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NWS weather forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area: 2/8/2015

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February 8th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

Today: A slight chance of rain or drizzle between 10am and 11am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 41. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. North wind 6 to 10 mph.
Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Northeast wind around 6 mph.
Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Southeast wind 5 to 9 mph.
Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. South wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 34. Breezy.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast, Sat. 2/7/2015

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February 7th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

Weather information from KJAN News Director Ric Hanson.

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KJAN listening area weather forecast: Sat., Feb. 7 2015

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February 7th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

345 AM CST SAT FEB 7 2015

EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLEAR. AREAS OF FOG. SOUTH WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

TODAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF FOG THROUGH MID MORNING…THEN PATCHY FOG BEFORE NOON. HIGH IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

TONIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW IN THE LOWER 30S. WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

SUNDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG THROUGH MID MORNING. HIGH IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

SUNDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE MID 20S. NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

MONDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

TUESDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 40S.

(Podcast) Skyscan Weather Forecast, 2/6/2015

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February 6th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

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

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KJAN listening area weather forecast: Fri., 2/6/2015

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February 6th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

(updated 4-a.m. 2/6/15 – NWS/Des Moines)

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. South wind 8 to 13 mph.
Tonight: Areas of fog after 1am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 27. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday: Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 43. South southwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Saturday Night: Patchy fog after 7pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. West wind 6 to 8 mph.
Sunday: Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 42. West northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast, 2/5/2015

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February 5th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

The Freese-Notis Weather forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area and weather information for Atlantic.

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NWS weather forecast for Atlantic & the area, Thu. 2/5/2015

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February 5th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

Today – Sunny, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as -25. Breezy, with a south wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 12 to 17 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.
Tonight – Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Wind chill values as low as zero. South southwest wind 7 to 13 mph.
Friday – Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Wind chill values as low as 5. South wind 8 to 13 mph.
Friday Night – Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Saturday – Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. South southwest wind 6 to 11 mph.
Saturday Night – Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Sunday – Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.

Area snowfall amounts Wed., 2/4/2015

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February 4th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

(Updated 10:45-a.m.

Snowfall reports from trained weather spotters & others, to the National Weather Service (time of report submitted, as indicated):

Atlantic (8:45-a.m.) 3.3″; Audubon, 2.0” (7-am); Essex 4.0″ (10:30-a.m.); 2 miles NW of Little Sioux in Harrison County, 1.3″ (7:30-am);Logan, 2.2″ (7:30-am); Massena, 1.5” (7:30-a.m.); Mt. Ayr, 1.3″ (8-am); Oakland, 1.1” (7:30-am); Red Oak, 4.0″ (9:50-a.m.); Shenandoah, 2.0″ (10:30-a.m.); Underwood, 1.4″ (10:30-a.m.)

Snowfall of 1-3 inches expected south of I-80 in IA today (Wednesday)

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February 4th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

Snow isĀ  moving across southern Iowa this morning. The National Weather Service in Johnston says snow fall totals will range from 1 to 3 inches south of Interstate 80 with the highest totals near the Missouri border.Winter Weather Advisories for snow and blowing snow have been posted for all counties along and south in I-80 thru the mid-day hours. Roads have become snow covered and with winds gusting up to 20 miles per hour, visibilities will fall below one-mile, especially in areas of heavier snowfall. Use caution while driving today.10629614_777828378962026_6288061018055993812_n

High Pressure will arrive tonight and will bring very cold temperatures to the state. Overnight lows will be 5 to 15 degrees below zero. Warmer temperatures arrive Friday into Saturday. Highs in the 30s and 40s are possible during this period.

Winter Weather Advisory issued for Cass & area Counties, 2/4/15

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February 4th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

CASS-ADAIR-MADISON COUNTIES…335 AM CST WED FEB 4 2015

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON

POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY COUNTIES: WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON TODAY.

ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR AND RINGGOLD COUNTIES: WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6-AM TODAY UNTIL 1-P.M.

FREMONT AND PAGE COUNTIES: WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1-P.M.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON.

* TIMING…SNOW WILL BEGIN BY SUNRISE IN SOUTHWEST IOWA AND MOVE ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA BEFORE NOON.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…2 TO 4 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY…NORTH WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS BY LATE MORNING. VISIBILITY WILL FALL BELOW A MILE DURING HEAVIER SNOWFALL.

* IMPACTS…ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND LOW VISIBILITY WILL MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES…AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.