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Frost Advisory 3-am to 8-am Saturday

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September 12th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES….SAC-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD…

328 PM CDT FRI SEP 12 2014

…FROST ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 8 AM CDT SATURDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A FROST ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 8 AM CDT SATURDAY.

* TIMING…EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

* TEMPERATURE…TEMPERATURES WILL FALL WITHIN A RANGE OF 32 TO 35 DEGREES BY DAYBREAK SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS…PLANTS AND TENDER VEGETATION MAY BE KILLED IF LEFT OUTSIDE UNCOVERED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A FROST ADVISORY MEANS THAT FROST IS POSSIBLE. SENSITIVE OUTDOOR PLANTS MAY BE KILLED IF LEFT UNCOVERED.

24-hour rainfall (ending at 7-a.m. Fri., 9/12/14) report

Weather

September 12th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Atlantic (@ KJAN), .28″;  Massena, .45″.

Other reports….Shenandoah, .24″; Clarinda, .22″; 1.5 miles S. of Avoca, .4″; Oakland, .50″; Emerson, .44″; Henderson, .39″; Irwin, .3″; Audubon, .4″ ; Red Oak, .45″ ; Hamburg and Bedford, .3″ each.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Fri., 9/12/2014

Podcasts, Weather

September 12th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

The (podcast) Freese-Notis forecast and weather information (including precip/HI-LO temps) for Atlantic.

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NWS/KJAN listening area forecast: 9/12/14

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September 12th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

401 AM CDT FRI SEP 12 2014

EARLY THIS MORNING…LIGHT RAIN LIKELY. NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT.

TODAY...CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN IN THE MORNING…THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 90 PERCENT.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN CLEARING. COLDER. PATCHY FROST EARLY IN THE MORNING. LOW IN THE MID 30S. WEST WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

SATURDAY…SUNNY. PATCHY FROST THROUGH MID MORNING. HIGH IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WIND NEAR 10 MPH.

SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. NOT AS COOL. LOW IN THE MID 40S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

SUNDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

SUNDAY NIGHT…CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT…THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW IN THE MID 50S. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 50 PERCENT.

MONDAY…CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGH IN THE UPPER 60S.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Thu., 9/11/2014

Podcasts, Weather

September 11th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

The (podcast) Freese-Notis forecast and weather information (including precip/HI-LO temps) for Atlantic.

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NWS forecast for the KJAN listening area – 9/11/2014

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September 11th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

 

  • Early This Morning Cloudy…cooler. North wind 5 to 15 mph.
  • Today Mostly cloudy. High in the upper 50s. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Tonight Cloudy. A slight chance of rain before midnight. A chance of rain after midnight…then rain likely early in the morning. Low in the mid 40s. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.
  • Friday Rain likely until late afternoon…then a slight chance of rain late in the afternoon. High in the lower 50s. North wind around 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
  • Friday Night Mostly clear. Colder. Low in the mid 30s. Northwest wind near 10 mph.
  • Saturday Sunny. High in the lower 60s. Southwest wind near 5 mph shifting to the south in the afternoon.
  • Saturday Night Mostly clear. Low in the mid 40s.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny. High in the upper 60s.

 

Flood Warning: Madison County

Weather

September 10th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING FOR…MADISON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…UNTIL 315 AM CDT THURSDAY

* AT 321 PM CDT…LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED FLOODING IN NUMEROUS AREAS ACROSS THE COUNTY. THERE HAS BEEN LITTLE TO NO IMPROVEMENT THIS AFTERNOON.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…WEST DES MOINES…WINTERSET…EARLHAM…AVENUE OF THE SAINTS EVENT CENTER…ST. CHARLES…TRURO…PATTERSON…EAST PERU…MACKSBURG…BEVINGTON…BADGER CREEK STATE PARK AND WINTERSET-MADISON COUNTY AIRPORT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED. STREAM RISES WILL BE SLOW AND FLASH FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED. HOWEVER…ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS IMMEDIATELY.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

(Updated 10:50-a.m.) 24-hour rainfall & storm event report, 9/10/14

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September 10th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Rainfall in Atlantic, at the KJAN studios through 3:40-a.m. today (9/9/14), amounted to 3.12″ since the rain began to fall at around 12:30-p.m., Tuesday. Elsewhere in town, a resident near 7th & Birch reported 7.10″ over the past 24-hours, while 3.8″ was reported at a business on Chestnut Street.

