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Local 24-Hour Rainfall Totals ending at 7:00 am on Tuesday, September 19

Ag/Outdoor, Weather

September 19th, 2017 by Jim Field

  • KJAN, Atlantic  .36″
  • Massena  .18″
  • Elk Horn  .13″
  • Anita  .93″
  • Manning  .37″
  • Logan  .73″
  • Missouri Valley  .51″
  • Creston  .07″
  • Red Oak  .46″
  • Carroll  .26″
  • Denison  .46″
  • Underwood  .24″
  • Corning  .1″
  • Glenwood  .65″

Dense Fog Advisory until 9-a.m. for parts of central & southern IA (9/19)

Weather

September 19th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Area Counties: Dallas-Polk-Madison-Union-Ringgold
507 AM CDT Tue Sep 19 2017

…DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CDT THIS MORNING…

* VISIBILITY…Expect fog with visibility to under one quarter mile. Patchy to areas of fog are likely. Visibilities will often be a quarter mile or less.

* IMPACTS…Travel will be slowed and hazardous overnight with dramatically reduced visibilities. Be cautious near intersections… railroad crossings and bus stops. Allow extra stopping distance between you and the vehicle in front of you.

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 low beam headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.

Skyscan forecast & weather data for Atlantic: Tuesday, 9/19/17

Weather

September 19th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Today: Areas of fog this morning; Partly cloudy. High 86. S @ 10-20.

Tonight: P/Cldy w/scattered showers & thunderstorms late. Low 68. S @ 10.

Tomorrow: Scattered shwrs & tstrms ending; P/Cldy. High 84. NE @ 10.

Thursday: Scatt. Morning Shwrs & tstrms; P/Cldy. High 86.

Friday: P/Cldy. High near 90.

Monday’s High in Atlantic was 74. We also received .36” of rain. Our Low this morning (as of 5-a.m.) was 62. Last year on this date, the High in Atlantic was 88 and the low was 53. The Record High in Atlantic on this date was 95 in 1948. The Record Low for this date was 33 in 1896 & 1938.

Skyscan forecast & weather data for Atlantic: 9/18/17

Weather

September 18th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Today: Mo. Cloudy w/scattered showers & thunderstorms. High 72. SE @ 10-15.

Tonight: Cloudy to Partly cloudy w/showers ending. Low 63. SE @ 5-10.

Tomorrow: P/Cldy warm & humid. High 86. S @ 15-25.

Wednesday: P/Cldy w/scatt. Shwrs & tstrms. High 86.

Thursday: P/Cldy w/isolated shwrs early. High 85.

Sunday’s High in Atlantic was 75. Our Low this morning (as of 6:15-a.m.) was 51. As of 6:25-a.m. we had received .02″ rain at the KJAN studios. Last year on this date, the High in Atlantic was 84 and the low was 54. The Record High in Atlantic on this date was 99 in 1893. The Record Low for this date was 26 in 1901.

Sunday Skyscan Forecast & weather data for Atlantic & the area

Weather

September 17th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. N/NE @ 5-10.
Tonight: Increasingly cloudy w/a 60% chance of showers &and thunderstorms, beginning mainly before sunrise, Monday. Low 56.
Monday: A 70% chance showers & thunderstorms. High near 73. E winds becoming Southerly at 5-10 during the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night: A 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms through midnight. Low around 61.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny & breezy. High near 84. S/SE @ 5-15mph w/gusts to 25.
Tuesday Night: A 20% chance of showers & thunderstorms late, otherwise mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

Saturday’s High in Atlantic was 81. Our Low this morning (As of 6-a.m.) was 53. We received .42″ of rain Saturday into late Sat. night here at the KJAN Studios. Last year on this date, the High was 78 and the Low was 52. The All-Time Record High in Atlantic on Sept. 17th was 97 in 1925, and the All-Time Record Low was 21 in 1980.

Special Weather Statement: Audubon-Guthrie-Carroll Counties

Weather

September 16th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Guthrie IA-Audubon IA-Carroll IA-
1005 PM CDT SAT SEP 16 2017

…Strong Storms over Western Iowa Late This Evening…

At 1005 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Audubon, moving north at 30 mph.

Nickel size hail will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include…
Carroll, Audubon, Coon Rapids, Glidden, Dedham, Willey, Ralston,
Arthur N Neu Airport, Audubon County Airport and Swan Lake State
Park.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Persons in campgrounds should consider seeking sturdy shelter until
this storm passes.

Significant Weather Advisory: Central Pott. County until 11-p.m.

Weather

September 16th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

1015 PM CDT SAT SEP 16 2017

…Significant Weather Advisory for CENTRAL POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY
UNTIL 1100 PM CDT…

At 1015 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Underwood, or 16 miles northeast of Omaha, moving east at 25 mph.

Nickel size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include…
Oakland, Avoca, Underwood, Minden, Neola, Hancock, McClelland, Botna
Bend Park and Arrowhead Park.

This includes the following highways…
Highway 59 in Iowa between mile markers 48 and 55.
Interstate 80 in Iowa between mile markers 11 and 23.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: SE Pott. County until 9:30-p.m.

Weather

September 16th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley Nebraska
858 PM CDT SAT SEP 16 2017

The National Weather Service in Omaha has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Southeastern Pottawattamie County in southwestern Iowa…

* Until 930 PM CDT

* At 858 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Treynor, or
23 miles east of Omaha, moving northeast at 15 mph.

HAZARD…Quarter size hail.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Damage to vehicles is expected.

* Locations impacted include…
Oakland, Treynor, Carson, Macedonia, Hancock, Botna Bend Park, Old
Town Park and Farm Creek Public Wildlife Area.

This includes Highway 59 in Iowa between mile markers 41 and 58.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

Skyscan Forecast Saturday 09/16/2017

Podcasts, Weather

September 16th, 2017 by Chris Parks

Skyscan Forecast  Saturday, September 16, 2017   Richard Garuckas

Today: Partly sunny. Moderate chance of showers and thunderstorms. S @ 5-10. High 84.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Low 57. NW @ 5-10.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. High 75. NE @ 5-10.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy. Moderate chance of showers and thunderstorms. Low 58.

Monday: Mostly cloudy. Moderate chance of showers and thunderstorms. High 76.

Tuesday: Mix of sun and clouds. High 83.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. High 83.

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Special Weather Statement: Eastern Harrison/NW Shelby Counties

Weather

September 16th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Shelby IA-Harrison IA-
341 AM CDT SAT SEP 16 2017

…Significant Weather Advisory for EASTERN HARRISON AND NORTHWESTERN
SHELBY COUNTIES UNTIL 415 AM CDT…

At 341 AM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 6 miles northwest of Persia, or 29 miles southwest of Denison, moving northeast at 30 mph.

Dime size hail will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include…
Logan, Earling, Persia, Defiance, Woodbine, Dunlap, Panama,
Portsmouth, Westphalia, Manteno Recreation Area and Schaben Park.

This includes Highway 59 in Iowa between mile markers 85 and 91.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.