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Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Central Shelby County

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August 2nd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

426 AM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR CENTRAL SHELBY COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA UNTIL 500 AM CDT

* AT 426 AM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR EARLING…OR 19 MILES SOUTH OF DENISON…MOVING EAST NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE

TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

HARLAN…EARLING…IRWIN…DEFIANCE…WESTPHALIA AND KIRKMAN. THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 80 AND 89.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING.

 

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Harrison & Shelby Counties

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August 2nd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

04 AM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…EAST CENTRAL HARRISON COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…SOUTHWESTERN SHELBY COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…UNTIL 430 AM CDT

* AT 403 AM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR LOGAN…OR 28 MILES SOUTHWEST OF DENISON…MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

PERSIA…WOODBINE…PANAMA…PORTSMOUTH AND TENNANT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING.

July 2015 Weather Stats for Atlantic

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August 1st, 2015 by Ric Hanson

The month of July was wetter than average, and cooler than average, here in Atlantic. At the KJAN Studios, the official National Weather Service reporting site for Atlantic, we received 5.64-inches of rain last month. That was a little more than one-inch above normal (+1.02″).

The average High for the month was 83.5-degrees, which was 2.3-degrees cooler than normal. The average Low was 61.5-degrees, which was 1.6-degrees below the norm. The Mean temperature for the month (combination of the average High/Low), was 72.5-degrees, which is 2-degrees cooler than normal for this time of year.

The warmest days of the month, was 91-degrees, set on July 12th and 13th. The lowest temperature of 49, was set on July 7th.

(Podcast) Skyscan Weather forecast, Sat., 8/1/2015

Podcasts, Weather

August 1st, 2015 by Ric Hanson

The National Weather Service (podcast) weather forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area, and weather information for Atlantic.

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KJAN listening area weather forecast from the NWS, 8/1/15

Weather

August 1st, 2015 by Ric Hanson

417 AM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015

EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLEAR. WEST WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

TODAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNO LION. HIGH IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHWEST WIND NEAR 10 MPH.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY UNTIL EARLY MORNING THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT…THEN THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. LOW IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 60 PERCENT.

SUNDAY…SUNNY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MID MORNING. HIGH IN THE UPPER 80S. WEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.

MONDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING…THEN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 30 PERCENT.

TUESDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF¬† THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH IN THE LOWER 80S.

 

Hazardous Weather Outlook for eastern NE & western IA, 8/1/15

Weather

August 1st, 2015 by Ric Hanson

FOR: MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-PAGE COUNTIES IN IOWA

412 AM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015… SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE¬† ACROSS MOST OF EASTERN NEBRASKA AND WESTERN IOWA TODAY AND TONIGHT…WITH THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOLDING THE BEST SHOT AT SEVERE STORMS. LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS WILL BE THE PRIMARY HAZARDS…HOWEVER AN ISOLATED TORNADO IS POSSIBLE GENERALLY OVER NORTHEAST NEBRASKA INTO WEST CENTRAL IOWA.

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE MORNING IN CENTRAL NEBRASKA WILL WORK EAST TOWARD A NORFOLK TO LINCOLN LINE BY NOON. THESE STORMS GENERALLY WILL NOT BE SEVERE…BUT SMALL HAIL AND GUSTY WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE.

THEN THIS AFTERNOON…THE COMBINATION OF DAYTIME HEATING… INCREASING HUMIDITY…AND STRONGER WIND SHEAR WILL LEAD TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. WHILE STORMS COULD POP UP JUST ABOUT ANYWHERE IN THE OUTLOOK AREA…THE MORE CONCENTRATED AREA OF STORMS IS EXPECTED ALONG AND NORTH OF A NORTHWARD MOVING WARM FRONT. STORM CHANCES WILL INCREASE MARKEDLY AFTER 2 PM NORTH OF A LINE FROM NEAR ALBION TO OMAHA AND COUNCIL BLUFFS. THE BEST TORNADIC POTENTIAL IS FORECAST IN SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA INTO ADJACENT SECTIONS OF NORTHEAST NEBRASKA AND NORTHWEST IOWA LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

THE THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING AS THEY TRACK SOUTHEAST ACROSS EASTERN NEBRASKA AND SOUTHWEST IOWA BEFORE MOVING OFF TO THE EAST LATE TONIGHT.

Flash Flood Warning: Ringgold/Union/Adams Counties

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July 31st, 2015 by Ric Hanson

706 PM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…

NORTHWESTERN RINGGOLD COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…

SOUTHWESTERN UNION COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…

EASTERN ADAMS COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…

* UNTIL 100 AM CDT

* AT 704 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS REPEATEDLY MOVING OVER PORTIONS OF THE WARNED AREA. A RELATIVELY NARROW RIBBON OF 2 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE NEXT COUPLE HOURS ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE MORE HEAVY RAINFALL. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…

CRESTON…MOUNT AYR…CORNING…LENOX…DIAGONAL…PRESCOTT…

TINGLEY…CROMWELL…ARISPE…SHANNON CITY…KENT AND CRESTON

MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TURN AROUND…DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD

DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

 

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Western Harrison County

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July 31st, 2015 by Ric Hanson

603 PM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR WESTERN HARRISON COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…UNTIL 645 PM CDT

* AT 602 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR CRAIG…OR 37 MILES NORTHWEST OF OMAHA…MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

BLAIR…MISSOURI VALLEY…TEKAMAH…HOOPER…MONDAMIN…MODALE… PISGAH…UEHLING…CRAIG…OAKLAND…HERMAN…MAGNOLIA…LITTLE SIOUX…WINSLOW…DESOTO BEND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE…PELICAN POINT STATE RECREATION AREA AND SUMMIT LAKE STATE RECREATION AREA.

 

(Podcast) Skyscan Weather forecast, Fri., 7/31/2015

Podcasts, Weather

July 31st, 2015 by Ric Hanson

(Podcast) Skyscan Weather forecast, Fri., 7/31/2015

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

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Special Weather Statement:Significant Weather Advisory

Weather

July 31st, 2015 by Ric Hanson

FREMONT-MILLS-POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTIES-500 AM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015 …SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY UNTIL 545 AM CDT…

AT 458 AM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR PACIFIC JUNCTION…OR 22 MILES SOUTHEAST OF OMAHA…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 35 MPH. DIME SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE… SOUTHWESTERN COUNCIL BLUFFS…BELLEVUE…PAPILLION…NEBRASKA CITY… PLATTSMOUTH…GLENWOOD…SPRINGFIELD…MALVERN…SIDNEY… LOUISVILLE…FARRAGUT…PACIFIC JUNCTION…MURRAY…CEDAR CREEK… RIVERTON…UNION…NEHAWKA…OFFUTT AFB…TABOR AND THURMAN.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS… HIGHWAY 2 IN NEBRASKA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 504 AND 508. HIGHWAY 34 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 14. HIGHWAY 75 IN NEBRASKA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 48 AND 85. INTERSTATE 29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 7 AND 43.