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(Update) Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect thru mid-day Thursday

Weather

January 2nd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

345 AM CST THU JAN 2 2014

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY FOR: SAC-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR AND RINGGOLD COUNTIES, AND UNTIL 11-A.M. FOR MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MONTGOMERY-AND PAGE COUNTIES.

* WIND CHILL VALUES…WIND CHILL VALUES WILL CONTINUE TO DROP OVERNIGHT AND BOTTOM OUT BETWEEN 15 AND 25 BELOW ON THURSDAY MORNING. ONLY SLOW IMPROVEMENT IS EXPECTED BY LATE MORNING.

* WINDS…NORTH WINDS AT 10 TO 15 MPH ARE EXPECTED OVERNIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS…MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES.

NWS forecast for Cass & area Counties in Iowa

Weather

January 2nd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

346 AM CST THU JAN 2 2014

…WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY…

TODAY…SUNNY. VERY COLD. HIGH 5 TO 10 ABOVE. NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. WIND CHILL READINGS AROUND 15 BELOW.

TONIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. VERY COLD. LOW ZERO TO 5 BELOW. NORTHEAST WIND NEAR 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

FRIDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. VERY COLD. BREEZY. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE MID 20S. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.

FRIDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. NOT AS COLD. LOW AROUND 20. SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.

SATURDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING. BREEZY. HIGH IN THE MID 20S. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.

SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOW 5 TO 10 ABOVE. HIGH 15 TO 20.

Wind Chill Advisory for much of the area late tonight into Thursday

Weather

January 1st, 2014 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES:AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS- 326 PM CST WED JAN 1 2014 ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON CST THURSDAY

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL ADVISORY WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON CST THURSDAY.

* WIND CHILL VALUES…WIND CHILL VALUES WILL BOTTOM OUT BETWEEN 20 BELOW SOUTH AND 30 BELOW NORTH BY EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS…BITTERLY COLD TEMPERATURES AND WIND CHILLS WILL MAKE ALL OUTDOOR ACTIVITY DANGEROUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS…MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES.

MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MONTGOMERY-PAGE COUNTIES…WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 11 AM CST THURSDAY…

Short term forecast for eastern NE & western IA, 1/4/14

Weather

January 1st, 2014 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES: MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-PAGE..    840 AM CST WED JAN 1 2014

.NOW…
AN AREA OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW IS MOVING THROUGH EASTERN
NEBRASKA AND WESTERN IOWA. THE SNOW IS BEGINNING TO WANE FROM
NORFOLK AND MACY. AREAS IN BETWEEN AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM
COLUMBUS TO FREMONT TO OMAHA AND OAKLAND IOWA SHOULD GENERALLY BE
DONE WITH THEIR SNOW BY LATE MORNING WITH MOST ACCUMULATIONS FROM
UNDER AN INCH TO 2 INCHES. SOUTH OF THIS LINE…THE SNOW WILL LAST
INTO THE AFTERNOON. THERE MAY BE SOME LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
TOWARD THE KANSAS AND MISSOURI BORDERS SHOULD THE BAND INTENSIFY
THERE.

Special Weather Statement: Slick roads possible this morning

News, Weather

January 1st, 2014 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES: CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-

636 AM CST WED JAN 1 2014

…LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL PRODUCE SLICK ROADS THIS MORNING…

SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS MUCH OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST IOWA THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS. ALTHOUGH THERE HAS YET TO BE MUCH IN THE WAY OF ACCUMULATIONS…ROADS HAVE QUICKLY BECOME JUST SNOW COVERED AND SLICK IN MANY AREAS. SLOW DOWN AND PLAN FOR EXTRA TRAVEL TIME THIS NEW YEARS MORNING. ACCUMULATIONS WILL GENERALLY REACH ONE TO TWO INCHES BY AFTERNOON.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Wed., Jan. 1st 2014

Podcasts, Weather

January 1st, 2014 by Ric Hanson

The Freese-Notis forecast for the KJAN listening area and weather information for Atlantic.

NWS Forecast for Cass & area Counties: 1/1/14

Weather

January 1st, 2014 by Ric Hanson

347 AM CST WED JAN 1 2014

TODAY…CLOUDY. SNOW IN THE MORNING…THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. COLDER. SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND 2 INCHES. HIGH AROUND 10. NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 90 PERCENT.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. BITTERLY COLD. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING. LOW 5 TO 10 BELOW. NORTH WIND 5 TO 15 MPH. WIND CHILL READINGS 15 TO 20 BELOW.

THURSDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. VERY COLD. HIGH 5 TO 10 ABOVE. NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. LOWEST WIND CHILL READINGS 15 TO 20 BELOW IN THE MORNING.

THURSDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW ZERO TO 5 BELOW. SOUTH WIND NEAR 10 MPH. LOWEST WIND CHILL READINGS AROUND 15 BELOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.

FRIDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. BREEZY…WARMER. HIGH IN THE MID 20S. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH. LOWEST WIND CHILL READINGS 15 TO 20 BELOW IN THE MORNING.

FRIDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. NOT AS COLD. LOW IN THE LOWER 20S.

SATURDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGH IN THE UPPER 20S.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Tue., Dec. 31st 2013

Podcasts, Weather

December 31st, 2013 by Ric Hanson

The Freese-Notis forecast for the KJAN listening area and weather information for Atlantic.

NWS forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area

Weather

December 31st, 2013 by Ric Hanson

(Updated 3:46 am CST Dec 31, 2013)

Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. Wind chill values as low as 5. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Tonight: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as -5. East northeast wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

New Year’s Day: Snow likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -5. Northeast wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -15. North wind 8 to 10 mph.

Thursday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 8. North wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -2.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. Windy.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Mon., Dec. 30 2013

Podcasts, Weather

December 30th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

The Freese-Notis forecast for the KJAN listening area and weather information for Atlantic.