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July 31st, 2015 by Ric Hanson

FREMONT-MILLS-POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTIES-500 AM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015 …SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY UNTIL 545 AM CDT…

AT 458 AM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR PACIFIC JUNCTION…OR 22 MILES SOUTHEAST OF OMAHA…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 35 MPH. DIME SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE… SOUTHWESTERN COUNCIL BLUFFS…BELLEVUE…PAPILLION…NEBRASKA CITY… PLATTSMOUTH…GLENWOOD…SPRINGFIELD…MALVERN…SIDNEY… LOUISVILLE…FARRAGUT…PACIFIC JUNCTION…MURRAY…CEDAR CREEK… RIVERTON…UNION…NEHAWKA…OFFUTT AFB…TABOR AND THURMAN.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS… HIGHWAY 2 IN NEBRASKA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 504 AND 508. HIGHWAY 34 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 14. HIGHWAY 75 IN NEBRASKA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 48 AND 85. INTERSTATE 29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 7 AND 43.

NWS forecast for Cass & area Counties, 7/31/15

Weather

July 31st, 2015 by Ric Hanson

Early This Morning: Mostly cloudy with isolated thunderstorms. West wind near 5 mph. Chance of thunderstorms 20 percent.

Today: Sunny. High in the upper 80s. West wind near 10 mph shifting to the north in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly clear. A 20 percent chance of thunderstorms early in the morning. Low in the lower 60s. North wind near 5 mph shifting to the southwest after midnight.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. A slight chance of thunderstorms through mid morning. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. High in the mid 80s. Southwest wind near 10 mph. Chance of thunderstorms 20 percent.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of thunderstorms. Low in the mid 60s. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday: Sunny. High in the upper 80s. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday: Mostly sunny with a 30 percent chance of thunderstorms. High in the upper 80s.

(Podcast) Skyscan Weather forecast, Thu., 7/30/2015

Podcasts, Weather

July 30th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

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

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KJAN listening area weather forecast (from the NWS): 7/30/15

Weather

July 30th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

Early this morning: Clear. Low in the upper 50s. West wind near 5 mph.
Today: Sunny. High in the mid 80s. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight: Mostly clear. Low in the lower 60s. Southwest wind near 5 mph.

Friday: Mostly sunny. High in the upper 80s. West wind near 10 mph.
Friday Night: Mostly clear. Low around 60. Northwest wind near 5 mph through midnight becoming light.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. High in the mid 80s.
Saturday Night: Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of thunderstorms. Low in the upper 60s.

Sunday: Sunny with a 20 percent chance of thunderstorms. High in the mid 80s.

Flood Warning continues for Adams County until 4-am Thu.

Weather

July 29th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

1054 AM CDT WED JUL 29 2015

THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR TAYLOR COUNTY.

A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 400 AM CDT THURSDAY FOR ADAMS COUNTY. AT 1052 AM CDT…EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED THAT FLOODING ACROSS  THE WARNED AREA CONTINUES. NUMEROUS SECONDARY ROADS ACROSS THE  COUNTY REMAIN CLOSED WITH WATER FLOWING OVER THEM.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
CORNING…LENOX…LAKE ICARIA…PRESCOTT…NODAWAY…KENT…CARBON…
LAKE ICARIA STATE PARK AND CORNING MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE…TURN AROUND…DONT DROWN.
DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

Flood Warning until 1:30-p.m. for SE Page County

Weather

July 29th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

730 AM CDT WED JUL 29 2015
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING FOR…SOUTHEASTERN PAGE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA… UNTIL 130 PM CDT WEDNESDAY

* AT 724 AM CDT…THE RIVER GAGE ON THE EAST NODAWAY RIVER EAST OF
CLARINDA WAS REPORTING LEVELS ABOUT 4.5 FEET ABOVE FLOOD STAGE.
THIS IS DUE TO RUNOFF FROM THE HEAVY RAIN IN THE PAST 24 HOURS.
THIS IS AN EXTENSION OF THE PREVIOUS AREA FLOOD WARNING.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT COULD EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
RURAL AREAS EAST AND SOUTH OF CLARINDA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

(Podcast) Skyscan Weather forecast, 7/29/2015

Podcasts, Weather

July 29th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

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

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Flood Warning until 8-am Wed. for Page County

Weather

July 29th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

A FLOOD WARNING IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 AM CDT WEDNESDAY FOR
EASTERN PAGE COUNTY

AT 323 AM CDT...THE RIVER GAGE ON THE EAST NODAWAY RIVER EAST OF
CLARINDA WAS AROUND 4 FEET ABOVE FLOOD STAGE. RADAR ESTIMATES SHOW
THAT 3 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN FELL OVER PARTS OF PAGE COUNTY YESTERDAY.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT COULD EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
CLARINDA...BRADDYVILLE...SHAMBAUGH AND HEPBURN.

NWS forecast for Cass & area Counties, Wed. 7/29/15

Weather

July 29th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLOUDY. NORTH WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

TODAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 80S. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

THURSDAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 80S. WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

FRIDAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 80S. WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

SATURDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH IN THE MID 80S.

 

Flood Warning for Adams & Taylor County until 4-am Thursday

Weather

July 29th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

405 AM CDT WED JUL 29 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR…TAYLOR COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…ADAMS COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…UNTIL 400 AM CDT THURSDAY

* AT 402 AM CDT…EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED FLOODING ACROSS LARGE PORTIONS OF ADAMS COUNTY. THREE TO FIVE INCHES OF RAIN FELL EARLIER IN THE NIGHT AND WHILE THE RAIN HAS NOW ENDED AND WATERS ARE BEGINNING TO RECEDE…RESIDUAL FLOODING WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT ROADS AND LOW LYING AREAS WELL INTO WEDNESDAY. PLEASE CONTINUE TO HEED ANY ROAD CLOSURES.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE… CORNING…BEDFORD…LENOX…LAKE ICARIA…NEW MARKET… CLEARFIELD…PRESCOTT…BLOCKTON…GRAVITY…NODAWAY… SHARPSBURG…KENT…CONWAY…CARBON…ATHELSTAN…CORNING MUNICIPAL AIRPORT…LAKE ICARIA STATE PARK…LAKE OF THREE FIRES STATE PARK AND BEDFORD MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.

 PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE…TURN AROUND…DONT DROWN.  DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.