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Skyscan forecast & weather data for Atlantic: 8/05/16

Weather

August 5th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

Today: Cloudy to Partly Cloudy w/a slight chance of morning showers, mainly to our south. High near 80. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight: P/Cldy to Cldy. Low around 58. N.NE @ 5.
Saturday: A slight chance of morning showers, otherwise P/Cldy to Cldy. High 76. NE @ A 5-10.
Sat. Night: Mostly Cloudy w/a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight. Low around 61.
Sunday: Mo. Cldy w/a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms. High near 76. E @ 5-10.
Sunday Night: A 40% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Low around 63.
Monday: Mo. Cldy w/a 40% chance of showers and thunderstorms. High near 80.

Thursday’s High in Atlantic was 92. Our Low this morning was 64. We received .01“ of rain over the past 24-hours ending today at 7-a.m. Last year on this date, our High in Atlantic was 82 and the low was 61. The Record High in Atlantic on this date was 111 in 1918. The Record Low was 42 in 1978.

Waterspout forms over western Iowa lake; no damage reported

News, Weather

August 5th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) – Authorities say a waterspout that formed over a lake in Council Bluffs caused no damage or injuries. The thin funnel could be seen clearly Thursday evening from much of the city and from Omaha, across the Missouri River in Nebraska.

Meteorologist Cory Mead with the National Weather Service says the waterspout and another twister that touched down earlier near Ashland, Nebraska, were landspouts, a type of weak tornado that forms independent of supercells.

NWS forecast for Cass & surrounding counties in IA: 8/5/16

Weather

August 5th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

EARLY THIS MORNING: MOSTLY CLOUDY. NORTHEAST WIND NEAR 10 MPH.

TODAY: PARTLY SUNNY. NOT AS WARM. HIGH AROUND 80. NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

TONIGHT: MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTH WIND NEAR 10 MPH.

SATURDAY: MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.

SATURDAY NIGHT: MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOW IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHEAST WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

SUNDAY: MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH IN THE MID 70S. EAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

SUNDAY NIGHT: MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOW IN THE MID 60S.

MONDAY: MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH IN THE LOWER 80S.

Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory until 9:30-p.m: Pottawattamie County

Weather

August 4th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

638 PM CDT THU AUG 4 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED AN URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR…SOUTHWESTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…SOUTHEASTERN DOUGLAS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…SARPY COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA… UNTIL 930 PM CDT

* AT 635 PM CDT…THE PUBLIC REPORTED HEAVY RAIN IN PAPILLION DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING. THE NEARLY STATIONARY NATURE OF THE STORMS IS EXPECTED TO LEAD TO ADDITIONAL MINOR FLOODING ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE METRO AREA THIS EVENING.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE… SOUTHERN OMAHA…COUNCIL BLUFFS…BELLEVUE…PAPILLION…LA VISTA…RALSTON…GRETNA…SPRINGFIELD…MILLARD…OFFUTT AFB…CARTER LAKE…LAKE MANAWA STATE PARK…KOA CAMPGROUND AND CHALCO.

Significant Weather Advisory for Mills/Pott. & Montgomery Counties

Weather

August 4th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

554 PM CDT THU AUG 4 2016

SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WESTERN MONTGOMERY…NORTHERN MILLS AND SOUTH CENTRAL POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTIES UNTIL 615 PM CDT…

AT 550 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 6 MILES SOUTHWEST OF TREYNOR…OR 17 MILES EAST OF OMAHA…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30 MPH. WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE. THIS STORM HAS A HISTORY OF PRODUCING A WEAK TORNADO OVER COUNCIL BLUFFS WITHIN THE LAST HOUR. EVEN THOUGH CHANCES ARE SLIM…IT CANNOT BE TOTALLY DISCOUNTED THAT IT MAY AGAIN AGAIN PRODUCE A WEAK TORNADO.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

MALVERN…TREYNOR…SILVER CITY…HENDERSON AND HASTINGS.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…

HIGHWAY 34 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 14 AND 20.

HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA NEAR MILE MARKER 37.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER…CONTACT YOUR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN OMAHA.

