Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KGID 222308

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Hastings NE
608 PM CDT Sat Oct 22 2016

.SHORT TERM...(This evening through Sunday)
Issued at 359 PM CDT Sat Oct 22 2016

Clear skies continue across the area this afternoon. Winds from the
south have warmed up temperatures this afternoon and the mixing has
lowered relative humidity. The red flag warning will continue for
the afternoon. Surface analysis has a surface low in western South
Dakota with trough through western Nebraska and Kansas.

The surface low and a cold front is expected to move through the
forecast area during the night. There is a weak upper level wave
with it as well, but still expect there to be mostly clear skies and
dry conditions. Behind the front on Sunday winds will be from the
north and temperatures will be a little cooler.

.LONG TERM...(Sunday night through Saturday)
Issued at 359 PM CDT Sat Oct 22 2016

Sunday night through Monday night there is a surface high that
settles into the area Sunday night, then moves to the east Monday.
There will be south winds as the high moves to the east and there
will be an increase in moisture through the period. Clouds will
increase Monday afternoon into Monday night.

An upper level wave will move into the area Tuesday and Tuesday
night. A cold front will also move through and the models have some
slight timing differences with the front. This will also impact
thunderstorm development. The thunderstorms are more likely during
the afternoon and evening near the front.


.AVIATION...(For the 00Z KGRI/KEAR TAFS through 00Z Sunday evening)
Issued at 556 PM CDT Sat Oct 22 2016

Prevailing clear skies with VFR conditions are expected through
the period. With a dry cold front expected to cross the terminals
overnight...winds have been the primary focus this
afternoon...with surface winds expected to diminish over the next
couple of hours as they shift ahead of the approaching front...
becoming northerly by early morning Sunday. Went ahead and
maintained marginal LLWS through the very late night hours out of
the southwest ahead of the front...and included an additional LLWS
group from the north behind the front for the early morning hours


NE...Red Flag Warning until 7 PM CDT this evening for NEZ039-040-046-



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