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Skyscan forecast & weather data for Atlantic: 5/12/16

Weather

May 12th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

Today: Partly cloudy. High 68. NW @ 10-20.

Tonight: P/Cldy. Low 40.

Tomorrow: Mostly cloudy w/scattered showers. High 64. S-N @ 10-15.

Saturday: P/Cldy. High 61.

Sunday: P/Cldy. High 65.

Wednesday’s High in Atlantic was 71. We received .71” rain Wednesday morning. Our 24-hour Low thru 7-a.m. today was 48. Last year on this date, our High in Atlantic was 69 and the low was 41. The All-time Record High in Atlantic on this date was 94 in 1956. The Record Low was 25 in 1895.

NWS forecast for Cass & surrounding Counties in IA: 5/12/16

Weather

May 12th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

348 AM CDT THU MAY 12 2016

EARLY THIS MORNING…PARTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 MPH.

TODAY…SUNNY…BREEZY. HIGH IN THE MID 60S. WEST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW IN THE MID 40S. WEST WIND NEAR 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH THROUGH MIDNIGHT.

FRIDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH MID MORNING…THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS BEFORE NOON. MOSTLY  CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. BREEZY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.

SATURDAY…SUNNY…COOLER. HIGH IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.

SUNDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 60S.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Cancelled

Weather

May 11th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

The National Weather Service has cancelled the Severe Thunderstorm Watch for all southwest Iowa Counties. The watch was scheduled to expire at 10-a.m.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch cancelled for parts of s.w. IA

Weather

May 11th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS CANCELLED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 166 FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN IOWA THIS CANCELS 5 COUNTIES:
FREMONT MILLS MONTGOMERY  PAGE POTTAWATTAMIE

THE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10-A.M. FOR: CASS, ADAIR, ADAMS, RINGGOLD, TAYLOR & UNION COUNTIES. THE PRIMARY THREATS ARE LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS.

Skyscan Forecast for Atlantic & weather data, 5/11/16

Weather

May 11th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

**Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 10-a.m. for Cass, Adair, Adams, Fremont, Mills, Montgomery, Page, Pott., Ringgold, Taylor & Union Counties**

Today: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. High near 68. SE winds becoming NW this afternoon @ 10-20. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight: Shwrs ending during the evening. P/Cldy. Low 48. NW @ 10-15.

Tomorrow: P/Cldy & windy. High near 68. W/NW @ 10-20 w/gusts to near 30.

Friday: P/Cldy to Cldy w/a slight chance of showers. High 64. ,

Saturday: P/Cldy. High near 64.

Tuesday’s High in Atlantic was 77. Our 24-hour Low thru 7-a.m. today was 55. We received a Trace of rain this morning, between 6:30 and 7-a.m. Last year on this date, our High in Atlantic was 50 and the low was 39. The All-time Record High in Atlantic on this date was 95 in 2000. The Record Low was 27 in 1891,1946 & 1981.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning (Update) – Pottawattamie County

Weather

May 11th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

POTTAWATTAMIE IA-DOUGLAS NE-WASHINGTON NE-

AT 347 AM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER NORTHEASTERN OMAHA…MOVING EAST AT 30 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.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for n.w. Pott. County until 4:15-a.m.

Weather

May 11th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

327 AM CDT WED MAY 11 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR NORTHWESTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…EASTERN DOUGLAS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…SOUTHEASTERN WASHINGTON COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA..UNTIL 415 AM CDT

* AT 326 AM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER NORTHWESTERN OMAHA…MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

HAZARD…GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…PEOPLE AND ANIMALS OUTDOORS WILL BE INJURED. EXPECT HAIL DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING…WINDOWS AND VEHICLES. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

OMAHA…NORTHERN COUNCIL BLUFFS…FORT CALHOUN…MILLARD…CARTER LAKE…BENNINGTON…BOYS TOWN…CRESCENT…WASHINGTON…NARROWS RIVER PARK AND HITCHCOCK NATURE CENTER.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…

HIGHWAY 75 IN NEBRASKA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 91 AND 105.

INTERSTATE 29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 52 AND 68.

INTERSTATE 80 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 8 AND 11.

INTERSTATE 80 IN NEBRASKA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 446 AND 450.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for Cass & area Counties until 10-a.m. Wed.

News, Weather

May 11th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

310 AM CDT WED MAY 11 2016

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 166 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 AM CDT

FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS: . IOWA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ADAIR ADAMS CASS FREMONT MILLS MONTGOMERY PAGE POTTAWATTAMIE RINGGOLD TAYLOR UNION.

PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE: SCATTERED LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE; ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch #166 for counties in mauve/pink.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch #166 for counties in mauve/pink.

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 100 STATUTE MILES EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 50 MILES SOUTHWEST OF BEATRICE NEBRASKA TO 40 MILES EAST OF SAINT JOSEPH MISSOURI.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA. PERSONS IN THESE AREAS SHOULD BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR THREATENING WEATHER CONDITIONS AND LISTEN FOR LATER STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAN AND OCCASIONALLY DO PRODUCE TORNADOES.

KJAN listening area forecast from the NWS: 5/11/16

Weather

May 11th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

301 AM CDT WED MAY 11 2016

EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLOUDY. EAST WIND NEAR 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.

TODAY…SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING…THEN THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE UPPER 60S. EAST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 90 PERCENT.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING…THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS BEFORE MIDNIGHT AND EARLY MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE MORNING. COOLER. LOW IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.

THURSDAY…SUNNY…BREEZY. HIGH IN THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.

FRIDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGH IN THE MID 60S. WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 50S.

24-Hour Rainfall Totals at 7:00 am on Tuesday, May 10th

Ag/Outdoor, Weather

May 10th, 2016 by Jim Field

  • KJAN, Atlantic  1.32″ (2.72 in the last two days)
  • Massena  1.52″
  • Elk Horn  .72″
  • Avoca  .9″
  • Oakland  .8″
  • Audubon  2.2″
  • Clarinda  .65″
  • Missouri Valley  .43″
  • 7 Miles NNE of Atlantic  1.63″
  • Villisca  .51″
  • Schleswig  .85″
  • Woodbine  .17″
  • Irwin  1.5″
  • Logan  .24″
  • New Market  .76″
  • Creston  .55″
  • Persia  .2″
  • Hamburg  1.55″
  • Sidney  1.62″