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NWS forecast for the KJAN listening area, 1/9/17

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January 9th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Early this morning: Mostly cloudy. Not as cold. Low 10 to 15. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Today: Mostly cloudy. High in the lower 30s. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Not as cold. Low in the lower 30s. South wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of drizzle, freezing drizzle, snow and sleet in the morning, then mostly sunny in the afternoon. High in the upper 30s. West wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Colder. Low in the lower 20s. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. High in the mid 30s.
Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of light snow through midnight. Low 15 to 20.
Thursday: Mostly cloudy. Colder. High in the lower 20s.

NWS forecast for Atlantic, 1/8/2017 (updated 5:15-a.m.)

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January 8th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. Wind chill values as low as -10. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 8 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Wind chill values as low as 5. South wind 5 to 11 mph becoming west after midnight.
Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Wind chill values as low as 10. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast 9 to 14 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.
Monday Night: A slight chance of drizzle or freezing drizzle between midnight and 5am, then a slight chance of freezing drizzle after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 28. South wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday: A slight chance of freezing drizzle and sleet before 9am, then a slight chance of snow between 9am and noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 36. Southwest wind 8 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 30.

Skyscan forecast & weather data for Atlantic: 01/07/17

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January 7th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Today: Mostly sunny. High near 20. NW @ 5-10.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Low 3. E @ 5-10.

Tomorrow: Mo. Cldy. High 27. SE @ 10-20.

Sunday night: Mo. Cldy. Low 22.

Monday: P/Sunny. High 33.

Tuesday: Cldy w/a chance of rain. High 37.

Wednesday: P/Sunny. High 28.

Friday’s High in Atlantic was 15. Our 24-Hour Low was -6. Last year on this date, our High in Atlantic was 34 and the low was 32. The Record High in Atlantic on this date was 63 in 2003. The Record Low was -27 in 1912.

Skyscan forecast & weather data for Atlantic: 01/06/17

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January 6th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Today: Partly to mostly sunny. High near 15. SW @ 5-10.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Low 2. S @ 5.

Tomorrow: P/Cldy. High 20. Variable breeze @ 5-10.

Sunday: P/Cldy. High 29.

Monday: P/Cldy. High 42.

Thursday’s High in Atlantic was 10. Our 24-Hour Low (ending at 7-a.m. today) was -6. Last year on this date, our High in Atlantic was 33 and the low was 30. The Record High in Atlantic on this date was 56 in 1933. The Record Low was -24 in 1910.

NWS forecast for Cass & surrounding Counties in IA: 1/6/17

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January 6th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

338 AM CST FRI JAN 6 2017

EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLEAR. VERY COLD. NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 5 MPH.

TODAY…SUNNY. VERY COLD. HIGH 10 TO 15. WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

TONIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL EARLY MORNING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED FLURRIES EARLY IN THE MORNING. LOW ZERO TO 5 ABOVE. SOUTHWEST WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

SATURDAY…PARTLY SUNNY UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON THEN CLEARING. HIGH IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTH WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

SATURDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW ZERO TO 5 ABOVE. NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUNDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 20S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.

MONDAY…CLOUDY. HIGH IN THE MID 30S.

MONDAY NIGHT…CLOUDY. A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW IN THE MID 20S.

TUESDAY…CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN IN THE MORNING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE MID 30S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.

Skyscan forecast & weather data for Atlantic: 01/05/17

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January 5th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Today: Partly Cloudy. High near 14. NW @ 10-15.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Low -10. Winds light & variable.

Tomorrow: Mostly sunny. High 18. SW @ 5-10.

Saturday: P/Cldy. High 27.

Sunday: P/Cldy. High 29.

Wednesday’s High in Atlantic was 13. Our 24-Hour Low (ending at 7-a.m. today) was 5. We received one-tenth (.1”) of snow Wednesday night into early this morning. That amounted to slightly more than a Trace of liquid precipitation. Last year on this date, our High in Atlantic was 32 and the low was 19. The Record High in Atlantic on this date was 62 in 2012. The Record Low was -26 in 2010.

NWS forecast for Cass & surrounding Counties in IA: 1/5/2017

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January 5th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Early This Morning: Mostly cloudy. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Today: Mostly cloudy. Scattered flurries in the afternoon. High around 10. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Very cold. Low zero to 5 below. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday: Sunny. Very cold. High 15 to 20. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night: Partly cloudy through midnight then becoming mostly cloudy. Low zero to 5 above. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday: Partly sunny in the morning then clearing. High around 20. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Low zero to 5 above.
Sunday: Partly sunny. High in the upper 20s.

Winter Weather Advisory cancelled for Fremont & Page Counties

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January 5th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

348 AM CST THU JAN 5 2017

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA/VALLEY HAS CANCELLED THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREMONT AND PAGE COUNTIES IN SOUTHWEST IOWA (that was in effect until 6-a.m. today). WHILE A FEW FLURRIES REMAIN POSSIBLE EARLY THIS MORNING…THE POTENTIAL FOR ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL HAS DIMINISHED. ANY SNOW COVERED ROADS WILL BE SLIPPERY…SO EXERCISE CAUTION WHILE TRAVELING THIS MORNING.

Skyscan forecast & weather data for Atlantic: 01/04/17

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January 4th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Today: Partly Cloudy. NW @ 10-15. High near 18.

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

Tomorrow: Mostly cloudy w/light snow or flurries in the morning (< ½ total); P/Cldy during the afternoon. High 16. NW @ 10-15.

Friday: P/Cldy. High 20. W/SW @ 5-10.

Saturday: P/Cldy. High 23.

Tuesday’s High in Atlantic was 22. Our 24-Hour Low (ending at 7-a.m. today) was 4. Last year on this date, our High in Atlantic was 23 and the low was 7. The Record High in Atlantic on this date was 59 in 1939. The Record Low was -29 in 2010.

Winter Weather Advisory for far s.w. IA Counties 6-p.m Wed.to 6-a.m. Thu.

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January 4th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

340 AM CST WED JAN 4 2017

WINTERY WEATHER IS EXPECTED TONIGHT WITH ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL WILL GRADUALLY EXPAND EASTWARD OUT OF WESTERN NEBRASKA THIS AFTERNOON AND PUSH INTO EASTERN NEBRASKA AND SOUTHWEST IOWA BY EARLY EVENING.

FREMONT & PAGE COUNTIES: WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM CST THURSDAY.

* TIMING…ACCUMULATING SNOW SHOULD BE UNDERWAY BY EARLY EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE REST OF TONIGHT. TOTAL AMOUNTS RANGING FROM 1 TO 3 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* MAIN IMPACT…TRAVEL MAY BECOME DIFFICULT. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES, AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES, AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.