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Skyscan forecast & weather data for Atlantic: 2/1/17

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February 1st, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Today: Mostly cloudy w/flurries. High around 35. NW @ 10-20.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Low 13. NW @ 10-15.

Tomorrow: P/Cloudy. High 25. N @ 10.

Friday: Mo. Cldy w/light snow or flurries. High 26.

Saturday: Mo. Cldy. High near 35.

Tuesday’s High in Atlantic was 40 Our 24-hour Low (ending at 7-a.m. today) was 30. Last year on this date, our High in Atlantic was 43 and the low was 22. The Record High in Atlantic on this date was 58 in 1987. The Record Low was -27 in 1979.

NWS forecast for the KJAN listening area: Feb. 1st, 2017

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February 1st, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Early This Morning: Cloudy. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Today: Mostly cloudy. High in the lower 30s. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy before midnight and early morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Colder. Low 10 to 15. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday: Mostly cloudy. High in the mid 20s. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night: Cloudy. A 30 percent chance of light snow after midnight. Low around 15. North wind around 5 mph.
Friday: Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of light snow in the morning, then mostly sunny in the afternoon. High in the upper 20s. North wind around 5 mph.
Saturday: Cloudy. A slight chance of light snow in the morning, then a chance of light snow possibly mixed with rain in the afternoon. High in the mid 30s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

Skyscan forecast & weather data for Atlantic: 01/31/17

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January 31st, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Today: P/Cldy to Cldy. High around 42. NW @ 15-25.

Tonight: Mostly Cloudy. Low 24. NW @ 10.

Tomorrow: Mostly Cloudy. High 33. N @ 10-15.

Thursday: P/Cldy. High 31.

Friday: Cldy w/flurries. High near 31.

Monday’s High in Atlantic was 49 Our 24-hour Low (ending at 7-a.m. today) was 30. Last year on this date, our High in Atlantic was 43 and the low was 21. The Record High in Atlantic on this date was 59 in 2012. The Record Low was -28 in 1996.

NWS forecast for the KJAN listening area, 1/31/17

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January 31st, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Early This Morning: Mostly cloudy. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
Today: Mostly cloudy. High in the lower 40s. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Low in the mid 20s. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. High in the lower 30s. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday: Partly sunny. High in the mid 20s. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night: Cloudy. A 20 percent chance of light snow after midnight. Low around 15.
Friday: Cloudy. A 30 percent chance of light snow in the morning. High in the upper 20s.

Skyscan forecast & weather data for Atlantic: 01/30/17

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January 30th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Today: P/Cldy to Cldy. High around 45. S-W @ 10-20.

Tonight: P/Cldy to Cloudy. Low 29. NW @ 10-20.

Tomorrow: P/Cldy to Cloudy. High 38. N @ 10-15.

Wednesday: P/Cldy w/flurries. High 30.

Thursday: P/Cldy. High near 31.

Sunday’s High in Atlantic was 36. Our 24-hour Low (ending at 7-a.m. today) was 28. Last year on this date, our High in Atlantic was 46 and the low was 25. The Record High in Atlantic on this date was 65 in 2012. The Record Low was -24 in 1965.

NWS forecast for Cass & area Counties, 1/30/17

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January 30th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Early This Morning: Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Southwest wind near 5 mph.
Today: Partly sunny in the morning then clearing. Breezy, warmer. Patchy fog through mid morning. High in the lower 50s. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph increasing to west 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 35 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight: Partly cloudy until early morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Breezy. Low in the lower 30s. West wind 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
Tuesday: Mostly cloudy. Colder. High around 40. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of light snow through midnight. Low in the mid 20s. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday: Partly sunny. High in the lower 30s. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Low around 15.
Thursday: Mostly cloudy. High in the mid 20s.

Skyscan Forecast & weather data for Atlantic, 1/29/17

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January 29th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Today: Cloudy, with a high near 37. NW 10-20 mph.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. W/NW wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Monday: Mostly sunny & breezy, with a high near 47. SW @ 15-30mph
Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. W/NW @ 15-25.
Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. W/NW @ 10-20.
Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.

Saturday’s High in Atlantic was 35. Our 24-hour Low ending today at 7-a.m. was 22. We received a Trace of snow here Saturday evening/overnight.

NWS forecast for Cass & surrounding Counties in IA, 1/29/17

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January 29th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Early This Morning: Cloudy. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Today: Cloudy. High in the upper 30s. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Low in the mid 20s. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday: Partly sunny until late afternoon then clearing. Breezy. High in the upper 40s. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph increasing to west 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night: Partly cloudy. Low in the upper 20s. West wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
Tuesday: Mostly cloudy. High in the upper 30s. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
Tuesday Night: Cloudy. Low in the lower 20s.
Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. High in the lower 30s.

Skyscan Forecast Saturday 1/28/2017

Podcasts, Weather

January 28th, 2017 by Chris Parks

Skyscan Forecast  Saturday, January 28, 2017    Richard Garuckas

Today: Increasing clouds. High 32. WNW @ 10-20.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. 20% chance of snow showers. Low 26. NW @ 10-15.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. 30% chance of snow showers. High 33. NW @ 10-20.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy. Low 23.

Monday: Mix of sun and clouds. High 38.

Tuesday: Mix of sun and clouds. High 36.

Wednesday: Mix of sun and clouds. High 32.

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Iowa farmers, for now, face uncertain weather pattern this spring

Ag/Outdoor, News, Weather

January 27th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Iowa farmers who are looking ahead to the spring planting season are carefully watching the demise of the La Nina weather pattern to see what may come next. Dennis Todey, director of the U-S-D-A’s Midwest Climate Hub — based in Ames, says it’s almost over. “The La Nina right now is on life support,” Todey says. “We’ll have to see if we can call this a full-fledged La Nina or not. It did reach La Nina category but maybe not for a long enough period of time to be called a full-fledged La Nina.”

Surface temperatures in the Pacific Ocean are fluctuating and may have an impact across North America. Cooling temperatures the last few months created a La Nina effect, but now that may be vanishing. Todey says the climate experts don’t agree yet on what may happen next. “There’s a small chance we’ll get back to El Nino by summertime, but it seems unlikely at this point,” Todey says. “Now, we’re looking at shorter-term types of things. What’s our soil moisture looking like? Do we see any kind of big ridges that would set in for any kind of reason.”

While some parts of the region haven’t seen as much snow as usual this winter, he predicts most of the Northern Plains should see an early thaw. “It looks like most of the big-time cold is going to stay away for a while, it’s going to stay well up into Canada and that’s a good thing,” Todey says. “We actually may start to see some melting of snow in some of the areas. It should be warm enough to do that. The heavier snowpack areas, we probably won’t do too much eating into that for a while.”

He says his office should have a better idea about potential spring weather in the next month or so.

(Radio Iowa)