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NWS weather forecast for Cass & area Counties, 1/9/15

Weather

January 9th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

345 AM CST FRI JAN 9 2015

EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLEAR. VERY COLD. BREEZY. NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH. WIND CHILL READINGS AROUND 15 BELOW.

TODAY…SUNNY. VERY COLD. BREEZY. HIGH AROUND 10. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH. WIND CHILL READINGS 15 TO 20 BELOW.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. BITTERLY COLD. LOW ZERO TO 5 BELOW. SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. WIND CHILL READINGS AROUND 15 BELOW.

SATURDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. VERY COLD. BREEZY. HIGH IN THE MID 20S. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH. LOWEST WIND CHILL READINGS 15 TO 20 BELOW IN THE MORNING.

SUNDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE MID 20S. NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN THE AFTERNOON.

MONDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. COLDER. HIGH 10 TO 15.

Wind Chill Advisory Issued for some Western IA Counties

Weather

January 8th, 2015 by Chris Parks

POTTAWATTAMIE-HARRISON-SHELBY-MONONA Counties


...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 11 AM CST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA/VALLEY HAS ISSUED A WIND
CHILL ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 11 AM CST
FRIDAY.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...LATER TONIGHT 15 TO 25 BELOW ZERO.

* OTHER IMPACTS...THIS COULD LEAD TO FROST BITE OR HYPOTHERMIA IF
  PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

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.

Winter Weather Advisory in place for short period this evening.

Weather

January 8th, 2015 by Chris Parks

AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUDUBON...EXIRA...GUTHRIE CENTER...
PANORA...BAYARD...CASEY...PERRY...WAUKEE...ADEL...DES MOINES...
NEWTON...GRINNELL
352 PM CST THU JAN 8 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM
CST THIS EVENING.

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS WILL MOVE INTO CENTRAL
  IOWA THROUGH THE EVENING COMMUTE. THE SNOW SHOWERS COMBINED WITH
  A STRONG NORTHWEST WIND AT 20 TO 35 MPH AND GUSTS TO 40 MPH OR
  MORE WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES. AS COLDER AIR PUSHES IN...WIND
  CHILLS WILL BEGIN TO DROP TO NEAR 20 BELOW ZERO.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW...LESS THAN AN INCH.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...A GUSTY NORTHWEST AT 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS
  TO 40 MPH COMBINED WITH FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE
  VISIBILITIES TO BELOW HALF A MILE AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

Winter Weather Advisory in effect for parts of western IA

Weather

January 8th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES: SAC-CRAWFORD-CARROLL
1135 AM CST THU JAN 8 2015

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST FRIDAY…

THE ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR MONONA COUNTY UNTIL 6-PM TODAY (THURSDAY)

* SHORT TERM TRENDS…LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE ACROSS NORTHERN IOWA THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. A STRONG COLD FRONT IS ABOUT TO ENTER NORTHWEST IOWA THEN MOVE ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. THE FRONT WILL SWITCH WINDS AROUND TO THE NORTHWEST AND INCREASE IN BOTH SPEED AND WIND GUSTS. THIS WILL LEAD TO BLOWING SNOW WHICH WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES. AS COLDER AIR PUSHES IN…WIND CHILLS WILL BEGIN TO DROP TO NEAR 20 BELOW ZERO.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW…AROUND AN INCH OR LESS.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY…A GUSTY SOUTHWEST WIND AT 20 TO 30 MPH WILL TURN TO THE NORTHWEST AND INCREASE TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH OR MORE LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO BELOW HALF A MILE AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. LOCALLY VISIBILITIES MAY DROP TO A
QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING…ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

(Podcast) Skyscan Weather Forecast, Thu., 1/8/2015

Podcasts, Weather

January 8th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

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

Winter Weather Advisory updates: Thu., 1/8/15

Weather

January 8th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

SAC-CRAWFORD & CARROLL COUNTIES...406 AM CST THU JAN 8 2015

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT TODAY UNTIL 6 AM..A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW WILL BE IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS TODAY UNTIL 3AM FRIDAY.

GREENE-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-CASS-ADAIR-ADAMS & TAYLOR COUNTIES: A WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM TODAY…

* WINDS…SOUTH AT 10 TO 20 MPH WITH SOME HIGHER GUSTS.

* TEMPERATURES/WIND CHILL VALUES…TEMPERATURES AROUND ZERO WITH
WIND CHILLS NEAR -20.

* IMPACTS…FROST BITE CAN LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

NWS weather forecast for Cass & area Counties in IA: 1/8/2015

Weather

January 8th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

345 AM CST THU JAN 8 2015

WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS MORNING

EARLY THIS MORNING…PARTLY CLOUDY. BITTERLY COLD. BREEZY. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 20 MPH. WIND CHILL READINGS 15 TO 20 BELOW.

TODAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. VERY COLD. ISOLATED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. BREEZY. HIGH IN THE MID 20S. SOUTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 20 PERCENT. LOWEST WIND CHILL READINGS 15 TO 20 BELOW IN THE MORNING.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN CLEARING. VERY COLD. WINDY. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW IN THE EVENING…THEN PATCHY BLOWING SNOW OVERNIGHT. LOW ZERO TO 5 ABOVE. NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH. WIND CHILL READINGS AROUND 15 BELOW.

FRIDAY…SUNNY. VERY COLD. BREEZY. HIGH 5 TO 10 ABOVE. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH. WIND CHILL READINGS 15 TO 20 BELOW.

FRIDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW 5 TO 10 BELOW. SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. WIND CHILL READINGS AROUND 15 BELOW.

SATURDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. BREEZY…WARMER. HIGH IN THE LOWER 20S. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 20 MPH. LOWEST WIND CHILL READINGS 15 TO 20 BELOW IN THE MORNING.

SUNDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 20S.

Wind Chill Advisory now in effect until 6-a.m. Thursday

Weather

January 7th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

HARSH WIND CHILLS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST THURSDAY MORNING…

BITTER COLD TEMPERATURES DRIVEN BY PLAINS ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. WINDS WILL REMAIN BRISK TODAY BUT WILL BE DIMINISHING A BIT TOWARDS SUNSET. THE WIND WILL AGAIN INCREASE TONIGHT RESULTING IN PROLONGED DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS HOWEVER TEMPERATURES WILL BE WARMING SOME SO WIND CHILLS WILL LIKELY NOT BE AS COLD AS LAST NIGHT AND THIS MORNING.

SAC-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-UNION COUNTIES…

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST THURSDAY…

* WINDS…A NORTHWEST WIND AT 20 TO 35 MPH WILL DIMINISH SOME TOWARDS SUNSET BEFORE INCREASING AGAIN TONIGHT. THE WIND TONIGHT WILL BECOME SOUTHWEST. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW TODAY WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY TO ONE MILE OR LESS AT TIMES…ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

* TEMPERATURES/WIND CHILL VALUES…TEMPERATURES WILL REACH INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS EITHER SIDE OF ZERO THIS AFTERNOON. LOWS ARE EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW ZERO TONIGHT AND RANGE FROM 7 BELOW TO 14 BELOW ZERO. WIND CHILLS WILL REBOUND TO THE TEENS AND 20S BELOW ZERO LATER IN THE DAY THEN FALL TONIGHT TO 20 BELOW TO 30 BELOW ZERO.

* IMPACTS…FROST BITE CAN LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND CHILL WARNING MEANS THE COMBINATION OF VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES. IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS…MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES WITH SEVERAL LAYERS OF CLOTHING MINIMIZING EXPOSED SKIN AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE.

(Podcast) Skyscan Weather Forecast, Wed. 1/7/2015

Podcasts, Weather

January 7th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

The Freese-Notis weather forecast for the KJAN listening area, the latest Winter weather statements, and weather data for Atlantic.

WIND CHILL WARNING/ADVISORY update for Cass & area Counties

Weather

January 7th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

SAC-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-UNION COUNTIES…418 AM CST WED JAN 7 2015 …

WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON TODAY… …AND A WIND CHILL ADVISORY WILL IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM CST THURSDAY

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS WILL GUST TO 25 TO 35 MPH THIS MORNING BEFORE DIMINISHING SOMEWHAT INTO SUNSET. WINDS WILL INCREASE ONCE AGAIN TONIGHT HOWEVER…TURNING TO THE SOUTH SOUTHWEST.

* TEMPERATURES/WIND CHILL VALUES…TEMPERATURES WILL REBOUND LITTLE TODAY REACHING NO BETTER THAN SEVERAL DEGREES EITHER SIDE OF ZERO BY AFTERNOON. WIDESPREAD LOWS BELOW ZERO ARE THEN ANTICIPATED AGAIN TONIGHT…FROM 7 BELOW TO 14 BELOW ZERO. WIND CHILLS WILL BOTTOM OUT AT 25 TO 35 BELOW ZERO BY 6AM TO 8AM BEFORE GRADUALLY REBOUNDING TO THE TEENS AND 20S BELOW ZERO LATER IN THE DAY. THEY WILL FALL AGAIN TONIGHT HOWEVER WITH WIDESPREAD READINGS FROM 20 BELOW TO 30 BELOW ZERO.

* IMPACTS…FROST BITE CAN LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.