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Heat Advisory update: west central/central IA

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July 12th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-BOONE-STORY-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-ADAMS-UNION-CLARKE-LUCAS-MONROE-WAPELLO-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE-APPANOOSE-DAVIS COUNTIES…

338 PM CDT SUN JUL 12 2015

…HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING…

…HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM CDT MONDAY…

* TIMING…THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY EVENING AND AGAIN MONDAY AFTERNOON INTO EARLY MONDAY EVENING.

* TEMPERATURE…HIGH TEMPS IN THE MID 90S AND DEWPOINTS IN THE 70S…WILL LEAD TO HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 105 TO 110 DURING THE AFTERNOON…AND EARLY EVENING HOURS TODAY AND AGAIN MONDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS…STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM…STAY OUT OF THE SUN…AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS…IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN POSSIBLE…RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.

Heat Advisory update for far west/s.w. Iowa

Weather

July 12th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-PAGE-COUNTIES…332 PM CDT SUN JUL 12 2015…

HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING

HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM CDT MONDAY

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA/VALLEY HAS ISSUED A HEAT ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM CDT MONDAY.

* TEMPERATURE…HEAT INDICES WILL RANGE FROM 100 TO NEAR 110 MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY MONDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS…ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES COMBINED WITH HIGH HUMIDITY WILL LEAD TO DANGEROUSLY HIGH HEAT INDEX VALUES MONDAY. HEAT ILLNESSES SUCH AS HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE COULD OCCUR IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

 PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH  HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS…STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM…STAY OUT OF THE SUN…AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

NWS forecast for Atlantic & the area, 7/12/15

Weather

July 12th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

Today:HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON UNTIL 7-p.m.; Sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 107. South wind 7 to 10 mph.            Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 5 to 9 mph.

Monday: HEAT ADVISORY FROM NOON UNTIL 7-P.M.; Sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 104. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.                                                                                                     Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 93. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85

Hazardous Weather Outlook for Cass & area Counties

Weather

July 12th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

447 AM CDT SUN JUL 12 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND SOUTHERN IOWA.

TODAY AND TONIGHT: HOT AND HUMID WEATHER IS EXPECTED TODAY WITH HEAT INDICES TO 105 OR MORE DURING PEAK HEATING OF THE AFTERNOON. A HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE AREA BEGINNING AT NOON AND RUNNING THROUGH LATE THIS EVENING.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO MOVE FROM MINNESOTA SOUTHEAST THROUGH THE AREA TONIGHT. THERE IS A SLIGHT TO ENHANCED RISK OF SEVERE WEATHER WITH DAMAGING WIND AND LARGE HAIL THE MOST LIKELY THREATS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS MAY OCCUR AS WELL.

A HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE AREA AGAIN ON MONDAY WHEN HEAT INDICES MAY AGAIN REACH 105 OR MORE DURING THE AFTERNOON.

Heat Advisories issued for Sunday and Monday

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July 11th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

319 PM CDT SAT JUL 11 2015 ...HOT AND HUMID SUNDAY AND MONDAY

Counties in orange are included in the Heat Advisories for Sun. & Monday

Counties in orange are included in the Heat Advisories for Sun. & Monday

MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES ARE FORECAST TO RISE INTO THE LOWER 90S BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND INTO THE MIDDLE TO UPPER 90S MONDAY. DEW POINTS ARE ANTICIPATED RANGE IN THE MIDDLE 70S BOTH DAYS…PLUS THE RECENT RAIN FROM SATURDAY MORNING SHOULD ADD TO THE HUMIDITY AND MAKE CONDITIONS EXTREMELY BALMY.

MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT- PAGE COUNTIES:HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM CDT SUNDAY. HEAT INDICES WILL RANGE FROM 100 TO NEAR 110 DEGREES SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

COUNTIES: CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-BOONE-STORY-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-POLK- JASPER-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-ADAMS-UNION– CLARKE-LUCAS-MONROE-WAPELLO-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE- APPANOOSE-DAVIS-

HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM CDT SUNDAY… HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM CDT MONDAY..

TEMPERATURE…ON SUNDAY…EXPECT MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES TO RISE INTO THE LOWER 90S AND DEW POINTS IN THE MIDDLE 70S. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL LEAD TO HEAT INDEX VALUES RANGING FROM 100 TO 105 DEGREES. MONDAY LOOKS TO BE EVEN HOTTER WITH MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES RISING INTO THE MIDDLE TO UPPER 90S AND HEAT INDEX VALUES RANGING FROM 103 TO 108. A FEW AREAS MAY APPROACH 110 DEGREE HEAT INDEX BY MONDAY AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS…STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM…STAY OUT OF THE SUN…AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS. TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS…IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN POSSIBLE…RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.

Skyscan Forecast 07-11-2015

Podcasts, Weather

July 11th, 2015 by Chris Parks

Skyscan Forecast   Saturday July 11, 2015  Chris Parks
Saturday: A moderate chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 102. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday: Sunny, with a high near 95.
Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 90.
Wednesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

(Podcast) Skyscan Weather forecast, 7/10/2015

Podcasts, Weather

July 10th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

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

Weather forecast for Cass & area Counties, 7/10/15

Weather

July 10th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

Early This Morning: Mostly cloudy. South wind near 5 mph.
Today: Partly sunny. A 20 percent chance of thunderstorms late in the afternoon. High around 80. Southeast wind near 10 mph.
Tonight: A chance of thunderstorms in the evening…then thunderstorms likely before midnight. Thunderstorms after midnight. Low in the upper 60s. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of thunderstorms 90 percent.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy until late afternoon then becoming mostly sunny. Thunderstorms through mid morning…then a chance of thunderstorms in the late morning and early afternoon. A slight chance of thunderstorms late in the afternoon. High in the mid 80s. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of thunderstorms 90 percent.
Saturday Night: Partly cloudy. Low in the lower 70s. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

Sunday: Sunny. High in the lower 90s. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Highest heat index readings 100 to 105 in the afternoon.
Sunday Night: Partly cloudy. Low in the lower 70s.

Monday: Mostly sunny. High in the lower 90s.

(Podcast) Skyscan Weather forecast, 7/9/2015

Podcasts, Weather

July 9th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

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

NWS forecast for Cass & area Counties in IA: 7/9/2015

Weather

July 9th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

343 AM CDT THU JUL 9 2015

EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. SOUTH WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

TODAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG THROUGH MID MORNING. HIGH IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WIND NEAR 10 MPH.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

FRIDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 30 PERCENT.

FRIDAY NIGHT…THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOW IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 70 PERCENT.

SATURDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING…THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 40 PERCENT.

SUNDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 90S.