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Forecast for Cass & area Counties, Wed. Feb. 15, 2012

Weather

February 15th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

315 AM CST WED FEB 15 2012 NWS/Des Moines

TODAY…CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG THROUGH MID MORNING. A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH AROUND 40. SOUTHEAST WIND NEAR 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

THURSDAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WIND AROUND 10 MPH.

THURSDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW IN THE MID 20S. SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

FRIDAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.

FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGH IN THE UPPER 30S.

SUNDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOW IN THE UPPER 20S.

Latest Nat’l. Weather Service Forecast for Cass & area Counties, 2-14-12

Weather

February 14th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

324 AM CST TUE FEB 14 2012

TODAY…CLOUDY THROUGH MID MORNING THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF FOG THROUGH MID MORNING. HIGH IN THE MID 30S. SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE MID 20S. SOUTH WIND NEAR 10 MPH.

WEDNESDAY…CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET IN THE MORNING…THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHEAST WIND NEAR 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH MIDNIGHT…THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

THURSDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGH IN THE UPPER 30S.

Dense Fog Advisory until 10-am for parts of Western/SW IA

News, Weather

February 14th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

COUNTIES: MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-PAGE-MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-

310 AM CST TUE FEB 14 2012

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

* VISIBILITY…VISIBILITIES OF A QUARTER MILE OR LESS WILL BE COMMON THROUGH THE MORNING DRIVE. PARTS OF EASTERN NEBRASKA AND SOUTHWEST IOWA WILL SEE VISIBILITIES DROP AS LOW CLOUDS CLEAR TO THE EAST THROUGH SUNRISE.

* IMPACTS…REDUCED VISIBILITIES COULD CAUSE DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. ALSO…TEMPERATURES WILL DROP INTO THE TEENS AND LOWER 20S…SO SOME FREEZING FOG COULD OCCUR ON AREA ROADS AND SIDEWALKS. SLICK CONDITIONS WILL RESULT.

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.

Winter Weather Advisory cancelled

News, Weather

February 13th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

1145 AM CST MON FEB 13 2012
 
 …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED…
 
 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA/VALLEY HAS CANCELLED THE
 WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR PARTS OF WESTERN & SW IOWA.
 
 ALTHOUGH SOME PATCHY VERY LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE AND FLURRIES WILL
 BE POSSIBLE THROUGH THE REST OF THE AFTERNOON…NO ADDITIONAL SNOW
 ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED. SOME PATCHY SLICK SPOTS WILL REMAIN ON
 UNTREATED ROADWAYS…SIDEWALKS AND IN PARKING LOTS.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast for Mon., Feb. 13 2012

Podcasts, Weather

February 13th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

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

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Snowfall will make for slick driving this morning!

News, Weather

February 13th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

512 AM CST MON FEB 13 2012 Nat’l. Weather Service/Des Moines… 
 
 LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA AND PERSIST  THROUGH THE MORNING COMMUTE TODAY. ACCUMULATIONS WILL ONLY BE AN  INCH OR TWO AT MOST LOCATIONS…BUT FALLING SNOW WILL REDUCE  VISIBILITY TO BELOW TWO MILES AT TIMES AND LEAD TO SLICK ROAD  CONDITIONS. DRIVERS ARE URGED TO USE CAUTION ESPECIALLY IN AREAS WHERE THE ROADS HAVE NOT BEEN TREATED OR PLOWED.

The snow began falling in Atlantic a little after 3:30-a.m.  by 5-a.m., we’d picked up .2″ of snow here at the KJAN studios.

Nat’l. Weather Service Forecast for Cass & surrounding Counties in IA, 2-13-12

Weather

February 13th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

334 AM CST MON FEB 13 2012

TODAY…LIGHT SNOW IN THE MORNING…THEN LIGHT SNOW LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND 1 INCH. NO ICE ACCUMULATION. HIGH IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION NEAR 100 PERCENT.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH MIDNIGHT. LOW AROUND 20. WEST WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

TUESDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

TUESDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE LOWER 20S. SOUTHWEST WIND NEAR 10 MPH.

WEDNESDAY…CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET IN THE MORNING…THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW…LIGHT SLEET AND LIGHT RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE UPPER 30S. EAST WIND NEAR 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT…SNOW LIKELY. MODERATE SNOW ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE. LOW IN THE UPPER 20S. CHANCE OF SNOW 70 PERCENT.

THURSDAY…CLOUDY. A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE MORNING. HIGH IN THE UPPER 30S.

Winter Weather Advisory continues for far western/sw Iowa

News, Weather

February 13th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

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

245 AM CST MON FEB 13 2012

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING…

* TIMING…SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE AREA TODAY. ALSO…AREAS OF FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL BE POSSIBLE MAINLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80 BY MID MORNING.

* SNOW AMOUNTS… MUCH OF EASTERN NEBRASKA AND SOUTHWEST IOWA WILL SEE AN INCH OR TWO OF SNOW…WITH HIGHER TOTALS AROUND 3 INCHES EXPECTED ACROSS NORTHEAST NEBRASKA. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL LIKELY BE FALLING DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE.

* IMPACTS…THE COMBINATION OF 1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW ALONG WITH AREAS OF FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL MAKE FOR DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS…ESPECIALLY DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE WHEN THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED. SLICK ROADS AND SIDEWALKS ALONG WITH REDUCED VISIBILITIES CAN BE EXPECTED. MOTORISTS SHOULD ALLOW PLENTY OF EXTRA TIME TO REACH MORNING DESTINATIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect for far west/southwest IA

Weather

February 12th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

307 PM CST SUN FEB 12 2012

…SNOW EXPECTED TONIGHT AND MONDAY…

.SNOW WILL DEVELOP BY DAYBREAK MONDAY…THEN TAPER OFF TO FLURRIES AND END BY LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON. SOME PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE MAY ALSO OCCUR AFTER THE INITIAL SNOWFALL ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA AND SOUTHWEST IOWA.

MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT & PAGE COUNTIES….

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT

TONIGHT TO 6 PM CST MONDAY…

* TIMING…SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS EASTERN NEBRASKA AND WESTERN IOWA BEFORE DAYBREAK MONDAY…THEN CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAYTIME BEFORE ENDING LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* MAIN IMPACT…TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE. THE SNOW MAY BE THE HEAVIEST DURING THE MONDAY MORNING COMMUTE.

* OTHER IMPACTS…SOME PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE COULD ALSO OCCUR AFTER THE INITIAL SNOW FALLS.

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.

Skyscan Forecast for Saturday 2/11/12

Weather

February 11th, 2012 by admin

Forecast for Saturday 2/11/12

**A Wind Chill Advisory is in effect until 8:00 this morning for western Iowa**

Today: Sunny, with a high near 14. Wind chill values as low as -20. Northwest wind between 9 and 13 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around -9. Wind chill values as low as -20. West wind between 6 and 10 mph.

Sunday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 23. Wind chill values as low as -20. West wind at 8 mph becoming south.

Sunday Night: Snow after midnight. Low around 18. Wind chill values as low as 5.

Monday: Snow. High near 32.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.