(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Tue., 12/16/2014

Podcasts, Weather

December 16th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

The Freese-Notis weather forecast, and weather information for Atlantic.

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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 16th

Trading Post

December 16th, 2014 by Jim Field

FOR SALE:  I have a Baldwin organ for sale with lots of music included. 100 dollars or best offer. Great Christmas present.  Call 712-249-5467.

FOR SALE: real nice couch, off white with blueish floral design, real good shape $100; 2 large car audio amplifiers & 2 large speakers to go with it $150. 712-304-4998.

FOR SALE: L shaped desk with hutch, cherry wood finish $75. 249-1135.

Ernst to Serve on four Senate Committees

News

December 16th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Iowa Senator-elect Joni Ernst, Monday, announced that she has been assigned to four Senate committees that she says are of “major importance” to Iowans.

When the 114th Congress begins, Ernst will serve on the: Armed Services; Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry; Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs; and Small Business and Entrepreneurship, committees.

Senator-elect Joni Ernst is slated to take the Oath of Office on January 6, 2015.

One person seriously hurt during Guthrie County rollover accident, Sunday

News

December 16th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Two people were injured during a rollover accident Sunday evening, in Guthrie County. The Sheriff’s Office reports a man and his son were traveling on Highway 25 at around 6:20-p.m., when the son lost control of the vehicle as he swerved to miss a deer.

The vehicle entered the east ditch and rolled over, ejecting the father. The man was transported by helicopter to a hospital in Des Moines. No names have been released.

Special Weather Statment: Slick spots possible this morning

News, Weather

December 16th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

SAC-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-COUNTIES:

SCATTERED SLICK SPOTS POSSIBLE EARLY THIS MORNING

A MIXTURE OF VERY LIGHT SNOW…SLEET OR FREEZING RAIN HAS DEPOSITED JUST TOKEN AMOUNTS OF PRECIPITATION ON AREA ROADS OVERNIGHT AND MAY CONTINUE BRIEFLY EARLY THIS MORNING. EVEN THOUGH PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS WERE AND WILL BE QUITE LIGHT…MORNING MOTORISTS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR SCATTERED SLICK SPOTS WITH AIR AND ROAD SURFACE TEMPERATURES CONTINUING TO DROP FURTHER BELOW THE FREEZING MARK.

EMOGENE “EMMY” FULK, 86, of Anita (Svcs. 12/18/14)

Obituaries

December 16th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

EMOGENE “EMMY” FULK, 86, of Anita, died Mon., Dec. 15th, at Caring Acres Nursing & Rehab, in Anita. Funeral services for EMMY FULK will be held 10:30-a.m. Thu., Dec. 18th, at the Anita United Methodist Church. Hockenberry Family Care Funeral Home in Anita has the arrangements.

Visitation at the funeral home (With the family present), is from 5 until 7-pm Wed., Dec. 17th.

Burial will be in the Davis Cemetery, at Shambaugh.

EMOGENE “EMMY” FULK is survived by:

Her husband – Jack Fulk, of Anita.

Her son – Fred (Ethyl) Fulk, of St. Joseph, MO.

Her daughter – Jackie Sander, of Anita.

Her brothers – Harold (Edy) Sims, of Burlington, & Dennis (Linda) Sims, of Anita.

Her sister – Mar Davis, of Clarinda.

8 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and 6 great-great grandchildren.

KANDY ANN (Pangburn) BETANCES, 42, of Harlan (formerly of Atlantic) – Svcs. 12/21/14

Obituaries

December 16th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

KANDY ANN (PANGBURN) BETANCES, 42, of Harlan (& formerly of Atlantic) , died Sat. Dec. 13th, at Mercy Hospital in Council Bluffs. Memorial services for KANDY BETANCES will be held 3-p.m. Sun., Dec. 21st, in the Community Room at the Hockenberry Family Care Funeral Home, in Atlantic.

There is no visitation or burial.

Memorials may be directed to her family.

KANDY BETANCES is survived by:

Her husband – Joe Betances, of Harlan.

Her Parents – Jack and Rose Pangburn, of Atlantic.

Her step-children: Cody and Jaydin Betances, and Dillian and Kaylee Sharp.

Her sisters – Donna (Phil) Gehling, and Tina (Kevin) Keasey, all of Atlantic.

Some icy roads this morning, but most are ok

News

December 16th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Roads early this (Tuesday) morning are in normal driving condition across the KJAN listening area. The Iowa Dept. of Transportation’s road report website (511ia.org), shows the only trouble spot is along Highway 44, between Highway 173 and Highway 71, in Audubon & Shelby Counties, where the road is partially covered with ice, and the bridges may be icy.

Elsewhere, I-80 in Cass County from the Olive Street exit (N-57) west to the Marne exit, is wet. The same can be said for Highway 83 from Highway 59 in Avoca east, through just south of Walnut.

Weather forecast for Cass & area Counties: Tue., 12/16/2014

Weather

December 16th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

400 AM CST TUE DEC 16 2014

EARLY THIS MORNING…CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN…FREEZING DRIZZLE AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW. WINDY. MUCH COLDER. NORTHWEST WIND 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.

TODAY...CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY. BREEZY. MUCH COLDER. HIGH IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 MPH.

TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOW 15 TO 20. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

WEDNESDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WIND AROUND 5 MPH.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW 15 TO 20. EAST WIND AROUND 5 MPH.

THURSDAY…CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW. HIGH IN THE UPPER 20S. EAST WIND AROUND 5 MPH.

THURSDAY NIGHT…CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES. LOW IN THE LOWER 20S.

FRIDAY…CLOUDY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 30S.

Wind Advisory extended until 6-a.m. for Monona, Harrison, Shelby & Pott. Counties

Weather

December 16th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

351 AM CST TUE DEC 16 2014

A WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST TUESDAY, FOR MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTIES.  A WIND ADVISORY CONTINUES UNTIL 6-A.M. AS WELL, FOR SAC-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-BOONE-STORY-AUDUBON COUNTIES.

* TIMING…STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE EARLY THIS MORNING THEN DECREASE.

* WIND SPEEDS…25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS…THE STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS AND MAY BLOW AROUND UNSECURED OBJECTS SUCH AS GARBAGE CANS AND LAWN FURNITURE.

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.