Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Omaha/Valley, NE

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FXUS63 KOAX 240800
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
300 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

.SHORT TERM...(TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY)
ISSUED AT 300 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

RAIN COMPLEX OVER EASTERN NEBRASKA AT 07Z WITH RADAR LOOP SHOWING
TREND OF MORE EASTERLY MOVEMENT DURING THE PAST HOUR. COLD FRONT
SHOULD CONTINUE TO WORK EAST THROUGH THE MORNING WITH CLEARING
SKIES MOVING INTO THE AREA BY EARLY AFTERNOON. WEAK RIDGING
FOLLOWS BEHIND THE THE SYSTEM TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY WITH FAIR AND
MILD CONDITIONS.

UPPER RIDGE THEN BUILDS OVER THE CENTRAL PLAINS FRIDAY NIGHT AHEAD
OF THE UPPER TROUGH MOVING INTO THE INTERMOUNTAIN WEST. LOW
PRESSURE INTENSIFYS OVER THE NORTHEAST COLORADO ON SATURDAY WITH
A WARM FRONT DEVELOPING ACROSS NEBRASKA INTO NORTHERN MISSOURI
SOUTHERN IOWA. TEMPERATURES MAY CLIMB INTO THE 80S IN SOUTHERN
PARTS OF THE FORECAST AREA DEPENDING ON PLACEMENT OF THE FRONT.
INCREASING CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FOR THE AREA
SATURDAY NIGHT AS MOISTURE IS PULLED NORTH AHEAD OF THE SYSTEM AND
UPPER LEVEL FORCING BEGINS TO MOVE INTO THE REGION.

.LONG TERM...(SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY)
ISSUED AT 300 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

WEATHER LOOKS TO REMAIN UNSETTLED ACROSS THE REGION FOR MUCH OF
THE EXTENDED PERIOD AS CUT OFF UPPER LOW AND ASSOCIATED SURFACE
LOW BECOME VERTICALLY STACKED AND TAKE THEIR TIME MOVING OUT OF
THE REGION. BROAD UPPER CIRCULATION DEVELOPS BY WEDNESDAY OVER THE
MID MISSISSIPPI VALLEY WITH PRETTY COLD AIR GETTING PULLED INTO
THE AREA WEDNESDAY MORNING. STRONG NORTH WINDS HOWEVER SHOULD
LIMIT THE POTENTIAL FOR ANY FROST.

&&

.AVIATION...(06Z TAFS FOR KOFK...KLNK AND KOMA.)
ISSUED AT 1134 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

SHRA ACTIVITY WAS GRADUALLY INCREASING IN AREA COVERAGE OVER ERN
NEB PER LATEST RADAR TRENDS. LIKELY THAT THE PCPN ACTIVITY WILL
ENDURE THOUGH AT LEAST 12Z THURS MORNING AT ALL TAF SITES BEFORE
GRADUALLY IMPROVING CONDITIONS SETTLE IN BY LATE MORNING. HAVE
TEMPO GROUPS IN PLACE BUT MENTION NOTHING LESS THAN MVFR
CONDITIONS. COLD FRONT CURRENTLY PUSHING THRU ERN NEB SHOULD
CLEAR THE AREA TWD SUNRISE...WITH GUSTY NW WINDS PREVAILING WELL
INTO THURS AFTN.


&&

.OAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NE...NONE.
IA...NONE.
&&

$$

SHORT TERM...FOBERT
LONG TERM...FOBERT
AVIATION...DEE



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