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Nat’l. Weather Service Forecast for the KJAN listening area: Wed., Feb. 6th 2013

Weather

February 6th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

401 AM CST WED FEB 6 2013

TODAY…PARTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.

TONIGHT…RAIN LIKELY. LOW IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT.

THURSDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

THURSDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. COLDER. LOW IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTHEAST WIND NEAR 10 MPH.

FRIDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHEAST WIND NEAR 10 MPH.

FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE UPPER 20S.

SATURDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGH IN THE MID 40S.

SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY…RAIN LIKELY. LOW IN THE MID 30S. HIGH IN THE LOWER 40S. CHANCE OF RAIN 60 PERCENT.

SUNDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN THROUGH MIDNIGHT…THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. COLDER. LOW IN THE MID 20S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.

Montgomery & Page County EMA’s offer Storm Spotter training class Feb. 26th

News, Weather

February 6th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Montgomery County Emergency Management Coordinator Brian Hamman say that Montgomery and Page County Emergency Management Agencies are (EMA)  sponsoring the annual Storm Spotter training class in Red Oak this year. Hamman says due to cuts at the National Weather Service, the two EMA’s have grouped together to assist them and will switch between Montgomery and Page counties to host the class yearly. Montgomery in odd years and Page in even years. The class is open to the public and free of charge.
The Storm Spotter Training Class will take place Tuesday, Feb. 26th,  from 7- to 9-pm at the Montgomery Co Historical Center in Red Oak. If you have any questions contact Brian Hamman at 712-623-3749.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Tue., Feb. 5th 2013

Podcasts, Weather

February 5th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

The Freese-Notis (podcast) forecast for Atlantic, & the KJAN listening area, and weather data for Atlantic from KJAN News Director Ric Hanson….

National Weather Service Forecast for the KJAN listening area

Weather

February 5th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

330 AM CST TUE FEB 5 2013

TODAY…PARTLY SUNNY. WARMER. HIGH AROUND 40. TEMPERATURE STEADY OR SLOWLY FALLING IN THE AFTERNOON. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW 15 TO 20. NORTHWEST WIND NEAR 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WEDNESDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN. NOT AS COLD. LOW IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

THURSDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 30S. TEMPERATURE STEADY OR SLOWLY FALLING IN THE AFTERNOON. NORTHWEST WIND NEAR 10 MPH.

THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW AROUND 20. HIGH IN THE UPPER 30S.

Severe Weather Awareness Week — March 25-29, 2013

News, Weather

February 4th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

The Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division and the National Weather Service have declared the week of March 25th through March 29th,  2013 Severe Weather Awareness Week.   Severe Weather Awareness Week is an annual event to remind Iowans that severe weather is part of living in our state and that understanding the risks and how to respond to them can save lives.

During Severe Weather Awareness Week, the National Weather Service will promote severe weather safety by issuing informative Public Information Statements.  More information and activities for Severe Weather Awareness Week will be posted as the week approaches.

The highlight of the week will be the Statewide Tornado Drill on Wednesday, March 27, 2013.  The Iowa test will occur at the same date and time as the Nebraska test.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast – Monday, Feb. 4th 2013

Podcasts, Weather

February 4th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

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

NWS Forecast for Cass & area Counties in Iowa: Mon., Feb. 4th 2013

Weather

February 4th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

349 AM CST MON FEB 4 2013

TODAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. HIGH IN THE MID 20S. NORTH WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW 15 TO 20. TEMPERATURE STEADY OR SLOWLY RISING AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOUTHWEST WIND NEAR 5 MPH INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUESDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. WARMER. HIGH IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

TUESDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW AROUND 20. NORTHWEST WIND NEAR 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WEDNESDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE MID 40S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. NOT AS COLD. LOW IN THE LOWER 30S.

THURSDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. HIGH AROUND 40.

Wind Chill Advisory Cancelled 2/1/13

Weather

February 1st, 2013 by Ric Hanson

950 AM CST FRI FEB 1 2013

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS CANCELLED…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS CANCELED THE WIND CHILL ADVISORY, WHICH WAS SET TO EXPIRE AT NOON TODAY (FRIDAY).  ALTHOUGH WIND CHILL VALUES ARE INCREASING AND NO LONGER MEET WIND CHILL ADVISORY CRITERIA…THEY WILL REMAIN COLD FOR THE REST OF THIS MORNING. BUNDLE UP IF YOU GO OUTDOORS.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Fri., Feb. 1st 2013

Podcasts, Weather

February 1st, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Here’s the Freese-Notis (podcast) forecast for Atlantic and the KJAN listening area, and weather data for Atlantic….

NWS Forecast for Cass & area Counties: Feb. 1st, 2013

Weather

February 1st, 2013 by Ric Hanson

…WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY…

TODAY…PARTLY SUNNY UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON THEN BECOMING CLOUDY. VERY COLD. HIGH IN THE LOWER 20S. SOUTHWEST WIND NEAR 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON. LOWEST WIND CHILL READINGS AROUND 15 BELOW IN THE MORNING.

TONIGHT…CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW THROUGH MIDNIGHT…THEN SCATTERED FLURRIES AFTER MIDNIGHT. NOT AS COLD. LOW AROUND 15. WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 40 PERCENT.

SATURDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. WARMER. HIGH IN THE MID 30S. WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

SATURDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW 15 TO 20. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

SUNDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE MID 30S. WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGH IN THE MID 30S.