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KJAN listening area forecast from the NWS: 1/13/14

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January 13th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

346 AM CST MON JAN 13 2014

EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLOUDY. NOT AS COLD. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.

TODAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE BEFORE MIDNIGHT AND EARLY MORNING. BREEZY. LOW AROUND 30. SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUESDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. WINDY…COLDER. SCATTERED FLURRIES. HIGH IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WIND 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH.

TUESDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY…COLDER. LOW AROUND 15. NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 MPH.

WEDNESDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. VERY WINDY. LOW IN THE MID 20S. HIGH IN THE UPPER 30S.

NWS Forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area: 1/12/14

Weather

January 12th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 49. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 9 to 18 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 32. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 17 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

Tuesday: Scattered flurries. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Windy, with a northwest wind 17 to 22 mph increasing to 23 to 28 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 39 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. Windy.

Skyscan Forecast: Sat., Jan. 11th 2014

Podcasts, Weather

January 11th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

The National Weather Service forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area, along with weather information for Atlantic, from KJAN News Director Ric Hanson.

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NWS Forecast for Cass & area Counties: 1/11/14

Weather

January 11th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

346 AM CST SAT JAN 11 2014

EARLY THIS MORNING…PARTLY CLOUDY. WEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

TODAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW IN THE MID 20S. SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

SUNDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. BREEZY…WARMER. HIGH IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH.

SUNDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE MID 20S. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

MONDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. COLDER. HIGH IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.

TUESDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 30S.

Special Weather Statement: Drizzle & Fog to reduce visibility Fri. evening

Weather

January 10th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES:GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD.
407 PM CST FRI JAN 10 2014

...AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES THIS EVENING...

THE WARMER AIR THAT HAS MOVED INTO CENTRAL IOWA ALSO BROUGHT WITH IT VERY LOW CLOUDS...WIDESPREAD FOG WITH VISIBILITIES OF A MILE
OR LESS AND DRIZZLE OR FREEZING DRIZZLE. A BAND OF SNOW WILL MOVE ACROSS CENTRAL IOWA FROM WEST TO EAST TONIGHT. AHEAD OF THE SNOW
HOWEVER FOG WILL PRODUCE LOWERING VISIBILITIES INTO THE EVENING. LOCAL VISIBILITIES OF A QUARTER MILE WILL BE POSSIBLE. DRIZZLE
WILL ALSO FALL AND WHERE LOCATIONS ARE AT OR BELOW 32 THE PRECIPITATION WILL BE FREEZING DRIZZLE. SINCE GROUND TEMPERATURES
ARE STILL QUITE COLD...SOME REFREEZING MAY OCCUR TOWARDS EVENING.

Special Weather Statement: Fog & Freezing Drizzle

Weather

January 10th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES: CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-ADAMS-

829 AM CST FRI JAN 10 2014

…AREAS OF FOG AND FREEZING DRIZZLE EXPECTED THIS MORNING…

AREAS OF FOG…BECOMING LOCALLY DENSE AT TIMES…CAN BE EXPECTED THIS MORNING. THIS MOISTURE MOVING OVER THE VERY COLD GROUND IS CAUSING FROST ACCUMULATIONS ON ROADWAYS AND WALKWAYS AND CAUSING ICY PATCHES. IN ADDITION…AREAS OF LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CAUSE FURTHER ICY CONDITIONS. USE CAUTION IS YOU ARE TRAVELING THIS MORNING.

Freezing Rain Advisory for parts of the KJAN listening area

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January 10th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES: MADISON-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-

819 AM CST FRI JAN 10 2014

…FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING…

* SHORT TERM TRENDS…FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CONTINUE ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA THIS MORNING. AREAS OF FREEZING RAIN MAY DEVELOP BY MID TO LATE MORNING. TEMPERATURES ACROSS FAR SOUTHERN IOWA WILL RISE ABOVE FREEZING BY MID TO LATE MORNING. DESPITE THIS…COLD GROUND TEMPERATURES WILL KEEP THE POTENTIAL FOR ICING ON THE COLDER SURFACES HIGH.

* STORM TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS…A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH.

* IMPACTS…THE VERY COLD GROUND TEMPERATURES WILL CAUSE INSTANT FREEZING AND GLAZING ON ROADWAYS AND WALKWAYS. TRAVEL MAY BECOME VERY DIFFICULT AT TIMES. LIGHT ICING WILL CONTINUE FOR SOME TIME EVEN AFTER AIR TEMPERATURES RISE ABOVE FREEZING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN OR FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS. SLOW DOWN AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Fri., 1/10/14

Podcasts, Weather

January 10th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

The Freese-Notis weather forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area, along with weather information for Atlantic, from KJAN News Director Ric Hanson.

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NWS Forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area 1/10/14

Weather

January 10th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Today: A chance of rain or freezing rain before 2pm, then rain and snow likely. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 35. South wind 6 to 11 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tonight: Snow likely, mainly before 10pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 23. West northwest wind 6 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. West northwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. West wind 7 to 15 mph becoming south after midnight.

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 43. South southwest wind 8 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.

Special Weather Statement: Dense Fog & Freezing Mist

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January 10th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

348 AM CST FRI JAN 10 2014 …

PATCHY DENSE FOG AND LIGHT FREEZING MIST EARLY THIS MORNING… VISIBILITIES ARE SLOWLY FALLING IN WIDESPREAD FOG EARLY THIS MORNING…RESULTING IN PATCHES OF DENSE FOG RESTRICTING VISIBILITY TO A QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

IN ADDITION…VERY LIGHT MISTING IS FREEZING ON SURFACES IN SOME AREAS RESULTING IN A THIN GLAZE. BOTH THE LOWERING VISIBILITIES AND PATCHY LIGHT ICING WILL MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS AT TIMES…AND ANYONE ON THE ROADS SHOULD DRIVE CAUTIOUSLY THIS MORNING.