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Skyscan Forecast for Atlantic & the area, 4/19/18

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April 19th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

Today: Partly cloudy. High 49. N @ 10.

Tonight: Fair to p/cldy. Low 27. SE @ 5.

Tomorrow: P/Cldy to Cldy. High 55. SE @ 10-15.

Saturday: Mo. Cldy w/scattered light rain. High 55.

Sunday: P/Cldy. High 63.

Wednesday’s High in Atlantic was 41. Our Low this morning (as of 4:45-a.m.) was 25. Last year on this date, the High in Atlantic was 78 and the Low was 48. The Record High in Atlantic on April 19th, was 87 in 1908, 1946 and 1987. The Record Low was 15 in 1988.

Winter Weather Advisory continues until 7-p.m., today (4/18)

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April 18th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

Crawford-Carroll-Greene-Audubon-Guthrie Counties…A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM TODAY (4/18).

Mixed precipitation can be expected. Additional snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch are expected. The ice will result in difficult travelconditions, including during the morning commute. Expect
reduced visibilities at times.

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery 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 Weather Forecast for Atlantic & the area, 4/18/18

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April 18th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

Today: Cloudy w/a mix of rain/sleet/wet snow sticking mainly to the grassy areas. High 37. N/NE @ 15-20. 1-to 2 inches of snowfall is possible, w/heavier amounts to the north.

Tonight: Mo. Cldy. Low 25. Diminishing winds.

Tomorrow: P/Cldy. High 49. NE @ 5-10.

Friday: Mo. Cldy. High 55.

Saturday: Mo. Cldy. High 55.

Tuesday’s High in Atlantic was 57. Our Low was 27. As of 5-a.m. today, we have received .01″ of rain in Atlantic. Last year on this date, the High was 67 and the Low was 51. The Record High for April 18th in Atlantic was 89 in 1948, and the Record Low was 17 in 1905.

Winter Weather Advisory Area expanded for Wednesday

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April 17th, 2018 by Chris Parks

Sac-Crawford-Carroll-Audubon-Guthrie

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 7 PM CDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of
  2 to 5 inches, with localized higher amounts closer to Highway
  20. Ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch are also
  possible, mainly along the Highway 30 corridor.

* WHERE...Portions of west central and central Iowa.

* WHEN...From 1 AM to 7 PM CDT Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The mixed precipitation will result in
  difficult travel conditions, including during the morning
  commute on Wednesday. Expect reduced visibilities at times,
  especially during heavier snowfall.

Monona
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 1 PM CDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations
  of 1 to 3 inches and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of
  an inch are expected.

* WHERE...Portions of east central and northeast Nebraska and
  west central Iowa.

* WHEN...From 1 AM to 1 PM CDT Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The ice will result in difficult travel
  conditions, including during the morning commute on Wednesday.
  Expect reduced visibilities at times.

Winter Weather Advisory for Sac-Crawford-Carroll Counties beginning Wed. morning

Weather

April 17th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

Sac-Crawford and Carroll Counties in the KJAN listening area…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL BE IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 10 PM CDT WEDNESDAY…

Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches, and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch are expected. Snowfall rates may approach an inch per hour Wednesday during periods of heavy snowfall. The ice will result in difficult travel conditions, including during the morning commute on Wednesday. Expect reduced visibilities at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery 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 for Atlantic & the area, 4/17/18

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April 17th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

Today: Increasing clouds. High 52. SE @ 10-20.

Tonight: Cloudy w/light rain becoming mixed w/& changing to snow. Low 34. E @ 10-20.

Tomorrow: Cldy w/a mix of snow-rain in the morning. High 38. N/NE @ 15-30.

Thursday: P/Cldy. High near 50.

Friday: P/Cldy. High 55.

Monday’s High in Atlantic was 45. Our Low 21. Last year on this date, the High was 73 and the Low was 41. The Record High in Atlantic on April 17th was 85 in 2004, and the Record Low was 11 in 1907.

Skyscan Forecast & weather data for Atlantic: 4/16/18

Weather

April 16th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

Today: P/cloudy to cldy this morning; P/Cldy this aft. High 43. NW @ 10-20mph.

Tonight: P/Cldy. Low 26. E @ 5-10.

Tomorrow: Mo. Cldy. High 53. SE @ 15-25.

Wednesday: Cldy w/a rain-snow mix in the morning. High 40.

Thursday: P/Cldy. High 54.

