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Skyscan weather forecast for Atlantic & the area, and weather data for Atlantic, 12/1/2018

Weather

December 1st, 2018 by Ric Hanson

Today: Areas of fog this morning; Cloudy w/rain becoming mixed w/wet snow. High 38. E @ 15-30.

Tonight: Cloudy w/a rain-snow mix becoming all snow. Low 33. N @ 10-20. (New snow around 1”)

Tomorrow: Cloudy w/snow. High 33. E @ 15-30. (New snow of 1-2”_

Monday: Cloudy w/light snow or flurries. High 30.

Tuesday: P/Cloudy. High 28.

Yesterday’s High in Atlantic was 41. Our Low 18. We received .21“precipitation in Atlantic from late Friday night through 7-a.m. today. Last year on this date our High was 57 and the Low was 21. The record High in Atlantic on this date was 67 in 1998. The Record Low was -10 in 1892.

Dense Fog Advisory continues until Noon for western Counties

Weather

November 30th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

Area Counties: Monona-Harrison-Shelby-Pottawattamie-Mills-Montgomery-Fremont-Page

DENSE FOG ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

* VISIBILITIES…around a quarter of a mile or less.

* TIMING…through Friday morning.

* IMPACTS…travel will be impacted due to areas of low visibility and slippery spots. The fog may deposit a small amount of ice on roads and sidewalks as temperatures remain below freezing in many areas. Be prepared for variable travel conditions due to the fog and slippery roads through the morning commute. Slow down and allow extra braking distance.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Dense Fog Advisory means visibilities will frequently be reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving, slow down, use your headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.

Wintry storm likely to make Nebraska, Iowa travel dangerous

News, Weather

November 30th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Meteorologists say heavy snowfall atop icy roadways and blowing snow could make travel exceptionally hazardous over the weekend in northern Nebraska and much of northern Iowa. The National Weather Service said Friday in winter storm warnings that up to 16 inches (41 centimeters) of snow could be dumped in northern Nebraska with lesser amounts to the south, where higher temperatures are expected as the wintry storm passes to the east.

The Iowa warnings say as much as 7 inches is expected in Sioux City, with lesser amounts to the east and south. Rain, freezing drizzle or sleet is expected to precede any snow. Wind gusts of up to 40 mph are forecast in parts of both states.

Skyscan Forecast for Atlantic & the area, 11/30/2018

Weather

November 30th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

Today: **DENSE FOG ADVISORY** Areas of dense fog this morning; Partly cloud to cloudy w/a chance of light rain late. High around 40. SE winds @ 10.

Tonight: Cloudy w/rain. Low 37. E @ 10-20.

Tomorrow: Cloudy w/rain becoming mixed with snow in the afternoon. High 39. E @ 15-30.

Sunday: Cloudy w/light snow or flurries. High 33.

Monday: P/Cloudy. High 30.

Yesterday’s High in Atlantic was 35. Our Low was 18. We received .04″ rain in Atlantic Thursday into early this morning. Last year on this date our High was 55 and the Low was 18. The record High in Atlantic on this date was 66 in 1922. The Record Low was -10 in 1964.

Dense Fog Advisory for all of western/southwest IA until 9-a.m. (11/30)

Weather

November 30th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

234 AM CST Fri Nov 30 2018

…DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING…

The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a Dense Fog Advisory, which is in effect until 9 AM CST this morning. (And until 10-a.m. for the far west/s.w. counties)

Dense Fog Advisory until 9-a.m. (Counties in grey)

* VISIBILITY…less than 1/4 mile

* IMPACTS…Slick, frosty patches can be expected on roads, bridges and sidewalks due to fog deposits freezing on surfaces. This could create difficult driving conditions at times and will impact the morning commute. Slow down in the fog!

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Dense Fog Advisory means visibilities will frequently be reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving, slow down, use your headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.

Skyscan forecast for Atlantic & the area, 11/29/18

Weather

November 29th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

Today: Areas of fog this morning; Increasing cloudiness w/ a chance of scattered light rain this afternoon. High around 37. SE @ 5-10.

Tonight: Cloudy w/a chance of a rain-snow mix early. Low 25. Winds light & variable.

Tomorrow: Mo. Cloudy. High 40. SE @ 10-20.

Saturday: Cloudy w/a rain-snow mix, late. High 38.

Sunday: Cloudy w/light snow or flurries. High 32.

Yesterday’s High in Atlantic was 32. Our Low this morning 17. Last year on this date our High was 51 and the Low was 15. The record High in Atlantic on this date was 71 in 1998. The Record Low was -8 in 1891.

Skyscan forecast for Atlantic & the are: 11/28/18

Weather

November 28th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

Today: Mostly cloudy. High around 33. S @ 10-15 mph.

Tonight: Mo. Cloudy. Low 26. S @ 5.

Tomorrow: Mo. Cldy. High near 40. S @ 10-15.

Friday: Mo. Cldy. High 43.

Saturday: Cloudy w/rain eventually changing to snow. High around 38.

Yesterday’s High in Atlantic was 28. Our Low was 8. Last year on this date our High was 55 and the Low was 15. The record High in Atlantic on this date was 63 in 1941. The Record Low was -16 in 1952.

Skyscan forecast for Atlantic & the area: 11/27/18

Weather

November 27th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

Today: Partly cloudy. High 28. West wind @ 10 mph.

Tonight: P/Cldy. Low 17. S @ 5.

Tomorrow: Mostly cloudy. High 35. S @ 10-15.

Thursday: Mo. Cldy. High near 40.

Friday: Mo. Cldy w/scattered light rain. High 43.

Yesterday’s High in Atlantic was 28. Our Low this morning (as of 5-a.m.) was 9. Last year on this date our High was 63 and the Low was 27. The record High in Atlantic on this date was 69 in 1998. The Record Low was 1 in 1898.

Skyscan Forecast for Atlantic & the area: Monday, 11/26/2018

Weather

November 26th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

Today: Sunny, with a high near 25. Wind chill values as low as zero. North northwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tonight: Clear, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 25. Wind chill values as low as zero. West northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.
Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.

Yesterday’s High in Atlantic was 29. We had just a trace of precipitation (Flurries) after 7-a.m. Our Low this morning (as of 6-a.m.) was 15. Last year on this date our High was 59 and the Low was 23. The record High in Atlantic on this date was 69 in 1990. The Record Low was -9 in 1898.

The Latest: Nearly 500 flights canceled due to winter storm

News, Weather

November 25th, 2018 by Ric Hanson

Nearly 500 flights have been cancelled on one of the busiest travel days of the year as a fast-moving winter storm bears down on much of the Midwest on the last day of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The flight-tracking website FlightAware reported that 491 flights headed to or from the U.S. had been cancelled as of 11 a.m. Sunday.

The site reported that the majority of the cancellations are flights that were supposed to be routed through Chicago or Kansas City — two areas forecast to be hit hard by the storm. The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for parts of Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri and Iowa. Other parts of central plains and Great Lakes region are under a winter storm warning.

In total, the storm could dump a foot or more of snow in some places.