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Skyscan Forecast 05-12-2015

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May 12th, 2015 by Chris Parks

Skyscan Forecast      Dan Hicks    Tuesday  05-12-2015

Today: Mostly Sunny. Warmer. NW @ 10-15 shifting to the SW. High 66.

Tonight: Clear to partly cloudy. Light and variable winds. Low 43.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy. SE @ 10-20. High 72.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy. Showers and Thunderstorms. H 67.

Friday: Partly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms. H 76.

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The Freese-Notis Weather forecast for Atlantic & the area, 5/11/15

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May 11th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

Rainfall in Atlantic Sunday (at KJAN) was 1.2-inches. The High was 71. Our low this morning was 42 (also the 24-hour Low).

Today: P/Cldy to Cldy w/a slight chance of afternoon sprinkles. High 58. W/NW @ 20-40.
Tonight: Becoming P/Cldy overnight. Low 37. NW @ 5-10.

Tomorrow: Mo. Sunny. High 65. NW @ 10-15.
Tom. Night: Mo. Clear. Low 45.

Wednesday: P/Cldy. High 72. S/SE @ 15-30.
Wed. Night: Mo. Cldy w/a 50% chance of shwrs & tstrms. Low 54.

Thursday: Mo. Cldy w/a 60% chance of shwrs & tstrms. High 68.

KJAN listening area weather forecast: 5/11/2015

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May 11th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

359 AM CDT MON MAY 11 2015

EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. WEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.

TODAY…CLOUDY…BREEZY…COOLER. HIGH IN THE MID 50S. WEST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. LOW IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WIND 15 TO 25 MPH.

TUESDAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.

WEDNESDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. BREEZY. HIGH AROUND 70. SOUTHEAST  WIND 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT…CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOW IN THE MID 50S.

THURSDAY…THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGH IN THE MID 60S. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 70 PERCENT.

 

Storm survey team to assess damage across parts of Carroll, Calhoun, Pocahontas & possibly Audubon Counties, today

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May 11th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

Officials with the National Weather Service in Johnston say a storm survey team will fan out across three northwest Iowa Counties today (Monday) to assess damage from a tornado or tornadoes, that moved across the area, Sunday.

The damage assessment team will cover Northern Carroll, Calhoun, southeastern Pocahontas, and possibly northern Audubon County, where damage caused by high winds may have been due to a tornado.  They’ll also be in Lake City, where the roof of a high school was torn off while as many as 100 people attending a ceremony, took shelter in a basement.Trees two-to three-feet in diameter were also uprooted in the community at around 7:40-p.m., and multiple roofs were blown off houses. A multiple-vortex tornado one-quarter of a mile wide was reported in the area south of Lake City, at around 7:30-p.m.

A possible tornado was spinning-up debris four-miles northwest of Lidderdale, in Carroll County, at around 7:15-p.m.  No injuries have been reported. A tornado was also reported in Pocahontas County, at around 8:20-p.m., four-miles northwest of Manson. The twister was seen on the ground and bouncing before going back into the clouds. A second twister, or possibly the same one, was observed at around 8:15-p..m. 1 mile southwest of Manson, in Calhoun County.

Three-miles southeast of Jolley, in Calhoun County, a tornado was reported on the ground heading toward the Twin Lakes Wildlife Refuge, just after 8-p.m. Another reported tornado was observed three-miles west of Lohrville, in Calhoun County, at around 7:35-p.m.

Other damage reports from around Iowa include downed power lines and power poles south of Van Meter, in Dallas County. In Audubon County, a machine shed was destroyed on a farm about 6-miles south/southeast of Gray, at around 7:45-p.m., Sunday. Here in Atlantic, two waves of heavy wind and rained downed at least one power-line and a large tree. Pea-sized hail fell as well, at around 1:30-p.m.

The results and conclusions of the survey (which typically includes the level and type of damage, determining a possible tornado’s path and width, along with length of time on the ground), will be completed and transmitted through a public information statement disseminated by the media, and on the Weather Services’ website (www.weather.gov/dmx) later today (Monday).

Severe weather in Iowa prompts reports of tornadoes

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May 11th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Severe storms have prompted reports of tornadoes in central Iowa. Meterologist Frank Boksa with the Des Moines office of the National Weather Service says an apparent tornado hit Lake City, in Calhoun County, on Sunday night and authorities have reported structural damage and uprooted trees.

Boksa says a school was damaged and multiple roofs were blown off houses. There were no immediate reports of fatalities or injuries. A tornado was also reported in Pocahontas County.

In Nebraska, a frost advisory is in effect for much of the western part of the state, which also saw snow on Sunday. More than 18 inches were reported near Chadron.

SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR MONTGOMERY AND PAGE COUNTIES

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May 10th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

UNTIL 715 PM CDT…AT 627 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR STANTON TO NEAR COIN…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH. HALF INCH HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

 

Tornado and Severe Thunderstorm Watch Counties scaled back

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May 10th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

TORNADO WATCH 156 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR
THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN IOWA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 7 COUNTIES

IN SOUTHWEST IOWA: ADAIR CASS

IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA: AUDUBON CARROLL CRAWFORD GREENE GUTHRIE

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 159 REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM CDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

. IOWA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE: ADAMS MONTGOMERY PAGE RINGGOLD TAYLOR UNION.

 

Severe weather still possible across Iowa, eastern Nebraska Sunday

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May 10th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Severe storms may continue to develop in Iowa or eastern Nebraska on Sunday, but Omaha is no longer covered by a tornado watch. The National Weather Service’s tornado watch covers eastern Nebraska and much of western and central Iowa until 9 p.m. Central. But Omaha was removed from the tornado watch Sunday afternoon.

The Weather Service says the greatest tornado threat Sunday is in eastern Nebraska and western Iowa. Large hail, high winds and a few tornadoes are possible Sunday afternoon and evening.

On the other end of Nebraska, more than a foot of snow fell in the northwest corner of the state. Near Chadron, more than 18 inches of snow was reported Sunday.

Severe Wx Update: Harrison County

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May 10th, 2015 by Chris Parks

201 PM CDT SUN MAY 10 2015

HARRISON IA-

201 PM CDT SUN MAY 10 2015

…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 215 PM CDT

FOR CENTRAL HARRISON COUNTY…

AT 158 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR PISGAH…OR 30

MILES SOUTHWEST OF DENISON…MOVING NORTH AT 55 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS.

IMPACT…EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

 

Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Adams Fremont Mills Montgomery etal counties

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May 10th, 2015 by Chris Parks

145 PM CDT SUN MAY 10 2015

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 159 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM CDT
FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

IAC003-071-129-137-145-159-173-175-110300-
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IA
. IOWA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ADAMS FREMONT MILLS
MONTGOMERY PAGE RINGGOLD
TAYLOR UNION