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Skyscan forecast for Atlantic & the area: 3/27/20

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March 27th, 2020 by Ric Hanson

Thursday’s High in Atlantic was 60. Our Low was 42. Last year on this date, the High was 72 and the Low was 41. The Record High for March 27th in Atlantic was 85 in 1895. The record Low was 6 in 1894.

Skyscan Forecast for Atlantic & the area: 3/26/2020

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March 26th, 2020 by Ric Hanson

Wednesday’s High in Atlantic was 58. Our Low this morning (as of 4:50-a.m) was 42. Last year on this date, the High was 59 and the Low was 34. The Record High for March 26th in Atlantic was 88 in 1907. The record Low was -2 in 1955.

Skyscan Forecast for Atlantic & the area: 3/25/2020

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March 25th, 2020 by Ric Hanson

Tuesday’s High in Atlantic was 55. Our Low 42. Last Year on this date, the High in Atlantic was 51 and the Low was 32. The Record High on March 25th was 91 in 1907. The Record Low 5, in 1894.

Skyscan forecast for Atlantic & the area: 3/24/2020

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March 24th, 2020 by Ric Hanson

Today: Areas of fog this morning; Mostly cloudy. High near 51. SE @ 10.

Tonight: Partly cloudy-to-cloudy. Low 38. S @ 5.

Tomorrow: P/Cldy to Cldy w/a chance of showers (mainly in the afternoon). High around 60. S @ 10-20.

Thursday: Mo. Cldy w/a slight chance of rain. High 48.

Friday: Mo. Cldy w/a chance of rain. High around 50.

Monday’s High in Atlantic was 47. Our Low was 37. Last Year on this date, the High in Atlantic was 49 and the Low 36. The Record High on March 24th was 83 in 1967. The Record Low was -2 in 1974.

Skyscan Forecast for Atlantic & the area: 3/23/20

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March 23rd, 2020 by Ric Hanson

Today: Fog & drizzle thru mid-morning; P/Cldy to Cldy. High 48. SE @ 10.

Tonight: Mo. cldy w/areas of fog & drizzle. Low 38. SE @ 5-10.

Tomorrow: Fog/drizzle in the morning; P/Cldy to Cldy. High 50. SE @ 10-15.

Wednesday: P/Cldy to Cldy w/afternoon showers. High 60.

Thursday: Mo. Cldy w/shwrs. High around 48.

Sunday’s High in Atlantic was 39. Our Low was 34. We’ve received just .02″ rain here at the KJAN Studios from 7-a.m. Sunday thru 5-a.m. today. Last Year on this date, the High in Atlantic was 54 and the Low 32. The Record High on March 23rd was 86 in 1910. The Record Low was 4 in 1974.

 

Skyscan forecast for Atlantic & the area: 3/22/20

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March 22nd, 2020 by Ric Hanson

Today: Rain likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 42. Southeast wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight: A 10 percent chance of rain before 7pm. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 34. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.

Monday: Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. South wind 3 to 7 mph.

Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. East southeast wind 7 to 10 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. East wind around 11 mph. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Wednesday: A slight chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday’s High in Atlantic was 45. Our Low was 22. Last year on this date, the High in Atlantic was 63, and the Low 25. The Record High here on March 22nd, was 86 in 1910. The Record Low was -6, in 1912.

Skyscan Forecast for Atlantic & the area: 3/21/20

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March 21st, 2020 by Ric Hanson

Today: Partly sunny. High 43. SE @ 10.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Low 32. S @ 5-10.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy w/light rain. High 43. S @ 5-10.

Monday: P/Cldy to Cldy. High 52.

Tuesday: Mo. Cldy w/light rain. High near 50.

Friday’s High in Atlantic was 33. Our Low this morning, 18. Last year on this date, the High in Atlantic was 56 and the Low was 25. The record High here on March 21st was 88 in 1907, and the record Low was -7 in 1960.

Local 24-Hour Rainfall Totals Reported at 7:00 am on Friday, March 20

Ag/Outdoor, Weather

March 20th, 2020 by Jim Field

  • KJAN, Atlantic  .37″
  • 7 miles NNE of Atlantic  .39″
  • Massena  .57″
  • Avoca  1.2″
  • Bridgewater  1″
  • Villisca  1.26″
  • Clarinda  .5″
  • Red Oak  .66″
  • Carroll  1.05″

Hail pounds parts of southwest Iowa Thursday evening

Weather

March 20th, 2020 by Ric Hanson

The first day of spring (Thursday) brought the first round of severe storms to the region, which was pounded by hail, especially in Page, Montgomery and Mills Counties.

  • 1-to 2-inch diameter hail (Quarter to egg size) was reported near Villisca and in Red Oak at around 5:53-p.m.
  • 1.75″ (Golf ball size) hail fell near Stanton at around 4:30-p.m.
  • 1.5″ diameter hail (Ping-pong size) fell in NE of Essex at around 4:14-p.m., & N. of Clarinda at about 5-p.m.
  •  1.25″ hail (half-dollar size) was reported in Red Oak just before 6-p.m.
  • Quarter-size and nickel-size hail was reported near Malvern, Corning, Red Oak and elsewhere at different times during the late afternoon hours, as well.

There have been no serious reports of damage, as last check.

Skyscan Forecast for Atlantic & the area: 3/20/2020

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March 20th, 2020 by Ric Hanson

Today: Mostly cloudy & windy this morning. Gradually becoming P/Cldy w/diminishing winds this afternoon. High 34. NW @ 20-40.

Tonight: Fair to P/Cldy. Low 18. Winds light & variable.

Tomorrow: P/Cldy. High 42. SE @ 10.

Sunday: Mo. Cldy w/light rain. High 42.

Monday: P/Cldy. High 52.

Thursday’s High in Atlantic was 61. The Low this morning (24-hour Low ending at 7-a.m.) was 19. Rainfall amounted to .37″.  Last year on this date, the High in Atlantic was 57 and the Low was 28. The record High here on March 20th was 80 in 1938, and the record Low was -7 in 1906.