NWS Forecast for Atlantic & the area: Feb. 29th 2012

Weather

February 29th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

(forecast prepared 3:45-a.m., NWS/Des Moines)

**Wind Advisory in effect until 6-p.m.**

Today…Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of light rain and light snow before noon. Very windy. High in the upper 30s. West wind 25 to 35 mph with gusts to around 50 mph.

Tonight…Mostly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Breezy. Low in the mid 20s. West wind 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph becoming southwest up to 5 mph after midnight.

Thursday…Sunny…warmer. High in the mid 50s. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Thursday Night…Partly cloudy through midnight then becoming mostly cloudy. Low around 30. North wind 5 to 15 mph.

Friday…Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of light snow in the morning. Colder. High in the lower 40s. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

Friday Night Through Saturday Night…Mostly cloudy. Low in the mid 20s. High around 40.

Sunday And Sunday Night…Partly cloudy. High in the lower 40s. Low in the upper 20s.