Other reported rain totals include (as of early this morning): 6.10″ in Afton (Union County); 4.4″ in Villisca; 4.25″ in Adair & Greenfield; 4.22″ 3 miles e/se of Anita;  4.2″ in Massena (Ardell McCunn); 4.18″  in Winterset; 2 miles n/ne of Lewis, 4.16″; 2.5″ 3 miles west of Oakland; ;   3.30″ 3 miles w. of Pacific Junction;   3.34″ at Earlham; Fontanelle, 2.4″‘ 2.1″ just south of Guthrie Center; 3.15″ in Corning; 2.20″ 3 miles s. of Creston; 2.02″ in Shenandoah; 3.30″ near Hamburg; 2.25″ in Emerson; 1.91 in Audubon; 1.7″ in Bedford; 1.6″ in Coon Rapids.

Other events:

9-p.m. Tues. – Numerous tree limbs down in and near Griswold, some blocking roads. Unspecified damage reported by Cass Co. Sheriff’s Deputy at or near the Conklin Fish Farm.

2″ diameter hail (slightly large than golf-ball size) 5-mile e/se of Corning at around 4:40-p.m. Tues.

2″ dia. hail in Lenox reported at 5:05-p.m. Tues.

1.75″ (Golf ball size) hail reported 7-miles s/se of Prescott, in Adams Co., at around 5:10-p.m. Tues.

1″ hail reported 2 miles s. of Lenox at around 5:20-p.m. Tues.

7:47-p.m. water reported over some secondary roads in Union County, near Kent.

Flood Warnings continue for parts of s.w. Iowa

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September 10th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

927 AM CDT WED SEP 10 2014

FLOOD WARNINGS CONTINUE FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS…WEST NISHNABOTNA RIVER AT RANDOLPH AFFECTING FREMONT COUNTY. EAST NISHNABOTNA RIVER AT RED OAK AFFECTING MONTGOMERY COUNTY. NISHNABOTNA RIVER NEAR HAMBURG AFFECTING FREMONT COUNTY.

THE WEST NISHNABOTNA RIVER AT RANDOLPH….
* AT 9:00 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 20.8 FEET…OR 1.8 FEET ABOVE
FLOOD STAGE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 19.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST…THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 22.1 FEET BY THIS
AFTERNOON. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY TOMORROW.
* IMPACT…AT 22.0 FEET…COUNTY ROAD L-68 LOCATED 5 MILES SOUTH OF
RANDOLPH BEGINS TO FLOOD.

THE NISHNABOTNA RIVER NEAR HAMBURG….
* FROM THIS AFTERNOON TO SATURDAY MORNING…OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS
CANCELLED.
* AT 9:15 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 22.8 FEET…OR 2.2 FEET BELOW
FLOOD STAGE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 25.0 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST…RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND
CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 27.1 FEET BY TOMORROW MORNING.THE RIVER
WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT…AT 27.0 FEET…STATE HIGHWAY 275 SOUTH OF THE GAGE MAY BE
THREATENED IN SEVERAL SPOTS.

THE EAST NISHNABOTNA RIVER AT RED OAK…..
* AT 9:15 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 20.2 FEET…OR 2.2 FEET ABOVE
FLOOD STAGE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 18.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST…THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 20.7 FEET BY THIS
EVENING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE TOMORROW MORNING.
* IMPACT…AT 20.0 FEET…LOWLAND FLOODING BEGINS ALONG THE WEST BANK.
THE NODAWAY RIVER AT CLARINDA…..
* AT 8:15 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 24.0 FEET…OR 1.0 FEET ABOVE
FLOOD STAGE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 23.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST…THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 24.4 FEET BY THIS
AFTERNOON. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE LATE THIS
AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT…AT 24.0 FEET…ADDITIONAL LOWLANDS, SOME FARMLANDS, AND
COUNTY ROADS FLOOD.

Flood Warning Cancelled for W. Nish at Hancock

Weather

September 10th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA
952 AM CDT WED SEP 10 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER…

WEST NISHNABOTNA RIVER AT HANCOCK AFFECTING POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROAD. THE
WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR VEHICLE TO PASS SAFELY.

* AT 9:00 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.2 FEET…OR 2.8 FEET BELOW
FLOOD STAGE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.
* FORECAST…THE RIVER CRESTED BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 11.9 FEET. THE
RIVER WILL FALL TO 7.8 FEET