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KJAN listening area forecast: Wed., 11/19/14

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November 19th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

330 AM CST WED NOV 19 2014

EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. NOT AS COLD. SCATTERED FLURRIES. NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 MPH.

TODAY…PARTLY SUNNY. BREEZY. SCATTERED FLURRIES THROUGH MID MORNING. HIGH IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.

TONIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. LOW AROUND 10. WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDAROUND 5 MPH.

THURSDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW AROUND 15. SOUTHEAST WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

FRIDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGH IN THE MID 30S. SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

FRIDAY NIGHT…CLOUDY. NOT AS COLD. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF FREEZING DRIZZLE. LOW AROUND 30.

SATURDAY…CLOUDY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 40S.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Tue., 11/18/2014

Podcasts, Weather

November 18th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

The Freese-Notis weather forecast for the KJAN listening area & weather information for Atlantic.

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KJAN listening area weather forecast: Tue., 11/18/2014

Weather

November 18th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

(Updated 4-a.m./NWS Des Moines)

Today – Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. Wind chill values as low as -10. West wind 9 to 13 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
Tonight – Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 21. Wind chill values as low as 5. South southwest wind 10 to 14 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday – Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Wind chill values as low as 5. Blustery, with a northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Wednesday Night – Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. Wind chill values as low as zero. West northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Thursday – Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Friday – Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Mon., 11/17/2014

Podcasts, Weather

November 17th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

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

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NWS/KJAN listening area weather forecast – 11/17/2014

Weather

November 17th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

357 AM CST MON NOV 17 2014

EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLOUDY. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.

TODAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. WINDY. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED FLURRIES THROUGH THE DAY. HIGH AROUND 15. NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH.

TONIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. VERY COLD. LOW ZERO TO 5 ABOVE. WEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WIND CHILL READINGS AROUND 15 BELOW.

TUESDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. VERY COLD. HIGH IN THE MID 20S. SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.

TUESDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. NOT AS COLD. LOW 15 TO 20. SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

WEDNESDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. BREEZY. HIGH IN THE MID 20S. NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 MPH.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW AROUND 10. HIGH IN THE UPPER 20S.

NWS weather forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area: 11/16/2014

Weather

November 16th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Today – Partly sunny to sunny. High near 20. W/SW winds 10-20 mph. Wind chill values as low as -5.
Tonight –
Mostly cloudy & blustery. Low around 5. NW winds at 10-25 mph. Wind chill values as low as -10.
Monday –
Partly sunny w/patchy blowing snow & scattered flurries. A high near 14. NW winds at 15-35 mph. Wind chill values as low as -15.
Monday Night –
Partly cloudy & blustery. Low around -1. W/NW winds 10-15. Wind chill values as low as -15.
Tuesday –
Mostly sunny. A high near 23. West winds 10-15 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
Wednesday –
Mostly sunny & blustery, with a high near 26.

Hazardous Weather Outlook for parts of western/s.w. IA

Weather

November 16th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

SAC-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-
ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD COUNTIES…359 AM CST SUN NOV 16 2014

DAY ONE…TODAY AND TONIGHT: PATCHY BLOWING SNOW WEST OF I35 LATE TONIGHT MAY RESULT IN SLICK SPOTS ON INTERSTATES AND HIGHWAYS.

DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVENMONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY: STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED MONDAY OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN IOWA. THIS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE SOME BLOWING SNOW AND REDUCED VISIBILITY. ROADS MAY BECOME SLICK WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AT TIMES.

COLD WIND CHILLS OF 20 BELOW ZERO ARE EXPECTED TUESDAY MORNING ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHERN IOWA NORTH OF HIGHWAY 20.

Winter Weather Advisory continues for all of Iowa

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November 15th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

631 PM CST SAT NOV 15 2014

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT…

* SHORT TERM TRENDS…WIDESPREAD SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH THE LATE EVENING. PORTIONS OF THE AREA WILL HAVE A PERIOD OF LITTLE TO NO SNOW BEFORE THE NEXT WAVE ARRIVES FROM EASTERN NEBRASKA. ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS WILL GENERALLY BE 2 INCHES OR LESS.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…2 TO 4 INCHES WITH SOME LOCAL AMOUNTS UP TO 6 INCHES OVER NORTHWEST IOWA FROM ALGONA TO ESTHERVILLE.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY…VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES. WINDS WILL BE SOUTHEAST AT 5 TO 15 MPH.

* IMPACTS…SNOW COVERED ROADWAYS WILL LEAD TO HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

Skyscan Forecast 11-15-2014

Podcasts, Weather

November 15th, 2014 by Chris Parks

 

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS
MORNING TO MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...

Today: Snow, mainly after 10am. High near 29. Wind chill values as low as 10. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

Tonight: Snow, mainly before 1am. Low around 9. Wind chill values as low as -5. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -5. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -10. Blustery, with a west southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 15. Windy, with a northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 24.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Blustery.

 

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Winter Weather Advisory continues from 9-am today (Saturday) until midnight

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November 15th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Area Counties: MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-PAGE; 402 AM CST SAT NOV 15 2014;

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT.

* TIMING…SNOW WILL BEGIN TO ACCUMULATE ACROSS THE AREA BETWEEN 8 AM AND 11 AM AND PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL THEN CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING HOURS BEFORE EXITING THE AREA BETWEEN 9 PM AND MIDNIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS…TOTAL SNOWFALL SHOULD BE 2 OR 3 INCHES WITH A BIT HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE IN NORTHEAST NEBRASKA AND WEST CENTRAL IOWA.

* IMPACTS…SNOWFALL WILL CAUSE VISIBILITIES OF A MILE OR LESS AT TIMES AND MAY CREATE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. IN ADDITION…AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW COULD DEVELOP THIS EVENING AS A COLD FRONT CROSSES THE AREA FURTHER IMPACTING TRAVEL.

Area Counties: SAC-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD; 415 AM CST SAT NOV 15 2014;

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT…

* TIMING…SNOW IS EXPECTED TO SPREAD INTO WESTERN IOWA BETWEEN 9 AM AND NOON TODAY THEN WILL SPREAD OVER THE REMAINDER OF CENTRAL IOWA DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS. THE SNOW WILL PERSIST INTO THIS EVENING BEFORE ENDING AROUND MIDNIGHT. THE HIGHEST SNOWFALL INTENSITY WILL BE IN THE AFTERNOON.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW IS LIKELY WITH SOME LOCAL AMOUNTS TO 5 INCHES OVER NORTHERN IOWA…GENERALLY ALONG AND NORTH OF U.S. HIGHWAY 20. THE LIGHTEST AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED IN FAR SOUTHERN IOWA.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY…VISIBILITY WILL BE REDUCED TO AROUND A MILE OR LESS AT TIMES. WINDS WILL BE SOUTHEAST AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS…ROADWAYS WILL BECOME SLICK IN PLACES.