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Elevated Fire Danger over parts of west central/southern IA today

News, Weather

October 3rd, 2012 by Ric Hanson

ISSUED BY THE NWS/DES MOINES – WED., OCT. 3RD 2012

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

ELEVATED FIRE DANGER TODAY… SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE TODAY AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT…REACHING SPEEDS OF NEAR 20 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON. RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL ALSO BE VERY LOW IN THE AFTERNOON…BELOW 20 PERCENT IN SOME AREAS…AND SURFACE FUELS ARE VERY DRY. WITH HARVESTING ACTIVITIES UNDERWAY PARTICULAR CAUTION IS ADVISED DUE TO THE INCREASED POTENTIAL FOR FIRES TO SPREAD RAPIDLY.

National Weather Svc. Forecast for Cass & area Counties in Iowa

Weather

October 3rd, 2012 by Ric Hanson

340 AM CDT WED OCT 3 2012

TODAY…SUNNY…BREEZY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL EARLY MORNING…THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. LOW IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 20 PERCENT.

THURSDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING…THEN MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE AFTERNOON. BREEZY. MUCH COOLER. HIGH AROUND 60. NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.

THURSDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. LOW IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

FRIDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.

FRIDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE LOWER 30S.

SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 40S. LOW AROUND 30.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast – Tue., Oct. 2nd 2012

Podcasts, Weather

October 2nd, 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 Cass & area Counties in Iowa

Weather

October 2nd, 2012 by Ric Hanson

332 AM CDT TUE OCT 2 2012

TODAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE MID 70S. NORTHWEST WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

TONIGHT…CLEAR. LOW IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTH WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

WEDNESDAY…SUNNY…BREEZY…WARMER. HIGH IN THE MID 80S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR THROUGH MIDNIGHT…THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 10 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.

THURSDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. BREEZY. MUCH COOLER. HIGH IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.

THURSDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. LOW IN THE MID 30S.

FRIDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE MID 50S.

Shelby County Fire Danger to remain “High”

Ag/Outdoor, News, Weather

October 1st, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Shelby County Emergency Manager Bob Seivert said today (Monday), that the Fire Danger level in the County will remain in the “HIGH” category through at least Thursday, October 4th. The Fire Danger rating in Shelby County is based on input from local fire chiefs and the Emergency Manager, and weather factors.

Controlled Burns should only be conducted with the knowledge of the local Fire Chief.  Open burning is discouraged. Seivert said last week, that he expects the Fire Danger to remain High throughout the month of October.

Sept. 2012 Weather Data for Atlantic

Weather

October 1st, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Average High for the month 76.3 degrees; (Normal Avg. High 76.1)

Average Low: 42.9 degrees;  (Normal Avg. 50.4)

Rainfall total 1.27″;  (Normal 4.13″)

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast – Mon., Oct. 1 2012

Podcasts, Weather

October 1st, 2012 by Ric Hanson

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

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Forecast for Cass & area Counties in IA: Mon., Oct. 1st 2012

Weather

October 1st, 2012 by Ric Hanson

(as prepared by the National Weather Service…)

Today: Partly sunny. Breezy. Scattered sprinkles in the afternoon. High in the mid 70s. North wind 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Low in the lower 40s. North wind 5 to 15 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny. High in the mid 70s. Northwest wind near 5 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Low in the mid 40s. Light wind becoming south up to 5 mph after midnight.

Wednesday: Sunny. High in the lower 80s. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Low in the upper 40s.

Thursday: Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers. Much cooler. High in the upper 50s.

Skyscan Forecast 09-29-2012

Podcasts, Weather

September 29th, 2012 by Chris Parks

SKYSCAN FORECAST     SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 29, 2012    CHRIS PARKS

Today: Sunny.  Calm becoming W @ 5.  H 80.

Tonight: Mostly Clear.  Calm. L 45.

Sunday: Sunny.  Light NW winds.  H 80.

Monday: Mostly Sunny.  Light NW becoming N @ 10-15.  H 78.

Tuesday: Sunny.  H 76.

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Skyscan Forecast 9/28/12

Weather

September 28th, 2012 by admin

Today:  Partly cloudy with a high near 78.  Southeast winds 10 MPH.

Tonight:  Mostly clear with a low around 36.  Light and variable winds.

Tomorrow:  Mostly sunny with a high near 78.

Sunday:  Partly cloudy with a high around 80.

Monday:  Partly cloudy with a high near 82.