Atlantic broke two old record low temperatures and tied another, this weekend.The 24-hour Low for Friday, Oct. 5th was 22-degrees, breaking the old record of 25 set in 1966. The 24-hour Low for Saturday, Oct. 6th, was 15-degrees, which beat the record of 19 set in 1952. Sunday’s low of 16-degrees tied the record for October 7th, which was first set in 1952.
KJAN is the official National Weather Service reporting site for Atlantic. The 24-hour cycle of record keeping starts and ends at 7-a.m. each day. It includes the high and low temps, rain and or snowfall amounts.
SKYSCAN FORECAST SATURDAY OCTOBER 6, 2012 DAN HICKS
Today: Partly Cloudy. NW @ 10-20. H 51.
Tonight: Mostly Clear. Light and variable winds. L 20.
Sunday: Mostly Sunny. SW @ 10-20. H 60.
Monday: Partly Cloudy. Windy and milder. H 74.
Tuesday: Partly Cloudy. H 60.
Shelby County Emergency Manager Bob Seivert says the Fire Danger level is in the “HIGH” category through Monday, Oct. 8th. The index was lowered from the “Extreme” category due to the cool and damp conditions. Even so, controlled Burns should only be conducted with the knowledge of the local Fire Chief. The next update from Shelby County with regard to the Fire Danger Index, is expected to be released on Monday. Seivert had said earlier, he expects the Fire Danger to remain High, throughout the month of October.
The (Podcast) Freese-Notis forecast for the KJAN listening area, and weather data for Atlantic…
346 AM CDT FRI OCT 5 2012 National Weather Service/Des Moines
TODAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.
TONIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FROST AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW IN THE MID 20S. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.
SATURDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH AROUND 50. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.
SATURDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.
SUNDAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE MID 50S. WEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.
SUNDAY NIGHT AND COLUMBUS DAY…MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGH IN THE MID 60S.
MONDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW IN THE LOWER 40S.
TUESDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE MID 60S.
The Freese-Notis (podcast) forecast for Atlantic and the KJAN listening area, and weather data for Atlantic.
EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. BREEZY. WEST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.
TODAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. BREEZY. MUCH COOLER. HIGH IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. LOW IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.
FRIDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGH IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGH IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.
SATURDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE MID 20S.
SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. HIGH IN THE MID 50S. LOW IN THE UPPER 30S.
The Shelby County Emergency Management Agency has moved the Fire Danger Index in the County into the “Extreme” category today (Wednesday), and tomorrow. Low humidity and winds shifting to the NW today and tomorrow, will create dangerous fire conditions. NO open burning of any kind is allowed in Shelby County, and farm equipment operators should be extremely vigilant in making sure their equipment is free of debris, and pay close attention to their surroundings, especially when combining acreages. Shelby County is included in a Red Flag Warning that is in effect from 1-p.m. today through 7-p.m.
The Freese-Notis (podcast) forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area, special weather statements, and weather data for Atlantic….
THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL BE IN THE EXTREME CATEGORY THIS AFTERNOON. EXTREME FIRE DANGER MEANS THAT FIRES START QUICKLY…SPREAD FURIOUSLY AND BURN INTENSELY. ALL FIRES ARE POTENTIALLY SERIOUS. ALL OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD BE AVOIDED IN AREAS WITH EXTREME FIRE DANGER.