Area Forecast Discussion
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000 FXUS63 KOAX 230956 AFDOAX Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE 356 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017 .SHORT TERM...
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(today through Saturday) Issued at 355 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017 Complex weather system will be moving into the area today with a variety of weather to deal with before changing to snow tonight into Friday. Winter storm warning will spread across the north half of the area today into Friday morning with a winter weather advisory south of that area into the Omaha and Lincoln areas for Friday and Friday night. Latest model run has pushed axis of heavy snow a bit further south with 6 to 10 inches possible for the north half of the area. Gusty north to northwest winds will compound travel conditions during this event with considerable blowing and drifting snow. Rain will be changing to snow in the far north today with rain and a few thunderstorms this afternoon in the south with the chance of thunderstorms going into the evening. Rain will be changing to snow in the south Friday morning and continue for the afternoon before diminishing Friday evening with snow amounts in the 1 to 5 inch range expectedwith amounts decreasing southward. Colder temperatures then into Saturday before warming trend returns for Sunday into early next week. .LONG TERM...(Saturday night through Wednesday) Issued at 355 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017 Temperatures warm a bit early in the period but another upper trough will briefly drag colder air back into the area on Wednesday with another warming trend beginning by late week.
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&& .AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Thursday night) Issued at 1128 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017 VFR conditions are expected through mid-late morning when conditions begin to deteriorate as storm system moves toward the region. Both ceilings and visibilities will drop by afternoon to MVFR and eventually IFR. Rain will move into KOFK first followed by KLNK by evening. Some chance of thunderstorms exists especially for KLNK so did include a brief mention. Rain will transition over to snow by the end of the TAF cycle at KOFK. && .OAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
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NE...Winter Storm Warning from 6 AM Friday to midnight CST Friday night for NEZ034-044-045. Winter Weather Advisory from 6 AM Friday to midnight CST Friday night for NEZ050>053-065>067. Winter Storm Warning from 10 PM this evening to midnight CST Friday night for NEZ015-032-033-042-043. Winter Storm Warning from 6 PM this evening to midnight CST Friday night for NEZ011-012-016>018-030-031. IA...Winter Storm Warning from 6 AM Friday to midnight CST Friday night for IAZ043-055. Winter Weather Advisory from 6 AM Friday to midnight CST Friday night for IAZ056-069-079.
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&& $$ SHORT TERM...Fobert LONG TERM...Fobert AVIATION...Kern

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