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Skyscan forecast & weather data for Atlantic: 12/20/16

Weather

December 20th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

Today: Partly Cloudy. High 42. W @ 10-20.

Tonight: P/Cloudy. Low 25, W @ 5.

Tomorrow: P/Cloudy. High 47. SW-NW @ 10-20. .

Thursday: P/Cldy. High 40.

Friday: Mostly Cloudy w/scattered light rain. High 38

Monday’s High in Atlantic was 25. Our 24-Hour Low (ending at 7-a.m. today) was 3. Last year on this date, our High in Atlantic was 48 and the low was 30. The Record High in Atlantic on this date was 61 in 1941. The Record Low was -25 in 1901.

NWS forecast for Cass & area Counties in IA: 12/20/16

Weather

December 20th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

Early this morning: Mostly cloudy. Breezy. Not as cold. Low 15 to 20. Southwest wind 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
Today: Mostly sunny. Warmer. High in the upper 30s. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight: Partly cloudy through midnight then becoming mostly cloudy. Low in the lower 20s. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday: Partly sunny. High in the lower 40s. West wind 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Low in the lower 20s. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
Thursday: Sunny. High in the upper 30s.
Thursday Night: Partly cloudy. Low in the mid 20s.
Friday: Partly sunny. High around 40.

Skyscan forecast & weather data for Atlantic: 12/19/16

Weather

December 19th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

Today: Partly Cloudy. High 28. SW @ 15-25.

Tonight: P/Cloudy. Low 22, SW @ 10-20.

Tomorrow: P/Cloudy. High 40. SW @ 10-20. .

Wednesday: P/Cldy. High 45.

Thursday: Partly Cloudy. High 38

Sunday’s High in Atlantic was 7. Out 24-Hour Low (ending at 7-a.m. today) will be -16. Last year on this date, our High in Atlantic was 41 and the low was 13. The Record High in Atlantic on this date was 58 in 1966. The Record Low was -33 in 1983.

The Latest: Subzero temps set records; warmer weather ahead

News, Weather

December 18th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on bitter cold weather in the Midwest. (all times local): 1:30 p.m….Record low temperatures have been recorded in cities across South Dakota, northwest Iowa and southwest Minnesota, while a blizzard shut down Interstate 90 in parts of Montana.

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, says the city of Huron set a new low for Sunday’s date in that location of minus 31 degrees. Another record fell in Marshall, Minnesota, where it was 31 below zero. Spencer, Iowa’s negative 27 degrees was a record-breaker there.

Extreme cold is forecast for the Great Lakes, Ohio Valley and New England. The weather service says the Gulf Coast region will have below normal temperatures for a few days. But a warming trend is expected to start early in the week in many spots as a quieter weather pattern begins with much less precipitation nationwide compared with recent days.

Dangerous cold in Nebraska, Iowa Sunday before warmer week

News, Weather

December 18th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Dangerous cold conditions are lingering across Iowa and Nebraska, but forecasters predict that warmer temperatures will arrive this week. The National Weather Service has issued wind chill warnings and advisories across most of both states Sunday because of the cold.

The subzero temperatures are combining with wind to create wind chills of 20-below to 40-below zero across the two states. So forecasters are encouraging people to stay inside or minimize any exposure to the cold. But some relief is in the forecast. Temperatures are expected to warm into the 20s and 30s beginning Monday.

NWS forecast for Cass & area Counties: Sunday, 12/18/16

Weather

December 18th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

Wind Chill Warnings and Advisories are posted through late this morning (See the Weather page for more details)

Early This Morning: Mostly clear. Bitterly cold. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Wind chill readings 20 below to 30 below zero.
Today: Sunny. Very cold. High 5 to 10 above. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph shifting to the southwest in the afternoon. Lowest wind chill readings 20 below to 30 below zero in the morning.
Tonight: Clear. Not as cold. Low zero to 5 above. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday: Sunny. Very cold. High in the upper 20s. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
Monday Night: Mostly clear. Not as cold. Low 15 to 20. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
Tuesday: Sunny. High in the mid 30s. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Low in the lower 20s.
Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. High in the mid 30s.

Wind Chill Warning & Advisory update (3:30-a.m. Sun., 12/18)

Weather

December 18th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-AND RINGGOLD- COUNTIESA WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON TODAY (12/18), AND UNTIL 11-A.M. FOR POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT AND PAGE COUNTIES, WHERE WIND CHILL VALUES…WIND CHILL VALUES OF 20 TO 25 BELOW AT SUNRISE WILL GRADUALLY MODERATE TOWARD MIDDAY.

A WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON TODAY FOR AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-SAC-CRAWFORD AND CARROLL COUNTIES, AND UNTIL 11-A.M. FOR HARRISON AND SHELBY COUNTIES, WHERE WIND CHILL VALUES MAY FALL TO AS LOW AS -35 THIS MORNING. A WIND CHILL WARNING MEANS THE COMBINATION OF VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES. THIS WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA OR DEATH IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

* WINDS…NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS REACHING 25 TO 30 MPH AT TIMES.

* TEMPERATURES/WIND CHILL VALUES…THE WIND CHILL HAVEN FALLEN TO 25 DEGREES BELOW ZERO THIS MORNING, WITH -30 VALUES POSSIBLE. AS TEMPERATURES AND WIND CHILLS PLUMMET…FROSTBITE TO EXPOSED SKIN COULD OCCUR IN 10 TO 30 MINUTES.

