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Preliminary Area Snowfall reports 2/14/14

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February 14th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Information from the National Weather Service & its Cooperative Observers/Spotters & various media outlets:

Atlantic (KJAN) 1.5″ snow & a thin coating of ice (24-hr total as of 7-a.m.) Liquid value .09″

Audubon 1.0” of snow (as of 4:50-a.m.)

Avoca 1.0″ of snow

Bedford 1.2″ snow w/some sleet mixed in

Guthrie Center 2.0” snow (as of 7:45-a.m.) .1″ liquid value

Shenandoah & Clarinda .50″ snow (as of 6:20-a.m.)

3 miles NE of Yale in Guthrie County .3″ snow

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Fri., Feb. 14th 2014

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February 14th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

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

NWS forecast for Cass & area Counties: 2/14/14

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February 14th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

418 AM CST FRI FEB 14 2014

EARLY THIS MORNING...SNOW. NEW SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 2 INCHES. NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 90 PERCENT.

TODAY…CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH MID MORNING…THEN CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW BEFORE NOON. PARTLY SUNNY IN THE AFTERNOON. MUCH COLDER. HIGH IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 30 PERCENT.

TONIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL EARLY MORNING…THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. LOW AROUND 10. NORTHWEST WIND NEAR 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SATURDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE MORNING. WARMER. HIGH IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.

SATURDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW 15 TO 20. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

SUNDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

SUNDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN. LOW IN THE UPPER 20S.

WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN…A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND LIGHT SNOW IN THE MORNING…THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. BREEZY. HIGH IN THE MID 40S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.

Special Weather Statement: Cass & area Counties 2/14/14

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February 14th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

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

403 AM CST FRI FEB 14 2014

…SNOW TO IMPACT THE MORNING COMMUTE…

AREAS OF SNOW WILL MOVE NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST ACROSS IOWA THIS MORNING AFFECTING THE MORNING COMMUTE WITH SNOW COVERED AND SLICK ROADS. THE SNOWFALL INTENSITY WILL VARY WITH GENERALLY LIGHT SNOW BUT ALSO INCLUDE SHORTER BURSTS OF MODERATE SNOW AS WELL. THIS WILL RESULT IN WIDESPREAD ACCUMULATIONS OF AT LEAST AN INCH AND LOCALLY UP TO TWO INCHES. VISIBILITIES MAY BE REDUCED TO UNDER A MILE DURING THE PERIODS OF HEAVIER SNOW.

MOTORISTS SHOULD PLAN FOR EXTRA TRAVEL TIME THIS MORNING…SLOWING DOWN…DRIVING CAUTIOUSLY…AND ALLOWING FOR EXTRA DISTANCE BETWEEN VEHICLES.

Special Weather Statement: Mixed precip

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February 14th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-PAGE-COUNTIES:

216 AM CST FRI FEB 14 2014

…LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET POSSIBLE THROUGH 3 OR 4 AM…

A AREA OF MIXED LIGHT PRECIPITATION WILL QUICKLY MOVE EAST AND BRING A PERIOD OF LIGHT SLEET OR SNOW FROM AROUND LINCOLN TO OMAHA AND INTO WEST CENTRAL IOWA THROUGH 4 AM. SOME SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF A 1/2 INCH TO 1 INCH ARE POSSIBLE. WATCH OUT FOR SLICK ROADS DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast, Thu. 2/13/2014

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February 13th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

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

NWS forecast for Cass & area Counties in IA: 2/13/2014

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February 13th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET. SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.

TODAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. WARMER. HIGH AROUND 40. WEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW BEFORE MIDNIGHT. SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH. LOW AROUND 20. NORTH WIND NEAR 10 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 70 PERCENT.

FRIDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING…THEN MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE AFTERNOON. COLDER. HIGH AROUND 30. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

FRIDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT…THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW AROUND 15. WEST WIND NEAR 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SATURDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING…THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND LIGHT SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.

SATURDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW 15 TO 20.

SUNDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 30S.

Watch out for slick roads this morning

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February 13th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

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

244 AM CST THU FEB 13 2014

…A FEW SLICK SPOTS POSSIBLE EARLY THIS MORNING…

A FEW PERIODS OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN OR LIGHT SLEET MAY OCCUR EARLY THIS MORNING…AREA WIDE INITIALLY AND THEN RELEGATED TO SOUTHEAST PORTIONS OF THE STATE BY DAYBREAK. AMOUNTS WILL BE QUITE LIGHT…NOT WIDESPREAD…AND TRANSIENT WHERE IT OCCURS LASTING LESS THAN 30 MINUTES. HOWEVER WITH ROAD TEMPERATURES IN THE TEENS AND 20S EVEN THIS BRIEF VERY LIGHT PRECIPITATION MAY PRODUCE SCATTERED SLICK SPOTS.

MOTORISTS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR ROAD CONDITIONS CHANGING QUICKLY OVER SHORT DISTANCES EARLY THIS MORNING. SLOW DOWN AND DRIVE CAUTIOUSLY AND DEFENSIVELY.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast, Wed. 2/12/2014

Podcasts, Weather

February 12th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

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

NWs forecast for Cass & area Counties: 2/12/2014

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February 12th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

346 AM CST WED FEB 12 2014

EARLY THIS MORNING…CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW. NOT AS COLD. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.

TODAY…CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE MORNING…THEN PARTLY SUNNY IN THE AFTERNOON. WARMER. HIGH IN THE UPPER 20S. WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOW 15 TO 20. SOUTH WIND NEAR 10 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

THURSDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.

THURSDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTHWEST WIND NEAR 10 MPH.

FRIDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH AROUND 30. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.

FRIDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN…FREEZING DRIZZLE AND LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW 15 TO 20.

SATURDAY…CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET…LIGHT SNOW…A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN IN THE MORNING…THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE UPPER 30S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.