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(Podcast) Skyscan Weather forecast, 7/20/2015

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July 20th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

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

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NWS weather forecast for Cass & area Counties in IA

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July 20th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

405 AM CDT MON JUL 20 2015

EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLOUDY. SOUTH WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

TODAY…PARTLY SUNNY WITH SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON…THEN MOSTLY SUNNY WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 50 PERCENT.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. COOLER. LOW IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

TUESDAY…SUNNY. HIGH AROUND 80. NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 MPH.

WEDNESDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

THURSDAY…PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH IN THE LOWER 80S.

 

(Updated) NWS forecast for Cass & area Counties

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July 19th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

807 AM CDT SUN JUL 19 2015

TODAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE MID 80S. EAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

TONIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT…THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

MONDAY…PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON…THEN MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE MID 80S. WEST WIND NEAR 10 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 30 PERCENT.

TUESDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 80S. NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

WEDNESDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. HIGH AROUND 80.

 

KJAN listening area weather forecast: 7/19/15

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July 19th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

500 AM CDT SUN JUL 19 2015

EARLY THIS MORNING...PARTLY CLOUDY. NORTH WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

TODAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE MID 80S. EAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

TONIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT…THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

MONDAY…PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON…THEN MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE MID 80S. WEST WIND NEAR 10 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 30 PERCENT.

MONDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

TUESDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 80S. NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

WEDNESDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. HIGH AROUND 80.

 

Heat Advisory this (Saturday) afternoon

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July 18th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES: CASS-ADAIR-ADAMS-DALLAS-FREMONT-MADISON-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-PAGE-TAYLOR-UNION AND RINGGOLD…..

HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM SATURDAY (7/18).

* TEMPERATURE…HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S WITH HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 103 TO 105 THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS…PEOPLE AND PETS MAY GET HEAT EXHAUSTION OR HEAT STROKE IF APPROPRIATE ACTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS…STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM…STAY OUT OF THE SUN…AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN POSSIBLE…RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES INTO EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK…THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE IS AN EMERGENCY…CALL 9 1 1.

 

(Podcast) Skyscan Weather forecast, 7/17/2015

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July 17th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

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

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NWS forecast for Atlantic and the area, 7/17/15

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July 17th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT from 1-pm to 7-pm

Today: Sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South southwest wind 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. North wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

Heat Advisory for Cass & area Counties 1-pm to 7pm today

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July 17th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD COUNTIES
357 AM CDT FRI JUL 17 2015

HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* TEMPERATURE…90 TO 95 WITH HEAT INDEX VALUES NEAR 105 BY THIS
AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS…PEOPLE AND PETS MAY GET HEAT EXHAUSTION OR HEAT STROKE IF APPROPRIATE ACTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

Heat Advisories remain in effect this afternoon & Saturday

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July 17th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-PAGE COUNTIES….

346 AM CDT FRI JUL 17 2015

A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING. AND A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 8 PM CDT SATURDAY.

* TEMPERATURE…HEAT INDICES WILL RANGE FROM 100 TO NEAR 110 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON AND AGAIN SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS…ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES COMBINED WITH HIGH HUMIDITY WILL LEAD TO DANGEROUSLY HIGH HEAT INDEX VALUES TODAY AND SATURDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS…STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM…STAY OUT OF THE SUN…AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

 

Heat Advisories issued for s.w. IA Friday & Saturday

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July 16th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-PAGE COUNTIES...

255 PM CDT THU JUL 16 2015

…HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 8 PM CDT FRIDAY…

…HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 8 PM CDT SATURDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA/VALLEY HAS ISSUED A HEAT ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 8 PM CDT FRIDAY. A HEAT ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED FROM 2 PM TO 8 PM CDT SATURDAY.

* TEMPERATURE…HEAT INDICES WILL RANGE FROM 100 TO NEAR 110 DEGREES FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS…ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES COMBINED WITH HIGH HUMIDITY WILL LEAD TO DANGEROUSLY HIGH HEAT INDEX VALUES FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS…STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM…STAY OUT OF THE SUN…AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.