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(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Wed., July 31st 2013

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July 31st, 2013 by Ric Hanson

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

NWS Forecast for the KJAN listening area: 7/31/13

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July 31st, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Today: Areas of Dense Fog through 9-a.m.; Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind.
Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. East wind 3 to 5 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

Special Weather Statement related to fog across western/central IA (7/31/13)

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July 31st, 2013 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES: SAC-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON 348 AM CDT WED JUL 31 2013

…AREAS OF DENSE FOG ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IOWA…

FOG HAS DEVELOPED ACROSS MUCH OF CENTRAL IOWA THIS MORNING. SOME OF THE FOG HAS BECOME DENSE…ESPECIALLY IN LOCATIONS NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80 AND WEST OF INTERSTATE 35. VISIBILITIES BELOW ONE QUARTER OF A MILES CAN BE EXPECTED IN THESE AREAS THROUGH SUNRISE. IF TRAVELING…EXPECTED RAPID CHANGES IN VISIBILITY. THE FOG WILL BEGIN TO BURN OFF AFTER SUNRISE AS TEMPERATURES BEGIN TO SLOWLY RISE.

Dense Fog Advisory remains in effect for Harrison, Shelby & Pott. Counties

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July 31st, 2013 by Ric Hanson

COUNTIES: HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE

344 AM CDT WED JUL 31 2013

…DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CDT THIS MORNING… VISIBILITIES WILL REMAIN AT A QUARTER OF A MILE OR LESS THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING HOURS. DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP. USE CAUTION AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE BETWEEN YOURSELF AND OTHER VEHICLES.

Dense Fog Advisory western/sw IA from 4-am until 9-am Wednesday

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July 30th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

The National Weather Service in Valley, NE has issued a DENSE FOG ADVISORY from 4-a.m. until 9-a.m. Wednesday, July 31st. The advisory affects HARRISON, SHELBY, POTTAWATTAMIE, MILLS, MONTGOMERY, FREMONT AND PAGE COUNTIES.

VISIBILITIES WILL DETERIORATE DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS…DROPPING TO A QUARTER OF A MILE OR LESS. DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED. USE CAUTION AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE BETWEEN YOURSELF AND OTHER VEHICLES.

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING…SLOW DOWN… USE YOUR HEADLIGHTS…AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF YOU.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Tue., July 30th 2013

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July 30th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

The Freese-Notis (podcast) weather forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area, and weather information (High/Low/Precip.) for Atlantic.

NWS forecast for the KJAN listening area: Tue., July 30th 2013

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July 30th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

344 AM CDT TUE JUL 30 2013

EARLY THIS MORNING…CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. WARMER. EAST WIND AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 50 PERCENT.

TODAY...CLOUDY UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. HIGH IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 30 PERCENT.

TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG OVERNIGHT. LOW IN THE LOWER 60S. EAST WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

WEDNESDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE MID 80S. NORTHWEST WIND NEAR 10 MPH.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 80S. LIGHT WIND BECOMING WEST UP TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

THURSDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT…THEN THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW IN THE LOWER 60S. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 60 PERCENT.

FRIDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH AROUND 80.

FRIDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOW IN THE LOWER 60S.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Mon., July 29th 2013

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July 29th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

The Freese-Notis (podcast) weather forecast for the KJAN listening area, and weather information for Atlantic from KJAN News Director Ric Hanson…

NWS Forecast for the KJAN listening area: 7/29/13

Weather

July 29th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

400 AM CDT MON JUL 29 2013

EARLY THIS MORNING…PARTLY CLOUDY. NORTHEAST WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

TODAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BEFORE NOON. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.

TONIGHT…CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING…THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WARMER. LOW IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.

TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MID MORNING…THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. PARTLY SUNNY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WARMER. HIGH IN THE UPPER 70S. EAST WIND AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.

TUESDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE MID 60S. EAST WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

WEDNESDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHWEST WIND NEAR 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

(Updated 1:23-p.m./NWS) Record Low set in Atlantic for July 27th

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July 28th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Cold northwesterly winds over the last, combined with an area of high pressure settling south from Canada, resulted in record to near record cold across central Iowa this (Sunday) morning.Clouds helped keep temperatures warmer across the northeast parts of the state, but residents in central and western Iowa saw their thermometers dip into the 40’s to around 50-degrees.

Atlantic broke a 24-hour record Low temperature overnight. The 24-hour low for the period beginning 7-a.m. Saturday and ending at 7-a.m. today, was 41-degrees. That broke the previous record of 47 set in 1962 and 1971. The Low temperature for July 28th will also be a record breaker. At 7-a.m. in Atlantic, when the National Weather Service gauge was re-set, it was 43-degrees, which beats the previous record of 45 set in 1925.

Sioux City also broke a record low temperature overnight, when the Sioux Gateway Airport registered a temperature at 6:48-a.m., of 44-degrees. The previous record low was 50, set in 1925 and then again in 1994. Record lows of 48 and 51 were set in Ottumwa and Des Moines, respectively, also. Both previous records were set in 1925.

Other reports of record low temperatures set this morning include (City/Low/previous record low): Audubon at 45 degrees (46/1994); Bedford at 47 (51/1920); Mount Ayr 44 (49/1925); Estherville 45 (46/1925).