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(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast, Sat. Nov. 23rd 2013

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November 23rd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

The Freese-Notis/Weather.Net forecast for Atlantic and the KJAN listening area, and weather information for Atlantic from KJAN News Director Ric Hanson.

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NWS Forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area: Sat., 11/23/13

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November 23rd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Today: Sunny, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as -10. Blustery, with a north wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 2. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 29. Wind chill values as low as -10. Light south wind becoming south southwest 9 to 14 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Sunday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 21. Wind chill values as low as 10. South southwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 36. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.
Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 29.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Fri., Nov. 22nd 2013

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November 22nd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

The Freese-Notis/Weather.Net forecast for Atlantic and the KJAN listening area, and weather information for Atlantic from KJAN News Director Ric Hanson.

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KJAN listening area forecast from the NWS: 11/22/13

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November 22nd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

341 AM CST FRI NOV 22 2013

TODAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID MORNING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH AROUND 30. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. BREEZY. LOW 10 TO 15. WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SATURDAY…SUNNY…BREEZY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTH WIND 10 TO 20 MPH.

SATURDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW 5 TO 10 ABOVE. NORTHWEST WIND NEAR 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUNDAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.

SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGH 31 TO 38.

Avoid travel in Montgomery County this evening (11/21)

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November 21st, 2013 by Ric Hanson

The Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency says travel is not recommended in Montgomery County due to extremely icy conditions. County and State Highways are 50-100% ice covered. If you must travel be extremely careful. Take extra time to make it to your destination safely and always be prepared and have a survival kit with you if you become stuck or stranded.

Travel NOT recommended in Cass County

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November 21st, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Authorities in Cass County are recommending against unnecessary travel this afternoon. Emergency Management Coordinator Mike Kennon said the roads are 100% ice covered and numerous accidents, some with injuries, have been reported. The are Winter Weather Advisories in effect for the KJAN listening area until Midnight, tonight.

Winter Weather Advisory until midnight/Western-Central IA (11/21/13)

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November 21st, 2013 by Ric Hanson

COUNTIES: CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS- CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR
1203 PM CST THU NOV 21 2013

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SNOW…WHICH
IS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT.

* SHORT TERM TRENDS…LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT DRIZZLE IS
DEVELOPING OVER WESTERN AND SOUTHWEST IOWA NOW. THIS WILL MOVE
NORTHEAST INTO CENTRAL IOWA BY EARLY AFTERNOON.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS…A LIGHT ACCUMULATION OF ICE
RESULTING IN A LIGHT GLAZING OF ICE ON ROADS IS LIKELY. LIGHT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL FOLLOW THE LIGHT FREEZING PRECIPITATION
AND WILL RANGE FROM LESS THAN AN INCH EAST TO UP TO 2 INCHES
WEST.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY…NORTH WINDS WILL CONTINUE AT 15 TO 25 MPH.
VISIBILITY WILL FALL TO 1 TO 2 MILES IN SNOW. SOME LIGHT BLOWING
SNOW IS POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS…ROADS WILL BECOME SLICK WEST EARLY THIS AFTERNOON AND
ACROSS CENTRAL IOWA BY MID TO LATE AFTERNOON. THE LOCAL COMMUTE
HOME FROM WORK AND SCHOOL MAY BE IMPACTED BY SLICK ROADS AND
SLOW TRAFFIC CONDITIONS. MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO EXERCISE
CAUTION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW…SLEET…OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES…AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SW IA (11/21/13)

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November 21st, 2013 by Ric Hanson

COUNTIES: SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-PAGE
1154 AM CST THU NOV 21 2013

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA/VALLEY HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING RAIN…SLEET…AND SNOW…WHICH IS
IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT.

* TIMING…FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET WILL CONTINUE FOR MUCH OF THE
AFTERNOON…CHANGING TO SLEET AND SNOW LATER THIS
AFTERNOON…AND THEN TO ALL SNOW THIS EVENING.

* MAIN IMPACT…LIGHT FREEZING RAIN MAY CAUSE ICING ON ELEVATED
SURFACES SUCH AS BRIDGES…DECKS…AND WALKWAYS. UNTREATED ROADS
COULD BECOME SLICK AS PRECIPITATION CHANGES TO SLEET AND SNOW AS
WELL.

* OTHER IMPACTS…GUSTY NORTH WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH…WITH GUSTS
UP TO 30 MPH…WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW…SLEET…OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES…AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

Icy conditions possible this afternoon (11/21/13)

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November 21st, 2013 by Ric Hanson

COUNTIES: AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD….
1117 AM CST THU NOV 21 2013

AREAS OF LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE OR FREEZING RAIN ARE POSSIBLE AT
TIMES ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST IOWA THROUGH THE AFTERNOON
HOURS. A BAND OF LIGHT RAIN WILL SPREAD NORTHWARD IN SOUTHWEST
IOWA THROUGH 4 PM CST. COLDER TEMPERATURES WILL FILTER INTO THE
STATE CAUSING SURFACE TEMPERATURES TO DROP BELOW FREEZING. THIS
MAY LEAD TO SOME AREAS RECEIVING A LIGHT GLAZING…ESPECIALLY ON
ELEVATED SURFACES SUCH AS OVERPASSES AND BRIDGES. USE EXTRA
CAUTIONS WHILE DRIVING THIS AFTERNOON AS ROAD CONDITIONS MAY
CHANGE ABRUPTLY AT TIMES.

Dense Fog to persist this morning (11/21/13)

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November 21st, 2013 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES: SAC-CRAWFORD-CARROLL- GREENE-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON
814 AM CST THU NOV 21 2013

AREAS OF DENSE FOG ARE EXPECTED TO PERSIST THROUGH 1030 AM CST ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IOWA. VISIBILITY WILL RANGE FROM LESS THAN A HALF MILE TO AROUND 3 MILES AT TIMES…WITH THE GREATEST VISIBILITY REDUCED IN LOW LYING AREAS SUCH AS RIVER BOTTOMS. THE FOG WILL DISSIPATE AS A COLD FRONT ADVANCES THROUGH CENTRAL IOWA
TODAY.