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NWS weather forecast for Cass & area Counties in IA, 12/31/2014

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December 31st, 2014 by Ric Hanson

356 AM CST WED DEC 31 2014

WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING

EARLY THIS MORNING…CLEAR. VERY COLD. WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

TODAY…SUNNY. VERY COLD. BREEZY. HIGH 15 TO 20. SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH. WIND CHILL READINGS AROUND 15 BELOW.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. NOT AS COLD. LOW AROUND 10. WEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH THROUGH MIDNIGHT.

NEW YEARS DAY…SUNNY…WARMER. HIGH AROUND 30. SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

THURSDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW 15 TO 20. WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

FRIDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

SATURDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGH AROUND 30.

Wind Chill Advisories contine through this (Wed.) morning

Weather

December 31st, 2014 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES: MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-SAC-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-CASS: A WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM TODAY (12/31).

* WIND CHILL VALUES…LOWEST WIND CHILLS 15 TO 25 BELOW ZERO. FROSTBITE WILL BE POSSIBLE TO EXPOSED SKIN IN AS LITTLE AS 30 MINUTES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND MODEST 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.

Wind Chill Advisory 6-pm Tue. thru 10-am Wed. (12/30-31)

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December 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES: SAC-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-CASS-

227 PM CST TUE DEC 30 2014

WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING OR SHORT TERM TRENDS…WIND CHILLS ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM MINUS 15 TO MINUS 25 DEGREES BY MIDNIGHT TONIGHT…AND FALL TO MINUS 20 TO MINUS 29 DEGREES BY SUNRISE TOMORROW MORNING.

* WINDS…NORTHWEST…BECOMING WEST…AT 7 TO 13 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES/WIND CHILL VALUES…AIR TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE SINGLE DIGITS BELOW ZERO. WIND CHILLS WILL REACH MINUS 20 TO MINUS 29 DEGREES.

* IMPACTS…FROSTBITE WILL BE POSSIBLE TO EXPOSED SKIN WITHIN 30 MINUTES.

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.

The Freese-Notis Weather Forecast for Atlantic & weather info., 12/30/14

Weather

December 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

**Wind Chill Advisory until Noon for Crawford, Sac & Monona Counties**
(Wind chills in the advisory area will be -20 to -28 degrees this morning)

Today – Partly Cloudy. High 9. N-NW @ 10-15. Wind chill values as low as -20.
Tonight – Mostly Clear. Low -5. NW @ 5-10. Wind chill values as low as -20

Wednesday – Mostly Sunny. High near 19. W/SW @ 10-20. Wind chill values as low as -20.
Wed. Night – Mostly Clear. Low around 10. W/SW @ 10-25.

New Year’s Day – Sunny. High near 30. W/SW @ 10.
Thu. Night – Mostly Clear. Low around 16.
Friday – Mostly sunny. High near 34.

Monday’s High in Atlantic was 23. Our 24-Hour Low (through 7-a.m. today) was -1.  We received .1 of an inch of snow Monday, which amounted to a Trace of liquid precipitation.

Last Year on this date (12/30), Atlantic’s High was 27, our Low was 5. The All-Time record High in Atlantic on 12/30 was 64 in 2004. The record Low was -22 in 1917. Sunrise today is at 7:46. Sunset will be at 4:59.

NWS Weather forecast for Cass & area Counties in IA

Weather

December 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

330 AM CST TUE DEC 30 2014

EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLOUDY. VERY COLD. NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.

TODAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. VERY COLD. HIGH 5 TO 10 ABOVE. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH. WIND CHILL READINGS AROUND 15 BELOW.

TONIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. BITTERLY COLD. LOW ZERO TO 5 BELOW. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. WIND CHILL READINGS AROUND 15 BELOW.

WEDNESDAY…SUNNY. VERY COLD. BREEZY. HIGH 15 TO 20. SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH. LOWEST WIND CHILL READINGS AROUND 15 BELOW IN THE MORNING.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. NOT AS COLD. LOW AROUND 10. WEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.

NEW YEARS DAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 20S. SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.

FRIDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 30S.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast, Mon. 12/29/2014

Podcasts, Weather

December 29th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

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

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NWS weather forecast for Atlantic & the area: 12/29/2014

Weather

December 29th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Today – A 50 percent chance of snow after 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 23. Wind chill values as low as 5. Northeast wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tonight – A 20 percent chance of snow before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -10. North wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tuesday – Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 8. Wind chill values as low as -15. North wind around 11 mph.
Tuesday Night – Partly cloudy, with a low around -3. Wind chill values as low as -20. North northwest wind around 9 mph.
Wednesday – Sunny, with a high near 16. West southwest wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Wednesday Night – Mostly clear, with a low around 8.
New Year’s Day – Sunny, with a high near 25.

Wind Chill Advisory Midnight Mon. thru Noon Tue. for part of western IA

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December 29th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

338 AM CST MON DEC 29 2014

BITTERLY COLD WIND CHILLS TONIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING.

MONONA COUNTY…INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…ONAWA…MAPLETON…

WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON CST TUESDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA/VALLEY HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON CST TUESDAY.

* WIND CHILL VALUES…WILL PLUNGE INTO THE 20 TO 27 BELOW RANGE AROUND OR SLIGHTLY AFTER MIDNIGHT…AND REMAIN THERE UNTIL NOON TUESDAY.

* OTHER IMPACTS…FROST BITE CAN OCCUR QUICKLY ON UNPROTECTED SKIN. ALSO…HYPOTHERMIA CAN SET IN QUICKLY IF THE BODY IS NOT INSULATED.

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.

Skyscan Weather Forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area

Weather

December 28th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

(updated 4:07-p.m. 12/28/14)

Tonight – Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Light east wind becoming east northeast 5 to 9 mph in the evening.

Monday – A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 24. Wind chill values as low as 10. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Mon. Night – A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -10. North wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Tuesday – Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 9. North wind around 11 mph.
Tue. Night – Partly cloudy, with a low around -3.

Wednesday – Sunny, with a high near 16.
Wed. Night – Mostly clear, with a low around 10.

New Year’s Day – Sunny, with a high near 26.

NWS weather forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area, 12/28/2014

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December 28th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

(updated 7:04-a.m.)

Today – Sunny, with a high near 33. Wind chill values as low as 5. South southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Tonight - Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Light east wind becoming east northeast 5 to 9 mph in the evening.
Monday – A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 24. Wind chill values as low as 10. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Monday Night – A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -10. North wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday – Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 9. North wind around 11 mph.
Tuesday Night – Partly cloudy, with a low around -3.
Wednesday – Sunny, with a high near 16.

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Sunday’s High in Atlantic was 27. Our 24-hour Low ending today (12/28) at 7-a.m., was 13.