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Severe Thunderstorm Warning S.W. Cass County

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May 7th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

456 PM CDT THU MAY 7 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR SOUTHWESTERN CASS COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…UNTIL 545 PM CDT

* AT 456 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR ELLIOTT…OR 19 MILES SOUTHWEST OF ATLANTIC…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND HALF DOLLAR SIZE HAIL. SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED. At 5-p.m. law enforcement reported pea sized hail in Griswold.

IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

* THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR…GRISWOLD AROUND 510 PM CDT. OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE CUMBERLAND…GRISWOLD PARK AND COLD SPRINGS STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING.

Special Weather Statement: Cass County, IA

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May 7th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

445 PM CDT THU MAY 7 2015

A STRONG THUNDERSTORM IS HEADING INTO SOUTHWEST CASS COUNTY.

AT 442 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 7 MILES SOUTHEAST OF MACEDONIA…OR 24 MILES SOUTHWEST OF ATLANTIC… MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

NICKEL SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 45 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM. THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR…GRISWOLD AROUND 515 PM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS STORM INCLUDE LEWIS…GRISWOLD PARK AND COLD SPRINGS STATE PARK.

THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY…SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND TV STATIONS…AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS…FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

 

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for SE Pott/Northern Montgomery Counties

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May 7th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

441 PM CDT THU MAY 7 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…SOUTHEASTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…NORTHERN MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…UNTIL 515 PM CDT

* AT 441 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR ELLIOTT…OR 23 MILES SOUTHWEST OF ATLANTIC…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…ELLIOTT…GRANT AND FARM CREEK PUBLIC WILDLIFE AREA. THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA NEAR MILE MARKER 41.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING.

 

Flood Warning for the Missouri River affecting Mills Co., IA

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May 7th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

1033 AM CDT THU MAY 7 2015

The National Weather Service in Omaha has issued a flood warning for the following river in Iowa and Nebraska: Missouri River at Plattsmouth, NE., affecting Mills County (IA) and Cass County (NE).
* The Flood Warning is in effect from late tonight to Saturday afternoon…or until the warning is  cancelled.
* At 10:00 AM Thursday the stage was 20.8 feet…or 5.2 feet below flood stage.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* The river is forecast to rise to near 27.4 feet by tomorrow evening.
* Impact…at 27.0 feet…Minor flooding is occurring in the parking  lots near the gauge site and boat ramp. In addition, a private  camping area just upstream of the gauge site begins to flood.

(Updated) Hazardous Weather Outlook for Cass & area Counties, 5/7/15

Weather

May 7th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

TODAY AND TONIGHT: THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OFF AND ON TODAY INTO TONIGHT. THOUGH THE POTENTIAL FOR SEVERE WEATHER IS LOW…A FEW STORMS MAY PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS AND LARGE HAIL DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS ALSO POSSIBLE.

FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY: THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL PERSIST MAINLY ACROSS SOUTHERN IOWA FROM FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY. THE THREAT OF SEVERE WEATHER IS LOW DURING THIS TIME…BUT SOME STORMS COULD PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY FROM SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
NIGHT. SEVERE WEATHER IS EXPECTED SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT WITH A SIGNIFICANT EVENT POSSIBLE. LARGE HAIL…DAMAGING WINDS…AND A FEW TORNADOES WILL BE POSSIBLE DURING THIS TIME.

SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…
SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

(Podcast) Skyscan Weather forecast, 5/7/2015

Podcasts, Weather

May 7th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

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

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Hazardous Weather Outlook for Cass & area Counties, 5/7/15

Weather

May 7th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

425 AM CDT THU MAY 7 2015

TODAY AND TONIGHT: THUNDERSTORMS AREA EXPECTED OFF AND ON TODAY INTO TONIGHT. THOUGH THE POTENTIAL FOR SEVERE WEATHER IS LOW…A FEW STORMS MAY PRODUCE DAMAGING WIND AND LARGE HAIL DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS ALSO POSSIBLE.

FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY: THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL PERSIST MAINLY ACROSS SOUTHERN FROM FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY. THE THREAT OF SEVERE WEATHER IS LOW DURING THIS TIME…BUT SOME STORMS COULD PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY FROM SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
NIGHT. SEVERE WEATHER IS EXPECTED SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT WITH A SIGNIFICANT EVENT POSSIBLE. LARGE HAIL…DAMAGING WINDS…AND A FEW TORNADOES WILL BE POSSIBLE DURING THIS TIME.

NWS weather forecast for Cass & area Counties in IA, 5/7/15

Weather

May 7th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

337 AM CDT THU MAY 7 2015

EARLY THIS MORNING…CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. BREEZY. SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 50 PERCENT.

TODAY…CLOUDY. NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING…THEN SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. BREEZY. HIGH IN THE MID 70S. SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 70 PERCENT.

TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT. THEN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 70 PERCENT.

FRIDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. HIGH AROUND 70. NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

FRIDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT…THEN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW IN THE MID 50S. NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 30 PERCENT.

SATURDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH AROUND 70. NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.

SATURDAY NIGHT…THUNDERSTORMS. LOW IN THE UPPER 50S. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 80 PERCENT.

SUNDAY…CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH IN THE MID 70S.

 

(Podcast) Skyscan forecast, 5/6/2015

Podcasts, Weather

May 6th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

The Freese-Notis weather forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area, and weather info. for Atlantic.

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A soggy forecast continues for the KJAN listening area

Weather

May 6th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

337 AM CDT WED MAY 6 2015

EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 20 PERCENT.

TODAY…CLOUDY…BREEZY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING…THEN THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.

TONIGHT…CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. THEN THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. BREEZY. LOW IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 70 PERCENT.

THURSDAY…THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. BREEZY. HIGH IN THE MID 70S. SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 70 PERCENT.

THURSDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOW IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

FRIDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

SATURDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH IN THE UPPER 60S.