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Skyscan Forecast – Tuesday, Sept. 17th, 2019

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September 17th, 2019 by Ric Hanson

Today: Areas of fog this morning; Partly cloudy, warm & humid. High near 90. S @ 10-20.

Tonight: P/Cldy. Low 70. S @ 5-10.

Tomorrow: P/Cldy to cloudy. Scattered showers & thunderstorms. High 86. S @ 10-15.

Thursday: P/Cldy to Cldy w/scattered shwrs & tstrms. High 84.

Friday: P/Cldy. High 87.

Yesterday’s High in Atlantic was 89. Our Low was 63. Last year on this date our High was 92 and the Low was 65. The record High in Atlantic on this date was 97 in 1925. The Record Low was 31 in 1980.

Skyscan Forecast for Atlantic & the area: (9/16/19)

Weather

September 16th, 2019 by Ric Hanson

Today: Areas of fog this morning; Partly cloudy, warm & humid. High 89. S @ 10-15.

Tonight: P/Cldy. Low 68. S @ 5-10.

Tomorrow: P/Cldy. High 89. S @ 10-20.

Wednesday: P/Cldy w/isolated showers & thunderstorms. High 84.

Thursday: P/Cldy w/scattered showers & thunderstorms. High 84.

Yesterday’s High in Atlantic was 93. Our Low this morning was 63. Last year on this date our High was 89 and the Low was 61. The record High in Atlantic on this date was 95 in 1931. The Record Low was 28 in 1893.

NWS forecast for Atlantic & the area: 9/15/19

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September 15th, 2019 by Ric Hanson

Today: Sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 66. Light southeast wind.
Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 8 mph.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Breezy, with a south wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

Yesterday’s High in Atlantic was 83. Our Low, 59. We received .22″ rain Saturday afternoon. Last year on this date, the High in Atlantic was 91 and the Low was 62. The All-time Record High for Sept. 15th in Atlantic, was 99 in 1939. The Record Low was 31 in 1961.

Skyscan Forecast for Atlantic & the area – Saturday, Sept. 14th, 2019

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September 14th, 2019 by Ric Hanson

Today: Partly cloudy w/isolated showers & thunderstorms. High 82. S @ 10-15.

Tonight: Cloudy w/isolated shwrs & tsrms thru early Sunday morning; Low 65. S @ 5-10.

Tomorrow: P/Cldy w/isolated showers & thunderstorms ending early. High 87. SW @ 10-15.

Monday/Tuesday: P/Cldy, warm & humid. High’s both days around 88.

Yesterday’s High in Atlantic was 77. Our Low this morning was 55. Last year on this date our High was 89 and the Low was 64. The record High in Atlantic on this date was 99 in 1939. The Record Low was 29 in 1892.

Skyscan Forecast – Friday, Sept. 13th, 2019

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September 13th, 2019 by Ric Hanson

Today: Mostly sunny. High 78. W-NW @ 10-20.

Tonight: Fair to Partly cloudy. Low 56. Winds light & variable.

Tomorrow: P/Cldy w/isolated afternoon showers & thunderstorms. High 84. S @ 10-15.

Sunday: Scattered morning shwrs & tstrms; P/Cldy. High 87.

Monday: P/Cldy. High 88.

Yesterday’s High in Atlantic was 79. We received .49” rain. Our Low this morning 56. Last year on this date our High was 86 and the Low was 65. The record High in Atlantic on this date was 98 in 1893 & 1939. The Record Low was 25 in 1902.

Skyscan Forecast for Atlantic & the area – Thursday, Sept. 12th, 2019

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September 12th, 2019 by Ric Hanson

Today: Partly cloudy to cloudy w/scattered showers & thunderstorms. High 80. S @ 10-15 shifting to the West this afternoon.

Tonight: Any showers will be ending; Partly cloudy & cooler. Low 56. NW @ 10.

Tomorrow: Mostly sunny & less humid. High 78. W @ 10-20.

Saturday: P/Cldy to Cldy w/scattered shwrs & tstrms late. High 84.

Sunday: Showers ending in the morning; P/Cldy. High 84.

Yesterday’s High in Atlantic was 87. We received .02” rain. Our Low was 68. Last year on this date our High was 82 and the Low was 62. The record High in Atlantic on this date was 97 in 1939 & 2000. The Record Low was 28 in 1902.

Skyscan Forecast for Atlantic & the area – Wednesday, Sept. 11th, 2019

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September 11th, 2019 by Ric Hanson

Today: Mostly cloudy w/a 30% chance of drizzle or Rain, mainly this morning. High 86. S @ 10.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Low 71. S @ 15.

