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Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect for a few counties

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February 1st, 2014 by Ric Hanson

349 AM CST SAT FEB 1 2014

MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR and RINGGOLD COUNTIES: –

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON TODAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR MONTGOMERY-FREMONT AND PAGE COUNTIES THAT WAS SCHEDULED TO BE IN EFFECT UNTIL 6-A.M., HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* TIMING…SNOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH SUNRISE AND GRADUALLY TAPER OFF DURING THE MORNING.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW IS FORECAST.

* VISIBILITY…GENERALLY 1 TO 2 MILES OF VISIBILITY RESTRICTIONS WILL BE COMMON DURING THE EVENT. A FEW BRIEF VISIBILITY RESTRICTIONS TO LESS THAN A MILE AT TIMES CAN BE EXPECTED.

* IMPACTS…ROADS WILL REMAIN SNOW COVERED AND SLICK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLICK SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES…AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

NWS forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area: Sat., 2/1/14

Weather

February 1st, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Today: Snow, mainly before 11am. High near 28. Wind chill values as low as 10. Light north northeast wind becoming north northwest 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 0. Wind chill values as low as -15. North northwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -15. Northwest wind around 7 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 6. South southwest wind around 7 mph.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Monday Night: Snow likely, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 15. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Tuesday: Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 20. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Fri., 1/31/2014

Podcasts, Weather

January 31st, 2014 by Ric Hanson

The Freese-Notis weather forecast for the KJAN listening area and weather information for Atlantic.

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Winter Weather Advisory issued for parts of sw Iowa 1/31/14

Weather

January 31st, 2014 by Ric Hanson

MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-PAGE-COUNTIESWINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM CST SATURDAYMADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR COUNTIES…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON CST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE KJAN LISTENING AREA BEGINNING AT 6 PM (1/31) AND RUNNING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNIONG.

* TIMING…LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW SHOULD DEVELOP THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY MORNING BEFORE ENDING.

* MAIN IMPACT…SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL GENERALLY RANGE FROM 3 TO 5 INCHES, WITH SLIGHTLY LESSER AMOUNTS IN THE WESTERN COUNTIES IN THE ADVISORY AREA.

*VISIBILITY…VISIBILITIES OF 1 TO 2 MILES WILL BE COMMON DURING THE EVENT…AND COULD DROP TO LESS THAN A MILE AT TIMES DURING AN OCCASIONAL BURST OF HEAVIER SNOWFALL.

* IMPACTS…ROADS ARE LIKELY TO BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLICK SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES…AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

KJAN listening area forecast: Fri., 1/31/14

Weather

January 31st, 2014 by Ric Hanson

345 AM CST FRI JAN 31 2014

EARLY THIS MORNING…CLOUDY…COLDER. NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

TODAY…CLOUDY…COLDER. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH MID MORNING…THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW BEFORE NOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 50 PERCENT.

TONIGHT…A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH MIDNIGHT…THEN SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 3 INCHES. LOW 10 TO 15. NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW NEAR 100 PERCENT.

SATURDAY…CLOUDY. SNOW THROUGH MID MORNING…THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW BEFORE NOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND 1 INCH. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION 3 TO 4 INCHES. HIGH IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WIND 5 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW 80 PERCENT.

SATURDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT THEN CLEARING. COLDER. LOW ZERO TO 5 ABOVE. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.

SUNDAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 20S. WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

MONDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGH IN THE MID 20S.

Special Weather Statement: Slick roads possible this morning

Weather

January 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

819 AM CST THU JAN 30 2014
AREA COUNTIES: ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD

A BAND OF SLEET AND SNOW HAS DEVELOPED OVER SOUTHWEST IOWA AND IS
QUICKLY MOVING TO THE EAST EARLY TODAY. ROADS HAVE BECOME SLICK
ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST IOWA EARLY TODAY. THE BAND MOVE
THROUGH QUICKLY AND WILL LAST ABOUT 30 TO 45 MINUTES. A LIGHT
GLAZING OF ICE IS POSSIBLE. PERSONS TRAVELING THROUGH THE REGION
EARLY TODAY SHOULD BE AWARE OF A BRIEF PERIOD OF PRECIPITATION
ALONG WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR SLICK TRAVEL FOR A FEW HOURS THIS
MORNING.

GUTHRIE-DALLAS COUNTIES.

AN AREA OF RAIN OR SNOW CHANGING OVER TO LIGHT SNOW WILL MOVE
THROUGH CENTRAL IOWA THIS MORNING. A LIGHT ACCUMULATION OF SNOW
IS EXPECTED BUT IT MAY BE ENOUGH TO CAUSE SLICK TRAVEL. THE SNOW
MAY BRIEFLY REDUCE VISIBILITY TO ONE HALF MILE AS WELL. PERSONS
TRAVELING THROUGH THE REGION EARLY TODAY SHOULD BE AWARE OF A ONE
TO TWO HOUR PRECIPITATION BAND MOVING THROUGH THE AREA ALONG WITH
THE POTENTIAL FOR SLICK TRAVEL FOR A FEW HOURS THIS MORNING.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Thu., Jan. 30th 2014

Podcasts, Weather

January 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

The Freese-Notis weather forecast for the KJAN listening area and weather information for Atlantic.

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NWS Forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area: 1/30/14

Weather

January 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Today: A slight chance of snow and sleet between 7am and 8am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 37. Windy, with a south southwest wind 14 to 22 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 12. Wind chill values as low as 5. North wind 7 to 11 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Friday: Snow likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 23. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 12. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Light north wind becoming northwest 8 to 13 mph in the morning. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 21.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Wed., 1/29/14

Podcasts, Weather

January 29th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

The Freese-Notis weather forecast for the KJAN listening area and weather information for Atlantic.

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NWS Forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area: Wed. 1/29/14

Weather

January 29th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

(Updated 3:56-am by the National Weather Service in Des Moines)

Today: Sunny, with a high near 40. Wind chill values as low as -10. Windy, with a south southwest wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.                                                                                                                                            Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 25. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

Thursday: A chance of freezing rain before 9am, then a slight chance of snow between 9am and noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 13 to 17 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.                                           Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Wind chill values as low as zero. North wind 8 to 13 mph.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. North northeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon.                                                       Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 12.

Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 22.