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Wind Chill Advisory continues for 4 area counties today (1/26)

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January 26th, 2022 by Ric Hanson

…Bitter Cold Continues Through Midday Today…

.Cold temperatures and bitter cold wind chill values continue overnight into midday today. While winds are light, air temperatures have dropped below zero across the area with temperatures of 15 to 20 below zero continuing in parts of northern Iowa into this morning. Wind chill values of 20 to 35 below zero, or colder, will persist through mid morning to midday today, the coldest values in northern and northeastern Iowa this morning.

Sac-Carroll-Guthrie-Dallas CountiesA Wind Chill Advisory continues until 9-a.m. today

* WHAT…Very cold wind chills expected. Wind chills as low as 25 below zero.

* IMPACTS…The cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Use caution while traveling outside. Wear appropriate clothing, a hat, and gloves.

Skyscan Forecast for Atlantic & the area: Wed., Jan. 26, 2022

Weather

January 26th, 2022 by Ric Hanson

Today: Partly cloudy. High 29. SW winds @ 10-20 w/gusts to near 30 possible. Wind Chill values as low as -15.
Tonight: P/Cldy. Low 20. SW @ 10.
Tomorrow: Mostly cloudy. High 32. NW @ 10-20.
Friday: P/Cldy. High 24.
Saturday: P/Cldy. High 37.

Tuesday’s High in Atlantic was 19. Our Low this morning, -9. Last year on this date the High in Atlantic was 20 and the Low was 6. The Record High on this date was 67 in 2002. The Record Low was -24 in 1963.

Wind Chill Advisory for some area counties tonight into Wed. morning

Weather

January 25th, 2022 by Ric Hanson

National Weather Service Des Moines IA
129 PM CST Tue Jan 25 2022

…Bitter Cold Continues Through Wednesday…

Cold temperatures and bitter wind chill values will continue into Wednesday. Bitter wind chills will spread from north to south as the evening progresses, and will continue to do this overnight into Wednesday morning. While winds overnight will be light, the air temperatures will drop well below zero degrees, augmenting wind chill values further downward with any gentle breeze. The coldest values will be in northern and northeastern Iowa overnight.

Sac-Carroll-Guthrie-Dallas Counties: WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM WEDNESDAY.

* WHAT…Very cold wind chills expected. Wind chills as low as 25 below zero.

* IMPACTS…The dangerously cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Use caution while traveling outside. Wear appropriate clothing, a hat, and gloves.

Wind Chill Advisory continues until Noon today for some area counties (1/25)

Weather

January 25th, 2022 by Ric Hanson

404 AM CST Tue Jan 25 2022

…Dangerous Cold This Morning through Wednesday…

Temperatures have fallen below zero across much of central Iowa overnight and will continue to fall into this morning. The cold temperatures combined with northwest winds will continue to lower wind chills to 20 below zero or colder over northern, much of central, and parts of southern Iowa into this morning. Northern Iowa will experience the coldest temperatures and lowest wind chills with wind chills of around 30 below zero this morning. Bitter cold wind chills will persist over northern Iowa into midday Wednesday reaching wind chills of 30 to 35 below zero or
greater Wednesday morning. Central and southern Iowa will have a brief moderation in temperatures Tuesday afternoon but will return to wind chills of 20 below zero or colder Tuesday night into midday Wednesday.

Area Counties: Sac-Carroll-Guthrie-Dallas-Adair-Madison

WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY

Wind Chill Advisory (counties in light blue); Wind Chill Warning (counties in gray).

* WHAT…Very cold wind chills expected. Wind chills as low as 30 below zero.

* IMPACTS…The cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Use caution while traveling outside. Wear appropriate clothing, a hat, and gloves.

Skyscan Forecast for Atlantic & the area: Tue., Jan. 25, 2022

Weather

January 25th, 2022 by Ric Hanson

Today: Mostly sunny. High 15. Winds N @ 10. Wind Chill values as low as -10.
Tonight: Fair to P/Cldy. Low -7. SE @ 5. WC as low as -15.
Tomorrow: P/Cldy. High 29. S @ 10-15. WC as low as -15.
Thursday: Mo. Cldy. High 32.
Friday: P/Cldy. High 24.

Monday’s High in Atlantic was 36. Our Low this morning, -4. Last year on this date the High in Atlantic was 25 and the Low was 17. The Record High on this date was 65 in 1944. The Record Low was -28 in 1894.

