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NWS Forecast for Cass & surrounding counties 12-31-11

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December 31st, 2011 by Ric Hanson

**WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3-P.M. TO MIDNIGHT FOR: SHELBY, POTTAWATTAMIE, MILLS, MONTGOMERY, FREMONT & PAGE COUNTIES, AND FROM 6-P.M. SAT. THRU 6-P.M SUN. FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE LISTENING AREA.** In addition, a Winter Weather Advisory has been posted for Crawford & Carroll Counties from 6-pm today thru 3-a.m. Sunday.

Today: Isolated showers after 3pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 54. Windy, with a south wind 14 to 17 mph becoming west between 23 and 26 mph. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Rain before 9pm, then a chance of snow between 9pm and midnight. Low around 26. Windy, with a northwest wind between 25 and 31 mph, with gusts as high as 49 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

New Year’s Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. Windy, with a northwest wind between 23 and 30 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 19. Wind chill values as low as 5. Windy, with a northwest wind between 20 and 22 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 29. Windy, with a north northwest wind between 14 and 21 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 17.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.

Wind Advisory posted for Saturday night through Sunday Night

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December 30th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a Wind Advisory in effect from 6-p.m. Saturday through 6-p.m. Sunday, for the following counties:

CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR and RINGGOLD COUNTIES
Issued 332 PM CST FRI DEC 30 2011

TIMING…WINDS SHOULD INCREASE EARLY SATURDAY EVENING AND REMAIN   STRONG THROUGH SUNDAY. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL LIKELY BE DURING   THE DAY ON SUNDAY.

WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS FROM 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS FROM 45 TO   50 MPH.

IMPACTS…THE PROLONGED PERIOD OF STRONG WINDS WILL IMPACT   TRAVEL, ESPECIALLY HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES OVER THE HOLIDAY  WEEKEND. MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE IS POSSIBLE WITH WIND SPEEDS OF  THIS MAGNITUDE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 30 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING  DIFFICULT, ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

(podcast) Skyscan Forecast for 12-30-11

Podcasts, Weather

December 30th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

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

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Forecast for Cass & surrounding counties, 12-30-11

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December 30th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

333 AM CST FRI DEC 30 2011 National Weather Service/Des Moines

EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN. BREEZY. NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.

TODAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. BREEZY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW IN THE LOWER 30S. WEST WIND NEAR 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. BREEZY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.

SATURDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN THROUGH MIDNIGHT…THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WINDY. LOW IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH.

NEW YEARS DAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. WINDY. MUCH COLDER. HIGH IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH.

SUNDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. LOW AROUND 20.

MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. HIGH IN THE LOWER 30S. LOW 15 TO 20.

Forecast for Cass & surrounding counties, 12-29-11

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December 29th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

326 AM CST THU DEC 29 2011

TODAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE EVENING. LOW IN THE MID 30S. WEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

FRIDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. BREEZY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.

FRIDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

SATURDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. BREEZY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.

SATURDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. LOW IN THE LOWER 30S.

NEW YEARS DAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. WINDY…COLDER. HIGH IN THE UPPER 30S. LOW IN THE LOWER 20S.

MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY…MOSTLY CLEAR. HIGH IN THE MID 30S. LOW 15 TO 20.

Skyscan Forecast (podcast), 12-28-11

Podcasts, Weather

December 28th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

Here’s the weather forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area (Podcast)…

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Forecast for Cass & surrounding counties 12-28-11

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December 28th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

344 AM CST WED DEC 28 2011 NWS/Des Moines

TODAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. WARMER. HIGH IN THE LOWER 50′S. WEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE LOWER 30′S. SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

THURSDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 50′sS. SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

THURSDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE MID 30S. WEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

FRIDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. BREEZY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 50′s. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.

FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE LOWER 30′S. HIGH IN THE MID 50′S.

NEW YEARS DAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. HIGH IN THE LOWER 40′S. LOW IN THE LOWER 20′S.

Skyscan Forecast (podcast) for Tue., Dec. 27th 2011

Podcasts, Weather

December 27th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

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

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Forecast for Cass County, IA & surrounding counties on 12-27-11

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December 27th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

NWS/Des Moines 337 AM CST TUE DEC 27 2011

TODAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. BREEZY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTHWEST WIND NEAR 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WEDNESDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE UPPER 20S. SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

THURSDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

THURSDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE LOWER 30S.

FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 50S. LOW IN THE LOWER 30S.

Skyscan forecast for Cass & surrounding counties, Dec. 26 2011

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December 26th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

356 AM CST MON DEC 26 2011 NWS/Des Moines

TODAY…SUNNY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY. BREEZY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN CLEARING. LOW IN THE MID 20S. WEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.

TUESDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. BREEZY. HIGH AROUND 40. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH.

TUESDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE MID 20S. WEST WIND NEAR 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WEDNESDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGH IN THE UPPER 40S.