NWS Forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area: Thu., 1/16/14

Weather

January 16th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

***HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6-AM to 9-PM.***

Today: Partly Sunny with a slight chance of snow showers before 2pm, then a chance of snow showers between 2pm and 4pm, then snow showers likely with patchy blowing snow after 4pm. with a temperature falling to around 23 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as 5. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 29 to 34 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 48 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -10. Windy, with a north northwest wind 29 to 34 mph decreasing to 22 to 27 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Wind chill values as low as -15. Windy, with a north northwest wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 8 to 13 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South southwest wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. Windy.
Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Blustery.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 48.