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Weekend Forecast: March 31-April 1, 2012/ Cass Co. IA & the area

Weather

March 31st, 2012 by Ric Hanson

359 AM CDT SAT MAR 31 2012 NWS/Des Moines

NEAR RECORD HIGHS SUNDAY

EARLY THIS MORNING…PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG. SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 MPH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 20 PERCENT.

TODAY…PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG THROUGH MID MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WARMER. HIGH IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 20 PERCENT.

TONIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

SUNDAY…SUNNY…BREEZY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

SUNDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

MONDAY…PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. NOT AS WARM. HIGH IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

MONDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. COOLER. LOW IN THE UPPER 40S.

TUESDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. COOLER. HIGH IN THE LOWER 60S.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast- March 30,2012

Podcasts, Weather

March 30th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Here’s the (podcast) Skyscan Forecast for the KJAN listening area, and the weather stats for Atlantic…

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Forecast for Cass & area Counties in IA: 3-30-12

Weather

March 30th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

335 AM CDT FRI MAR 30 2012

EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. PATCHY FOG. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

TODAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG THROUGH MID MORNING. HIGH IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTHWEST WIND NEAR 10 MPH.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

SATURDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. WARMER. HIGH IN THE MID 80S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY…MOSTLY CLEAR. BREEZY. LOW IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGH IN THE MID 80S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.

SUNDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE LOWER 60S.

MONDAY…PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. COOLER. HIGH AROUND 70.

MONDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. COOLER. LOW IN THE MID 40S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.

TUESDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 60S.

Storm report 3-29-12 8:58-p.m.

News, Weather

March 29th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Rainfall in Atlantic= .8”   Some reports of pea-sized hail south and northeast of Atlantic as the storms passed through. Quarter-sized hail reported 3 miles south of Griswold at 8:10-p.m.*;  Golf ball-sized hail reported 4-miles NE of Griswold at 7:54-p.m.*; quarter-sized hail reported 1-mile north of Braddyville in Page County at 8:42-p.m.*.  (* indicates report from trained National Weather Service Spotter

Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect until 2-a.m. for Cass, Adair, Adams, Madison, Union, Taylor and Ringgold Counties in SW IA.

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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