Area Forecast Discussion
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000 FXUS63 KOAX 042352 AFDOAX AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE 552 PM CST THU FEB 4 2016 .SHORT TERM...(TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY) ISSUED AT 258 PM CST THU FEB 4 2016 QUIET WEATHER TONIGHT IN ADVANCE OF THE NEXT CLIPPER WHICH WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION ON FRIDAY. THIS WILL BRING JUST A SMALL CHANCE OF SNOW TO THE AREA...BUT REALLY NOT SIGNIFICANT WITH GENERALLY JUST A DUSTING OR FLURRIES POSSIBLE. THIS SHOULD CLEAR THE AREA BY EARLY FRIDAY EVENING. RIDGING DEVELOPS ACROSS THE PLAINS SATURDAY WITH SURFACE FLOW BECOMING SOUTHWESTERLY. THIS SHOULD HELP BOOST TEMPS INTO THE MID 30S OVER THE SNOW PACK...AND MID TO UPPER 40S ELSEWHERE THAT SNOW IS LESS DEEP OR NON EXISTENT. THE NEXT CLIPPER IN THE SERIES MOVES THROUGH THE UPPER MISSOURI VALLEY REGION SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...BRINGING ANOTHER SMALL CHANCE FOR SNOW TO OUR NORTHERN FORECAST AREA. AGAIN...AMOUNTS APPEAR TO BE LIGHT. THIS NEXT CLIPPER DOES BRING SUBSTANTIALLY STRONGER NORTHWEST WINDS ON SUNDAY. WINDS PROBABLY WOULD BE JUST BELOW ADVISORY STRENGTH...THAT LINGER INTO SUNDAY NIGHT. .LONG TERM...(SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY) ISSUED AT 258 PM CST THU FEB 4 2016 MAY BE A FEW LINGERING SNOW SHOWERS ACROSS WESTERN IOWA MONDAY AND COLD WITH BELOW NORMAL TEMPS. WINDS WILL REMAIN STRONG MONDAY...AND WITH DAYTIME MIXING...COULD AGAIN BE NEAR BUT PROBABLY JUST BELOW ADVISORY CRITERIA. WILL GO WITH DRY WEATHER THEREAFTER WITH NORTHWEST FLOW PREVAILING. TUESDAY SHOULD BE THE COLDEST DAY WITH WELL BELOW NORMAL TEMPS. TEMPS EVENTUALLY WARM BACK UP JUST ABOVE NORMAL BY WEDNESDAY/THURSDAY. && .AVIATION...(00Z TAFS FOR KOFK...KLNK AND KOMA.) ISSUED AT 549 PM CST THU FEB 4 2016 INCREASING MID CLOUDS OVERNIGHT WITH VFR CIGS AFTER 06Z. DID INCLUDE A PROB30 WITH MVFR CIGS/VSBYS WITH LIGHT SNOW OR FLURRIES POSSIBLE AFTER 13Z AT KOFK AND 16Z KOMA/KLNK. VARIABLE SURFACE WINDS GENERALLY 10KTS OR LESS. && .OAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... NE...NONE. IA...NONE. && $$ SHORT TERM...DEWALD LONG TERM...DEWALD AVIATION...ZAPOTOCNY

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