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Watch out for slick roads this morning

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February 13th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

COUNTIES: SAC-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD

244 AM CST THU FEB 13 2014

…A FEW SLICK SPOTS POSSIBLE EARLY THIS MORNING…

A FEW PERIODS OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN OR LIGHT SLEET MAY OCCUR EARLY THIS MORNING…AREA WIDE INITIALLY AND THEN RELEGATED TO SOUTHEAST PORTIONS OF THE STATE BY DAYBREAK. AMOUNTS WILL BE QUITE LIGHT…NOT WIDESPREAD…AND TRANSIENT WHERE IT OCCURS LASTING LESS THAN 30 MINUTES. HOWEVER WITH ROAD TEMPERATURES IN THE TEENS AND 20S EVEN THIS BRIEF VERY LIGHT PRECIPITATION MAY PRODUCE SCATTERED SLICK SPOTS.

MOTORISTS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR ROAD CONDITIONS CHANGING QUICKLY OVER SHORT DISTANCES EARLY THIS MORNING. SLOW DOWN AND DRIVE CAUTIOUSLY AND DEFENSIVELY.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast, Wed. 2/12/2014

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February 12th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

The (podcast) Freese-Notis weather forecast for the KJAN listening area and weather information for Atlantic.

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NWs forecast for Cass & area Counties: 2/12/2014

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February 12th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

346 AM CST WED FEB 12 2014

EARLY THIS MORNING…CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW. NOT AS COLD. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.

TODAY…CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE MORNING…THEN PARTLY SUNNY IN THE AFTERNOON. WARMER. HIGH IN THE UPPER 20S. WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOW 15 TO 20. SOUTH WIND NEAR 10 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

THURSDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.

THURSDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTHWEST WIND NEAR 10 MPH.

FRIDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH AROUND 30. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.

FRIDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN…FREEZING DRIZZLE AND LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW 15 TO 20.

SATURDAY…CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET…LIGHT SNOW…A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN IN THE MORNING…THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE UPPER 30S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Tue., 2/11/2014

Podcasts, Weather

February 11th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

The Freese-Notis weather forecast for the KJAN listening area & weather info. for Atlantic from KJAN News Director Ric Hanson.

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NWs forecast for Cass & area Counties: Tue., Feb 11th 2014

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February 11th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -20. South wind 5 to 13 mph.
Tonight: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 3am. Increasing clouds, with a temperature rising to around 15 by 3am. Wind chill values as low as -5. South southwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of snow before noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 30. Wind chill values as low as 5. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Light south wind becoming south southwest 9 to 14 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. Breezy.
Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Mon., Feb. 10th 2014

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February 10th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

The Freese-Notis weather forecast for the KJAN listening area & weather info. for Atlantic from KJAN News Director Ric Hanson.

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WIND CHILL ADVISORY CONTINUES UNTIL 11-AM TODAY (2/10/14)

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February 10th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

MON FEB 10 2014

AREA COUNTIES:AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-SAC-CRAWFORD-CARROLL….WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CST THIS MORNING

* WINDS…NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES/WIND CHILL VALUES…TEMPERATURES WILL DROP TO BETWEEN -10 TO -15 EARLY THIS MORNING. WIND CHILL VALUES WILL BE 20 TO 25 BELOW LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE MONDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS…MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES.

NWS forecast for Cass & area Counties in IA

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February 10th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

331 AM CST MON FEB 10 2014

…WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CST THIS MORNING…

EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLEAR. BITTERLY COLD. WEST WIND NEAR 5 MPH. WIND CHILL READINGS 15 BELOW TO 25 BELOW ZERO.

TODAY…SUNNY. VERY COLD. HIGH 5 TO 10 ABOVE. NORTH WIND NEAR 5 MPH. LOWEST WIND CHILL READINGS 15 BELOW TO 25 BELOW ZERO IN THE MORNING.

TONIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. VERY COLD. LOW 5 TO 10 BELOW. EAST WIND NEAR 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUESDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. VERY COLD. HIGH 15 TO 20. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 15 MPH. LOWEST WIND CHILL READINGS 15 TO 20 BELOW IN THE MORNING.

TUESDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. NOT AS COLD. LOW AROUND 10. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.

WEDNESDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING. WARMER. HIGH IN THE LOWER 30S. WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. NOT AS COLD. LOW 15 TO 20. HIGH 32 TO 37.

Area forecast for Cass & surrounding counties: Sun., 2/9/14

Weather

February 9th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Today: Mostly cloudy. Colder. Scattered flurries in the late morning and early afternoon. High around 10. North wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tonight: Partly cloudy. Bitterly cold. Low 10 to 15 below. North wind near 10 mph. Wind chill readings 15 below to 25 below zero.**Wind Chill Advisory in effect from Midnight until 11-am Monday.**

Monday: Mostly sunny. Very cold. High 5 to 10 above. North wind near 5 mph. Lowest wind chill readings 15 below to 25 below zero in the morning.
Monday Night: Mostly cloudy. Low 5 to 10 below. Light wind becoming southeast up to 5 mph after midnight. Wind chill readings around 15 below.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. High around 15. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Lowest wind chill readings around 15 below in the morning.
Tuesday Night And Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Not as cold. Low around 10. High 15 to 31.

Wind Chill Advisory Midnight Sunday until 11-a.m. Monday

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February 9th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

ISSUED 340 AM CST SUN FEB 9 2014

AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-AND RINGGOLD COUNTIES….WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 11 AM CST MONDAY

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 11 AM CST MONDAY. BITTER COLD WIND CHILLS CAN BE EXPECTED AFTER MIDNIGHT THROUGH LATE MONDAY MORNING.

NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 5 TO 15 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED OVERNIGHT TONIGHT AND EARLY MONDAY MORNING. TEMPERATURES WILL DROP TO NEAR 10 BELOW BY MONDAY MORNING. WIND CHILL VALUES WILL RANGE FROM NEAR 20 TO 25 BELOW BY MORNING AND SLOWLY MODERATE BY LATE MORNING.