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Freeze warning remains in effect through 8-am Sun. (9/23/12) for most of the KJAN listening area

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September 23rd, 2012 by Ric Hanson

…FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8-AM CDT THIS MORNING…

TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO DROP INTO THE MIDDLE 20S TO LOWER 30S THIS MORNING AND BEGIN TO RISE ABOVE FREEZING SHORTLY AFTER SUNRISE. EXPOSED PLANTS AND TENDER VEGETATION ARE LIKELY TO SUFFER FREEZE DAMAGE OR BE KILLED BY THE EXTENDED PERIOD OF BELOW FREEZING TEMPERATURES.  A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

NWS forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area: Sun., Sept. 23rd 2012

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September 23rd, 2012 by Ric Hanson

…FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CDT THIS MORNING…

Today: Widespread frost before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 67. Light and variable wind.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 38. Light and variable wind.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 75. Light south wind increasing to 6 to 11 mph in the morning.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Light and variable wind.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming north northeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

Frost Advisory for parts of southern/central Iowa

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September 22nd, 2012 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES: MADISON-UNION-RINGGOLD-

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A FROST ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 8 AM CDT SUNDAY. THE FREEZE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT. OVERNIGHT LOWS IN THE LOW TO MID 30S ARE EXPECTED BY EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. EXPOSED PLANTS AND TENDER VEGETATION MAY SUFFER FREEZE DAMAGE OR BE KILLED. PEOPLE INTERESTED IN PROTECTING THEIR PLANTS NEED TO TAKE ACTION BY THIS EVENING.

A FROST ADVISORY MEANS THAT FROST IS POSSIBLE. SENSITIVE OUTDOOR PLANTS MAY BE KILLED IF LEFT UNCOVERED. A FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE REST OF THE KJAN LISTENING AREA, FROM 1-A.M. SUNDAY THROUGH ABOUT 9-A.M.

Parts of Iowa, Nebraska under freeze warning

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September 22nd, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Break out the blankets and hot cocoa. The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for parts of Iowa and Nebraska.  A freeze warning is in effect from 1-a.m. Sunday through about 9-a.m., for most of the KJAN listening area, as well as eastern and north-central Nebraska.

In Iowa, overnight lows are expected to dip to as low as 26 degrees in the freeze-warning areas. In Nebraska, lows are expected to be mainly in the lower 30s, but could drop to the upper 20s in the north-central and northeast areas. The Weather Service expects temperatures to rise into the upper 50s in the western and central Iowa, and into the 60s in eastern Nebraska.

Skyscan Forecast 9/22/12

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September 22nd, 2012 by admin

Today:  Sunny, with a high near 61. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

Tonight:  Areas of frost after 4am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 30.

Sunday:  Areas of frost before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 65.

Sunday Night:  Mostly clear, with a low around 39.

Monday:  Sunny, with a high near 75.

Tuesday:  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

Freeze Watch in effect late Saturday night through Sunday morning for nearly all of Iowa

News, Weather

September 21st, 2012 by Ric Hanson

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A FREEZE WATCH…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. ON SATURDAY NIGHT AND EARLY SUNDAY MORNING TEMPERATURES ARE LIKELY TO FALL BELOW 32 DEGREES ACROSS MUCH OF WESTERN…NORTHERN AND EAST CENTRAL IOWA. SOME LOCATIONS IN THE NISHNABOTNA RIVER VALLEY AND NORTHERN IOWA COULD FALL INTO THE UPPER 20S.

FROM THE DES MOINES METRO AREA INTO SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…FREEZING TEMPERATURES MAY BE MORE LOCALIZED…BUT A FROST IS LIKELY. EXPOSED PLANTS AND TENDER VEGETATION ARE LIKELY TO SUFFER FREEZE DAMAGE OR BE KILLED. PEOPLE INTERESTED IN PROTECTING THEIR PLANTS NEED TO TAKE ACTION BY SATURDAY EVENING.  A FREEZE WATCH MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE. THESE CONDITIONS COULD KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Fri., Sept. 21st 2012

Podcasts, Weather

September 21st, 2012 by Ric Hanson

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

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NWs Forecast for Cass & area Counties in Iowa

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September 21st, 2012 by Ric Hanson

401 AM CDT FRI SEP 21 2012

TODAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE MID 70S. WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WIND NEAR 10 MPH.

SATURDAY…SUNNY…COOLER. HIGH AROUND 60. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.
SATURDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. AREAS OF FROST AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW IN THE LOWER 30′S. NORTH WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

SUNDAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE MID 60S. NORTH WIND NEAR 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY…MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGH IN THE LOWER 70′S.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast – Thu., Sept. 20th 2012

Podcasts, Weather

September 20th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

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

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NWS Forecast for the KJAN listening area: Thu., Sept. 20th 2012

Weather

September 20th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

404 AM CDT THU SEP 20 2012

TODAY…PARTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE MID 70S. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW AROUND 50. SOUTHWEST WIND NEAR 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

FRIDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH AROUND 70. NORTH WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

FRIDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WIND NEAR 10 MPH.

SATURDAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.

SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY…MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW IN THE MID 30S. HIGH IN THE MID 60S.

SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY…MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGH IN THE LOWER 70S.