Hazardous weather outlook for the KJAN listening area: 10/3/13

Weather

October 3rd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

COUNTIES: MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-PAGE

TODAY AND TONIGHT:¬† SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON…MAINLY ALONG AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80. A STATIONARY FRONT WILL BE THE FOCUS FOR THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPMENT THIS AFTERNOON AS THE ATMOSPHERE BECOME UNSTABLE. THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING HOURS. LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WIND WILL BE THE PRIMARY HAZARDS.

FRIDAY: LARGE HAIL…GUSTY WINDS AND ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE ALL POSSIBLE¬† FROM MID FRIDAY AFTERNOON INTO FRIDAY EVENING. SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP FRIDAY AFTERNOON AS A STRONG STORM SYSTEM MOVES INTO THE AREA.

PARTS OF NORTHEAST NEBRASKA AND WEST CENTRAL IOWA COULD SEE THEIR
FIRST FREEZE OF THE SEASON SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING AS
MUCH COLDER AIR DROPS SOUTH.
COUNTIES: SAC-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD

TODAY AND TONIGHT: THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT. A FEW SEVERE STORMS ARE POSSIBLE. QUARTER SIZED HAIL AND 60 MPH WINDS ARE THE PRIMARY THREATS. AN ISOLATED TORNADO IS POSSIBLE BETWEEN 3 PM AND 9 PM IN AN AREA WEST OF INTERSTATE 35 AND SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 30.

FRIDAY: ANOTHER ROUND OF STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED FRIDAY AFTERNOON NORTH OF HIGHWAY 30 THEN ACROSS THE ENTIRE AREA FRIDAY NIGHT. GOLF BALL SIZED HAIL AND 65 MPH WINDS WILL BE THE PRIMARY THREATS. THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A FEW TORNADOES ESPECIALLY OVER NORTH CENTRAL IOWA FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND ACROSS CENTRAL IOWA LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT… SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUIRED THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING THEN AGAIN FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.