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Area Rainfall Totals from Overnight of 6/20

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June 21st, 2012 by Chris Parks

Atlantic (KJAN)- .79″

Audubon – 1.5″

Avoca – 1.5″ to 1.6″

Clarinda – .82″

Harlan- 1.10″

Massena- 1.01″

Malvern – .45″

Oakland – 1.00″

Red Oak – 1.05″

Valley- 1″

Villisca – .83″

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast for Thu., June 21st 2012

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June 21st, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Here’s the (Podcast) forecast for Atlantic and the KJAN listening area, from Freese-Notis Meteorologist Dan Hicks…

Yesterday’s High in Atlantic was 84, our low this morning (as of 5-a.m., was 59). We received .79″ of rain Wednesday night in Atlantic, here at the KJAN Studios.

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Nat’l. Weather Service forecast for Cass & area Counties

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June 21st, 2012 by Ric Hanson

341 AM CDT THU JUN 21 2012

TODAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 80S. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WIND NEAR 5 MPH THROUGH MIDNIGHT BECOMING LIGHT.

FRIDAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE MID 80S. SOUTH WIND NEAR 10 MPH.

FRIDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT…THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW AROUND 60. SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

SATURDAY…PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.

SATURDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOW IN THE UPPER 60S.

SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 80S. LOW IN THE UPPER 60S.

Hazardous Weather Outlook for SW/West Central IA

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June 20th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

423 PM CDT WED JUN 20 2012

THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE STATE TONIGHT…EXITING IOWA BEFORE DAYBREAK. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF A SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL MIDNIGHT WITH HIGH WINDS AND HAIL THE PRIMARY THREAT. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS ALSO POSSIBLE.

Severe weather possible today along with cooler temps

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June 20th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

This is the first day of summer, yet cooler weather is expected for much of Iowa after unseasonable highs in the 90s the past two days. The arriving cool front brings the risk of severe weather across much of Iowa, according to meteorologist Darren Snively at the National Weather Service. For starters, the storms should bring much-needed moisture. Snively says, “We’re looking at wide-spread rains in the range of a quarter to a half-inch, with locally heavier amounts in the stronger thunderstorms.” He says Iowans may need to stick by their radios later today for updates on possible rough weather moving in.

“There is a risk for some severe storms,” Snively says. “The main threats are large hail, strong winds, probably the heavier rain, and minor street flooding would be the biggest threat out of these.” The forecast calls for nicer weather for Thursday and Friday with sunny to mostly-sunny skies and highs mainly in the 80s statewide. For details, visit: weather.gov.

(Radio Iowa)

Hazardous Weather Outlook for Western/West Central IA

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June 20th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Wed., June 20 2012 – NWS Des Moines (issued 4:58-a.m.)

A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE STORMS IS FORECAST FOR THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT AS A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS LOOKS TO DEVELOP ALONG AND AHEAD OF A SHARP COLD FRONT. THE GREATEST SEVERE THREAT WITH THIS LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE DAMAGING WINDS AND LARGE HAIL…WHILE A LOWER THREAT OF A TORNADO EXIST. LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL ALSO ACCOMPANY THESE STORMS.

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Wed., June 20th 2012

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June 20th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Here’s the (Podcast) Freese-Notis forecast for Atlantic¬† the KJAN listening area, and today’s weather data for Atlantic….

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NWS Forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area: Wed., June 20th

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June 20th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

(Updated 5:05-a.m.)

Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 87. Windy, with a south southwest wind between 15 and 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 13 to 16 mph decreasing to between 5 and 8 mph. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 83. West northwest wind between 6 and 13 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. North northwest wind between 3 and 7 mph.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 87.

Hazardous Weather Outlook: Far west/sw IA & eastern NE

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June 19th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

COUNTIES IN IOWA: POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-PAGE; IN NEBRASKA: SARPY-LANCASTER-CASS- OTOE-SALINE-JEFFERSON-GAGE-JOHNSON-NEMAHA-PAWNEE-RICHARDSON-

DAY ONE…TODAY AND TONIGHT: SOUTH WINDS WILL GUST TO 40 TO 45 MPH AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON. HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL TOP OUT AROUND 100 TODAY.

DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY:

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT. STORMS MAY BE STRONG TO SEVERE WITH LARGE HAIL…DAMAGING WINDS…AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN. THE NEXT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY..

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast – Tue., June 19th 2012

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June 19th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

The Freese-Notis (Podcast) forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area & weather data for Atlantic…

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