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NWS forecast for Cass & area Counties: 8/4/16

Weather

August 4th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

352 AM CDT THU AUG 4 2016

EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLEAR. SOUTH WIND NEAR 10 MPH.

TODAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HOT AND HUMID. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 40 PERCENT. HIGHEST HEAT INDEX READINGS 100 TO 103 IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING… THEN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. LOW IN THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 60 PERCENT.

FRIDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. NOT AS WARM. HIGH AROUND 80. NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

FRIDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW AROUND 60. NORTHEAST WIND NEAR 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.

SATURDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH IN THE UPPER 70S. EAST WIND NEAR 5 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.

SATURDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW IN THE LOWER 60S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.

SUNDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH IN THE UPPER 70S.

Special Weather Statement for FOG in western/s.w. IA

Weather

August 3rd, 2016 by Ric Hanson

SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MONTGOMERY-PAGE COUNTIES-

341 AM CDT WED AUG 3 2016

LOCALLY DENSE FOG POSSIBLE IN WESTERN IOWA EARLY THIS MORNING. AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL BE POSSIBLE EARLY THIS MORNING ACROSS WESTERN IOWA. VISIBILITY COULD DROP AS LOW AS ONE QUARTER MILE IN SOME AREAS. USE CAUTION IF TRAVELING THIS MORNING.

KJAN listening area weather forecast: 8/3/16

Weather

August 3rd, 2016 by Ric Hanson

(update 3:15-a.m.) DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM
EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLEAR. AREAS OF DENSE FOG. EAST WIND NEAR 5 MPH.
TODAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HOT AND HUMID. AREAS OF DENSE FOG THROUGH MID MORNING. HIGH IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTHEAST WIND NEAR 10 MPH. HIGHEST HEAT INDEX READINGS 100 TO 105 IN THE AFTERNOON.
TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. HIGHEST HEAT INDEX READINGS 100 TO 103 THROUGH MIDNIGHT.

THURSDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HOT AND HUMID. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHEST HEAT INDEX READINGS 100 TO 102 IN THE AFTERNOON.
THURSDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOW IN THE MID 60S. NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. HIGHEST HEAT INDEX READINGS AROUND 100 THROUGH MIDNIGHT.

FRIDAY…PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. NOT AS WARM. HIGH AROUND 80. NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.
SATURDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH IN THE UPPER 70S.

DENSE FOG ADVISORY UNTIL 8-A.M. WED.

Weather

August 3rd, 2016 by Ric Hanson

DENSE FOG LOOKS TO CONTINUE TO SPREAD OVER CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN IOWA THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS BEFORE LIFTING WITH THE SUNRISE. VISIBILITY TO ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS IS LIKELY.

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

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CDT THIS MORNING

Dense Fog Advisory for counties in gray.

Dense Fog Advisory for counties in gray.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CDT THIS MORNING.

* VISIBILITY…ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS…ESPECIALLY ALONG HIGHWAY 30 FROM CARROLL TO AMES…INTERSTATE 35 FROM THE MISSOURI BORDER TO AROUND OSCEOLA…AND HIGHWAY 141 FROM COON RAPIDS TO GRIMES.

* IMPACTS…DENSE FOG IS EXTREMELY DANGEROUS WHILE DRIVING AT NIGHT…PARTICULARLY IN LOW LYING AREAS SUCH AS RIVER BOTTOMS OR VALLEYS. DRIVERS SHOULD UTILIZED LOW BEAM HEADLIGHTS AND ALLOW PLENTY OF ROOM BETWEEN THE VEHICLE AHEAD 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 HEADLIGHTS…AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF YOU.

(Update) Flash Flood Watch cancelled

Weather

August 2nd, 2016 by Ric Hanson

AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-ADAMS-UNION-CLARKE-LUCAS-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE COUNTIES…
934 AM CDT TUE AUG 2 2016
…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED…

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…
SOUTHWEST IOWA AND WEST CENTRAL IOWA HAS BEEN CANCELLED. THE HEAVY RAIN THREAT HAS ENDED WITH A FEW LINGERING LIGHT SHOWERS OR STORMS POSSIBLE THIS MORNING.

Local Rainfall Totals ending at 7:00 am on Tuesday, August 2

Ag/Outdoor, Weather

August 2nd, 2016 by Jim Field

  • KJAN, Atlantic  .73″
  • 7 miles NNE of Atlantic  1.34″
  • Near the I-80/Highway 71 intersection  2.25″
  • 1 mile SW of Greenfield 2.5″
  • Audubon 2.2″
  • Guthrie Center  1.2″
  • Massena  .95″
  • Elk Horn  .85″
  • Avoca  .9″
  • Oakland  .2″
  • Schleswig  .95″
  • Denison  1.2″
  • Woodbine  1.31″
  • Missouri Valley  1.35″
  • Logan  .6″
  • Clarinda  .41″
  • Red Oak  .28″
  • Glenwood  .32″
  • New Market  .75″
  • Council Bluffs  .33″
  • Bagley  .75″
  • Churdan  .8″

