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Winter Weather Advisory expanded to include Cass-Adair-Audubon-Guthrie & other counties

Weather

February 7th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Area Counties: Crawford-Carroll-Audubon-Guthrie-Dallas-Cass-Adair-Madison

The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow, which is in effect from midnight tonight to noon CST Wednesday.

* TIMING…Snow will begin in western Iowa around midnight and spread east across the remainder of central and southern Iowa by Wednesday morning.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…2 to 4 inches.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY…Winds from the northwest averaging around 10 mph will cause isolated areas of reduced visibility.

* IMPACTS…Travel difficulties may result from snow covered roads.

Area Counties: Monona-Harrison-Shelby-Pottawattamie

A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 10-p.m. today through Noon Wednesday.  2-to 5 inches of snow is possible.

* TIMING…Snow will spread east across the area beginning around 10 pm with the heaviest snow falling from around 11 pm to 5 am.

Light snow will continue through the mid morning hours.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

Winter Weather Advisory for Monona-Shelby-Pottawattamie Counties

Weather

February 7th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

1156 AM CST Tue Feb 7 2017

…Fast moving band of snow to impact area tonight…

.Snow will spread east tonight and continue into early Wednesday morning. The heaviest band will likely fall near a line from Albion to Norfolk to Tekamah and Logan, Iowa.

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
NOON CST WEDNESDAY..

* TIMING…Snow will spread east across the area beginning around
10 pm with the heaviest snow falling from around 10 pm to 4 am.
Light snow will continue through the early morning hours
Wednesday.

* SNOWFALL AMOUNTS…2 to 5 inches of storm total accumulation is
expected by Wednesday morning with the heavier snow band across
northeast Nebraska.

* IMPACTS…Periods of snow may cause travel difficulties with
snow covered roads and limited visibilities.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow
covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while
driving.

Skyscan forecast & weather data for Atlantic: 2/7/17

Weather

February 7th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Today: Cloudy w/fog & drizzle this morning; P/Cldy to Cldy this afternoon. Nearly steady temps in the 30’s. NW @ 15-25.

Tonight: Light snow. Low 18. N @ 10-20.

Tomorrow: Cloudy w/light snow in the morning (1-2” total possible). High 23. N @15-25.

Thursday: P/Cldy. High 28

Friday: P/Cldy, windy & warmer. High around 50.

Monday’s High in Atlantic was 48. Our 24-hour Low (ending at 7-a.m. today) was 30. Last year on this date, our High in Atlantic was 41 and the low was 19. The Record High in Atlantic on this date was 64 in 1987. The Record Low was -30 in 1905.

Dense Fog Advisory for parts of s.w. Iowa (2/7/17)

Weather

February 7th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Area Counties: Union-Taylor-Ringgold….
435 AM CST Tue Feb 7 2017

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM TODAY.

* VISIBILITY…ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS.

* IMPACTS…HAZARDOUS DRIVING IN LOW VISIBILITY CONDITIONS.

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.

KJAN listening area forecast from the NWS (2:50-a.m., 2/7/17)

Weather

February 7th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Early This Morning: Mostly cloudy. Areas of fog. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Today: Partly sunny. Breezy. Patchy fog in the morning. High around 40. Northwest wind 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Light snow likely after midnight. Colder. Snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches. Low 15 to 20. North wind 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph through midnight. Chance of snow 60 percent.
Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of light snow in the morning. Colder. High in the mid 20s. North wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy through midnight then becoming partly cloudy. Colder. Low 5 to 10 above. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday: Mostly sunny. High in the upper 20s. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph shifting to the southwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy. Not as cold. Low in the mid 20s.
Friday: Partly sunny. Much warmer. High in the lower 50s.

Skyscan forecast & weather data for Atlantic: 2/6/17

Weather

February 6th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Today: Partly cloudy. High 51. S @ 15-25.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Low 24. W @ 10-15.

Tomorrow: Mo.cloudy w/scattered light rain/drizzle or flurries. High 38. N @10-20.

Wednesday: Mo. Cldy w/light snow or flurries. High 25

Thursday: P/Cldy. High 30.

Sunday’s High in Atlantic was 35. Our 24-hour Low (ending at 7-a.m. today) was 19. Last year on this date, our High in Atlantic was 38 and the low was 26. The Record High in Atlantic on this date was 54 in 1966. The Record Low was -27 in 1982.

KJAN listening area forecast from the NWS, 2/6/2017

Weather

February 6th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Early this morning: Mostly clear. Patchy fog early in the morning. Low in the upper 20s. S @ 5 to 10 mph.
Today: Partly sunny until late afternoon then becoming cloudy. High around 50. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy w/a 20% chance of light rain & patchy fog. Low in the mid 30s.
Tuesday: Partly sunny. Breezy, colder. High around 40. Northwest wind 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy w/a 20% chance of light snow after midnight. Low 15 to 20. NW @ 10 to 15.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of light snow. High in the mid 20s.
Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Low 10 to 15.
Thursday: Partly sunny. High in the lower 30s.

 

 

NWS forecast for Atlantic & the area, 2/5/2017

Weather

February 5th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. South wind 5 to 7 mph.

Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. South wind 6 to 9 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 20% chance of rain. Low around 35.

Tuesday: Partly sunny & windy. High near 39. W/SW winds 5-15 mph becoming NW and gusting up to near 35.

Wednesday: Partly sunny w/a 30% chance of snow during the afternoon. High near 24.

Wednesday Night: A 20% chance of snow. Low around 13.

Skyscan forecast & weather data for Atlantic: 2/4/17

Weather

February 4th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Today: Partly Sunny. High 44. S-SW winds @ 10-20 w/gusts to around 30.

Tonight: Partly cloudy to Cldy. Low 24. SW winds becoming NW @ 10-15.

Tomorrow: Mostly cloudy & cooler. High 36. NW @ 5-10.

Tom. Night: Mo. Cldy. Low 26.

Monday: P/Cldy to Cldy w/a 30% chance of rain late. High 47

Tuesday: Mo. Cldy w/a rain-snow mix. High 44.

Wednesday: P/Sunny & colder. High 25.

Friday’s High in Atlantic was 30. Our 24-hour was 16. Last year on this date, our High in Atlantic was 28 and the low was 7. The Record High in Atlantic on this date was 62 in 1938. The Record Low was -30 in 1905.

Skyscan forecast & weather data for Atlantic: Friday, 2/3/17

Weather

February 3rd, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Today: Mostly cloudy w/flurries this morning; Becoming P/sunny. High 27. N @ 10-15.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Low 15. SW @ 5.

Tomorrow: P/Cldy to Cldy. High 45. SW @ 10-20.

Sunday: Mo. Cldy. High 38.

Monday: Mo. Cldy. High 48.

Thursday’s High in Atlantic was 24. Our 24-hour Low (ending at 7-a.m. today) was 15. Last year on this date, our High in Atlantic was 24 and the low was 7. The Record High in Atlantic on this date was 60 in 1934. The Record Low was -29 in 1996.