NWS forecast for Atlantic & the area: 1/12/2020

Weather

January 12th, 2020 by Ric Hanson

Today: Snow, mainly after 3pm. High near 26. Wind chill values as low as 5. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tonight: Snow, mainly before 8pm. Low around 15. East southeast wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Wind chill values as low as 5. Light south wind becoming south southeast 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.
Monday Night: A chance of rain and snow before 11pm, then a chance of snow between 11pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Southeast wind 8 to 11 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 31. West wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.
Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of snow before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.

Saturday’s High in Atlantic was 23. The Low was 5. Last year on this date our High was 31 and the Low 27. The Record High for Jan. 12th in Atlantic was 57 in 1961 & 1987. The Record Low was -37 in 1974.