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Skyscan Forecast for Atlantic & weather info., 12/1/15

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December 1st, 2015 by Ric Hanson

Today: Partly-to Mostly Cloudy skies w/occasional light snow of flurries. High 34. W @ 15-25. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight: P/Cldy to Cldy w/a chance of light snow or flurries. Low 29. NW @ 15-25. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Wednesday: Mo. Cldy w/scattered flurries possible before noon. High near 36. NW @ 15-25.
Thursday: P/Cldy. High 43. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday: P/Cldy. High near 50.

Monday’s High in Atlantic was 33. Our 24-hour low ending today at 7-a.m. was 25. We received .54” of an inch precipitation over the past 24-hours in the form of rain, sleet and snow. The sleet/snow amounted to a brief .1”.
Last year on this date we reached 20 for a High and 9 was the low. The All-time Record High in Atlantic on this date was 67 in 1998while the Record Low was -10 in 1892
Sunrise is at 7:26a.m.. Sunset is 4:51-p.m.

NWS forecast for Cass & area Counties in IA, 12/1/15

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December 1st, 2015 by Ric Hanson

339 AM CST TUE DEC 1 2015
EARLY THIS MORNING…CLOUDY. SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.
TODAY…CLOUDY. OCCASIONAL VERY LIGHT SNOW BEFORE NOON. ISOLATED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON…THEN SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 30 PERCENT.
TONIGHT…CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW THROUGH MIDNIGHT…THEN SCATTERED FLURRIES AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW IN THE UPPER 20S. WEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 30 PERCENT.

WEDNESDAY…CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED FLURRIES IN THE MORNING. HIGH IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.
THURSDAY…SUNNY. HIGH AROUND 40. SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.
FRIDAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE MID 40S.

Winter Storm Warning downgraded to Winter Weather Advisory

News, Weather

November 30th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

COUNTIES: CASS-ADAIR-AUDUBON AND GUTHRIE….

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND SLEET…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING. THE WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
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A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY CONTINUES UNTIL 6-PM AS WELL FOR POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT AND PAGE  COUNTIES.

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT FOR HARRISON AND SHELBY COUNTIES, AND UNTIL 6-P.M. FOR SAC-CRAWFORD AND CARROLL COUNTIES.

* SHORT TERM TRENDS…SNOW AND SLEET WILL COME TO AN END THIS AFTERNOON…ALTHOUGH BRIEF PERIODS OF SNOW AND EVEN FREEZING DRIZZLE MAY BE POSSIBLE TOWARDS SUNSET.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS…MOST SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS HAVE ENDED ALTHOUGH UP TO AN INCH OF NEW SNOW OR A TENTH OF AN INCH OF SLEET REMAIN POSSIBLE.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY…EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS AT 10 TO 15 MPH WILL BE COMMON.

* IMPACTS…THE WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL LEAD TO HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

(2:30pm) Winter Weather Advisory/Warning update

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November 30th, 2015 by Jim Field

A Winter Weather Advisory is now in place until 6:00pm for Cass, Pottawattamie, Montgomery, Mills, Fremont, Page, Adams, Audubon, Guthrie, and Adair Counties.  The Winter Storm Warning that was in place for Cass, Adair, Audubon, Guthrie counties has been cancelled.

A Winter Storm Warning is still in place for Sac, Crawford, and Carroll Counties until 6:00pm Tuesday.  A Winter Storm Warning for Monona, Shelby, and Harrison Counties is in place until midnight Monday.

Expected snowfall totals have been drastically reduced excluding the far Northwestern Counties and minimal accumulation is now expected in Cass county.

(11:30-a.m.) Winter Weather Warning/Advisory update

Weather

November 30th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

The National Weather Service in Valley, NE has cancelled the Winter Storm Warning for Pottawattamie and Mills Counties, and replaced it with a Winter Weather Advisory for light snow, which is in effect until 6-p.m. 1-4″ of snow is possible in this area, on top of the ice which has fallen.

A Winter Storm Warning continues until 6-p.m. for Cass-Adair-Audubon-Guthrie-Crawford-Carroll and Sac Counties. A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until Midnight for Monona-Harrison-and Shelby Counties. Anywhere from 1-to 5-inches of snow are possible in the warned area, on top of the ice that has fallen.

