Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Omaha/Valley, NE

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000 FXUS63 KOAX 270830 AFDOAX AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE 230 AM CST THU NOV 27 2014 .SHORT TERM...
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(TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY) ISSUED AT 230 AM CST THU NOV 27 2014 QUIET WEATHER IN THE SHORT TERM WITH TEMPERATURES THE MAIN FOCUS. SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDED FROM NORTHWEST MINNESOTA INTO EASTERN KANSAS AT 08Z WITH SOME PATCHY LOW CLOUDS ACROSS THE AREA. AS SURFACE RIDGE DRIFTS EAST TODAY A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT ACROSS THE WESTERN HIGH PLAINS SPREADING MUCH WARMER AIR BACK INTO THE REGION FOR POST THANKSGIVING TRAVEL. THE MILD AIR WILL REMAIN THROUGH SATURDAY BEFORE A COLD FRONT DROPS BACK INTO THE REGION SATURDAY NIGHT. .LONG TERM...(SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY) ISSUED AT 146 AM CST THU NOV 27 2014 AS THE COLD FRONT CONTINUES TO PUSH SOUTH ANOTHER BATCH OF COLD AIR WILL SPREAD INTO THE AREA SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY. THE COLD AIR IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK BEFORE AN UPPER WAVE IN THE SOUTHERN STREAM FLOW APPROACHES THE CENTRAL PLAINS WITH MODERATING TEMPERATURES AND A CHANCE OF PRECIP BY MID WEEK. OPERATIONAL GFS AND ECMWF STILL SHOW SIGNIFICANT DIFFERENCES IN TIMING AND STRENGTH DURING THIS PERIOD.
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&& .AVIATION...(06Z TAFS FOR KOFK...KLNK AND KOMA.) ISSUED AT 1116 PM CST WED NOV 26 2014 REGIONAL OBS/SATL PIX SHOWING THAT FOR THE MOST PART...MVFR CIGS HAVE DECREASED IN AREAL COVERAGE OVER ERN NEB OVER THE LAST SEVERAL HOURS. KOFK AND KOMA THOUGH ARE STILL REPORTING MVFR CIGS. GIVEN TRENDS THE LAST SEVERAL HOURS THOUGH...EXPECT KOFK AND KOMA TO IMPROVE TO VFR SOMETIME TWD 10Z THIS MORNING. VFR THEN REMAINDER 0F FCST PD. && .OAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... NE...NONE. IA...NONE. && $$ SHORT TERM...FOBERT LONG TERM...FOBERT AVIATION...DEE

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