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KJAN listening area forecast: Fri., 3/4/16

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March 4th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. EAST WIND AROUND 5 MPH.

TODAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. WARMER. PATCHY FOG THROUGH MID MORNING. HIGH IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.

TONIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WIND 5  TO 10 MPH.

SATURDAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.

SATURDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE MID 30S. SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

SUNDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.

SUNDAY NIGHT…CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BREEZY…WARMER. LOW IN THE LOWER 50S.

MONDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. BREEZY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 60S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.

 

Skyscan forecast & weather data for Atlantic: 3/3/16

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March 3rd, 2016 by Ric Hanson

Today: Mostly cloudy w/scattered flurries this morning; Gradually becoming partly sunny. High near 40. North wind 10-20mph.
Tonight: P/Cldy to Cloudy. Low around 25.
Friday: Mostly cloudy & breezy. High near 53. S/SW @ 10-20 w/gusts to 25mph.
Fri. Night: Becoming P/Cldy overnight. Low around 30.
Saturday: P/Cldy. High around 50. NW-NE winds @ 5-10.
Sunday: P/Cldy to Cldy & breezy. High near 60.

Wednesday’s High in Atlantic was 47. The 24-hour Low ending at 7-a.m. today was 19. Last year on this date, our High in Atlantic was 38, and the low was 10. The All-time Record High in Atlantic on this date was 79 in 1983. The Record Low was -11 in 2014.

NWS forecast for Cass & area Counties in IA, 3/3/16

Weather

March 3rd, 2016 by Ric Hanson

EARLY THIS MORNING…CLOUDY. NOT AS COLD. NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.
TODAY…CLOUDY THROUGH MID MORNING THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.
TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHEAST WIND NEAR 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
FRIDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY…WARMER. HIGH IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 20 MPH.
SATURDAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.
SUNDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGH IN THE UPPER 50S.

Feb 2016 weather stats for Atlantic

Weather

March 1st, 2016 by Ric Hanson

The month of February was warmer and wetter than average, here in Atlantic. Weather stats compiled here at KJAN (the official National Weather Service reporting/record keeping site for Atlantic), show the Average High for the month was 39.2 degrees (3.8 degrees warmer than the normal average of 35.4), while the Average Low was 20.2 (5 degrees warmer than normal). Precipitation for the month (including rain/mixed precip. and/snow) amounted to 1.65 inches, which was nearly 7 tenths of an inch above average for the month (normal is .96″).

Snowfall in Atlantic amounted to 9.7 inches last month. The warmest day, which was also a record setter, was 71 set Feb. 27th. That beat the old record of 68 set in 1976). The coldest day was 3 degrees on Feb. 12th.

Skyscan forecast & weather data for Atlantic: 3/1/16

Weather

March 1st, 2016 by Ric Hanson

Today: Cloudy w/flurries possible this morning; P/Cldy this afternoon. High near 30. N/NW @ 15-20. Wind chill values as low as 5.
Tonight: Partly cloudy. Low around 15. Light and variable winds.
Wednesday: Cloudy. High near 43. S/SE @ 15-25.
Wed. Night: Cldy w/a 50% chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow. Low around 30. E/SE winds @ 10 becoming N after midnight. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with chance of morning flurries. High near 40.
Friday: P/Cldy to Cldy & breezy. High 48.

Monday’s High in Atlantic was 59. The 24-hour Low ending at 7-a.m. today was 19. We received a Trace of snow overnight here at the KJAN studios. Last year on this date, our High in Atlantic was 38, and the low was 12. The All-time Record High in Atlantic on this date was 77 in 1992. The Record Low was -32 in 1962.

NWS forecast for Cass & area Counties, 3/1/16

Weather

March 1st, 2016 by Ric Hanson

Early This Morning: Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of light snow. Breezy. North wind 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
Today: Cloudy. Much colder. High in the upper 20s. North wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
Tonight: Partly cloudy. Low in the lower 20s. North wind near 10 mph shifting to the southeast after midnight.
Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Breezy…warmer. High in the upper 40s. South wind 5 to 15 mph shifting to the southeast 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night: Cloudy. A chance of light rain through midnight… Then a chance of light rain…light freezing rain and a slight chance of light snow after midnight. Low around 30. East wind 5 to 15 mph shifting to the north 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
Thursday: Partly sunny. High in the lower 40s. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday: Partly sunny. High around 50.

Storm Spotter class March 16th in Stanton

News, Weather

February 29th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

The Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency reports the Montgomery County Annual Storm Spotter Class will be held 7-p.m. March 16th, at the Viking Center in Stanton ( located at 501 Elliott St). The class is hosted by Montgomery County Emergency Management in conjunction with the National Weather Service in Valley, NE. It is open to the public and free of charge.

Weather forecast & weather data for Atlantic: 2/29/16

Weather

February 29th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

Today: P/Cldy to Cldy & breezy. High near 59. S/SW winds becoming N/NE @ 10-25. Tonight: Cloudy w/a 40% chance rain and then snow. Low 25. N @ 15-25. Less than 1” snow expected overnight.
Tuesday: Cloudy & breezy w/a chance of snow thru 9am. High near 31. N @ 10-25.
Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Wednesday: Partly sunny & breezy. High near 43. S @ 5-15 w/gusts to 25.
Wed. night: Mo. Cldy w/a slight chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of freezing rain. Low around 29.
Thursday: Mo. Cldy w/a slight chance of snow before noon, then a chance of rain. High near 40.

Sunday’s High in Atlantic was 54. The 24-hour Low ending at 7-a.m. today was 24. On the last LEAP Year on this date (2012) we reached 62 for a High and -9 was the low. The All-time Record High in Atlantic on this date was 62 in 1992. The Record Low was -9 in 1960.

NWS forecast for the KJAN listening area: 2/29/16

Weather

February 29th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLEAR. COLDER. SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

TODAY…MOSTLY SUNNY UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGH IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

TONIGHT…CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH MIDNIGHT…THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW IN THE MID 20S. NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.

TUESDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. MUCH COLDER. HIGH IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTH WIND AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.

WEDNESDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. WARMER. HIGH IN THE MID 40S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

THURSDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGH IN THE UPPER 30S.

 

Special Weather Statement, re: High winds

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February 28th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA 1248 PM CST SUN FEB 28 2016

EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO- POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-SAC-CALHOUN- WEBSTER-HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE- BOONE-STORY-MARSHALL-TAMA-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-POLK-JASPER- POWESHIEK-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-ADAMS-UNION– CLARKE-LUCAS-MONROE-WAPELLO-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE- APPANOOSE-DAVIS COUNTIES… …GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON

Wind Advisory until 4-p.m. for counties in brown.

Wind Advisory until 4-p.m. for counties in brown.

NORTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON AS A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE STATE. THESE WINDS MAY IMPACT DRIVING CONDITIONS IN RURAL AREAS.

A WIND ADVISORY CONTINUES UNTIL 4-P.M. FOR MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS COUNTIES.