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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Mills/Fremont Counties

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July 24th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

746 PM CDT FRI JUL 24 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
SOUTHERN MILLS COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…
NORTHWESTERN FREMONT COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…
* UNTIL 815 PM CDT

* AT 746 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER
PLATTSMOUTH…OR 20 MILES SOUTHEAST OF OMAHA…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

Storm warning update

Weather

July 24th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

MILLS IA-FREMONT IA-
729 PM CDT FRI JUL 24 2015

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 745 PM CDT FOR SOUTHWESTERN MILLS…NORTH CENTRAL FREMONT COUNTIES…

AT 729 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER PLATTSMOUTH…OR 20 MILES SOUTH OF OMAHA…MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.
HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Fremont & Mills Counties

Weather

July 24th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

718 PM CDT FRI JUL 24 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
WESTERN MILLS COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…
NORTHWESTERN FREMONT COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…
NORTHEASTERN CASS COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEBRASKA…
SOUTHEASTERN SARPY COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…

* UNTIL 745 PM CDT

* AT 717 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR CEDAR
CREEK…OR 20 MILES SOUTH OF OMAHA…MOVING EAST AT 30 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…PACIFIC JUNCTION…MURRAY…CEDAR CREEK…TABOR…SILVER CITY AND CAMP MAHA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS. PEOPLE OUTSIDE SHOULD MOVE TO A SHELTER…INSIDE A STRONG BUILDING AND AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER CONTACT YOUR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY.
THEY WILL SEND YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN
OMAHA.

Hazardous Weather Outlook for S.W. IA & S.E. NE

Weather

July 24th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-PAGE COUNTIES IN IOWA….1143 AM CDT FRI JUL 24 2015

THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT: A HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. HIGHS IN THE MID AND UPPER 90S WILL COMBINE WITH HIGH HUMIDITY TO CREATE HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 105 TO 115 DEGREES.

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED AFTER 5 PM ACROSS EAST CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA…AND INTO SOUTHWEST IOWA AFTER 7PM. DUE TO EXTREME INSTABILITY ISOLATED SEVERE WEATHER IS POSSIBLE WITH DAMAGING WIND AND LARGE HAIL WILL BE THE MAIN THREATS. SOME OF THE THUNDERSTORMS MAY CONTAIN HEAVY RAINFALL AS WELL…ESPECIALLY IN SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA AND SOUTHWEST IOWA TONIGHT.

ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING OVER THE OUTLOOK AREA. A FEW OF THESE STORMS COULD BE STRONG TO SEVERE.

(Podcast) Skyscan Weather forecast, 7/24/2015

Podcasts, Weather

July 24th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

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

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KJAN listening area forecast: Friday, 7/24/15

Weather

July 24th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

Today: **HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT from 1 until 8-pm** Mo. Sunny with isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. High near 91. Heat index values as high as 106. South wind 10-20mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South southeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. East northeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 8 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1-UNTIL 8-PM FRIDAY

News, Weather

July 23rd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

SAC-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-CASS-ADAIR-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-PAGE COUNTIES:

…HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM CDT FRIDAY…

* TEMPERATURE…HIGHS IN THE AFTERNOON WILL BE AROUND 90 AND COMBINED WITH THE RETURN OF DEW POINTS NEAR 80 RESULTING HEAT INDICES WILL RANGE FROM 100 TO 105 IN MANY LOCATIONS. HEAT INDICES FROM 105-110 ARE POSSIBLE IN FAR WEST/SOUTHWEST IOWA.

* IMPACTS…HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL RESULT IN AN INCREASED RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS…STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM…STAY OUT OF THE SUN…AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS…IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN POSSIBLE…RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK…THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE IS AN EMERGENCY…CALL 9 1 1.

 

(Podcast) Skyscan Weather forecast, 7/23/2015

Podcasts, Weather

July 23rd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

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

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KJAN listening area forecast from the NWS, 7/23/15

Weather

July 23rd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

Early this morning: Partly cloudy. Low in the lower 60s. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Today: Mostly sunny. High in the lower 80s. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight: Partly cloudy. Low around 70. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: Mostly sunny. High around 90. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Highest heat index readings 101 to 106 in the afternoon.
Friday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of thunderstorms. Low in the lower 70s. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Highest heat index readings 100 to 103 through midnight.

Saturday: Partly sunny. A chance of thunderstorms in the morning… Then a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. High in the upper 80s. Chance of thunderstorms 40 percent.
Saturday Night: Thunderstorms likely. Low in the upper 60s. Chance of thunderstorms 60 percent.

Sunday: Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of thunderstorms. High in the mid 80s.

(Podcast) Skyscan Weather Forecast, Wed. 7/22/2015

Podcasts, Weather

July 22nd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

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

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