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2-to 4-inches of new snow possible tonight in parts of s.w. Iowa

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February 9th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

The National Weather Service says after some Iowa locations received over half a foot of snow overnight into early this morning, more snow is coming to the state tonight. Around 1″ to 4″ of snow is expected along and south of Interstate-80, with the highest totals falling over southern Iowa. The snow will begin in western Iowa around 4-pm today and spread eastward throughout the evening hours, making it to the Des Moines metro around 6- to 8-pm.

The snow is expected to last through the overnight hours, with most accumulation occurring between midnight- and 6-am Saturday. By noon Saturday, much of the snow should be east of our area. Hazardous travel is possible, so be prepared to slow down as roadways may be snow-covered and slippery.

Skyscan Forecast & weather data for Atlantic: 2/09/18

Weather

February 9th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

Today: Mostly cloudy w/light snow or flurries (1/2” or less). High around 17. N @ 15-25.

Tonight: Cloudy w/light snow. Low 5. N @ 5-10.

Tomorrow: Cloudy w/light snow, mainly in the morning (1” total). High 13. N @ 10-15.

Sunday: Partly Cloudy. High 25.

Monday: P/Cldy. High 30.

Thursday’s High in Atlantic was 25. Our 24-hour Low was 2. As of 5-a.m. in Atlantic, we received .9” snow at the KJAN studios. Last year on this date our High was 32 and the Low was 8. The record High in Atlantic on this date was 59 in 1954, 2000 & 2009, and the Low was -36 in 1975.

Winter Storm Advisory/Warning Update (4-a.m., 2/9/18)

Weather

February 9th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

The National Weather Service has cancelled a Winter Weather Advisory and Winter Storm Warning for much of the area mentioned Thursday, with the exception of Carroll and Greene Counties, where a Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6-a.m.

Winter Storm Update (11-a.m., 2/8/18)

News, Weather

February 8th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

The National Weather Service has updated its list of counties in Iowa that under a Winter Weather Advisory. In the KJAN listening area, Carroll County (Which was under a Winter Weather Advisory), was upgraded to a Winter Storm Warning. The warning is in effect from 3-p.m. today until 9-a.m. Friday. Persons in the warned area can expect heavy snow, with accumulations for 4-to 7-inches, along with northerly winds of 15-to 25-miles per hour, which will create difficult driving conditions, including during the commute Friday morning.

Counties in purple are under a Winter Weather Advisory; Counties in Pink are in a Winter Storm Warning.

Counties that remain under a Winter Weather Advisory from 9-p.m. tonight until 9-a.m. Friday, include Audubon-Crawford-Guthrie and Dallas, in our listening area. Snow of 2-to 4-inches can be expected, along with northwest winds of 15-to 25-miles per hour, which can create blowing and drifting of snow. Plan on slippery road conditions and reduced visibilities at times.

Parts of Iowa, Nebraska bracing for more wintry weather

News, Weather

February 8th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — Much of Iowa and Nebraska are bracing for another wintry blast overnight into the weekend, with parts of eastern Iowa already under a winter storm warning. The National Weather Service says a winter storm is expected to drop as much as 8 inches of snow in east-central Iowa, including the cities of Dubuque, Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Muscatine and Davenport. The weather service says snow will start falling by late Thursday afternoon, continuing throughout the day Friday. Most of Iowa is under a winter weather advisory, where 2 to 5 inches of snow is expected.

The weather service has placed most of Nebraska under a hazardous weather outlook for Thursday night into Friday, with 1 to 3 inches of snow expected, as the storm system moves southeast across the state.

Skyscan Forecast & weather data for Atlantic: 2/08/18

Weather

February 8th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

Today: P/Cloudy to Cldy w/scattered flurries. High 28. S-N @ 10.

Tonight: Cloudy w/light snow. Low 18. N @ 5-10.

Tomorrow: Cloudy w/light snow, mainly in the morning (1-2” total). High 18. N @ 10-15.

Saturday: Cloudy w/light snow. High 16.

Sunday: P/Cldy. High 25.

Wednesday’s High in Atlantic was 18. Our 24-hour Low was 4. Last year on this date our High was 18 and the Low was 3. The record High in Atlantic on this date was 62 in 1954, and the Low was -34 in 1971.

Winter Weather Advisory (Update 3:50-a.m., 2/8/18)

Weather

February 8th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from 9-p.m. (tonight, 2/8) until 9-a.m. Friday, for the following area Counties in the KJAN listening area: Guthrie-Dallas-Carroll and Crawford.

Snow is expected to redevelop across much of northern Iowa this afternoon and spread slowly southward into central Iowa Thursday night and early Friday morning. In addition, northeast winds will increase late tonight into early Friday morning with
patchy blowing and drifting snow expected, especially in rural, open areas.

Total snow accumulations of 1 to 4 inches are expected.

Winter Weather Advisory for counties shaded in purple.

Plan on slippery road conditions, including during the morning commute on Friday. Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times.

Winter Weather Advisory for parts of western/central IA

Weather

February 7th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for parts of the KJAN listening area, effective from 9-p.m. Thursday to 9-a.m. Friday. The Advisory includes Crawford-Carroll-and Dallas Counties in our area. –

Total snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches are expected.

Plan on slippery road conditions including during the Friday morning commute. Be prepared for reduced visibilities and hazardous travel conditions at times. Take it
slow in the snow!.

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Skyscan Forecast & weather data for Atlantic: 2/07/18

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February 7th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

Today: P/Cloudy. High 20. W/NW @ 10-15.

Tonight: Cloudy. Low 8. V @ 5-10.

Tomorrow: Mo. Cloudy w/flurries. High 28. SE @ 10-15.

Friday: Cloudy w/snow, especially in the morning. High 22.

Saturday: Mo. Cloudy w/light snow. High 18.

Tuesday’s High in Atlantic was 10. We received .1” snow yesterday. Our 24-hour Low (ending at 7-a.m. Today) will be/was -13 (at 5:30 it was 7 degrees). Last year on this date our High was 34 and the Low was 13. The record High in Atlantic on this date was 64 in 1987, and the Low was -30 in 1905.

Winter Weather Advisory Issued for parts of Southwest Iowa Tuesday

Weather

February 6th, 2018 by Chris Parks


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...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches
  are expected with highest accumulations near the Missouri border.
* WHERE...Far Southern Iowa.
* WHEN...Until midnight CST tonight.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Be
  prepared for reduced visibilities at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.
Pottawattamie-Mills-Montgomery-Fremont-Page
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3
  inches are expected.
* WHERE...Portions of east central and southeast Nebraska and
  southwest Iowa.
* WHEN...Until 9 PM CST this evening.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions,
  including during the evening commute. Be prepared for reduced
  visibilities at times.