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Skyscan Forecast: Sat., Jan. 11th 2014

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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

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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

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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.