* IMPACTS….VISIBILITY RESTRICTIONS AND SNOW AND ICE COVERED ROADS WILL ALL LEAD TO HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS, MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES.

Winter Weather Update (6-p.m. 12/17)

Weather

December 17th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS COUNTIES: WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENINGWIND CHILL WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON CST SUNDAY.

CASS-ADAIR-ADAMS-MADISON-UNION-TAYLOR & RINGGOLD COUNTIESWINTER WEATHER ADVISORY UNTIL 9-P.M. (12/17). WIND CHILL ADVISORY FROM 9-P.M. (12/17) UNTIL NOON SUNDAY (12.18).

HARRISON-SHELBY COUNTIES: WIND CHILL WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CST SUNDAY.

POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT AND PAGE COUNTIES: WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11-A.M. SUNDAY.

Wind Chill Advisory (light blue); Wind Chill Warning (slate gray blue); Winter Weather Advisory (purple).

* SHORT TERM TRENDS…OCCASIONAL LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL END THIS EVENING BUT BLOWING SNOW WILL REMAIN. EXPECT AN ADDITIONAL INCH OR SO OF ACCUMULATION EAST OF INTERSTATE 35. WIND GUSTS TO 30 MPH OR MORE AND VISIBILITY MAY DROP TO A MILE OR LESS DURING MORE INTENSE PERIODS OF BLOWING SNOW.

* WINDS…WINDS WILL REMAIN BRISK WITH GUSTS REACHING 30 TO 35 MPH. * VISIBILITY…VISIBILITY MAY BE REDUCED TO A MILE IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW FROM MIDDAY INTO THE AFTERNOON.

* TEMPERATURES/WIND CHILL VALUES…THE WIND CHILL WILL REACH THE TEENS BELOW ZERO EARLY THIS EVENING. WIND CHILLS WILL DROP TO 30 TO 35 BELOW ZERO BY EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. OVERNIGHT LOWS OF 10 TO 15 BELOW ZERO WILL BE COMMON.

* IMPACTS….VISIBILITY RESTRICTIONS AND SNOW AND ICE COVERED ROADS WILL ALL LEAD TO HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS… ESPECIALLY THROUGH EARLY EVENING. AS TEMPERATURES AND WIND CHILLS PLUMMET INTO SUNDAY…FROST BITE TO EXPOSED SKIN COULD OCCUR IN 10 TO 30 MINUTES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS, ICE-COVERED SURFACES, AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES DUE THE STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING, ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

A WIND CHILL WARNING MEANS THE COMBINATION OF VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES. THIS WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA OR DEATH IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS… MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES.

Skyscan Forecast 12-17-2016

Podcasts, Weather

December 17th, 2016 by Chris Parks

Skyscan Forecast  Saturday, December 17, 2016   Richard Garuckas

Today: Cloudy. Snow showers before noon. High 14 falling to 5 this afternoon. NNW @ 10-20 gusting to 30. 1 to 2 inches of snow expected.

Tonight: Gradual clearing. Very cold. Low -12. NW @ 10-20 decreasing to 5-10. Wind chill values as low as -30.

Sunday: Sunny. Frigid. High 6. WSW @ 5-10. Wind chill values at -25.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear. Low 3.

Monday: Mostly Sunny. High 27.

Tuesday: Mix of sun and clouds. High 38.

Wednesday: Cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. High 36.

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Winter Weather & Wind Chill Advisories remain in effect

Weather

December 17th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

SAT DEC 17 2016: A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING, and A WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON CST SUNDAY.

* SHORT TERM TRENDS…OCCASIONAL LIGHT SNOW OR FLURRIES CAN BE
EXPECTED THIS MORNING WITH ADDITIONAL SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW
DEVELOPING FROM MIDDAY INTO THE AFTERNOON.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO 2 INCHES.

* WINDS…WINDS WILL INCREASE SIGNIFICANTLY TODAY WITH GUSTS
REACHING 30 TO 35 MPH FOR MIDDAY INTO THE AFTERNOON.

* VISIBILITY…VISIBILITY MAY BE REDUCED TO A MILE IN SNOW AND
BLOWING SNOW FROM MIDDAY INTO THE AFTERNOON.

* TEMPERATURES/WIND CHILL VALUES…THE WIND CHILL WILL REACH THE SINGLE DIGITS AND TEENS BELOW ZERO BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON AS
TEMPERATURES FALL AND WINDS INCREASE. WIND CHILLS WILL DROP TO
25 TO 35 BELOW ZERO BY EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. OVERNIGHT LOWS OF
10 TO 15 BELOW ZERO WILL BE COMMON.

* IMPACTS….VISIBILITY RESTRICTIONS AND SNOW AND ICE COVERED
ROADS WILL ALL LEAD TO HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS…ESPECIALLY
LATER TODAY AND THIS EVENING. AS TEMPERATURES AND WIND CHILLS
PLUMMET INTO SUNDAY…FROST BITE TO EXPOSED SKIN COULD OCCUR IN
30 MINUTES OR LESS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF WINTRY
PRECIPITATION WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS, ICE-COVERED SURFACES, AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES
DUE THE SNOW AND STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING, ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS, MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES.