Area Forecast Discussion
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000 FXUS63 KOAX 311958 AFDOAX AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE 258 PM CDT THU JUL 31 2014 .SHORT TERM...(TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY) ISSUED AT 248 PM CDT THU JUL 31 2014 VERY SUBTLE WAVE MOVING THROUGH THE MID MISSOURI VALLEY HAS TRIGGERED A COUPLE AREAS OF SHOWERS TODAY. THE FIRST AREA HAS BEEN ALONG AND JUST NORTH/EAST OF THE MISSOURI RIVER...BUT HAS MOSTLY BEEN JUST OUTSIDE OF OUR AREA TODAY. MEANWHILE...A WEAK AREA OF LOW PRESSURE ACROSS CENTRAL NEBRASKA TIED TO THE UPPER WAVE WAS PROVIDING THE FOCUS FOR ISOLATED SHOWERS AND RUMBLES OF THUNDER TO DEVELOP IN THE PLATTE RIVER VALLEY. THUS...WILL STILL MAINTAIN SLIGHT CHANCE POPS THIS EVENING FOR VERY SPOTTY HIT/MISS ACTIVITY... WHICH WILL SHIFT SOUTH OF I80 BY LATE THIS EVENING AND END BY DAYBREAK FRIDAY. ANOTHER VERY SUBTLE WAVE NOW CROSSING THE US/CANADIAN BORDER REGION WILL BRING ANOTHER CHANCE OF SPOTTY SHOWERS AND ISOLATED RUMBLES OF THUNDER TO THE NORTHERN PLAINS ON FRIDAY...AND AT LEAST INTO NORTHEAST NEBRASKA FRIDAY NIGHT. NOT SURE HOW FAR SOUTH THEY WILL MAKE IT...BUT LATER FORECASTS CAN ADJUST AS NECESSARY. AND FINALLY...ANOTHER VERY SUBTLE WAVE LOOKS TO AFFECT THE AREA SATURDAY NIGHT WITH VERY SPOTTY LIGHT THUNDERSHOWERS POSSIBLE. NONE OF THE THREE CHANCES FOR RAIN WILL BRING MEANINGFUL PRECIP TO THE REGION UNFORTUNATELY. TEMPS OVER THE NEXT THREE DAYS BEGIN A GRADUAL WARMUP...MID TO EVENTUALLY UPPER 80S AND NEAR 90 BY SUNDAY. .LONG TERM...(SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY) ISSUED AT 248 PM CDT THU JUL 31 2014 THE UPPER RIDGE BUILDS ACROSS THE PLAINS ON MONDAY...WHICH WILL PROBABLY BE THE HOTTEST DAY IN THE FORECAST. ANOTHER WAVE ROTATING AROUND THE RIDGE OUT OF THE ROCKIES WILL BEGIN AFFECTING OUR AREA BY TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY WHEN PRECIP CHANCES INCREASE AGAIN TO 40/50 PERCENT...THEN MOVING OUT BY WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WITH DRY WEATHER THURSDAY. && .AVIATION...(18Z TAFS FOR KOFK...KLNK AND KOMA.) ISSUED AT 1220 PM CDT THU JUL 31 2014 VFR CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL THROUGH THE PERIOD. && .OAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... NE...NONE. IA...NONE. && $$ SHORT TERM...DEWALD LONG TERM...DEWALD AVIATION...KERN

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