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Severe Thunderstorm Warning SE Audubon & NW Cass Counties until 8:15-p.m.

Weather

March 29th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

725 PM CDT THU MAR 29 2012

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN AUDUBON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA...
  NORTHWESTERN CASS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA...

* UNTIL 815 PM CDT

* AT 724 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL.  THIS
  STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR ATLANTIC...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  WIOTA...BRAYTON...ANITA AND EXIRA.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 50 AND 73.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS. IF YOU ARE IN A
MOBILE HOME...GET OUT NOW...AND SEEK SHELTER IN A REINFORCED
BUILDING.

IN ADDITION TO LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS...DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING CONTINUOUSLY WITH THIS STORM.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER...CONTACT YOUR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
IN DES MOINES.

Special Weather Statement: Cass County, IA

Weather

March 29th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

CASS-

INCLUDING THE CITY OF…ATLANTIC

720 PM CDT THU MAR 29 2012

…STRONG THUNDERSTORMS MOVING INTO THE AREA…

AN AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS IS DEVELOPING OVER WESTERN CASS COUNTY

AND SOUTHWEST OF THE AREA. THE STORM IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING UP TO

PENNY SIZED HAIL ALONG WITH GUSTY WINDS AND BRIEF HEAVY DOWNPOURS.

THE STORMS ARE MOVING EAST NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

Special Weather Statement: Pott, Mills Counties

Weather

March 29th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

POTTAWATTAMIE IA-MILLS IA-CASS NE-SARPY NE-
710 PM CDT THU MAR 29 2012

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 730 PM
CDT FOR EXTREME SOUTH CENTRAL POTTAWATTAMIE...MILLS...EXTREME
NORTHEASTERN CASS AND EXTREME NORTHEASTERN SARPY COUNTIES...

AT 703 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL. THIS STORM WAS NEAR
GLENWOOD...MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GLENWOOD...MALVERN...TREYNOR...PACIFIC JUNCTION...SILVER CITY AND
HASTINGS.

Tornado Watch until 11-p.m. for parts of SW IA

Weather

March 29th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

WATCH COUNTY NOTIFICATION FOR WATCH 115
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
634 PM CDT THU MAR 29 2012

IAC071-129-137-145-300400-
/O.EXA.KOAX.TO.A.0115.000000T0000Z-120330T0400Z/

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS EXTENDED TORNADO WATCH 115 TO
INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING AREAS UNTIL 11 PM CDT THIS EVENING

IN IOWA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 4 COUNTIES

IN SOUTHWEST IOWA

FREMONT               MILLS                 MONTGOMERY
PAGE

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...CLARINDA...FARRAGUT...GLENWOOD...
HAMBURG...RED OAK...SHENANDOAH...SIDNEY AND TABOR.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning S. Central Pottawattamie County until 7:40-p.m.

Weather

March 29th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA
641 PM CDT THU MAR 29 2012

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN CASS COUNTY IN EASTERN NEBRASKA...
  MILLS COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA...
  EXTREME SOUTH CENTRAL POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA...
  EAST CENTRAL SARPY COUNTY IN EASTERN NEBRASKA...

* UNTIL 730 PM CDT

* AT 639 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED
  NEAR OFFUTT AFB...OR 14 MILES SOUTHEAST OF OMAHA...AND MOVING EAST
  AT 25 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  BELLEVUE...OFFUTT AFB...PLATTSMOUTH...GLENWOOD...MALVERN...
  TREYNOR...PACIFIC JUNCTION...
  SILVER CITY AND HASTINGS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH...
DESTRUCTIVE HAIL...DEADLY LIGHTNING AND VERY HEAVY RAIN. FOR YOUR
PROTECTION...MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR
HOME OR BUSINESS. HEAVY RAINS FLOOD ROADS QUICKLY SO DO NOT DRIVE
INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROAD.

&&

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM CDT THURSDAY
AFTERNOON FOR SOUTHWESTERN IOWA AND EASTERN NEBRASKA.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: March 29, 2012

Podcasts, Weather

March 29th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Here’s the forecast for the KJAN listening area, and weather stats for Atlantic….

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Forecast for Cass Co., IA & the surrounding area: March 29, 2012

Weather

March 29th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

340 AM CDT THU MAR 29 2012 Nat’l. Weather Service/Des Moines

TODAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON…THEN NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. BREEZY. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE WITH LARGE HAIL LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 60 PERCENT.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH PERIODS OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT…THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE IN THE EVENING. LOW IN THE LOWER 50S. EAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 80 PERCENT.

FRIDAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

FRIDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

SATURDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.

SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW AROUND 60. HIGH IN THE MID 80S.

SUNDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF  THUNDERSTORMS. LOW IN THE UPPER 50S.

MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. COOLER. HIGH IN THE MID 60S.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: March 28th 2012

Podcasts, Weather

March 28th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Here’s the (Podcast) forecast for Atlantic and the KJAN listening area…..

Play

Early morning forecast for Cass & area Counties: 3-28-12

Weather

March 28th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

347 AM CDT WED MAR 28 2012 NWS/Des Moines

TODAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTH WIND NEAR 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT…THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW AROUND 50. EAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

THURSDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING…THEN THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 60 PERCENT.

THURSDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT…THEN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 70 PERCENT.

FRIDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE MID 70S. WEST WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGH IN THE UPPER 70S.

SATURDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE UPPER 50S.

SUNDAY…SUNNY. HIGH AROUND 80.

Fire Danger rating “High” in Shelby County

News, Weather

March 27th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Shelby County Emergency Management Coordinator Bob Seivert says the extremely dry and windy conditions forecast this week have prompted his department to issue a “High Fire Danger” warning in Shelby County.  Seivert says outdoor burning should be avoided, but if you must conduct a controlled burn, call 712-755-2124 prior to igniting of the burn.