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KJAN listening area forecast from the NWS, 11/24/15

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November 25th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT.

EARLY THIS MORNING…CLOUDY. NOT AS COOL. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.

TODAY…CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING…THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND AREAS OF DRIZZLE IN THE AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.

TONIGHT…AREAS OF FOG THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE EVENING. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY BEFORE MIDNIGHT…THEN LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN 80 PERCENT.

THANKSGIVING DAY…AREAS OF FOG THROUGH MID MORNING. PATCHY FOG BEFORE NOON. RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON…THEN FREEZING RAIN…RAIN AND SNOW LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. BREEZY…COLDER. NO SNOW ACCUMULATION. ICE ACCUMULATION UP TO TWO TENTHS OF AN INCH. HIGH IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION NEAR 100 PERCENT.

THURSDAY NIGHT…CLOUDY. SNOW AND FREEZING RAIN THROUGH MIDNIGHT…THEN A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN AND FREEZING DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. BREEZY…COLDER. LOW IN THE MID 20S. NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 90 PERCENT.

FRIDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. HIGH IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 MPH.

SATURDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGH IN THE MID 30S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.

 

Skyscan Forecast & weather data for Atlantic, 11/24/15

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November 24th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

Today: Partly Cloudy. High near 54. S @ 10-20.
Tonight: Cldy w/ patchy fog toward sunrise. Low around 39. S @ 10-20.

Wednesday: Mo. Cldy w/patchy drizzle and fog before noon, then a chance of rain after noon. High near 50. S @ 10-20.
Wed. Night: 70% chance of rain. Low around 39.

Thanksgiving Day: An 80% chance of rain. High (early) near 40. N/NE @ 15-25.
Thu. Night: A 70% chance of snow. Low around 24.
Friday: Mo. Cldy w/light snow. High near 34.

Monday’s High in Atlantic was 54. Our 24-hour low ending today at 7-a.m. was 27. Last year on this date we reached 39 for a High and 16 was the low. The All-time Record High in Atlantic on this date was 68 in 2011, while the Record Low was -2 in 1898.
Sunrise is at 7:19-a.m.. Sunset is 4:54-p.m.

KJAN listening area forecast from the NWS, 11/24/15

Weather

November 24th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

EARLY THIS MORNING…PARTLY CLOUDY. NORTHEAST WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

TODAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.

TONIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. NOT AS COOL. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. LOW IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.

WEDNESDAY…CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING…THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT…LIGHT RAIN LIKELY. LOW AROUND 40. WEST WIND AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT.

THANKSGIVING DAY…RAIN…COLDER. HIGH AROUND 40. NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 90 PERCENT.

THURSDAY NIGHT…SNOW LIKELY. BREEZY…COLDER. LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE. LOW IN THE MID 20S. CHANCE OF SNOW 70 PERCENT.

FRIDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 30S.

Skyscan Forecast & weather info. for Atlantic, 11/23/15

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November 23rd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

Today: Partly Cloudy & breezy. High near 50. W/SW @ 10-20mph.
Tonight: P/Cldy. Low around 27.
Tuesday: P/Cldy. High near 52. S @ 10-20.
Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Wednesday: Mo. Cldy w/patchy fog and drizzle in the morning, otherwise a chance of light rain. High around 50.
Wed. Night: Cldy w/a 70% chance of rain. Low around 39. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Thanksgiving Day: An 80% chance of rain. High near 46.

Sunday’s High in Atlantic was 44. Our 24-hour low ending today at 7-a.m. was 23. Last year on this date we reached 30 for a High and 15 was the low. The All-time Record High in Atlantic on this date was 84 in 1953, while the Record Low was -6 in 1898.
Sunrise is at 7:18-a.m. Sunset is 4:54-p.m.

KJAN listening area forecast from the NWS, 11/23/15

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November 23rd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

359 AM CST MON NOV 23 2015

EARLY THIS MORNING…CLEAR. NOT AS COLD. WEST WIND NEAR 10 MPH.

TODAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WIND NEAR 10 MPH.

TONIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE MID 20S. SOUTHEAST WIND NEAR 10 MPH.

TUESDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.

WEDNESDAY…CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING…THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND AREAS OF DRIZZLE IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.

THANKSGIVING DAY…LIGHT RAIN. HIGH IN THE LOWER 40S. CHANCE OF RAIN 80 PERCENT.

 

NWS forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area: Sun., 11/22/15

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November 22nd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

Today: Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 40. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 23. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon.
Monday Night: Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 27. Light east southeast wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the evening.

Tuesday: Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 46. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night: Areas of fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 52. Breezy.

After the snow, Midwest gets deep freeze

News, Weather

November 22nd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

A deep freeze is setting in across the Midwest with low temperatures forecast in the single digits and a few below zero, turning the season’s first major snow into ice that made some roads treacherous to travel.

After snow on Friday and Saturday across much of the region, temperatures plunged behind the front on Sunday. The National Weather Service forecast 20 degrees or lower across six states from North Dakota to Illinois. Fargo, North Dakota could dip to 11 degrees by early Sunday. Madison, Wisconsin could see 7 degrees, Des Moines 12 and Chicago 9.

Parts of Iowa, northwest Illinois and southern Wisconsin could reach zero or below, the weather service said.

Iowans digging out from heavy snow; cold lingers

News, Weather

November 21st, 2015 by Ric Hanson

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa residents are digging out from under more than a foot of snow in some places, while roads over all but the southwest portion of the state remain impassable or partially blocked. The National Weather Service says a wintry storm that began dropping snow on the state Friday dumped between 6 and 12 inches overnight on much of Iowa.

Officials say the heaviest snow fell between around Highway 20 in the Cedar Falls and Waterloo areas. Craig Bargfrede with the Iowa Department of Transportation told the Des Moines Register that plow crews worked through the night and were still working Saturday to clear roads.

Temperatures for most of the state will range from 20 to 25 degrees Saturday, with wind chills in the teens and single digits.

NWS forecast for Atlantic & the area, 11/21/15 (updated 4-a.m.)

Weather

November 21st, 2015 by Ric Hanson

Today: Sunny, with a high near 26. Wind chill values as low as 10. North wind 7 to 13 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 15. Wind chill values as low as 5. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south in the evening.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 40. Wind chill values as low as 5. West southwest wind 6 to 13 mph.
Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 24. West wind 6 to 11 mph.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 42. West wind around 6 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.

Friday’s High in Atlantic was 40. We received 1.5-inches of snow here at the KJAN studios Friday. The snow-rain mix resulted in a liquid precipitation value of .14″.

Road condition report (as of 3:40-a.m. Sat., 11/21)

Weather

November 21st, 2015 by Ric Hanson

Green: Seasonal travel conditions

Blue: Partially covered with snow (watch out for icy bridges)

Pink: Completely covered with snow, ice or slush. (go to 511.ia.org for the latest info., or call 5-1-1 in Iowa)

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