late tonight through Wednesday morning. Lows will approach 10 to 15 below zero at times across northern Iowa. Combine the cold temperatures with gusty 15 to 25 mph winds Monday into Tuesday and wind chills will be dangerous at times. Wind chill values in the 20 below to nearly 40 below zero range are expected.

WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM MONDAY TO NOON CST TUESDAY: The Advisory covers the entire KJAN listening area.

Very cold wind chills expected. The cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin. Expect wind chills to range from 15 below zero to 30 below zero.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and gloves.

Skyscan Weather Forecast for Cass & area Counties from the NWS, 1/14/18

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January 14th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

Early This Morning: Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of light snow. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Today: Cloudy. A chance of light snow in the morning. A chance of light snow late in the afternoon. Warmer. High in the mid 20s. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 50 percent.
Tonight: Cloudy until early morning then becoming partly cloudy. Light snow likely in the evening, then a chance of light snow before midnight. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch. Low zero to 5 above. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent.
Martin Luther King Jr Day: Mostly sunny. Bitterly cold. Breezy. Patchy blowing snow early in the afternoon. High zero to 5 above. Northwest wind 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Wind chill readings 15 to 20 below.
Monday Night: Partly cloudy. Colder. Low 5 to 10 below. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Wind chill readings 20 below to 30 below zero.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny. High zero to 5 above. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Lowest wind chill readings 20 below to 30 below zero in the morning.
Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Low 5 to 10 below.
Wednesday: Sunny, warmer. High 15 to 20.

The daytime High in Atlantic Saturday was 10. The temp rose overnight, making our 24-hour High 14. The Low was 6. We received .2″ of snowfall overnight, which melted into just a Trace of precipitation. Last year on this date, the High in Atlantic was 36 and the Low was 10. The All-time record High for Jan. 14th in Atlantic, was 54 in 1914. The All-time record Low was -29 in 1957.

Skyscan Forecast & weather data for Atlantic: 1/13/18

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January 13th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

Today: Partly sunny. High 11. N @ 5-10. Wind chill as low as -10.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy w/a 30% chance of snow late. Low 4. S @ 5-10. Wind chill -5.

Tomorrow: A 30% chance of snow through mid-morning. High 27. S/SW @ 10-20. Less than 1/2” of snow is expected altogether.

Sunday night: Cldy w/light snow early. (around 1/2-1”). Low 3.

Monday: Mo. Sunny. High 6.

Tuesday: Mo. Sunny. High 5.

Friday’s High in Atlantic was 10. Our 24 hour Low (ending at 7-a.m.) will be -4 (at 6-a.m. It was 6 degrees above zero). Last year on this date our High was 28 and the Low was 10. The all-time record High in Atlantic on this date was 62 in 1987, and the Low was -24 in 1916.