Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Omaha/Valley, NE

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FXUS63 KOAX 101110
AFDOAX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
510 AM CST WED FEB 10 2016

.SHORT TERM...(TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY)
ISSUED AT 245 AM CST WED FEB 10 2016

TEMPERATURES WILL BE THE MAIN CONCERN DURING THE PERIOD AS AREA
REMAINS UNDER STRONG AMPLIFIED FLOW PATTERN BETWEEN RIDGE IN THE
WEST AND TROUGH IN THE EAST.

REGIONAL RADARS AT 08Z SHOWING BAND OF LIGHT SNOW OVER EASTERN
SOUTH DAKOTA WORKING SOUTHEAST ALONG STRONG BAROCLINIC ZONE. THIS
SNOW BAND IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS EASTERN PARTS OF THE FORECAST
AREA THIS MORNING...MAINLY ALONG AND EAST OF THE IOWA NEBRASKA
BORDER. LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS GENERALLY LESS THAN AN INCH ARE
INDICATED AT THIS TIME. SNOW THEN MOVES OFF THIS AFTERNOON.

WEAK HIGH PRESSURE MOVES INTO THE REGION TONIGHT IN ADVANCE OF
ANOTHER WEAK IMPULSE MOVING ALONG THE BAROCLINIC ZONE ACROSS THE
DAKOTAS ON THURSDAY. EASTERN PARTS OF THE AREA WILL AGAIN SEE THE
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS THIS SYSTEM
MOVES TO THE SOUTHEAST. A LARGE ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE DROPS INTO
THE REGION ON FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT WITH A SURGE OF VERY COLD
AIR EXPECTED FROM THE LOWER MISSOURI VALLEY EASTWARD TOWARD THE
GREAT LAKES AND OHIO VALLEY. GENERALLY CLOUDY CONDITIONS THROUGH
MUCH OF THE SHORT TERM PERIOD.

.LONG TERM...(FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY)
ISSUED AT 245 AM CST WED FEB 10 2016

COLD AIR LINGERS THROUGH SATURDAY WITH ANOTHER CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY AS UPPER FLOW BECOMES LESS AMPLIFIED
AND NORTHERN STREAM SHORT WAVE MOVES ACROSS THE REGION. TREND
TOWARD WARMER TEMPERATURES CONTINUES EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH RIDGE
PUSHING INTO THE PLAINS AND A MORE SPLIT FLOW DEVELOPING IN THE
EAST.

&&

.AVIATION...(12Z TAFS FOR KOFK...KLNK AND KOMA.)
ISSUED AT 508 AM CST WED FEB 10 2016

A FEW FLURRIES WILL AFFECT KOMA THROUGH ABOUT 16Z THIS MORNING.
MOSTLY VFR...BUT COULD SEE TEMPORARY MVFR CONDITIONS WITH CONTINUED
DOWNWARD SATURATION. OTHERWISE...VFR ELSEWHERE ALTHOUGH EXPECTING
MVFR CLOUDS TO DEVELOP BY 22-00Z.

&&

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

$$

SHORT TERM...FOBERT
LONG TERM...FOBERT
AVIATION...DEWALD


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