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NWS forecast for the KJAN listening area: 10/27/14

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October 27th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

356 AM CDT MON OCT 27 2014

EARLY THIS MORNING…PARTLY CLOUDY. WARMER. SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

TODAY…PARTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT THEN CLEARING. COLDER. LOW IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH THROUGH MIDNIGHT.

TUESDAY…SUNNY…BREEZY…COOLER. HIGH IN THE MID 50S. WEST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.

TUESDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW IN THE MID 30S. WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH THROUGH MIDNIGHT.

WEDNESDAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WIND AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.

THURSDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 60S.

Updated KJAN listening area forecast: 10/26/2014 (3:20-p.m.)

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October 26th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

REST OF THIS AFTERNON…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.

TONIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY BEFORE MIDNIGHT THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WARMER. LOW IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MONDAY...PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. HIGH IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

MONDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT…THEN MOSTLY CLEAR AFTER MIDNIGHT. COLDER. LOW IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

TUESDAY…SUNNY…BREEZY…COOLER. HIGH IN THE MID 50S. WEST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH.

TUESDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW IN THE MID 30S.

WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY…PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGH AROUND 60. LOW 35 TO 41.

NWS forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area

Weather

October 26th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Sunday, Oct. 26 2014

Today – Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Tonight – Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 53. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Monday – A 20 percent chance of showers. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 68. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest 6 to 11 mph in the morning.
Monday Night – A 20 percent chance of showers before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 40. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Tuesday – Sunny, with a high near 56. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Tuesday Night – Mostly clear, with a low around 33.
Wednesday – Sunny, with a high near 60.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Sat-Sun., 10/25-26/2014

Podcasts, Weather

October 25th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

The National Weather Service forecast for the KJAN listening area and weather info. for Atlantic.

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DENSE FOG ADVISORY CANCELLED for some areas of s.w. Iowa

Weather

October 25th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

COUNTIES: ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD

536 AM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014…DENSE FOG ADVISORY IS CANCELLED…

Dense Fog Advisories in effect Saturday morning

Weather

October 25th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

ADAMS-UNION- TAYLOR-RINGGOLD COUNTIES
341 AM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

…DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING…

MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-PAGE-COUNTIES

…DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CDT THIS MORNING…
* VISIBILITY…DENSE FOG CONTINUES TO PRODUCE WIDESPREAD LOW
VISIBILITIES OF A QUARTER MILE OR LESS IN THE ADVISORY AREA.

* IMPACTS…TRAVEL WILL BE GREATLY IMPACTED BY THE REDUCED
VISIBILITY AND FOG OVER PORTIONS OF THE AREA. ALLOW EXTRA
TRAVEL TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION SAFELY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING…SLOW DOWN…
USE LOW BEAM HEADLIGHTS…AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF
YOU. USE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN APPROACHING INTERSECTIONS AND
RAILROAD CROSSINGS AS ONCOMING VEHICLES AND TRAINS MAY BE HIDDEN
BY THE DENSE FOG.

KJAN listening area forecast: Sat., 10/25/2014

Weather

October 25th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

345 AM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLEAR. NORTH WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

TODAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

SUNDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.

SUNDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

MONDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH AROUND 70. WEST WIND AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

MONDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. COOLER. LOW IN THE MID 40S.

TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. COOLER. HIGH IN THE UPPER 50S.

Special Weather Statement: Fog

Weather

October 24th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES: –SAC-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-
MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-
1027 AM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014

…CONDITIONS WILL SLOWLY IMPROVE THIS MORNING…

ALTHOUGH WIDESPREAD FOG AND LOW CLOUDS ARE EXPECTED TO PERSIST THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE MORNING…VISIBILITIES WILL GRADUALLY IMPROVE. EXPECT WIDESPREAD VISIBILITIES BETWEEN A HALF MILE AND ONE MILE THROUGH THE NOON HOUR. THERE WILL ALSO BE AREAS OF DENSE FOG AND DRIZZLE THAT MAY LOWER VISIBILITIES TO A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES. LOW LYING AREAS WILL BE ESPECIALLY VULNERABLE FOR THE REST OF THE MORNING SO ALLOW EXTRA TRAVEL TIME AND BE PREPARED FOR LOWER VISIBILITIES IN LOWER LYING AREAS.

Dense Fog Advisory until 10-a.m. Montgomery-Fremont-Page Counties

Weather

October 24th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA/VALLEY HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING.

* VISIBILITY…WILL BE FREQUENTLY BELOW 1/2 MILE AND NEAR ZERO AT TIMES. ALTHOUGH VISIBILITIES COULD IMPROVE QUICKLY BY SUNRISE…MOST LIKELY THEY WILL STAY LOW THROUGH MID MORNING.

* IMPACTS…THE LOW VISIBILITIES COULD CREATE DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS ESPECIALLY AT INTERSECTIONS OF BUSIER ROADS.

Dense Fog Advisory for parts of the KJAN listening area

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October 24th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

346 AM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014

WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG AND NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY THROUGH MID MORNING TODAY

ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-and RINGGOLD COUNTIES…

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING

* VISIBILITY…WIDESPREAD VISIBILITY OF ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS CONTINUES THROUGHOUT THE AREA. VISIBILITY NEAR ZERO IS OCCURRING ALONG PORTIONS OF INTERSTATE 80 FROM NEAR DES MOINES TO IOWA CITY AND ALONG HIGHWAY 30 FROM NEAR AMES TO CEDAR RAPIDS.

* IMPACTS…TRAVEL AND THE MORNING COMMUTE WILL BE GREATLY IMPACTED BY THE REDUCED VISIBILITY AND FOG OVER PORTIONS OF THE AREA. ALLOW EXTRA TRAVEL TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION SAFELY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITY 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. USE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN APPROACHING INTERSECTIONS AND RAILROAD CROSSINGS AS ONCOMING VEHICLES AND TRAINS MAY BE HIDDEN BY THE DENSE FOG. BE ESPECIALLY CAREFUL NEAR SCHOOL BUS STOPS AND CHILDREN BOARDING SCHOOL BUSSES.