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Special Weather Statement for Cass & area Counties

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April 17th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

COUNTIES: CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-ADAMS-UNION-CLARKE-LUCAS- MONROE-WAPELLO-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE-APPANOOSE-DAVIS-    707 AM CDT WED APR 17 2013

…STRONG THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE OVER SOUTHERN IOWA THIS MORNING… SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE MOVING EAST TO NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH ACROSS SOUTHERN IOWA. THESE STORMS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL ALONG WITH SMALL HAIL. HAIL COULD RANGE FROM PEA TO NICKEL HAIL. STRONGER STORMS MAY BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING ENOUGH SMALL HAIL TO COVER THE GROUND.

IF STORMS APPROACH YOUR AREA TRY TO REMAIN INDOORS UNTIL THE STORM
PASSES.

(Podcast) Skyscan Weather Forecast: Wed., 4/17/13

Podcasts, Weather

April 17th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Here’s the Freese-Notis forecast for Atlantic and the KJAN listening area, and weather date for Atlantic…

NWS Forecast for the KJAN listening area: Wed., April 17th

Weather

April 17th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

EARLY THIS MORNING…THUNDERSTORMS. EAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 90 PERCENT.

TODAY…LIGHT SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING…THEN THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH AROUND 50. EAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION NEAR 100 PERCENT.

TONIGHT...THUNDERSTORMS…BREEZY. LOW IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WIND 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS NEAR 100 PERCENT.

THURSDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY…COLDER. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING…THEN RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. NO SNOW ACCUMULATION. HIGH AROUND 40. NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.

THURSDAY NIGHT…CLOUDY. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT… THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. BREEZY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH. LOW IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.

FRIDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. BREEZY. HIGH IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.

FRIDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE MID 20S.

SATURDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 50S.

SATURDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. NOT AS COOL. LOW IN THE LOWER 40S.

Flash Flood Watch for parts of the KJAN listening area

News, Weather

April 17th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

341 AM CDT WED APR 17 2013

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A * FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IOWA…SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…SOUTHEAST IOWA AND SOUTHWEST IOWA…INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES IN THE KJAN LISTENING AREA..MADISON…RINGGOLD… UNION…and TAYLOR. FROM NOON CDT TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING

* PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE ANTICIPATED THROUGH THE DAY AND INTO TONIGHT. THE ENVIRONMENT WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR THESE SHOWERS AND STORMS TO PRODUCE HEAVY RAINS AS THEY REOCCUR OVER SIMILAR AREAS. RAINFALL TOTALS MAY REACH TWO TO THREE INCHES BY EARLY THURSDAY MORNING WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE IN FAR SOUTHEAST IOWA.

* FLASH FLOODING OF SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS MAY OCCUR ALONG WITH SIGNIFICANT PONDING WATER ON ROADS AND IN DITCHES. LARGER RIVERS SOUTH AND EAST OF DES MOINES MAY ALSO EXCEED FLOOD STAGE BEYOND THE VALID WATCH TIME INTO THURSDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Tue., April 16th 2013

Podcasts, Weather

April 16th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

The weather forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area, from Freese-Notis, and weather data for Atlantic from KJAN News Director Ric Hanson….

NWS forecast for Cass & area Counties in IA: April 16th 2013

Weather

April 16th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

346 AM CDT TUE APR 16 2013

EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLOUDY. NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

TODAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

TONIGHT…CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS BEFORE MIDNIGHT…THEN THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 90 PERCENT.

WEDNESDAY…THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 90 PERCENT.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT…THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT…THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BREEZY. LOW IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTH WIND 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 90 PERCENT.

THURSDAY…RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. BREEZY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.

THURSDAY NIGHT…RAIN POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW THROUGH MIDNIGHT…THEN SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. BREEZY. LOW AROUND 30. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.

FRIDAY…CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN IN THE MORNING…THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. BREEZY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 40S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.

Shelby County Fire Danger “Low” this week

News, Weather

April 15th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

The Shelby County Emergency Management Office has given another update on the Fire Danger warning signs in the county. The signs were at the “Moderate” category last week. However, with the moisture received in the area over the past few days, the signs are now at the “Low” Category. The next update from the Shelby County EMA will be on Thursday.

7AM Newscast 04-15-2013

News, Podcasts, Weather

April 15th, 2013 by Chris Parks

w/ Ric Hanson

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Mon., April15th 2013

Podcasts, Weather

April 15th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

The Freese-Notis (podcast) weather forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area, and weather data for Atlantic…

NWS Forecast for Cass & area Counties in Iowa: Mon., April15th 2013

Weather

April 15th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Today: A 20 percent chance of showers after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 51. Breezy, with a west wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. North wind 7 to 11 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. North northeast wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 40. East northeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Wednesday: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 50. Breezy, with a east wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night: Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 34. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Thursday: A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 43. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy.