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NWS Forecast for the KJAN listening area: Fri., 1/3/14

Weather

January 3rd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

**Wind Chill Advisory in effect until 9-a.m.**

Today: Patchy blowing snow between noon and 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. Wind chill values as low as -25. Windy, with a south wind 13 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 26. Windy, with a south southwest wind 13 to 22 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 16 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as zero. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Wind chill values as low as -15. North wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

Sunday: Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 7. Blustery, with a northwest wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -15. Blustery.

Monday: Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -5. Blustery.

Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect until 9-a.m. Friday

Weather

January 3rd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES: AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISONSAC-CRAWFORD AND CARROLL….

351 AM CST FRI JAN 3 2014

…WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING…

* WIND CHILL VALUES…15 BELOW TO 25 BELOW ZERO

* WINDS…SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS…MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES.

Wind Chill Advisory 9-pm Thu. through 9-am Friday

Weather

January 2nd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES: AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON

WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM CST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM CST FRIDAY.

* TIMING OR SHORT TERM TRENDS…WIND CHILL VALUES WILL DROP TO AROUND -15 BY 9 PM AND CONTINUE TO FALL TO AROUND -20 THROUGH 3 AM. WIND CHILL VALUES WILL ONLY SLOWLY IMPROVE BETWEEN 6 AM AND 9 AM FRIDAY MORNING.

* WINDS…NORTHWEST WIND AT 5 TO 15 MPH THIS EVENING THEN SWITCH TO A SOUTHERLY DIRECTION AND INCREASE IN SPEED TOWARDS MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS…MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES.

Wind Chill Advisory Cancelled for far west/sw Iowa counties

Weather

January 2nd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

COUNTIES: MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MONTGOMERY-PAGE-
713 AM CST THU JAN 2 2014

    …WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS CANCELLED…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA/VALLEY HAS CANCELLED THE WIND CHILL ADVISORY.  THE COMBINATION OF TEMPERATURES NEAR ZERO AND NORTH WINDS AROUND 5
MPH WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE WIND CHILL VALUES OF 5 TO 15 BELOW ZERO FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS…BUT VALUES OF 20 BELOW ZERO  ARE NO LONGER EXPECTED. THUS THE ADVISORY HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON, FOR SAC-CRAWFORD-CARROLLAUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR AND RINGGOLD COUNTIES.

(podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Thu., Jan. 2nd 2014

Podcasts, Weather

January 2nd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

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

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(Update) Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect thru mid-day Thursday

Weather

January 2nd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

345 AM CST THU JAN 2 2014

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY FOR: SAC-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR AND RINGGOLD COUNTIES, AND UNTIL 11-A.M. FOR MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MONTGOMERY-AND PAGE COUNTIES.

* WIND CHILL VALUES…WIND CHILL VALUES WILL CONTINUE TO DROP OVERNIGHT AND BOTTOM OUT BETWEEN 15 AND 25 BELOW ON THURSDAY MORNING. ONLY SLOW IMPROVEMENT IS EXPECTED BY LATE MORNING.

* WINDS…NORTH WINDS AT 10 TO 15 MPH ARE EXPECTED OVERNIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS…MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES.

NWS forecast for Cass & area Counties in Iowa

Weather

January 2nd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

346 AM CST THU JAN 2 2014

…WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY…

TODAY…SUNNY. VERY COLD. HIGH 5 TO 10 ABOVE. NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. WIND CHILL READINGS AROUND 15 BELOW.

TONIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. VERY COLD. LOW ZERO TO 5 BELOW. NORTHEAST WIND NEAR 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

FRIDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. VERY COLD. BREEZY. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE MID 20S. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.

FRIDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. NOT AS COLD. LOW AROUND 20. SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.

SATURDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING. BREEZY. HIGH IN THE MID 20S. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.

SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOW 5 TO 10 ABOVE. HIGH 15 TO 20.

Wind Chill Advisory for much of the area late tonight into Thursday

Weather

January 1st, 2014 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES:AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS– 326 PM CST WED JAN 1 2014 ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON CST THURSDAY

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL ADVISORY WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON CST THURSDAY.

* WIND CHILL VALUES…WIND CHILL VALUES WILL BOTTOM OUT BETWEEN 20 BELOW SOUTH AND 30 BELOW NORTH BY EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS…BITTERLY COLD TEMPERATURES AND WIND CHILLS WILL MAKE ALL OUTDOOR ACTIVITY DANGEROUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS…MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES.

MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MONTGOMERY-PAGE COUNTIES…WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 11 AM CST THURSDAY…

Short term forecast for eastern NE & western IA, 1/4/14

Weather

January 1st, 2014 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES: MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-PAGE..    840 AM CST WED JAN 1 2014

.NOW…
AN AREA OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW IS MOVING THROUGH EASTERN
NEBRASKA AND WESTERN IOWA. THE SNOW IS BEGINNING TO WANE FROM
NORFOLK AND MACY. AREAS IN BETWEEN AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM
COLUMBUS TO FREMONT TO OMAHA AND OAKLAND IOWA SHOULD GENERALLY BE
DONE WITH THEIR SNOW BY LATE MORNING WITH MOST ACCUMULATIONS FROM
UNDER AN INCH TO 2 INCHES. SOUTH OF THIS LINE…THE SNOW WILL LAST
INTO THE AFTERNOON. THERE MAY BE SOME LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
TOWARD THE KANSAS AND MISSOURI BORDERS SHOULD THE BAND INTENSIFY
THERE.

Special Weather Statement: Slick roads possible this morning

News, Weather

January 1st, 2014 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES: CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-

636 AM CST WED JAN 1 2014

…LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL PRODUCE SLICK ROADS THIS MORNING…

SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS MUCH OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST IOWA THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS. ALTHOUGH THERE HAS YET TO BE MUCH IN THE WAY OF ACCUMULATIONS…ROADS HAVE QUICKLY BECOME JUST SNOW COVERED AND SLICK IN MANY AREAS. SLOW DOWN AND PLAN FOR EXTRA TRAVEL TIME THIS NEW YEARS MORNING. ACCUMULATIONS WILL GENERALLY REACH ONE TO TWO INCHES BY AFTERNOON.