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

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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

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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

Podcasts, Weather

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.

Dense Fog Advisory for far west/southwest IA until 9-a.m. Monday

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February 6th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

COUNTIES: MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-FREMONT
DENSE FOG ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST MONDAY

* 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.

(updated 4:29-a.m.) FREEZING FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST MONDAY

Weather

February 6th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

(Issued 412 AM CST MON FEB 6 2012 NWS/Dsm)

COUNTIES INCLUDED IN THE ADVISORY: CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A FREEZING FOG ADVISORY WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST MONDAY. 

* VISIBILITY…VISIBILITIES WILL RANGE FROM ONE EIGHTH TO ONE HALF MILE. 

* IMPACTS…IN ADDITION TO LOW VISIBILITIES…FROST COVERED ROADS ARE POSSIBLE WITH ICY CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… 

A FREEZING 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. ALSO…BE ALERT FOR FROST ON BRIDGE DECKS CAUSING SLIPPERY ROADS.

Forecast for Cass & area Counties in IA on Sun., Feb. 5 2012

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February 5th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

345 AM CST SUN FEB 5 2012 Natl. Weather Service/Des Moines

TODAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGH IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. LOW 15 TO 20. WEST WIND AROUND 5 MPH.

MONDAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE MID 30S. SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

MONDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOW AROUND 20. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE

NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUESDAY…CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW. HIGH IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.

TUESDAY NIGHT…CLOUDY. LOW 15 TO 20.

WEDNESDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 20S.

Running Snowfall Total at KJAN

Weather

February 4th, 2012 by Chris Parks

6:00am: 1″
7:00am: 2″
8:00am: 2.8″
9:00am: 4.5″
10:00am: 5.5″
11:00am: 6.5″
12:00pm: 7″

Skyscan Forecast 02-04-2012

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February 4th, 2012 by Chris Parks

SKYSCAN FORECAST                     Saturday, February 4, 2012     Chris Parks     

*Winter Storm Warning until 6am Sunday for CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-POLK-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION counties*

*Winter Storm Warning until Midnight for MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY counties.*

*Winter Weather Advisory until 6am Sunday for Clarke, Taylor and Ringgold Counties*

*Winter Weather Advisory until Midnight tonight for Fremont and Page Counties*

Today: Snow and areas of blowing snow.  NNE @ 15-30.  5-9 inches of snow accumulation possible.  H 32.

 Tonight: Snow until 9pm. Cloudy then partly cloudy.  N @ 10-20.  L 19.

 Sunday: Mostly Sunny.  NW @ 5-10.  H 33.

 Monday: Sunny.  W @ 5-10.  H 35.

 Tuesday: Partly Sunny.  H 31.

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