Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Omaha/Valley, NE

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000 FXUS63 KOAX 241816 AFDOAX AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE 116 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014 .UPDATE...
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ISSUED AT 102 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014 THE MORNING UPDATE HELD ON TO SOME SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN FAR SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA AND SOUTHWEST IOWA INTO EARLY AFTERNOON ALONG WITH A FEW SPRINKLES AS THE MID-LEVEL TROF CONTINUES TO WORK IT/S WAY EAST OF THE AREA. MUCH DRIER AIR AND NORTHWEST WINDS SHOULD CONTINUE TO CLEAR SKIES FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST.
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&& .SHORT TERM...(TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY) ISSUED AT 300 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014 RAIN COMPLEX OVER EASTERN NEBRASKA AT 07Z WITH RADAR LOOP SHOWING TREND OF MORE EASTERLY MOVEMENT DURING THE PAST HOUR. COLD FRONT SHOULD CONTINUE TO WORK EAST THROUGH THE MORNING WITH CLEARING SKIES MOVING INTO THE AREA BY EARLY AFTERNOON. WEAK RIDGING FOLLOWS BEHIND THE THE SYSTEM TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY WITH FAIR AND MILD CONDITIONS. UPPER RIDGE THEN BUILDS OVER THE CENTRAL PLAINS FRIDAY NIGHT AHEAD OF THE UPPER TROUGH MOVING INTO THE INTERMOUNTAIN WEST. LOW PRESSURE INTENSIFIES OVER THE NORTHEAST COLORADO ON SATURDAY WITH A WARM FRONT DEVELOPING ACROSS NEBRASKA INTO NORTHERN MISSOURI SOUTHERN IOWA. TEMPERATURES MAY CLIMB INTO THE 80S IN SOUTHERN PARTS OF THE FORECAST AREA DEPENDING ON PLACEMENT OF THE FRONT. INCREASING CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FOR THE AREA SATURDAY NIGHT AS MOISTURE IS PULLED NORTH AHEAD OF THE SYSTEM AND UPPER LEVEL FORCING BEGINS TO MOVE INTO THE REGION. .LONG TERM...(SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY) ISSUED AT 300 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014 WEATHER LOOKS TO REMAIN UNSETTLED ACROSS THE REGION FOR MUCH OF THE EXTENDED PERIOD AS CUT OFF UPPER LOW AND ASSOCIATED SURFACE LOW BECOME VERTICALLY STACKED AND TAKE THEIR TIME MOVING OUT OF THE REGION. BROAD UPPER CIRCULATION DEVELOPS BY WEDNESDAY OVER THE MID MISSISSIPPI VALLEY WITH PRETTY COLD AIR GETTING PULLED INTO THE AREA WEDNESDAY MORNING. STRONG NORTH WINDS HOWEVER SHOULD LIMIT THE POTENTIAL FOR ANY FROST. && .AVIATION...
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(18Z TAFS FOR KOFK...KLNK AND KOMA.) ISSUED AT 102 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014 VFR CONDITIONS ARE FORECAST FOR THE REST OF THE PERIOD. NORTHWEST WINDS...VARIABLE AT 10 TO 20KTS SUSTAINED WITH HIGHER GUSTS...WILL BECOME LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER 00Z.
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&& .OAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... NE...NONE. IA...NONE. && $$ UPDATE...ZAPOTOCNY SHORT TERM...FOBERT LONG TERM...FOBERT AVIATION...ZAPOTOCNY

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