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Flood warning cancelled

Weather

June 13th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

655 AM CDT SAT JUN 13 2015

…The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following river…

Nishnabotna River Near Hamburg affecting Fremont County.

KJAN listening area weather forecast from the Nat’l Weather Svc., 6/13/15

Weather

June 13th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

407 AM CDT SAT JUN 13 2015

EARLY THIS MORNING…CLOUDY. WEST WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

TODAY…CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WIND NEAR 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT, THEN THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 70 PERCENT.

SUNDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY THROUGH MID MORNING, THEN SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 50 PERCENT.

SUNDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOW IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

MONDAY…PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH AROUND 80. NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

MONDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOW IN THE LOWER 60S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.

TUESDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 70S.

 

(Podcast) Skyscan Weather Forecast, 6/12/15

Podcasts, Weather

June 12th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

The Freese-Notis (podcast) weather forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area, and weather information for Atlantic.

Rainfall reports (as of 6-a.m. Friday, 6/12)

Weather

June 12th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

Near 24-hour rainfall totals….

At the KJAN Studios (The Nat’l. Weather Service reporting site for Atlantic), 1.35″ (2.76″ since 7-am Wed.);  Shenadoah, 4.99″; Emerson, 2.15″; 1.5-miles S. of Avoca, 1.3″; Clarinda, 3.62″; Massena, .99″.

 

Rivers rising past flood stage following heavy Iowa rainfall

News, Weather

June 12th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Flood warnings have been issued for several Iowa rivers following heavy rainfall in many parts of the state.

East Nish near Atlantic (Cass County EMA photo)

East Nish near Atlantic (Cass County EMA photo)

The National Weather Service says a flood warning continues for the Nishnabotna River near Hamburg, in Fremont County, where the river was expected to crest at 25.3-feet early Saturday morning. Flood stage is 25-feet. Minor flooding is forecast.

The Cass County Emergency Management Agency reports the East Nishnabotna River near Atlantic will not approach its 19-foot flood stage. At 7:45-a.m. today (Friday), the river was at 12.56-feet. It is expected to crest at 13.6-feet before falling to just above 10-feet Saturday morning.

A Flood Warning is in effect as well for the Iowa River at Marengo, where the water was nearly 2 feet over flood stage on Friday morning. And warnings have been continued or extended for the Des Moines, Raccoon and North Raccoon rivers. The Des Moines River was expected to reach 2.5 feet above flood stage by Friday evening in Des Moines.

Police in Cedar Rapids report that officers and other emergency workers responded to more than 20 vehicles stranded on flooded streets. For a time Thursday night the rain fell at a rate of 2 inches an hour in Cedar Rapids.

NWS forecast for Cass & area Counties in IA: 6/12/15

Weather

June 12th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

347 AM CDT FRI JUN 12 2015

EARLY THIS MORNING…CLOUDY. PATCHY DRIZZLE. NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 MPH.

TODAY…CLOUDY. PATCHY DRIZZLE THROUGH MID MORNING. HIGH IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

TONIGHT…CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. LOW IN THE UPPER 50S. EAST WIND AROUND 5 MPH.

SATURDAY…A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MID MORNING…THEN THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 70 PERCENT.

SATURDAY NIGHT…THUNDERSTORMS. LOW IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 80 PERCENT.

SUNDAY…CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

SUNDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOW IN THE MID 60S.

MONDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF  THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH IN THE UPPER 70S.

 

Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 1-am Fri.

Weather

June 11th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD COUNTIES: FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT FRIDAY.

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

Tornado Watch Cancelled for Cass County – Still in effect until 9 elsewhere

Weather

June 11th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

743 PM CDT THU JUN 11 2015

TORNADO WATCH 285 REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM CDT FOR THE

FOLLOWING COUNTIES: ADAIR MADISON RINGGOLD & UNION IN THE KJAN LISTENING AREA.

 

Severe Thunderstorm warning: Adams & Union Counties

Weather

June 11th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

646 PM CDT THU JUN 11 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…

WESTERN UNION COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…

ADAMS COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…

* UNTIL 730 PM CDT

* AT 646 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR LENOX…OR 8 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CORNING…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

HAZARD…QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED. AT 622 PM A TRAINED SPOTTER REPORTED GOLF BALL SIZED HAIL NEAR GRAVITY.

IMPACT…DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

CRESTON…CORNING…LENOX…LAKE ICARIA…PRESCOTT…CROMWELL… KENT…LAKE ICARIA STATE PARK…CRESTON MUNICIPAL AIRPORT…CORNING MUNICIPAL AIRPORT AND GREEN VALLEY LAKE STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

THIS STORM IS PRODUCING LARGE HAIL. SEEK SHELTER NOW INSIDE A STURDY STRUCTURE AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

 

Tornado Watch cancelled for Fremont, Montgomery & Page Counties

Weather

June 11th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS CANCELLED TORNADO WATCH 285 FOR FREMONT MONTGOMERY PAGE COUNTIES.

TORNADO WATCH 285 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR MADISON RINGGOLD UNION ADAIR ADAMS CASS and TAYLOR COUNTIES.