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Special Weather Statement: Mills, Montgomery, Pott. Counties

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June 27th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

118 PM CDT MON JUN 27 2016

SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN MONTGOMERY FOR NORTHERN MILLS AND SOUTHERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTIES UNTIL 145 PM …

AT 116 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A CLUSTER OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS OVER SOUTHERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY…FROM JUST EAST OF COUNCIL BLUFFS TO TREYNOR…OR 5 TO 20 MILES EAST OF OMAHA…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
SOME OF THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
NORTHEASTERN COUNCIL BLUFFS…OAKLAND…TREYNOR…UNDERWOOD…
CARSON…EMERSON…MACEDONIA…SILVER CITY…HENDERSON…HASTINGS…
MCCLELLAND…FARM CREEK PUBLIC WILDLIFE AREA AND OLD TOWN PARK.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…
HIGHWAY 34 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 20 AND 30.
HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 28 AND 52.
INTERSTATE 29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 42 AND 43.
INTERSTATE 80 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 8 AND 17.

Skyscan forecast & weather data for Atlantic: 6/27/16

Weather

June 27th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

Today: Partly Cloudy w/spotty afternoon showers possible. High near 83. N @ 5-10.
Tonight: Partly Cloudy to Cloudy. Low around 60. N @ 5-10..
Tuesday: P/Cldy. High near 80. NE @ 5-10.
Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday: P/Cldy to Cldy w/a slight chance of showers & thunderstorms. High 80.
Wed. Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Low around 62

Thursday: P/Cldy w/isolated late day showers and thunderstorms. High near 85.

Sunday’s High in Atlantic was 89. Our 24-hour Low thru 7-a.m. today was 57. Last year on this date, our High in Atlantic was 85 and the low was 58. The All-time Record High in Atlantic on this date was 103 in 1934. The Record Low was 43 in 1938, 1958 & 1968.

KJAN listening area forecast from the NWS (6/27/16)

Weather

June 27th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

336 AM CDT MON JUN 27 2016

EARLY THIS MORNING…PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. SOUTHWEST WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

TODAY…SUNNY. PATCHY FOG THROUGH MID MORNING. HIGH IN THE UPPER 80S. NORTH WIND NEAR 10 MPH.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

TUESDAY…SUNNY. HIGH AROUND 80. NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

WEDNESDAY…PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

THURSDAY…PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH IN THE LOWER 80S.

Skyscan Forecast for Atlantic & weather data, 6/29/16

Weather

June 26th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

Today: A sight chance of showers & thunderstorms this morning, otherwise becoming mostly sunny. High near 90. Winds Northerly @ 5-10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Low around 65.

Tomorrow: Mostly sunny. High near 86. N @ 5-10.

Tuesday: Sunny. High near 77.

Wednesday: A 30% chance of showers & thunderstorms. High around 78.

Saturday’s High in Atlantic was 89. Our low through 6-a.m. today was 66. We received a total of .02″ (two one-hundredths of an inch) of rain yesterday and early this morning at the KJAN studios. Last year on this date, our High was 78, and the Low was 56. The All-time Record High on this date in Atlantic was 103 set back in the years 1934 and 1936. The All-time Record Low was 43 in 1902.

Severe thunderstorm warning update

Weather

June 26th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

1248 AM CDT SUN JUN 26 2016

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 100 AM CDT FOR NORTHERN TAYLOR…SOUTHWESTERN UNION…NORTHWESTERN RINGGOLD AND SOUTHEASTERN ADAMS COUNTIES…

AT 1248 AM CDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE

EXTENDING FROM NEAR LENOX TO 11 MILES NORTHEAST OF BEDFORD…MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING…AND TREES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE… LENOX…CLEARFIELD…DIAGONAL…SHARPSBURG…KENT AND CRESTON MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING. CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for: Adams, Ringgold, Taylor & Union Counties

Weather

June 26th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

1212 AM CDT SUN JUN 26 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
NORTHERN TAYLOR COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…
WESTERN UNION COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…
NORTHWESTERN RINGGOLD COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…
ADAMS COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…

* UNTIL 100 AM CDT

* AT 1212 AM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER CORNING…MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE
TO ROOFS…SIDING…AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
CRESTON…CORNING…LENOX…GREEN VALLEY LAKE…LAKE ICARIA…
CLEARFIELD…DIAGONAL…PRESCOTT…NODAWAY…CROMWELL…
SHARPSBURG…KENT…CARBON…LAKE ICARIA STATE PARK…
GREEN VALLEY LAKE STATE PARK…
CORNING MUNICIPAL AIRPORT AND CRESTON MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING. LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS AND CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURE`S LEADING KILLERS. REMEMBER…IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER…YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM…AND MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

Skyscan Forecast Saturday 06/25/2016

Podcasts, Weather

June 25th, 2016 by Chris Parks

Skyscan Forecast  Saturday, June 25th  Richard Garuckas

Today: Mix of sun and clouds. Slight chance showers and thunderstorms. S @ 15-20. High 93.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Moderate chance of showers and thunderstorms. WNW @ 5-10. Low 68.

Sunday: Mix of sun and clouds. W @ 10-15. High 89.

Monday: Mostly sunny. High 86.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Cooler. High 75.

Wednesday: Mix of sun and clouds. High 77.

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Skyscan Forecast Friday 06/24/2016

Podcasts, Weather

June 24th, 2016 by Chris Parks

Skyscan Forecast   Friday, June 24th  Richard Garuckas

Today: Mix of sun and clouds. High 85. SE @10-15.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Low 69. SSE @ 5-10.

Saturday: Mix of sun and clouds. Scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Hot and humid. High 93. SSW @ 15-20.

Sunday: Mix of sun and clouds. High 91.

Monday: Mostly sunny. Cooler. High 86.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. High 83.

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Skyscan Forecast Thursday 06/23/2016

Podcasts, Weather

June 23rd, 2016 by Chris Parks

Skyscan Forecast   Thursday, June 23rd   Dan Hicks

Today: Partly cloudy. Cooler, less humid. N @ 10-15. High 86.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Light and variable winds. Low 60.

Friday: Partly cloudy. Few isolated showers and thunderstorms. SE @ 10. High 86.

Saturday: Partly cloudy. Warmer and more humid. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. High 92.

Sunday: Partly cloudy. Warmer and more humid. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. High 92.

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Heat Advisory issued for Union, Taylor, and Ringgold Counties

Weather

June 22nd, 2016 by Chris Parks

UNION-CLARKE-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD
1039 AM CDT WED JUN 22 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* TEMPERATURE...THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND
  DEWPOINTS IN THE 70S WILL PRODUCE HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 101 TO
  105 BY THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...HEAT-RELATED ILLNESSES WILL BE MORE LIKELY FOR THOSE
  SPENDING TIME OUTDOORS TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE
POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED
ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND
NEIGHBORS.