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Thunderstorms & Heavy rain over parts of s.w. Iowa this morning

Weather

July 11th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

COUNTIES: TAYLOR IA-UNION IA-ADAIR IA-RINGGOLD IA-ADAMS IA-
615 AM CDT FRI JUL 11 2014
…THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN AND SMALL HAIL EXPECTED…

AT 614 AM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR LAKE ICARIA TO 6 MILES SOUTHEAST OF BEDFORD…AND MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH. DIME SIZE HAIL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
CRESTON…MOUNT AYR…CORNING…BEDFORD…LENOX…GREEN VALLEY
LAKE…LAKE ICARIA…CLEARFIELD…DIAGONAL…PRESCOTT…BLOCKTON…
GRAVITY…CROMWELL…SHARPSBURG…REDDING…SHANNON CITY…KENT…
BENTON…CONWAY AND CARBON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

Weather information for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area, 7/11/14

Weather

July 11th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Thursday’s High in Atlantic was 82, our 24-hour ending at 7-a.m. will be 64. (At 6-a.m. in Atlantic, it was 68. ) Here’s the Freese-Notis weather forecast:

Today – P/Cldy to Cldy w/a 30% chance of showers & thunderstorms (Mainly this morning). High 84. S @ 10-15.
Tonight – Mo. Cldy w/a 40% chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight. Low around 69. S @ 5-10.

Saturday – P/Sunny w/a 50% chance of afternoon showers & thunderstorms. High near 87. S-SE winds becoming southwest @ 5-10.
Sat. Night – Mo.Cldy w/a 50% chance of showers & thunderstorms. Low 66.

Sunday – P/Sunny w/a slight chance of shwrs & tstrms. High near 85. N @ 5-10.
Monday – P/Sunny w/a 40% chance of showers and thunderstorms. High near 76.

Weather forecast for Cass & area Counties in IA, 7/11/14

Weather

July 11th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

401 AM CDT FRI JUL 11 2014

EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLOUDY. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

TODAY…PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. HIGH IN THE MID 80S. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 20 PERCENT.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT…THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 50 PERCENT.

SATURDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MID MORNING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 50 PERCENT.

SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOW IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

SUNDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH IN THE MID 80S. NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

SUNDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOW IN THE LOWER 60S.

MONDAY…PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH IN THE MID 70S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.

NWS Forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area – 7/10/14

Weather

July 10th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Wednesday’s High was 81. Our Low this morning (through 5-a.m.) was 61. (The 24-hour Low ending at 7-am will be 55)

Today – Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 12 to 17 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Tonight – Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South southeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday – Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night – A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South southeast wind around 7 mph becoming east northeast after midnight. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday – A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night – A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Sunday – A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

Skyscan Forecast & weather data for Atlantic & the area: 7/9/2014

Weather

July 9th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Tuesday’s High in Atlantic was 79. Our low 57. There was no precipitation.

Today – Mostly Sunny. High near 81. NW @ 5.
Tonight – Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Thursday – Partly Sunny w/a 20% chance of showers & thunderstorms. High near 83. SE @ 10-20.
Thu. Night – Showers and thunderstorms likely. Low around 67. SE @ 10-20.Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Friday – P/Sunny w/a 40% chance of showers & thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. High near 86. S-SE @ 10.
Fri. Night – Mostly Cloudy w/a 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Low around 70.

Saturday – P/Sunny w/a 40% chance of showers and thunderstorms. High near 84.

NWS forecast for the KJAN listening area: 7/9/14

Weather

July 9th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

331 AM CDT WED JUL 9 2014

EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLEAR. NORTHWEST WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

TODAY…SUNNY. HIGH AROUND 80. NORTHWEST WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

TONIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WIND NEAR 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

THURSDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

THURSDAY NIGHT…THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOW IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 70 PERCENT.

FRIDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING…THEN MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE MID 80S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 40 PERCENT.

FRIDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOW AROUND 70.

SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH IN THE MID 80S. LOW IN THE UPPER 60S.

The Freese-Notis Skyscan Forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area: 7/8/14

Weather

July 8th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

(correction to High) Monday’s High in Atlantic was 86. Our low this morning, 63 (as of 5:40-a.m.). We had a “trace” of rain in Atlantic Monday evening.

Today – Sunny & breezy. High 81. NW @ 15-25.
Tonight – Mostly clear. Low 54. NW-W @ 5-10.

Wednesday – Partly to Mostly Sunny. High 82. NW wind around 5 mph.
Wed. Night – Partly cloudy w/a slight chance of showers & thunderstorms. Low 63.

Thursday – Partly cloudy w/a 20% chance of showers & thunderstorms after 1pm. High near 84. S-Se wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thu. Night – Mostly cloudy w/a 60% chance of showers & thunderstorms. Low around 68. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Friday – A 30% chance of morning showers & thunderstorms, otherwise partly sunny, with a high near 86.

NWS Forecast for the KJAN listening area: 7/8/2014

Weather

July 8th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

331 AM CDT TUE JUL 8 2014

EARLY THIS MORNING…PARTLY CLOUDY. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

TODAY…SUNNY. HIGH AROUND 80. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WIND NEAR 10 MPH.

WEDNESDAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 80S. NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 5 MPH.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

THURSDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.

THURSDAY NIGHT...THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOW IN THE UPPER 60S. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 60 PERCENT.

FRIDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH IN THE MID 80S.

Severe t-storm warning: Central Mills County

Weather

July 7th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

704 PM CDT MON JUL 7 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…CENTRAL MILLS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…NORTHEASTERN CASS COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA…

* UNTIL 730 PM CDT

* AT 704 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR PACIFIC JUNCTION…OR 23 MILES SOUTHEAST OF OMAHA…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…

PLATTSMOUTH…GLENWOOD…MALVERN…PACIFIC JUNCTION…TABOR AND

SILVER CITY.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…

HIGHWAY 34 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 17.

HIGHWAY 75 IN NEBRASKA NEAR MILE MARKER 73.

INTERSTATE 29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 25 AND 37.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A

BUILDING.

Severe t-storm warning: Adams/Union/Taylor/Ringgold Counties

Weather

July 7th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

650 PM CDT MON JUL 7 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 730 PM CDT

* AT 650 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 5 MILES SOUTHEAST OF VILLISCA…OR 9 MILES SOUTHWEST OF CORNING…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 55 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…

CORNING…BEDFORD…LENOX…LAKE ICARIA…NEW MARKET…

CLEARFIELD…BLOCKTON…GRAVITY…NODAWAY…SHARPSBURG…KENT…

CONWAY…CARBON…ATHELSTAN…LAKE OF THREE FIRES STATE PARK…

CORNING MUNICIPAL AIRPORT…BEDFORD MUNICIPAL AIRPORT AND LAKE

ICARIA STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING.