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000 FXUS63 KOAX 261755 AFDOAX AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE 1155 AM CST WED NOV 26 2014 .UPDATE... ISSUED AT 930 AM CST WED NOV 26 2014 MID MORNING UPDATE TO TWEAK WINDS/LIGHT RAIN/LIGHT SNOW AND FLURRIES/CLOUDS ALONG WITH FALLING TEMPERATURES. POCKET OF STRONGER WINDS TO MOVE ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA AND NORTHWEST WINDS. DID INCLUDE A WINDS ADVISORY FOR A FEW HOURS TODAY WHEN WINDS WILL BE THE STRONGEST. SURFACE LOW PRESSURE OVER IOWA TO QUICKLY DROP SOUTH INTO NORTHERN MISSOURI WITH STRONG WINDS...LIGHT RAIN AND THEN SOME LIGHT SNOW AND FLURRIES TODAY. && .SHORT TERM...(TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY) ISSUED AT 235 AM CST WED NOV 26 2014 TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO BE THE PRIMARY FORECAST CONCERN THROUGH THE SHORT TERM. SURFACE LOW PRESSURE WAS LOCATED OVER NORTHWEST IOWA AT 08Z. AREA OF PRECIP ABOUT READY TO EXIT THE SOUTHEAST PORTION OF THE FORECAST AREA AS UPPER TROUGH DIGS TOWARD NORTHWEST MISSOURI. NOT A LOT OF COLD AIR COMING INTO EASTERN NEBRASKA ON THE BACKSIDE OF THIS SYSTEM WITH MOST STATIONS STILL IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S AT 08Z. LATEST GUIDANCE SUGGESTING A STEADY OR SLOWLY FALLING TREND TO TEMPERATURES TODAY AS GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS SPREAD INTO THE AREA. A FEW FLURRIES POSSIBLE THROUGH THE MORNING BEFORE CLOUDS DECREASE THIS AFTERNOON AS HIGH BUILDS SOUTH INTO THE REGION. AREA THEN DRY BUT COLD WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY AS COLD AIR LINGERS BEFORE SHIFTING EAST LATE THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY. STRONG WARMING STILL ON TAP FOR FRIDAY AS MORE ZONAL UPPER FLOW DEVELOPS...BUT COLD FRONT POISED ALONG THE NORTHERN U.S. BORDER FOR A RETURN TO COLDER CONDITIONS IN THE EXTENDED PERIOD. .LONG TERM...(FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY) ISSUED AT 205 AM CST WED NOV 26 2014 WARM AIR EXPECTED TO HOLD ON THROUGH SATURDAY BEFORE THE NORTHERN PLAINS COLD FRONT BEGINS TO IMPACT NORTHERN PARTS OF THE AREA SATURDAY NIGHT...MOVING SOUTH ACROSS THE REST OF THE AREA ON SUNDAY. 00Z OPERATIONAL MODELS VARY ON SOLUTIONS AFTER THIS TIME FOR EARLY NEXT WEEK SO CONFIDENCE ON THE LOW SIDE IN TRENDS OF MODEL GUIDANCE AT THIS POINT. && .AVIATION...(18Z TAFS FOR KOFK...KLNK AND KOMA.) ISSUED AT 1148 AM CST WED NOV 26 2014 LINGERING MVFR CIGS AT ALL SITES THIS AFTERNOON WITH SOME FLURRIES AT KOMA. THERE IS A PATCH OF VFR CONDITIONS MOVING TOWARD KOFK. DO INCLUDE IMPROVING CONDITIONS THERE FIRST...THEN MVFR IMPROVING TO VFR AT KOMA AND KLNK BETWEEN 00Z-04Z. GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25KTS SUSTAINED TO DIMINISH TO 10-15KTS BY 00Z AND UNDER 10KTS AFTER 00Z. && .OAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... NE...WIND ADVISORY UNTIL 2 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON FOR NEZ015-018- 030>034-042>045-050>053-065>067-078-088-089. IA...WIND ADVISORY UNTIL 2 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON FOR IAZ043-055. && $$ UPDATE...ZAPOTOCNY SHORT TERM...FOBERT LONG TERM...FOBERT AVIATION...ZAPOTOCNY

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