NWS Forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area: 1/4/14

Weather

January 4th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Today: Patchy blowing snow and a slight chance of snow between 8am and 11am, then patchy blowing snow after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 12 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -5. Windy, with a west wind 9 to 14 mph becoming north northwest 18 to 23 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -20. Blustery, with a north wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
**Wind Chill Warnings and Watches will be in effect beginning on Sunday**
Sunday: Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 1. Wind chill values as low as -25. Windy, with a north northwest wind 15 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday Night: Scattered flurries. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -14. Wind chill values as low as -40. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Monday: Patchy blowing snow and scattered flurries before noon. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -6. Windy, with a west northwest wind 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -11.

Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 14.