Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KGID 190557

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Hastings NE
1257 AM CDT Wed Oct 19 2016

.SHORT TERM...(This evening through Wednesday night)
Issued at 257 PM CDT Tue Oct 18 2016

The next 24 hours is relatively quiet weather-wise. Its about 30
hours out (between 18Z-00Z tomorrow) from now that we finally see
some noteworthy weather.

Some mid-level stratus will come in around midnight tonight and go
through tomorrow. This will ultimately lead to temperatures
struggling to reach the mid 60s tomorrow afternoon. A cold front
will push through Wednesday afternoon/evening along with an upper
level disturbance. The vorticity max will bring enough lift to the
area in association with the cold front that precipitation chances
will continue through tomorrow night before tapering off after
midnight tomorrow night. At this time, it does not appear
thunderstorms are likely, and the precipitation should stay mainly
in stratiform rainfall across the local area.

.LONG TERM...(Thursday through Tuesday)
Issued at 257 PM CDT Tue Oct 18 2016

Overall, the long term is very quiet with no real impacts to speak
of at this time. High pressure aloft starts to build in towards the
end of the work week and will dominate the pattern aloft throughout
the extended into the beginning of next week with dry conditions.
Temperatures will be near seasonable to slightly above normal for
this time of year. Thursday is the coolest day of the week with
highs below normal reaching only the mid 50s to lower 60s.


.AVIATION...(For the 06Z KGRI/KEAR TAFS through 06Z Wednesday night)
Issued at 1257 AM CDT Wed Oct 19 2016

General overview:
Despite plentiful mid-level clouds through nearly the entire
period, confidence actually remains pretty high in VFR
ceiling/visibility. There are small chances for passing rain
showers at either terminal mainly during the Wednesday evening
hours, but because confidence in occurrence is still quite low
cannot even really justify a generic "vicinity" (VCSH) mention
yet, let alone a prevailing/TEMPO group. Surface winds should not
be a major issue, although did increase speeds a bit during the
afternoon from previous issuance. More specifically, very
light/variable breezes early this morning will give way to a
steadier north-northeast breeze this afternoon with sustained
speeds to around 12kt/slightly higher gusts, before speeds
decrease below 10kt again this evening.




SHORT TERM...Guerrero
LONG TERM...Guerrero
AVIATION...Pfannkuch is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.