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Skyscan Forecast 08-17-2016

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August 17th, 2016 by Chris Parks

Today: Patchy fog early then partly cloudy. S @ 10. High 86.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. S @ 5-10. Low 66.

Thursday: Partly cloudy. Warm and humid. S @ 10-20. High 90.

Friday: Partly cloudy. Some afternoon thunderstorms. High 88.

Saturday: Mostly Cloudy. Chance of showers, especially in the morning. High 74

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KJAN listening area forecast from the NWS, 8/17/16

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August 17th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SOUTH WIND NEAR 10 MPH.

TODAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTH WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

THURSDAY…SUNNY. HIGH AROUND 90. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 15 MPH. THURSDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

FRIDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF  THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

FRIDAY NIGHT…THUNDERSTORMS. LOW IN THE MID 60S. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 80 PERCENT.

SATURDAY…CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. COOLER. HIGH IN THE LOWER 70S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.

Skyscan Forecast 08-16-2016

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August 16th, 2016 by Chris Parks

Skyscan Forecast  Tuesday, August 16th  Dan Hicks

Today: Partly cloudy to cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms in the morning and again later in the afternoon. SE @ 10-15. High 83.

Tonight: Partly cloudy to cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. S @ 5-10. Low 68.

Wednesday: Showers possible early then partly cloudy. S @ 10-15. High 86.

Thursday: Partly cloudy. High 90.

Friday: Partly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms later in the day. High 90.

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Skyscan Forecast 08-15-2016

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August 15th, 2016 by Chris Parks

Skyscan Forecast   Monday, August 15, 2016    Dan Hicks

Today: Partly cloudy. ESE @ 5-10. High 85.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. A few isolated showers and thunderstorms possible late. SE @ 5-10. Low 65.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy to cloudy. A few scattered showers and thunderstorms. S @ 10-15. High 85.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy. A few isolated thunderstorms possible. High 85.

Thursday: Partly cloudy. High 88.

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NWS forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area: 8/14/2016

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August 14th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

Today: Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Light and variable wind.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 9 mph.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

Local Rainfall Totals ending at 7:00 am Friday, August 12

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August 12th, 2016 by Jim Field

  • KJAN, Atlantic 1.45″
  • 7 Miles NNE of Atlantic  1.21″
  • Audubon  1.47″
  • Avoca  2.3″
  • Bagley  2.75″
  • Bedford  2.85″
  • Carroll  1.75″
  • Clarinda, 2.9″ (13 miles sw of Clarinda, 3.56″)
  • Corning  5.3″
  • Denison  1.9″
  • Elk Horn  1.1″
  • Glenwood  1.65″
  • Harlan, 1.25″
  • SE of Irwin, 1.62″
  • Kirkman, 2.0″
  • Massena  1.46″
  • Missouri Valley  .91″
  • Oakland  1.75″ (3 miles w. of Oakland, 2.75″)
  • Neola  1″
  • New Market  3.01″
  • Red Oak  2.34″
  • Shenandoah  3.85″ (4.3″ at the Shenandoah Golf Course)
  • Sidney, 3.76″
  • Underwood  .66″
  • Villisca  5.3″ (updated)

Storms bring flooding to Omaha, power outages to Iowa (updated 8:20-a.m. 8/12)

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August 12th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

Severe storms that raced through eastern Nebraska into western Iowa Thursday evening, brought flooding to parts of Omaha, nickel-size hail in Crawford County, and damaging winds to parts of western and central Iowa. The National Weather Service says cars were stuck in water in Omaha late Thursday evening, due to flooding. Nickel size hail was reported near Arion, in Crawford County, at around 6:50-p.m.

Just before 8-p.m., a 69-mile per hour wind gust was recorded in Audubon. In Shelby County, winds gusted to over 65 mph, knocking out power to over 50 customers in Kirkman. MidAmerican Energy restored power within a couple of hours, but worked most of the night in Kirkman repairing small outages.

