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

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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

Weather

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.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Thu., 1/9/14

Podcasts, Weather

January 9th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

The Freese-Notis (podcast) weather forecast from Harvey Freese, and weather information for Atlantic, from KJAN News Director Ric Hanson…

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NWS Forecast for Cass & area Counties: 1/9/14

Weather

January 9th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

346 AM CST THU JAN 9 2014

EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLOUDY. EAST WIND NEAR 10 MPH.

TODAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGH IN THE MID 20S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. NOT AS COLD. PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE MORNING. NO ICE ACCUMULATION. LOW IN THE LOWER 20S. SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 MPH.

FRIDAY…CLOUDY. PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN BEFORE NOON…THEN SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND 1 INCH. A LIGHT GLAZING EXPECTED. HIGH IN THE MID 30S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.

FRIDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH MIDNIGHT…THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW IN THE LOWER 20S. WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 40 PERCENT.

SATURDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE MID 30S. WEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.

SUNDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 40S.

(Podcast) Skyscan Weather Forecast: Wed., Jan. 8 2014

Podcasts, Weather

January 8th, 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: 1/8/14

Weather

January 8th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

(Updated 3:57-a.m, Nat’l. Weather Service/Des Moines)

Today: A 20 percent chance of snow before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as zero. East northeast wind around 7 mph.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -10. East southeast wind around 6 mph.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Wind chill values as low as -5. South wind 6 to 11 mph.
Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to near 21 by 9pm, then rising to around 27 during the remainder of the night. South wind 8 to 11 mph.

Friday: A chance of snow and sleet before noon, then rain and sleet likely between noon and 3pm, then rain and snow likely after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 34. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.

Wind Chill Advisory Cancelled

Weather

January 7th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES:SAC-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD…

…WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS CANCELLED…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS CANCELLED THE WIND
CHILL ADVISORY.

WINDS HAVE DIMINISHED AND TEMPERATURES HAVE WARMED TO ALLOW WIND
CHILLS TO IMPROVE ACROSS THE AREA. WIND CHILLS WILL REMAIN IN THE
5 BELOW TO 15 BELOW RANGE FOR THE NEXT FEW HOURS BEFORE RISING
ABOVE ZERO BY MID DAY.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Tue., Jan. 7th 2014

Podcasts, Weather

January 7th, 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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Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect until 9-a.m.

Weather

January 7th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES: SAC-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD

357 AM CST TUE JAN 7 2014

…WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING…

* WIND CHILL VALUES…WIND CHILLS VALUES OF 15 BELOW TO 25 BELOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MID MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS…MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES.

NWS Forecast for Cass & area Counties: Tue., Jan. 7th 2014

Weather

January 7th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

347 AM CST TUE JAN 7 2014

WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING

TODAY…PARTLY SUNNY. VERY COLD. HIGH 15 TO 20. SOUTHWEST WIND NEAR 10 MPH. LOWEST WIND CHILL READINGS 15 TO 20 BELOW IN THE MORNING.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. NOT AS COLD. LOW ZERO TO 5 ABOVE. NORTH WIND NEAR 5 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 30 PERCENT.

WEDNESDAY…CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING…THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH AROUND 15. NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 50 PERCENT.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT…CLOUDY. LOW ZERO TO 5 ABOVE. EAST WIND AROUND 5 MPH.

THURSDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGH IN THE MID 20S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

THURSDAY NIGHT…CLOUDY. NOT AS COLD. LOW IN THE LOWER 20S.

FRIDAY…CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SLEET IN THE MORNING…THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLEET IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE MID 30S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.