Tomorrow: A chance of light rain in morning & again late afternoon. High 80. SW @ 15-30

Friday: Sunny. High 76. W @ 10.

Saturday: A slight chance of rain, otherwise Mo. Sunny. High 83. S @ 10.

Yesterday’s High in Atlantic was 85. Our Low this morning 65. We received .13” rain at the KJAN studios yesterday. Last year on this date our High was 82 and the Low was 60. The record High in Atlantic on this date was 96 in 1895 & 1936. The Record Low was 31 in 1955.

Storm damage report (Updated 11-a.m., 9/10/19)

News, Weather

September 10th, 2019 by Ric Hanson

Severe storms that blew through southwest and Central Iowa Monday afternoon and evening, causing extensive damage to a rural property five-miles West/Northwest of Hepburn, in Page County. Emergency Management officials say two large metal buildings were damaged by strong thunderstorm winds at around 4:40-p.m., and there was varying degress of tree damage. The farm is located between Stanton and Bethesda, or in the area of 120th and Q Avenue. You can see Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency drone pictures of the damage on the Weather page at kjan.com.

At about the same time as that damage was taking place, thunderstorm winds estimated at 51 mph were recorded by the AWOS (Automated Weather Observation System), two-mile South/Southeast of Clarinda.

At around 4-p.m., the Adair-Guthrie County Emergency Management Agency reported 4-to 6-inch diameter tree limbs were down in Menlo. Just before 5-p.m., winds gusting up to 57-mph were reported by a Cooperative Weather Observer, four-miles North of Nodaway, in Adams County. And, at around 5:46-p.m. EMA officials reported a power pole was broken a White Pole Road and Adair Streets, in Menlo.

In Central Iowa’ Story County, an estimated 70-mph gust of wind at around 5:50-p.m. Near Colo, caused a 10-inch diameter tree limb to snap on a older tree, and several 3-to 4-inch limbs to break on newer trees. Winds gusted up to 61 mph near Collins, as well. Two miles east of Ames, Law Enforcement reported the wall of a building was pushed-in six-feet, and the contents of the building were blown around. The event was estimated by radar to have occurred at around 5:11-p.m.

In Polk County, winds gusted upwards of 60 mph Monday evening about two-miles west of West Des Moines. One-mile southeast of Sheldahl, law enforcement reported a telephone pole and a No Passing sign were leaned-over at around 4:48-p.m. Elsewhere, multiple trees were downed in the Hardin County town of Hubbard. One of the trees was 24-inches in diameter. In Black Hawk County, the skirting for a mobile home was damaged two-miles north/northwest of Washburn, and numerous tree limbs were down. Shingles were also reported blown off a home north of Hudson. Tree and power line damage was also reported in Grundy, Dallas, Boone, and Butler Counties. In Butler County, a couple of trees reportedly fell on homes in Parkersburg and Clarksville.

The storms also caused damage early this (Tuesday) morning in central Iowa. A spotter reported trees down 2 miles southeast of the Des Moines International Airport at around 3:50-a.m. Five minutes later, Public Safety Officials said a tree fell on a power line in the same area, causing power flashes in south Des Moines.

Local 24-Hour Rainfall Totals ending at 7:00 am on Tuesday, September 10

Ag/Outdoor, Weather

September 10th, 2019 by Jim Field

  • KJAN, Atlantic  .71″
  • 7 miles NNE of Atlantic  1.54″
  • Massena  .97″
  • Elk Horn  2.51″
  • Anita  1.6″
  • Audubon 2.04″
  • Avoca  2.5″
  • Bridgewater  1.7″
  • Manning  .88″
  • Villisca  .89″
  • Corning  .79″
  • Malvern  .48″
  • Missouri Valley  1.76″
  • Carroll  .28″
  • Red Oak  .69″
  • Creston  .9″
  • Denison  .47″
  • Clarinda  .47″
  • Shenandoah  .51″

Weather forecast for Atlantic & the area: 9/10/2019

Weather

September 10th, 2019 by Ric Hanson

Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10am, then isolated showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 83. South southwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy during the evening, then clear overnight, with a low around 68. South wind 6 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

Yesterday’s High in Atlantic was 85. Our Low this morning 65. We received .71” rain at the KJAN studios yesterday into early this morning (up until 7-a.m.). Last year on this date our High was 79 and the Low was 50. The record High in Atlantic on this date was 98 in 1938. The Record Low was 36 in 1959.