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NWS forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area: Sat., Feb. 20th 2016

Weather

February 20th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

Today: Sunny, with a high near 59. West northwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. North northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Light north wind becoming northwest 8 to 13 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. North wind 3 to 8 mph.
Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. East northeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
Monday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 46.

Friday’s High in Atlantic was 61. The 24-hour Low ending at 7-a.m. today was 31. Last year on this date we reached 39 for a High and 12 was the low. The All-time Record High in Atlantic on this date was 65 in 1930. The Record Low was -19 in 1978.

Wind Advisory continues until 6-p.m. (2/19) for much of the area

Weather

February 19th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

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

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING.

SHORT TERM TRENDS…WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN THROUGH 2PM THEN BEGIN TO DIMINISH.

* WINDS…WEST TO NORTHWEST SUSTAINED AT 30 MPH OR HIGHER WITH 40 TO 50 MPH WIND GUSTS.

* IMPACTS…OPERATING HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES…ESPECIALLY ON NORTH SOUTH ROADS…MAY BE DIFFICULT. LOOSE AND UNSECURED OBJECTS MAY BE BLOWN AROUND EASILY BY THE STRONG WINDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 30 MPH ARE EXPECTED ALONG WITH GUSTS OF 45 MPH AT TIMES. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT…ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

Wind Advisory Cancelled for parts of western/s.w IA

Weather

February 19th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

The National Weather Service in Omaha has cancelled a Wind Advisory that was in effect until Noon today, for the following counties: Pottawattamie, Mills, Montgomery, Fremont and Page. A Wind Advisory remains in effect until Noon for Monona-Harrison and Shelby Counties, and until 6-p.m. for Cass, Adair, Audubon, Guthrie, Dallas, Sac, Crawford and Carroll Counties.

Winds in the Advisory area are expected to be from 25-45 miles per hour during the day today before diminishing later this afternoon and this evening.

The Weather Service says the strongest winds have exited the southwest part of the state and, although it will still be breezy to windy today, westerly winds should be below the advisory criteria for the counties where the advisory was cancelled.

Skyscan forecast & weather data for Atlantic: Friday, 2/19/16

Weather

February 19th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

**Wind Advisory in effect until Noon for the far west/sw counties, and until 6-p.m. for Cass & other area Counties.**
Today: Clear to P/Cldy & windy. High around 61. W/NW @ 20-40mph
Tonight: Clear to P/Cldy. Low 32. W/SW @ 10-20.
Saturday: Clear to P/Cldy. High near 55. SW-N @ 5-10.
Sat. Night: Partly cloudy. Low around 34.
Sunday: P/Cldy. High near 45. NW @ 15-25.
Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Monday: P/Cldy to Cldy. High near 43.

Thursday’s High in Atlantic was 62. The 24-hour Low ending at 7-a.m. today was 35. Last year on this date we reached 22 for a High and -6 was the low. The All-time Record High in Atlantic on this date was 66 in 1930. The Record Low was -22 in 1936.

KJAN listening area weather forecast: Fri., 2/19/16

Weather

February 19th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

Early This Morning: Clear…breezy. Not as cool. Southwest wind 15 to 25 mph.
Today: **Wind Advisory in effect until 6-p.m.**Sunny…breezy. High in the mid 60s. West wind 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph increasing to 45 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight: Mostly clear. Low in the mid 30s. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

Saturday: Sunny. High in the lower 60s. Northwest wind near 5 mph shifting to the north around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night: Partly cloudy. Low in the mid 30s. North wind around 5 mph.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Cooler. High around 50. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy. Low in the upper 20s.
Monday: Mostly sunny. High in the lower 40s.

Wind Advisory in effect for the entire KJAN listening area 2/19/16

News, Weather

February 19th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT and PAGE COUNTIES: A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON TODAY. WEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS 40 TO 50 MPH WILL CONTINUE MUCH OF THE MORNING.

SAC-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR COUNTIES: A WIND ADVISORY WILL BE IN EFFECT FROM 6-A.M. TODAY UNTIL 6-P.M. SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 MPH OR HIGHER ALONG WITH WIND  GUSTS APPROACHING 45 MPH AT TIMES WILL BE COMMON.

Wind Advisory in effect or slated to go into effect, for all counties shaded in brown.

Wind Advisory in effect or slated to go into effect, for all counties shaded in brown.

THE STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS…ESPECIALLY HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES TRAVELING ALONG NORTH TO SOUTH ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS BETWEEN 30 TO 39 MPH OR GUSTS BETWEEN 45 TO 57 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT…ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

 

NWS forecast for the KJAN listening area: 2/18/16

Weather

February 18th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLOUDY. SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

TODAY…PARTLY SUNNY. BREEZY…WARMER. HIGH IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.

TONIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. NOT AS COOL. LOW IN THE MID 40S. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

FRIDAY…SUNNY…BREEZY. HIGH IN THE MID 60S. WEST WIND 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH.

SATURDAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

SUNDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. COOLER. HIGH AROUND 50.

 

Skyscan forecast & weather data for Atlantic: Wednesday, 2/17/16

Weather

February 17th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

Today: P/Cldy to Cldy w/flurries & fog possible this morning. High 39. E/SE @ 5-10.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Areas of fog developing. Low around 35. SE @ 10-15.
Tomorrow: P/Cldy to Cldy. High near 59. S @ 15-25
Friday: P/Cldy & mild. High around 59.
Saturday: P/Cldy. High 54.

Tuesday’s High in Atlantic was 34. The 24-hour Low ending at 7-a.m. today was 29. We received a Trace of snow in the form of snow pellets overnight into early this morning. Last year on this date we reached 25 for a High and -1 was the low. The All-time Record High in Atlantic on this date was 67 in 1981. The Record Low was -34 in 1958.

KJAN listening area forecast: Wed., 2/17/16

Weather

February 17th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

EARLY THIS MORNING…CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SNOW. PATCHY FOG. EAST WIND AROUND 5 MPH.

TODAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. HIGH IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

THURSDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. BREEZY…WARMER. HIGH IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WIND 15 TO 25 MPH.

FRIDAY…SUNNY…BREEZY. HIGH IN THE MID 60S. WEST WIND 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH.

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

 

Skyscan forecast & weather data for Atlantic: Tuesday, 2/16/16

Weather

February 16th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

Today: Rain and snow likely before 11am, then a slight chance of rain between 11am and noon. Cloudy & breezy. High near 36. N @ 10-20.New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. N @ 5-10.
Wednesday: P/Cldy to Cldy. High near 35. E/SE 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Thursday: P/Cldy & mild. High 52.
Friday: P/Cldy & mild. High around 58.

Monday’s High in Atlantic was 45. The 24-hour Low ending at 7-a.m. today was 28. We received .35” of rain overnight into early this morning. Last year on this date we reached 30 for a High and 10 was the low. The All-time Record High in Atlantic on this date was 62 in 1921 & 1961. The Record Low was -33 in 1958.