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Hazardous Weather Outlook for central/western Iowa 6/9-6/15

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June 9th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

TODAY AND TONIGHT:

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE TODAY INTO THIS EVENING ACROSS THE AREA. AT THIS TIME THE THREAT OF SEVERE WEATHER IS MARGINAL.

MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY:

THUNDERSTORMS ARE AGAIN POSSIBLE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND MAINLY FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY. THERE IS A THREAT OF SEVERE WEATHER TUESDAY NIGHT…WITH LARGE HAIL…DAMAGING WINDS…AND AN ISOLATED TORNADO POSSIBLE. THE GREATEST CHANCE FOR SEVERE WEATHER EXTENDS ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM CARROLL TO OSKALOOSA TUESDAY NIGHT.

SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED TUESDAY NIGHT.

(Updated) NWS Forecast for Cass & area Counties in Iowa

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June 9th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

844 AM CDT SUN JUN 9 2013

REST OF TODAY…CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH MID MORNING…THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE UPPER 60S. WEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING…THEN PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.

MONDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

MONDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

TUESDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY…PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOW AROUND 70. HIGH IN THE MID 80S.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE MID 60S. HIGH IN THE LOWER 80S.

Weekend rainfall in Atlantic

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June 9th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Rainfall in Atlantic from mid-day Saturday through 6:30-a.m today (Sunday), amounted to 1.04-inches here at the KJAN studios, the official National Weather Service reporting site for Atlantic. The forecast calls for more showers and possible thunderstorms redeveloping later this afternoon and this evening, before ending and becoming partly cloudy w/areas of fog into Monday morning.

Saturday’s high in Atlantic was 69. Our near 24-hour low through 5-a.m. today was 55.

NWs forecast for Cass & area Counties: 6/9/13

Weather

June 9th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

414 AM CDT SUN JUN 9 2013 – Nat’l. Weather Service/Des Moines

EARLY THIS MORNING…CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 MPH.

TODAY…CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE UPPER 60S. WEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.

TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING…THEN PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.

MONDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGH IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY…PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOW AROUND 70. HIGH IN THE MID 80S.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE MID 60S. HIGH IN THE LOWER 80S.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains in effect until 11-p.m.

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June 8th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued at 4-p.m. remains in effect until 11-p.m. for Shelby, Pottawattamie, Mills, Montgomery, Page and Fremont Counties in southwest Iowa. The watch has been cancelled for Harrison County, as the storms make their way east. There is still a possibility of large hail, damaging winds and an isolated tornado.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued for southwest Iowa

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June 8th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

356 PM CDT SAT JUN 8 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 289 IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN IOWA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 7 COUNTIES IN SOUTHWEST IOWA: FREMONT HARRISON MILLS MONTGOMERY PAGE POTTAWATTAMIE & SHELBY.

Slight risk for severe weather this afternoon and Sunday

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June 8th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

An upper level system will drop southeastward through the region later today into Sunday. This will allow for showers and thunderstorms to develop and spread across the state mainly this afternoon into tonight.971443_479053698839497_1763310660_n Shower and thunderstorm chances will continued across the state Sunday, before tapering off from west to east Sunday night. There is a slight risk of sever weather across west central and southwestern portions of the state this afternoon into tonight. Large hail, damaging winds, and possibly an isolated tornado are the main severe threats. Locally heavy rainfall with the potential for flash flooding is also possible tonight. Highs in the 70s are expected today, with highs in the mid 60s to lower 70s for Sunday.

Skyscan Forecast 06-08-2013

Podcasts, Weather

June 8th, 2013 by Chris Parks

SKYSCAN FORECAST SATURDAY JUNE 8TH, 2013

Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am. Low around 59. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

(podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Fri., June 7th 2013

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June 7th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

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

NWS Forecast for Cass & area Counties: June 7th 2013

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June 7th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

330 AM CDT FRI JUN 7 2013/Nat’l Weather Svc. – Des Moines

EARLY THIS MORNING…PARTLY CLOUDY. NORTH WIND AROUND 5 MPH.

TODAY…PARTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTH WIND NEAR 10 MPH.

TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

SATURDAY…PARTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING…THEN CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. CLOUDY WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. BREEZY. HIGH IN THE MID 70S. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 20 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 60 PERCENT.

SATURDAY NIGHT…CLOUDY WITH THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT…THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW AROUND 60. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 80 PERCENT.

SUNDAY…PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH IN THE UPPER 70S. WEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.

SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGH IN THE UPPER 70S.