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NWS forecast for Cass & area Counties: Tue., June 4th 2013

Weather

June 4th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

416 AM CDT TUE JUN 4 2013

EARLY THIS MORNING…PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. WARMER. SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.

TODAY…SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING…THEN THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT…THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE MORNING. LOW IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WIND NEAR 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.

WEDNESDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. HIGH IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

THURSDAY…PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN. HIGH IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTH WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGH AROUND 70.

Weather Advisory for Harrison County

Weather

June 4th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

331 AM CDT TUE JUN 4 2013

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN HARRISON COUNTY UNTIL 400 AM CDT…

AT 329 AM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR BLAIR…OR 20 MILES NORTH OF OMAHA…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH. HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF DIMES WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…MISSOURI VALLEY AND MODALE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

Hail possible on Tuesday

News, Weather

June 3rd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

The National Weather Service says clouds will be on the increase this (Monday) evening, leading to scattered showers and thunderstorms tonight into Tuesday, with lesser chances lingering into Wednesday and Thursday. A few of the storms may be strong to severe by Tuesday with large hail the main threat. Some may also produce locally heavy rains, but likely not of sufficient duration to produce additional flooding. After a break late Thursday or Friday, additional chances for showers and storms return to the forecast over the weekend. There is a better potential for heavy rain which may lead to flooding by this time, but relegated to far southern Iowa and into Missouri.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Mon., June 3rd 2013

Podcasts, Weather

June 3rd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

The weather forecast (podcast) for Atlantic and the KJAN listening area from Freese-Notis, and weather information for Atlantic….

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NWS forecast for Cass & area Counties: Mon., June 3rd 2013

Weather

June 3rd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

345 AM CDT MON JUN 3 2013

EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLEAR. SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 MPH.

TODAY…PARTLY SUNNY. BREEZY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING…THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. WARMER. LOW IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH THROUGH MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.

TUESDAY…SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH AROUND 70. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 80 PERCENT.

TUESDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOW IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WIND NEAR 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WEDNESDAY…PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE MID 50S.

THURSDAY…PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. HIGH AROUND 70.

THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE MID 50S. HIGH IN THE LOWER 70S.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Fri., May 31st 2013

Podcasts, Weather

May 31st, 2013 by Ric Hanson

The (podcast) forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area from Freese-Notis, and weather information for Atlantic from KJAN News Director Ric Hanson…

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NWS forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area: Fri., May 31st 2013

Weather

May 31st, 2013 by Ric Hanson

(4:26-a.m. update)

Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. West southwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

Saturday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Windy, with a west wind 11 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night: Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Breezy, with a northwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. North northwest wind 8 to 13 mph.
Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

Preliminary storm damage report – Atlantic

News, Weather

May 30th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

The National Weather Service says thunderstorms that passed through Atlantic Thursday night caused some tree damage and produced some pea-sized hail. The Cass County Emergency Management Agency told the Weather Service winds estimated at 45-miles per hour caused a 5-inch diameter tree limb to break in Atlantic at around 9:30-p.m.   Pea-sized hail was observed here at the KJAN Studios as well, at around that same time.

There were no other, immediate reports of damage in Atlantic. In Montgomery County, Emergency Management officials said G Ave between Hwy 34 and Old Hwy 34 was closed for a few hours late Thursday evening, due to a power line falling over the roadway west of Red Oak. The road was re-opened at around 11:15-p.m.

Severe Thunderstorm warning for Cass/SE Audubon County has expired

Weather

May 30th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

AUDUBON IA-CASS IA-
 945 PM CDT THU MAY 30 2013
 
 …THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR CASS AND SOUTHEASTERN AUDUBON
 COUNTIES HAS EXPIRED…
 
 THE STORM WHICH PROMPTED THE WARNING HAS WEAKENED BELOW SEVERE
 LIMITS…AND NO LONGER POSES AN IMMEDIATE THREAT TO LIFE OR PROPERTY.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Cass & Audubon Counties

Weather

May 30th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA

915 PM CDT THU MAY 30 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…

SOUTHEASTERN AUDUBON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…

CASS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 945 PM CDT

* AT 914 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR GRISWOLD…

AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 MPH.

HAZARD…QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES AND CROPS IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND

DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

ATLANTIC…MARNE…ATLANTIC AIRPORT…CUMBERLAND…WIOTA…MASSENA

AND ANITA.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 54 AND 72.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A

BUILDING.