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Freeze Warning in effect today from 4-am to 8-am (10/4/14)

Weather

October 4th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

A FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 8 AM CDT SATURDAY… *

TEMPERATURES WILL DROP THROUGHOUT THE EARLY MORNING HOURS WITH THE COLDEST TEMPERATURES OCCURRING BETWEEN 4 AM THROUGH JUST AFTER SUNRISE.

Freeze Warning for counties in purple until 8am today (10/4)

Freeze Warning for counties in purple until 8am today (10/4)

TEMPERATURES WILL DROP INTO THE LOWER 30S AROUND 4 AM AND REMAIN BELOW FREEZING THROUGH EARLY MORNING. IF LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING AREA CAN CLEAR OUT IT IS POSSIBLE THAT TEMPERATURES COULD FALL INTO THE UPPER 20S FOR A PERIOD OF AN HOUR OR TWO.

TENDER VEGETATION WILL BE IMPACTED…INCLUDING ANY LATE SEASON GARDENS OR OUTDOOR PLANTS.

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

KJAN listening area weather forecast: Sat., 10/4/2014

Weather

October 4th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

345 AM CDT SAT OCT 4 2014

A FREEZE WARNING IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CDT THIS MORNING FOR THE ENTIRE KJAN LISTENING AREA.

EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLEAR. COLDER. WEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

TODAY...SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.

TONIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHWEST WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

SUNDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WARMER. HIGH IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WIND NEAR 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

SUNDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT…THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW IN THE MID 40S. WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

MONDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. BREEZY. HIGH IN THE MID 60S. WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE MID 40S.

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

NWS forecast for Cass & area Counties in IA: 10/3/2014

Weather

October 3rd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Early This Morning Partly cloudy. Breezy…colder. Northwest wind 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
Today Mostly sunny. Breezy…cooler. High in the lower 50s. Northwest wind 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
Tonight Mostly clear. Breezy…colder. Low in the lower 30s. Northwest wind 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph through midnight.

Saturday Sunny. High in the lower 50s. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
Saturday Night Partly cloudy. Low in the upper 30s. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday Mostly sunny. Warmer. High in the lower 60s. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night Through Monday Night Partly cloudy. Low in the mid 40s. High in the lower 60s.

Wind Advisory in effect for parts of western IA

Weather

October 3rd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

FOR: MONONA-HARRISON-SAC-CRAWFORD & CARROLL COUNTIES
346 AM CDT FRI OCT 3 2014

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA/VALLEY HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE MORNING AND THEN DECREASE TOWARD EVENING. WINDS WILL INCREASE INTO THE 25 TO 35 MPH RANGE WITH
SOME GUSTS OVER 40 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS BETWEEN 30 TO 39 MPH OR GUSTS BETWEEN 45 TO 57 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT…ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

Freeze Watch for parts of western IA from 2am-8am Saturday

Weather

October 3rd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES: SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MONONA & HARRISON 346 AM CDT FRI OCT 3 2014

FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 2-A.M. SATURDAY THROUGH 8-A.M. SATURDAY.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA/VALLEY HAS ISSUED A FREEZE WATCH, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO DROP INTO THE UPPER 20S AND LOWER 30S AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. TENDER VEGETATION MAY BE IMPACTED. THIS WOULD INCLUDE ANY LATE SEASON GARDENS OR OUTDOOR PLANTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A FREEZE WATCH MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE. THESE CONDITIONS COULD KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Thu., Oct. 2nd 2014

Podcasts, Weather

October 2nd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

The Freese-Notis weather forecast for the KJAN listening area and weather info. for Atlantic.

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KJAN listening area forecast: Thu., Oct. 2nd 2014

Weather

October 2nd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

**DENSE FOG ADVISORY  until 9-a.m.**

Today Showers and thunderstorms. Areas of fog before 9am. High near 68. Northeast wind 5 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. North northwest wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Windy, with a west northwest wind 16 to 21 mph increasing to 23 to 28 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.
Friday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 34. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 9 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.

Dense Fog Advisory until 9-a.m. Thursday

Weather

October 2nd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

…DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CDT THURSDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG
ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CDT THURSDAY, FOR CASS, ADAIR, ADAMS, AUDUBON, CARROLL, GUTHRIE, DALLAS, MADISON, UNION AND RINGGOLD COUNTIES IN THE KJAN LISTENING AREA.

* VISIBILITY…VISIBILITY WILL FALL BELOW A QUARTER OF A MILE IN MANY AREAS…AND TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS…DRIVING WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS DUE TO LOW AND CHANGING VISIBILITIES. PLEASE DRIVE SLOWLY AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME FOR TRAVEL.

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.

Flood Warning for the East Nish at Red Oak until Friday morning

News, Weather

October 1st, 2014 by Ric Hanson

The National Weather Service in Omaha has issued a Flood Warning for the East Nishnabotna River at Red Oak, until Friday morning. The river is projected to rise to 19.2 feet however, additional rain and severe weather could increase this amount over the next day or two.

Should additional warnings and flooding concern occur, information will be posted immediately. At 19.2 feet, very minor lowland flooding will begin.10703685_717476625013065_2785822741052193179_n

Weather information for Atlantic – Sept. 2014

Weather

October 1st, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Here’s a look back at September’s weather, here in Atlantic: Rainfall for the month amounted to 6.44-inches, which was 2.63″ above the normal of 3.81.;¬† The average High for the month was 74 degrees, which was just 2.4 degrees less than normal. The hottest day was on Sept. 4th, when we reached 92 degrees.

The average monthly Low was 49.4 degrees, which was slightly less than 2 degrees below the normal of 51.1. The coolest morning of the month was on Sept. 12th, when the thermometer dipped to 32 degrees.

(Information compiled at KJAN, the official National Weather Service reporting site for Atlantic)