Skyscan forecast & weather data for Atlantic: 8/02/16

Weather

August 2nd, 2016 by Ric Hanson

Today: Mostly cloudy this morning w/scattered showers & thunderstorms; Becoming Partly Cloudy. High 88. Heat index values as high as 101. S @ 10-15.
Tonight: P/Cldy w/a chance of showers & thunderstorms thru midnight. Low 73.
Tomorrow: P/Cldy, warm & humid. High 91. Heat index values as high as 102. NE-SW @ 10-20.
Thursday: P/Cldy w/a slight chance of afternoon showers & thunderstorms. High 94.
Friday: A 30% chance of showers & thunderstorms in the morning; Becoming P/Cldy. High 86.

Monday’s High in Atlantic was 84. Our Low this morning was 64. We received .73“ of rain over the past 24-hours ending today at 7-a.m. Last year on this date, our High in Atlantic was 91 and the low was 62. The Record High in Atlantic on this date was 103 in 1930. The Record Low was 42 in 1907.

NWS forecast for Cass and area Counties in IA

Weather

August 2nd, 2016 by Ric Hanson

337 AM CDT TUE AUG 2 2016

FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CDT TODAY

EARLY THIS MORNING…THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL. SOUTHEAST WIND NEAR 5 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 70 PERCENT.

TODAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MID MORNING…THEN PARTLY SUNNY WITH SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL THROUGH MID MORNING. HIGH IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 90 PERCENT.

TONIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTHEAST WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

WEDNESDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HOT AND HUMID. HIGH IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. HIGHEST HEAT INDEX READINGS 100 TO 103 IN THE AFTERNOON.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. HIGHEST HEAT INDEX READINGS 100 TO 102 THROUGH MIDNIGHT.

THURSDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. HIGHEST HEAT INDEX READINGS AROUND 100 IN THE AFTERNOON.

THURSDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOW IN THE MID 60S.

FRIDAY…PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. NOT AS WARM. HIGH AROUND 80.

FLASH FLOOD WATCH for Cass & area Counties until Noon (8/2)

Weather

August 2nd, 2016 by Ric Hanson

344 AM CDT TUE AUG 2 2016; AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD COUNTIES: FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CDT TODAY.

Flash Flood Watch for counties shaded in green

Flash Flood Watch for counties shaded in green

* THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS NEBRASKA ARE EXPECTED TO ADVANCE ACROSS SOUTHERN IOWA THIS MORNING…AND POSSIBLY MERGE WITH STORMS ALREADY DEVELOPING ACROSS SOUTHEAST IOWA. THIS MAY RESULT IN A PROLONGED PERIOD OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINS OVER SOUTHERN IOWA…INCLUDING LOCATIONS SOUTHWEST WHICH SAW FOUR TO SEVEN INCHES OF RAIN AND WOULD BE VERY SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLOODING FROM ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINS.

* RAINFALL AMOUNTS MAY EXCEED AN INCH PER HOUR WITH SEVERAL INCHES POSSIBLE BY LATER THIS MORNING. FLASH FLOODING COULD DEVELOP QUICKLY…ESPECIALLY ACROSS GUTHRIE…ADAIR…UNION AND RINGGOLD COUNTIES WHICH WERE HARDEST HIT LAST NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

Significant Weather Advisory for parts of Montgomery, Fremont, Mills & Pott. Counties

Weather

August 2nd, 2016 by Ric Hanson

FREMONT IA-MILLS IA-POTTAWATTAMIE IA-MONTGOMERY IA-329 AM CDT TUE AUG 2 2016

SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN MONTGOMERY…WESTERN FREMONT…MILLS…POTTAWATTAMIE.COUNTIES UNTIL 415 AM CDT…AT 328 AM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR FORT CALHOUN NE TO 3 MILES SOUTHEAST OF PAPILLION NE TO DOUGLAS. MOVEMENT WAS EAST AT 45 MPH. WINDS OF 30 TO 45 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS AS THEY MOVE THROUGH THE AREA EARLY THIS MORNING.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

OMAHA…COUNCIL BLUFFS…BELLEVUE…PAPILLION…LA VISTA… NEBRASKA CITY…PLATTSMOUTH…RALSTON…GLENWOOD…SYRACUSE… OAKLAND…MALVERN…SIDNEY…WEEPING WATER…TREYNOR…UNDERWOOD…CARSON…WALNUT…MINDEN AND PACIFIC JUNCTION.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…

HIGHWAY 2 IN NEBRASKA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 481 AND 508.

HIGHWAY 34 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 30.

HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 28 AND 64.

HIGHWAY 75 IN NEBRASKA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 39 AND 99.

INTERSTATE 29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 4 AND 71.

INTERSTATE 80 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 23.

INTERSTATE 80 IN NEBRASKA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 448 AND 454.