A Winter Weather Advisory remains for a freezing rain/snow mix is in effect until 6-pm for Adams-Madison-Union-Taylor and Ringgold Counties.

Skyscan Forecast for Atlantic & weather info. for 11/30/2015

Weather

November 30th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

Today: **Winter Storm Warning until 6-p.m.** Cloudy w/fog & mixture of rain, freezing rain and sleet becoming wet snow this afternoon. High around 33. E/SE @ 10-20.
Tonight: Snow ending this evening, w/areas of flurries or freezing drizzle overnight (2-4” snow total). Low 29 W @ 10-20.
Tomorrow: Mo Cldy w/flurries, drizzle or freezing drizzle. High 33. W @ 10-20.
Wednesday: Mo. Cldy. High 35.
Thursday: P/Cldy. High 40.

Sunday’s High in Atlantic was 34. Our 24-hour low ending today at 7-a.m. was 29. We received .26” of precipitation over the past 24-hours. Last year on this date we reached 23 for a High and 11 was the low. The All-time Record High in Atlantic on this date was 66 in 1922, while the Record Low was -10 in 1964.
Sunrise is at 7:25-a.m.. Sunset is 4:51-p.m.

Weather Warning/Advisory update (4:30-a.m. 11/30)

News, Weather

November 30th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

A WINTER STORM WARNING remains in effect until 6-p.m. today (Monday) for Cass-Adair-Audubon-Guthrie-Dallas-Crawford-Carroll-Pottawattamie-and Mills Counties, and until midnight for Monona-Harrison and Shelby Counties.

11301In the immediate KJAN listening area, widespread freezing rain this morning is expected to transition to snow by early this afternoon and then back to rain. Total snow accumulations of 1-3″ can be expected, with ice accumulating to two- to three- tenths of an inch. This may lead to hazardous travel conditions, especially this morning. The heavy, wet snow will also be difficult to remove. 2-to 5 inches of snow is possible in counties west/northwest of Cass.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY remains in effect until 6-pm today for Adams-Madison-Union-Taylor and Ringgold Counties, where freezing rain and drizzle is expected, with up to 1/10th of an inch possible.

NWS forecast for Atlantic & the area, 11/30/15

Weather

November 30th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

**Winter Storm Warning until 6-p.m. today (Monday)**

Early this morning: A chance of freezing rain before 4am, then a chance of rain between 4am and 5am, then freezing rain after 5am. Steady temperature around 33. East wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total nighttime ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.2 of an inch possible.
Today: Snow and freezing rain, possibly mixed with rain before 2pm, then rain, possibly mixed with snow between 2pm and 4pm, then rain likely after 4pm. High near 35. East wind 6 to 8 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.2 of an inch possible. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tonight: Rain and freezing rain likely, possibly mixed with snow before 10pm, then snow likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain between 10pm and 11pm, then snow likely after 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 27. South wind 6 to 15 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 33. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.

(Update 3:45-p.m.) Winter Storm Warning for Cass & area Counties

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November 29th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

CASS-ADAIR-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS Counties: Winter Storm Warning in effect from Midnight Sunday until 6-p.m. Monday.  Look for ice accumulations of one-to two-tenths of an inch and snowfall from one-to three-inches.

ADAMS-MADISON, UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD COUNTIES: Winter Weather Advisory in effect from Midnight Sunday until 6-p.m. Monday.

(Update 3:34-p.m.) Winter Storm Warning replaces watch for far western IA

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November 29th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY: Winter Storm Warning in effect from Midnight Sunday until 6-p.m. Monday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect. Expect up to one-tenth of an inch of ice and 2-to 4-inches of snow.

MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY COUNTIES: Winter Storm Warning in effect from 3-a.m. Monday until Midnight, Monday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect. Expect up to one-tenth of an inch of ice and 3-to 5-inches of snow.

MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT AND PAGE COUNTIES: Winter Weather Advisory from 9-p.m. Sunday until 6-p.m. Monday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect. Expected up to one-tenth of an inch of ice and 1-2″ of snow.