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(Podcast) Skyscan Weather Forecast: Tue., Dec. 24th 2013

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December 24th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

The (podcast) Freese-Notis weather forecast for the KJAN listening area and weather information for Atlantic from KJAN News Director Ric Hanson.

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Wind Chill Advisory continues until 10-am for far west/sw IA, Tuesday

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December 24th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT &  PAGE COUNTIES….

404 AM CST TUE DEC 24 2013

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING.

* WIND CHILL VALUES…ARE STARTING OUT AROUND 20 BELOW ZERO THIS MORNING…HOWEVER CONDITIONS SHOULD IMPROVE BY MID MORNING.

NWS Forecast for Cass & area Counties in IA: 12/24/13

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December 24th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

353 AM CST TUE DEC 24 2013

…WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY…

TODAY…VERY COLD. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING…THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. BREEZY. HIGH 15 TO 20. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 20 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 40 PERCENT. LOWEST WIND CHILL READINGS 20 BELOW TO 30 BELOW ZERO IN THE MORNING.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE EVENING. NOT AS COLD. LOW AROUND 15. WEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.

CHRISTMAS DAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. WARMER. HIGH IN THE LOWER 30S. WEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW 10 TO 15. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

THURSDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 20S. SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW AROUND 15. HIGH IN THE LOWER 30S.

(Update) Wind Chill Advisory remain in effect until Noon, today (12/24)

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December 24th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

337 AM CST TUE DEC 24 2013

BITTER COLD WIND CHILLS ACROSS CENTRAL IOWA CONTINUE THROUGH THIS MORNING. AN ARCTIC AIRMASS WILL REMAIN ACROSS IOWA THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. THE COMBINATION OF COLD AIR AND WINDS WILL PRODUCE BITTER COLD WIND CHILLS DURING THIS TIME.

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY.

* WIND CHILL VALUES…WIDESPREAD VALUES OF 20 TO 30 BELOW ZERO CAN BE EXPECTED OVERNIGHT. SOME VALUES OF 30 TO 35 BELOW CAN BRIEFLY BE EXPECTED IN FAR NORTHERN IOWA TOWARD DAYBREAK TODAY.

* WINDS…A NORTHWEST WIND WILL DIMINISH TO 5 TO 10 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING AND GRADUALLY BECOME SOUTHWESTERLY. THE SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 10 TO 15 MPH…ESPECIALLY IN WESTERN IOWA ON TUESDAY MORNING.

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.

Wind Chill Advisory update for Pott., Mills, Montgomery, Fremont & Page Counties

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December 23rd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

908 AM CST MON DEC 23 2013

THE WIND CHILL ADVISORY WHICH HAD BEEN IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON TODAY FOR POTTAWATTAMIE, MILLS, MONTGOMERY, FREMONT AND PAGE COUNTIES HAS BEEN CANCELLED, BUT A WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM CST TUESDAY. WIND CHILL VALUES OF 20 TO 25 BELOW ZERO ARE EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING.

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON TUESDAY FOR ALL OTHER COUNTIES IN THE KJAN LISTENING AREA.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast, Mon., Dec. 23rd 2013

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December 23rd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

The (Podcast) Freese-Notis weather forecast for the KJAN listening area and weather information for Atlantic from KJAN News Director Ric Hanson.

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NWS Forecast for the KJAN listening area: 12/23/13

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December 23rd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

339 AM CST MON DEC 23 2013

…WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TUESDAY...

EARLY THIS MORNING…PARTLY CLOUDY. BITTERLY COLD. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH. WIND CHILL READINGS AROUND 15 BELOW.

TODAY…SUNNY. BITTERLY COLD. HIGH ZERO TO 5 ABOVE. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH. WIND CHILL READINGS 15 BELOW TO 25 BELOW ZERO.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. BITTERLY COLD. LOW AROUND 10 BELOW. NORTHWEST WIND NEAR 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND CHILL READINGS 20 BELOW TO 30 BELOW ZERO.

TUESDAY…VERY COLD. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING…THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH 15 TO 20. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 50 PERCENT. LOWEST WIND CHILL READINGS 20 BELOW TO 30 BELOW ZERO IN THE MORNING.

TUESDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW THROUGH MIDNIGHT. NOT AS COLD. LOW AROUND 15. SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

CHRISTMAS DAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. WARMER. HIGH AROUND 30. WEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOW 5 TO 10 ABOVE. HIGH 20 TO 30.

Wind Chill Advisory Extended until Tuesday

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December 23rd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES: CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD…338 AM CST MON DEC 23 2013

WIND CHILL ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TUESDAY

HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-PAGE COUNTIES

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6-A.M. TODAY (MONDAY) UNTIL NOON.  And again from MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM TUESDAY

* WIND CHILL VALUES…VALUES OF 20 TO 25 BELOW ZERO ARE EXPECTED WITH THE LOWER READINGS ALONG AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80. NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH TODAY WILL DIMINISH TO AROUND 10 MPH TONIGHT…THEN BECOME SOUTHWEST TUESDAY MORNING.

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.

Wind Chill Advisories issued for Monday

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December 22nd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD COUNTIES…316 PM CST SUN DEC 22 2013

…WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO NOON CST MONDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO NOON CST MONDAY.

* TIMING…VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO DROP LOWER THAN 20 BELOW ZERO DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS OF MONDAY WITH ONLY GRADUAL IMPROVEMENT DURING MORNING MORNING.

* WIND CHILL VALUES…VALUES OF 20 TO 25 BELOW ZERO ARE EXPECTED WITH THE LOWER READINGS ALONG AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80.

* WINDS…FAIRLY CONSTANT NORTHWEST WINDS AT 10 TO 15 MPH ARE EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT INTO MONDAY 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.

HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-& PAGE COUNTIES…

…WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO NOON CST MONDAY..

Iowa Road report: early Sunday morning 12/22/13

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December 22nd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Roads around western Iowa are reported to be completely covered with snow early this (Sunday) morning. The Iowa Dept. of Transportation’s website at 511ia.org, shows all roads south of Highway 30 and east of the Interstate 80/680 split, down to the Missouri border, are covered with snow. Blowing snow was also a factor in the morning commute to church or work. Towing services are prohibited today in Cass and Adair Counties…meaning if your vehicle goes into the ditch or median, towing companies are not allowed to pull you out until the weather improves.

Some roads in far western Pottawattamie County were partially covered with snow, including I-29 from the I-80 split, south, and portions of Highways 6 and 92. North of I-80 in far western and northwest Iowa, where there was less snow, the roads are in mostly normal driving condition.

Here in Atlantic, we had received 2.5-inches of snow, as of 6-a.m., and roads were 100-percent snow covered, with blowing and some drifting of snow.