Damage in Shelby County (photo from KNOD, our sister station)

Damage in Shelby County (photo from KNOD, our sister station)

  Harlan received 1.25 inches of rain with many tree limbs down. Kirkman received 2 inches of rain with a number of 4 to 8 inch branches down and a power outage for about 2 hours, southeast of Irwin received 1.62 inches of rain with minor tree damage

Winds gusting to near 60-mph blew through Atlantic, knocking down numerous trees and power lines, resulting in a loss of power to some 400 customers of Atlantic Municipal Utilities. The power was restored late Thursday night. Other outages were reported elsewhere in Cass County. Along Interstate 80, an electronic DOT message sign was blown over, onto a portion of the traveled portion of I-80 westbound, near mile marker 62, in Cass County. The sign was pushed-off to the shoulder of the road by around 9-p.m. Rainfall in Atlantic, at KJAN, was 1.45 inches. One-mile southeast of Corning, 5.3-inches of rain fell Thursday night.

In Stuart and Menlo, Emergency Management officials report multiple trees and tree limbs fell during Thursday night’s storm. The largest tree was 12-inches in diameter. And, in Guthrie County, Emergency Management reports a flag pole was blown over in Yale at around 8:20-p.m., Thursday.

Power outages were reported throughout Dallas County, and a tree limb fell on a house in Adel. Winds gusted up to 61-mph in Creston at around 9:15-p.m. Heavy rain was reported in the Pocahontas County community of Rolfe Thursday evening, where as much as 2.6″ of rain fell.

Elsewhere, reports from across the state indicated winds averaged 60-mph, with thunderstorm damage being reported in Cumming, West Des Moines, Grimes and Urbandale.

Skyscan forecast & weather data for Atlantic: 8/12/16

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August 12th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

Today: Cloudy to Partly Cloudy w/showers ending this morning. High 82. NW @ 10-15.

Tonight: P/Cldy. Low 61. NW @ 5.

Tomorrow: P/Cldy. High 83. NW @ 10.

Sunday: P/Cldy. High 84.

Monday: P/Cldy. High 85.

Thursday’s High in Atlantic was 93. Our Low this morning was 68. We received 1.45” of rain Thursday evening and overnight here at the KJAN studios. Winds gusted up to 59-miles per hour during the storm that blew through at around 7:50-p.m., Thursday. Last year on this date, our High in Atlantic was 86 and the low was 56. The Record High in Atlantic on this date was 108 in 1936. The Record Low was 42 in 2004.

NWS forecast for Cass & area Counties, in IA: 8/12/16

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August 12th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

Early This Morning: Thunderstorms ending. Some thunderstorms may still produce heavy rainfall. Southeast wind near 5 mph.

Today: Mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms. Not as warm. High in the lower 80s. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of thunderstorms 30 percent.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Low in the lower 60s. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday: Sunny. High in the mid 80s. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. High in the mid 80s. Southwest wind near 5 mph.

Monday: Sunny. High in the lower 80s.

Preliminary Storm reports for 8/11/16 event (updated 10:08-p.m.)

News, Weather

August 11th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

9:15-p.m. 61-mph wind gust 3 miles south of Creston (AWOS – Automated Weather Observation System)

8:46-p.m. Emergency management in Adel reports numerous trees and power lines down throughout Dallas County, affecting Adel, Dallas Center, Redfield and Dexter. A tree limb fell on the Emergency Manager’s roof.

8:08-p.m. 59-mph wind gust at the Atlantic Airport.; Numerous tree limbs down in Atlantic, an estimated 300-400 people without power according to AMU; Cass County Comm. Center on Emergency Generator; Street and stop lights out from Olive to Locust Street and 10th Street on North through the downtown area.

8:05-p.m. 4-to 6-inch tree limbs and power lines down in Bayard.

(Additional reports will be posted Friday morning, once all the information is relayed to the National Weather Service)