Heat Advisory for parts of western Iowa until 7-pm

Weather

August 4th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

A HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM THURSDAY (8/4) FOR THE FOLLOWING AREA COUNTIES: CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-
CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD.

* TEMPERATURE…AIR TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 80S TO LOW 90S
LEADING TO HEAT INDEX VALUES IN EXCESS OF 105 DEGREES.

HEAT ADVISORY for counties in orange.

HEAT ADVISORY for counties in orange.

* IMPACTS…EXCESSIVE HEAT COULD LEAD TO SEVERE HEAT RELATED
ILLNESSES AND POSSIBLY DEATH IF PROPER ACTION IS NOT TAKEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS…IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE.
WHEN POSSIBLE…RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO FRIDAY MORNING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS…STAY IN AN AIR- CONDITIONED ROOM…STAY OUT OF THE SUN…AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK…THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY
AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE IS AN EMERGENCY…CALL 9 1 1.

Skyscan forecast & weather data for Atlantic: 8/04/16

Weather

August 4th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

Today: Partly cloudy, warm & humid w/a 30% chance of scattered showers & thunderstorms late this afternoon. High 92. SW @ 10-20. Heat Index 100-103.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy w/a 60% chance showers & tstrms. Low 68. NW @ 10.

Tomorrow: Cloudy to P/Cldy, w/showers ending in the morning. High 80. N @ 10.

Saturday: P/Cldy to Cldy w/a 30% chance light rain. High 78.

Sunday: P/Cldy to Cldy w/a 30% chance of morning showers. High 78.

Wednesday’s High in Atlantic was 87. Our 24-hour Low ending today at 7-a.m., was 65. Last year on this date, our High in Atlantic was 76 and the low was 64. The Record High in Atlantic on this date was 110 in 1918. The Record Low was 38 in 1978.

NWS forecast for Cass & area Counties: 8/4/16

Weather

August 4th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

352 AM CDT THU AUG 4 2016

EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLEAR. SOUTH WIND NEAR 10 MPH.

TODAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HOT AND HUMID. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 40 PERCENT. HIGHEST HEAT INDEX READINGS 100 TO 103 IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING… THEN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. LOW IN THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 60 PERCENT.

FRIDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. NOT AS WARM. HIGH AROUND 80. NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

FRIDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW AROUND 60. NORTHEAST WIND NEAR 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.

SATURDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH IN THE UPPER 70S. EAST WIND NEAR 5 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.

SATURDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW IN THE LOWER 60S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.

SUNDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH IN THE UPPER 70S.

Special Weather Statement for FOG in western/s.w. IA

Weather

August 3rd, 2016 by Ric Hanson

SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MONTGOMERY-PAGE COUNTIES-

341 AM CDT WED AUG 3 2016

LOCALLY DENSE FOG POSSIBLE IN WESTERN IOWA EARLY THIS MORNING. AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL BE POSSIBLE EARLY THIS MORNING ACROSS WESTERN IOWA. VISIBILITY COULD DROP AS LOW AS ONE QUARTER MILE IN SOME AREAS. USE CAUTION IF TRAVELING THIS MORNING.

KJAN listening area weather forecast: 8/3/16

Weather

August 3rd, 2016 by Ric Hanson

(update 3:15-a.m.) DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM
EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLEAR. AREAS OF DENSE FOG. EAST WIND NEAR 5 MPH.
TODAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HOT AND HUMID. AREAS OF DENSE FOG THROUGH MID MORNING. HIGH IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTHEAST WIND NEAR 10 MPH. HIGHEST HEAT INDEX READINGS 100 TO 105 IN THE AFTERNOON.
TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. HIGHEST HEAT INDEX READINGS 100 TO 103 THROUGH MIDNIGHT.

THURSDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HOT AND HUMID. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHEST HEAT INDEX READINGS 100 TO 102 IN THE AFTERNOON.
THURSDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOW IN THE MID 60S. NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. HIGHEST HEAT INDEX READINGS AROUND 100 THROUGH MIDNIGHT.

FRIDAY…PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. NOT AS WARM. HIGH AROUND 80. NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.
SATURDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH IN THE UPPER 70S.