NWS forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area: Mon., March 4th 2013
March 4th, 2013 by Ric Hanson
(Updated 4:16-a.m./NWS Des Moines)
Today: Rain likely, mainly after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 38. East southeast wind 6 to 13 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight: Snow and freezing drizzle likely, becoming all snow after 9pm, then gradually ending. Cloudy, with a low around 26. Blustery, with a northwest wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of snow after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 30. Windy, with a northwest wind 18 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. Wind chill values as low as 5. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 8 to 13 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.
Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 36. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 18.
Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Breezy.