Wind Chill Advisory for parts of west-central/central Iowa tonight

Weather

January 24th, 2022 by Ric Hanson

(Des Moines, Iowa) – Dangerous Cold Returns Tonight through Wednesday. The National Weather Service says an Arctic cold front will drop south through Iowa today and bring bitter cold air into the region tonight into Wednesday. The bitter cold and dangerous wind chills will persist for two days with northern Iowa seeing the brunt of the cold. The southern areas will see a brief moderation in temperature tomorrow afternoon, but dangerous winds chills will return in the evening. Advisories have been posted for most of the area…with the potential for a
small portion of northern Iowa possibly under a warning tonight.

Area Counties: Carroll-Guthrie-Dallas-Adair-MadisonWIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON CST TUESDAY.

* WHAT…Very cold wind chills expected. Wind chills as low as 25 below zero.

Wind Chill Advisory 12-a.m. Tue, through Noon Tuesday.

* IMPACTS…The cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Though a slight moderation in temperatures is expected Tuesday afternoon, an additional advisory is likely to be needed for parts of the area Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Use caution while traveling outside. Wear appropriate clothing, a hat, and gloves.

Skyscan Forecast for Atlantic & the area: Monday, Jan. 24, 2022

Weather

January 24th, 2022 by Ric Hanson

Today: Mostly cloudy w/an early High of 38. Temps falling during the afternoon. SW winds @ 10-20+ becoming NW.  Wind chill values as low as 5.
Tonight: P/Cldy. Low -7. NW @ 10-20 diminishing late. Wind chill as low as -15.
Tomorrow: Mostly sunny. High 15. N @ 10-15. Wind chill as low as -15.
Wednesday: P/Cldy. High around 25. S @ 15-25.
Thursday: Mo. cldy. High near 30.

Sunday’s High in Atlantic (our 24-hour High) was 37 (It was 36 at 7-a.m.), and the low was 8. This day last year the high was 31 and the low was 22. The all-time record high for today’s date was 66 set in 1981. The record low was -24 in 1894.

Skyscan Forecast for Atlantic & the area: Sunday, Jan. 23rd, 2022

Weather

January 23rd, 2022 by Ric Hanson

Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Wind chill values as low as zero. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 29 by 5am. South wind 8 to 13 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Monday: Partly sunny, with a temperature rising to near 34 by 11am, then falling to around 23 during the remainder of the day. Breezy, with a west wind 8 to 16 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.
Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 13. North wind 3 to 8 mph.
Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 24. Breezy.

Saturday’s high was 42 and the low was 12. This day last year the high was 29 and the low was 16. The all-time record high for today’s date was 60 set in 1981. The record low was -24 in 1948.

SKYSCAN FORECAST FOR SATURDAY, JANUARY 22, 2022

Weather

January 22nd, 2022 by Ric Hanson

TODAY: Partly cloudy skies. NW winds 10-20 diminishing this afternoon. High 35

TONIGHT: Partly cloudy to cloudy skies. South winds 10-15. Low 18

SUNDAY: Partly cloudy to cloudy skies. North winds 10-15. High 26

MONDAY: Partly cloudy to cloudy skies. High 36

TUESDAY: Partly cloudy skies. High 15

Yesterday’s high was 26 and the low was -2. This day last year the high was 24 and the low was 9. The all-time record high for today’s date was 60 set in 1967. The record low was -27 in 1930. Sunset tonight is 5:23 p.m. and sunrise Sunday will be at 7:40 a.m.

Skyscan Forecast for Atlantic & the area: Friday, 1/21/22

Weather

January 21st, 2022 by Ric Hanson

Today: **Wind Chill Advisory until Noon** Partly cloudy. High 22. S @ 10-20 mph. Wind chill as low as -25.

Tonight: Partly cloudy to cloudy. Low 18. S @ 5-10.

Tomorrow: P/Cldy to cldy. High 32. NW @ 10-20.

Sunday: P/Cldy to Cldy. High 28.

Monday: P/Cldy to Cldy. High 35.

Thursday’s High in Atlantic was 12. Our Low was -7. Last year on this date the High in Atlantic was 41 and the Low was 14. The Record High on this date was 58 in 1933. The Record Low was -32 in 1976.