Area Forecast Discussion
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000 FXUS63 KOAX 232310 AFDOAX AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE 510 PM CST FRI JAN 23 2015 .SHORT TERM...(TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY) ISSUED AT 253 PM CST FRI JAN 23 2015 MAIN CONCERN IN THE SHORT TERM IS A CLIPPER SYSTEM THAT WILL BRING A SMALL CHANCE OF RAIN TO THE AREA SATURDAY NIGHT. BEFORE THAT ARRIVES...VERY MILD WEATHER WILL CONTINUE WITH HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S WITH WESTERLY SURFACE WINDS. CLIPPER COULD BRING SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS TO NORTHEAST NEBRASKA BY LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON...THAN A CHANCE OF RAIN SATURDAY NIGHT AS THE SURFACE LOW MOVES FROM THE NORTHERN PLAINS TO THE MID MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY BY DAYBREAK SUNDAY. THERMAL PROFILES SUGGEST THAT THIS WILL BE MOSTLY A RAIN EVENT...BUT COULD END AS A RAIN/SNOW MIX SUNDAY MORNING ALONG/EAST OF THE MISSOURI RIVER. WINDS WILL SUBSTANTIALLY INCREASE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...BUT PROBABLY REMAINING BELOW ADVISORY CRITERIA. WILL BE COOLER SUNDAY WITH HIGHS MOSTLY IN THE 40S...BUT STILL ABOVE NORMAL. BREEZY NORTHWEST WINDS CONTINUE MONDAY WITH EXCELLENT MIXING ONCE AGAIN WHICH SHOULD HELP TO BOOST US BACK INTO THE 50S FOR MOST AREAS. .LONG TERM...(MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY) ISSUED AT 253 PM CST FRI JAN 23 2015 VERY MILD WEATHER CONTINUES EARLY IN THE PERIOD WITH DRY WEATHER. HIGHS TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY STILL MOSTLY IN THE 50S. THERE IS A WAVE MOVING THROUGH ON WEDNESDAY ASSOCIATED WITH A COOL FRONT. MOISTURE IS VERY MEAGER THUS WILL LEAVE THE FORECAST DRY FOR NOW...BUT WILL CONTINUE TO MONITOR. SLIGHTLY COOLER WEATHER FOR THURSDAY...AND EVEN COOLER FOR FRIDAY. COULD ALSO SEE A SMALL CHANCE OF SNOW ACROSS NORTHEAST NEBRASKA BY FRIDAY AS THE NEXT CLIPPER MOVES INTO THE AREA WITH TEMPS BACK TO NEAR NORMAL. && .AVIATION...(00Z TAFS FOR KOFK...KLNK AND KOMA.) ISSUED AT 510 PM CST FRI JAN 23 2015 VFR CONDITIONS SHOULD PREVAIL THROUGH THE PERIOD. NORTHWEST WINDS TONIGHT WILL BECOME WEST OR SOUTHWEST SATURDAY. MID AND HIGH LEVEL CLOUDINESS SHOULD INCREASE DURING THE DAY SATURDAY. ITS BEYOND THE TAF PERIOD...BUT MVFR CEILINGS AND SOME LIGHT PCPN COULD DEVELOP SATURDAY NIGHT. && .OAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... NE...NONE. IA...NONE. && $$ SHORT TERM...DEWALD LONG TERM...DEWALD AVIATION...MILLER

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