Sunday’s High in Atlantic was 31. Our Low was 21. We had intermittent snow flurries yesterday (Trace of precipitation). Last year on this date our High was 73 and the Low was 40. The record High in Atlantic on this date was 88 in 1898. The Record Low was 19, in 1988.

Skyscan Forecast – Sunday, April 15th 2018

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April 15th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

Today: Cloudy & windy w/a 60% chance of snow, mainly before 9am. Patchy blowing snow. High near 32. N/NW winds 15-35mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight: Cloudy w/patchy blowing snow before 9pm. Gradually becoming partly cloudy. Low around 22. N/NE @ 15-30mph.
Monday: Sunny, with a high near 43. NW wind 10-20mph.
Monday Night: Clear. Low around 24.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Tuesday Night: Cloudy & breezy, w/a 40 percent chance of rain. Low around 37.
Wednesday: Cloudy & windy, w/a 40% chance of rain in the morning & again during the afternoon. High near 48.
Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy & windy, with a low around 30.
Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.

We received .3″ of snow overnight here in Atlantic, at the KJAN Studios (as of 6-a.m.). There was also some freezing rain/drizzle Saturday afternoon. Total (melted and liquid) precip. amounted to .07″. Our High yesterday in Atlantic was 38. The Low this morning 23. Last year on this date, our High in Atlantic was 74 and the Low was 46. The Record High in Atlantic on this date was 84 in 1920 and the Record Low was 17 in 1926 & 1962.

Skyscan Forecast Saturday 04/14/2018

Podcasts, Weather

April 14th, 2018 by Chris Parks

Skyscan Forecast  Saturday, April 14, 2018  Richard Garuckas

Today: Cloudy. Snow mixing with rain and freezing rain at times. High 37. NNE @ 20-25, gusting to 35.

Tonight: Cloudy. Snow early, then gradual clearing. Low 24. Windy.  N @ 15-25, gusting to 25. Snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches.

Sunday: Cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers in the morning. High 34. Breezy. NNW @ 15-25, gusting to 30.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy. Low 23.

Monday: Mostly sunny. High 45.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy. Warmer. High 57.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. High 49.

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Friday’s storm brings high winds, hail and some twisters to Iowa

News, Weather

April 14th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

High winds, unconfirmed tornadoes, hail and heavy rain wreaked havoc on parts of western and central Iowa, Friday. The National Weather Service says winds in excess of 60-miles per hour caused damage in parts of Cass County.

At around 4:25-p.m., thunderstorm wind damage was reported to outbuildings, 3-miles south/southwest of Marne, Five-minutes later, a 61-mile per hour wind was recorded by an automated weather system, two-miles west/northwest of Atlantic. At around 4:30-p.m., a camper was reported blown over 4-miles southeast of Brayton. There were also media reports of damage to outbuildings and a barn located between Highway 173 and 71, and substantial damage to 5th wheel RV trailers just north of I-80 and the Olive Street exit.

Prior to the line of storms entering Cass County, they fired-up to our southwest. At around 3:15-p.m., one-half inch diameter (marble size) hail was reported near Shelby…nickel-size hail fell in Avoca at around 3:22-p.m….Walnut size (1.5” diameter) hail fell just southeast of Oakland at around 3:53-p.m.  Golf ball size hail (1.75” dia.) was reported near Henderson and Oakland at a little after 4-p.m., with egg-size hail reported to have fallen 5-miles east of Henderson. Some video footage seen on social media indicated there may have been weak tornadoes in parts of northern Cass County Friday afternoon, but that has not yet been confirmed by the Weather Service.

Quarter-size hail fell in Walnut at around 4:15-p.m. Golf ball size hail fell near Essex at around 6:40-p.m., and penny-size hail was reported near Villisca, about 5-minutes later. Nickel-size hail was reported at around 3:50-p.m., in Denison. Guthrie Center received quarter-size hail at around 6:25-p.m. Dime-to quarter-size hail was reported between Gravity and Sharpsburg, in Taylor County, from 7:40-to 7:55-p.m.

South of Creston, winds gusted to a little more than 50-miles per hour, as the storms were moving northeast and out of the listening area, at around 8:15-p.m. Across Iowa, a home was damaged in Hubbard, a semi was blown over on I-35 near Roland, power lines were down in Story City, hail covered the ground in Churdan, multiple buildings were damaged, and large campers were flipped over in Jefferson, and hail caused broken windows in/near Scranton.