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NWS forecast for the KJAN listening area: Mon., 6/9/2014

Weather

June 9th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

EARLY THIS MORNING...MOSTLY CLOUDY. EAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

TODAY…CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH MID MORNING… THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE LOWER 70S. EAST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING…THEN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS BEFORE MIDNIGHT. LOW IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.

TUESDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE UPPER 70S. EAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 20 PERCENT.

WEDNESDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WIND NEAR 10 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

THURSDAY…PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH IN THE MID 70S.

The latest KJAN listening area forecast: Sun., 6/8/14

Weather

June 8th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

REST OF TODAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGH AROUND 70. EAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. LOW IN THE UPPER 50S. EAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.

MONDAY…THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 70S. EAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 70 PERCENT.

MONDAY NIGHT…CLOUDY. LOW IN THE MID 50S. NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH THROUGH MIDNIGHT.

TUESDAY…PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH IN THE MID 70S. NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.

TUESDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE UPPER 50S.

WEDNESDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH AROUND 80.

NWS Forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area: Sun., 6/8/2014

Weather

June 8th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Today: Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 75. East wind around 9 mph.
Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind 7 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 71. Breezy, with an east wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night: Cloudy, with a low around 56. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. North northeast wind 10 to 13 mph.
Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

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Sunday’s High in Atlantic was 76. Our 24-hour low was 54. We received .59″ of an inch of rain in Atlantic, Sunday.

Flood Outlook: Nodaway River at Clarinda

Weather

June 7th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

157 PM CDT SAT JUN 7 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK FOR POTENTIAL RIVER FLOODING ON THE NODAWAY RIVER IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

AN AVERAGE OF TWO AND A HALF INCHES OF RAIN FELL IN THE NODAWAY BASIN.

THE NODAWAY RIVER AT CLARINDA…..

* AT 1:45 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 21.2 FEET.

* FLOOD STAGE IS 23.0 FEET.

* NO FLOODING IS OCCURRING…AND NO FLOODING IS FORECAST.

* FORECAST…THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO CREST JUST BELOW

FLOOD STAGE. HOWEVER IF A FLUCTUATION OF ONLY A FEW INCHES IS SEEN…MINOR FLOODING WILL OCCUR ALONG THE BANKS OF THE NODAWAY RIVER NEAR CLARINDA.

Flash Flood Warning: Western Adams County

Weather

June 7th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA

1124 AM CDT SAT JUN 7 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…WESTERN ADAMS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…UNTIL 230 PM CDT.

* AT 1122 AM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS WESTERN ADAMS COUNTY BETWEEN CARBON AND NODAWAY WITH UP TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVING ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…NODAWAY AND CARBON. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF AROUND 1 INCH MAY BE POSSIBLE THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON IN THE WARNED AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE. TURN AROUND…DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES. PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.

Small Stream Flood Advisory: Page & Montgomery Counties

Weather

June 7th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

1004 AM CDT SAT JUN 7 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR…NORTHERN PAGE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA… UNTIL 1200 PM CDT

* AT 959 AM CDT…TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED HEAVY RAIN IN MONTGOMERY AND NORTHERN PAGE COUNTIES THAT WAS BEGINNING TO CAUSE SMALL STREAM FLOODING AND MINOR FLOODING OF ROADWAYS. OVER TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN IN SOME AREAS.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…RED OAK…VILLISCA…ESSEX…STANTON…ELLIOTT…GRANT…COBURG…HEPBURN…PIERCE RECREATION AREA AND VIKING LAKE STATE PARK.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF UP TO AN INCH IS POSSIBLE OVER THE AREA. THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING. WATER IS FILLING UP DRAINAGE DITCHES AND IS UP TO THE ROADWAY ALONG HIGHWAY 34 AND IN THE VIKING LAKE AREA.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND DRAINAGES…MIDDLE NODAWAY RIVER TRIBUTARY…WEST NODAWAY RIVER…SIN CREEK TRIBUTARY…MIDDLE NODAWAY RIVER…RAMP CREEK…TARKIO RIVER…EAST NISHNABOTNA RIVER… LITTLE TARKIO CREEK…RED OAK CREEK…DUNNS CREEK…SEVENMILE CREEK…NEELE BRANCH…EAST TARKIO CREEK TRIBUTARY…CLARKS BRANCH… WEST NODAWAY RIVER TRIBUTARY…EAST TARKIO CREEK…SEVEN MILE CREEK TRIBUTARY…WOLF RUN AND WEST TARKIO CREEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS…AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

Brief heavy rain possible this morning

Weather

June 7th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

COUNTIES: CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-ADAMS-UNION-CLARKE-LUCAS- MONROE-WAPELLO-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE-APPANOOSE-DAVIS-

904 AM CDT SAT JUN 7 2014 …BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE THIS MORNING...

AN AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE NORTH THROUGH SOUTHERN IOWA OVER THE NEXT FEW HOURS. BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE. MOST SITES HAVE BEEN PICKING UP A QUICK HALF INCH TO ONE INCH AS THE INITIAL LINE OF STORMS MOVES THROUGH…WITH RAINFALL TOTALS OF ONE TO TWO INCHES POSSIBLE THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS.

NWS Forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area: 6/7/2014

Weather

June 7th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 10am and 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming north 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. North wind 8 to 13 mph.

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 74. North northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Sun. Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 59. East wind 6 to 8 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 73. Northeast wind 7 to 13 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

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Friday’s High in Atlantic was 86. Our overnight Low through 5:30-a.m. Saturday, was 62.

Freese-Notis forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area: Fri., June 6th 2014

Weather

June 6th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

(Updated 5:30-a.m.)

Today: Patchy fog before 8am; Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. S/Se @ 5-10. Tonight: Mo. Cldy w/a 20% chance of showers & thunderstorms after 3am. Low around 63. SE wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday: Mo. Cldy w/a 70% chance of showers & thunderstorms, mainly between 7am and 1pm. High near 77. E/NE wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sat. Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 73. East northeast wind 8 to 11 mph.
Sun. Night: Mo. Cldy w/a 40% chance of showers & thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Low around 59. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Monday: Mo. Cldy w/a 50% chance of showers & thunderstorms. High near 73.

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Thursday’s High in Atlantic was 75. Our overnight low through 5:30-a.m. today was 58.
We received a Trace of rain Thursday evening, here in Atlantic.

Beware of dense fog this morning

Weather

June 6th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

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

FRI JUN 6 2014 …PATCHY DENSE FOG DEVELOPING ACROSS THE AREA EARLY THIS MORNING.

FOG IS DEVELOPING OVER PORTIONS OF WESTERN…SOUTHWEST AND CENTRAL IOWA EARLY THIS FRIDAY MORNING. WITH LIGHT WINDS EXPECTED THROUGH SUNRISE…THE FOG IS LIKELY TO WORSEN DURING THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS AND BEGIN TO LIFT AFTER 8 AM THIS MORNING. PATCHY DENSE FOG CAN BE EXPECTED FROM TIME TO TIME THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING COMMUTE.

MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO ALLOW EXTRA TRAVEL TIME TO REACH THEIR DESTINATION SAFELY. ALSO…USE LOW BEAM HEADLIGHTS AND BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS NEAR INTERSECTIONS AND RAILROAD CROSSINGS IF DENSE FOG IS ENCOUNTERED. POOR VISIBILITY CAN HIDE APPROACHING VEHICLES AND TRAINS.