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(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast for Wed., Feb. 8 2012

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February 8th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Here’s the Freese-Notis 4-day forecast for the KJAN listening area, & the weather stats for Atlantic…

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NWS Forecast for Cass & area Counties, Wed. 2-8-12

Weather

February 8th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

335 AM CST WED FEB 8 2012

TODAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE MID 20S. WEST WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

TONIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. LOW 5 TO 10 ABOVE. WEST WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

THURSDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

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

FRIDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. COLDER. HIGH 15 TO 20. NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.

FRIDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. LOW ZERO TO 5 BELOW.

SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. HIGH AROUND 15. LOW NEAR ZERO.

SUNDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE MID 20S.

Updated Weather Statement concerning slippery roads

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February 7th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

552 PM CST TUE FEB 7 2012

…ROADS MAY BRIEFLY BECOME ICY THIS EVENING…

LIGHT PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE TO PUSH SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE REGION. PRECIPITATION WILL GENERALLY BE A MIX OF DRIZZLE AND LIGHT SNOW. WITH TEMPERATURES FALLING TO NEAR OR BELOW FREEZING THROUGHOUT THE EVENING…WET SURFACES MAY BECOME SLICK AT TIMES…INCLUDING SIDEWALKS AND ROADWAYS…ESPECIALLY ELEVATED SURFACES SUCH AS BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES. MOTORISTS SHOULD USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING…WITH DETERIORATING DRIVING CONDITIONS AND SLICK ROADS.

Between 5:50- and 6:00pm, there were reports of 2 vehicle spinning off I-80 in Cass County. No injuries.

Beware of Icy Roads this evening!

News, Weather

February 7th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

COUNTIES: STORY-MARSHALL-TAMA-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-POWESHIEK- CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-ADAMS-UNION-CLARKE-LUCAS-MONROE-WAPELLO-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE-APPANOOSE-DAVIS-

341 PM CST TUE FEB 7 2012

…ROADS MAY BRIEFLY BECOME ICY THIS EVENING…

AIR TEMPERATURES WERE HOVERING AROUND THE FREEZING MARK LATE THIS AFTERNOON…BUT ROAD SURFACE TEMPERATURES REMAINED ABOVE FREEZING FROM HIGHWAY 20 TO THE MISSOURI BORDER THANKS TO SEASONAL DAYTIME HEATING…CLOUDS AND MOISTURE. THESE CONDITIONS…WITH JUST WET ROADS AND MAINLY DRIZZLE…SHOULD PERSIST INTO THE EVENING COMMUTE. HOWEVER SHORTLY AFTER THAT TIME…FROM 600 PM UNTIL LATER THIS EVENING WHEN THE DRIZZLE AND FREEZING DRIZZLE END…SCATTERED SLICK SPOTS MAY DEVELOP. MOTORISTS PLANNING TRAVEL LATER THIS EVENING SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR THE POTENTIAL OF SEVERAL HOURS WITH DETERIORATING DRIVING CONDITIONS AND SLICK ROADS.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast for Atlantic, Feb. 7 2012

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February 7th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Here is the forecast for the KJAN listening area, and the weather stats for Atlantic…

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Nat’l. Weather Service forecast for Cass & area counties in IA, 2-7-12

Weather

February 7th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

356 AM CST TUE FEB 7 2012

TODAY…CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG THROUGH MID MORNING. PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED FLURRIES THROUGH THE DAY. NO ICE ACCUMULATION. HIGH IN THE UPPER 20S. TEMPERATURE STEADY OR SLOWLY FALLING IN THE AFTERNOON. NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOW 5 TO 10 ABOVE. NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

WEDNESDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW ZERO TO 5 ABOVE. WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

THURSDAY…SUNNY. HIGH AROUND 30. SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW AROUND 10. HIGH IN THE LOWER 20S.

FRIDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW 5 TO 10 ABOVE.

Dense Fog Advisory extended until Noon

Weather

February 6th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

1005 AM CST MON FEB 6 2012

…DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY for all of Southwest/Western IA……FREEZING FOG ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG
ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY.

* VISIBILITY…VISIBILITIES WILL CONTINUE TO BE A QUARTER MILE OR
  LESS IN MANY AREAS THIS MORNING. CONDITIONS SHOULD RAPIDLY
  IMPROVE OVER NON SNOW COVERED AREAS OF NORTHERN IOWA NORTH OF
  HIGHWAY 30 BY NOONTIME. HOWEVER FOG WITH VISIBILITIES OF LESS
  THAN A MILE SHOULD PERSIST OVER THE SNOW PACK FARTHER SOUTH.

* IMPACTS…LOW VISIBILITIES WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS THIS MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING…SLOW DOWN…
USE YOUR HEADLIGHTS…AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF YOU.

(Podcast) Skyscan Weather Forecast: Feb. 6, 2012

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February 6th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Here’s the forecast for Atlantic, and the KJAN listening area, from Freese-Notis Meteorologist Harvey Freese….

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Forecast for Cass & surrounding counties, Monday (2-6-12)

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February 6th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

351 AM CST MON FEB 6 2012 NWS/ Des Moines 

FREEZING FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING

for CASS, ADAIR, ADAMS. AUDUBON, GUTHRIE, CARROLL, CRAWFORD, MADISON, UNION, TAYLOR & RINGGOLD COUNTIES.

….DENSE FOG ADVISORY UNTIL 10-A.M. FOR MONONA, HARRISON, POTTAWATTAMIE, MILLS, MONTGOMERY, FREMONT & PAGE COUNTIES….

TODAY…CLOUDY UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF DENSE FREEZING FOG IN THE MORNING. HIGH IN THE MID 30′S. SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED FLURRIES AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW IN THE LOWER 20′S. WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUESDAY…CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE MORNING…THEN SCATTERED FLURRIES IN THE AFTERNOON. BREEZY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 20′S. TEMPERATURE STEADY OR SLOWLY FALLING IN THE AFTERNOON. NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 20 PERCENT.

TUESDAY NIGHT…CLOUDY…COLDER. LOW 5 TO 10 ABOVE. NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

WEDNESDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 20′S. WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY…MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW 5 TO 10 ABOVE. HIGH IN THE LOWER 30′S.

Dense Fog Advisory (Update 3:10-a.m.)

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February 6th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT & PAGE Counties…

DENSE FOG ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING

* VISIBILITY…WIDESPREAD VISIBILITIES OF A QUARTER MILE OR LESS ARE EXPECTED IN THE ADVISORY AREA.

* IMPACTS…WITH TEMPERATURES BELOW FREEZING AND WIDESPREAD FOG…FREEZING FOG ON SURFACES IS LIKELY WHICH MAY CREATE SLICK SPOTS…ESPECIALLY ON UNTREATED ROAD SURFACES. THE DENSE FOG WILL ALSO MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT IN THE ADVISORY AREA.

*PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING…SLOW DOWN…USE YOUR HEADLIGHTS…AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF YOU.