Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KOAX 261923

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE
223 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

.SHORT TERM...(tonight through Sunday)
Issued at 220 PM CDT Thu May 26 2016

Warm front was located across northeast Kansas at 19z with a large
area of convection blooming on either side of the front. Periods
of thunderstorms are expected through most of the period as upper
trough over the southern Rockies this afternoon lifts across the
plains region toward the upper Midwest through Saturday. There
looks to be a brief break in the stormy pattern late Saturday
night into Sunday behind the trough but additional storms return
by Monday.

Flash flood watch will cover parts of southeast Nebraska and
southwest Iowa near the warm front through tonight with potential
for several rounds of thunderstorms and heavy rain.

.LONG TERM...(Sunday night through Thursday)
Issued at 220 PM CDT Thu May 26 2016

Upper pattern becomes more amplified again in the extended period
with more storm chances into at least Wednesday although ECMWF is
a bit quicker with drier conditions by Tuesday night compared to
the GFS.


.AVIATION...(18Z TAFS for KOMA...KLNK...KOFK through 18Z Friday)
Issued at 1250 PM CDT Thu May 26 2016

Showers and thunderstorms will begin to pop up across the region
this afTernoon. Storms could begin in KLNK as early at 19Z and
move into KOMA and KOFK later this afternoon and evening. Showers
and thunderstorms will continue well into the overnight hours
before clearing and potentially allowing light fog to develop
early Friday morning.


.OAX Watches/Warnings/Advisories...
NE...Flash Flood Watch through Friday morning for NEZ066-068-078-

IA...Flash Flood Watch through Friday morning for IAZ090-091.



LONG TERM...Fobert
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