Area Forecast Discussion
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000 FXUS63 KOAX 220456 AFDOAX Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE 1156 PM CDT Fri Oct 21 2016 .SHORT TERM...(tonight through Monday) Issued at 230 PM CDT Fri Oct 21 2016 Dry and rather mild weather should prevail through the short term as broad area of high pressure at the surface and aloft dominates the pattern in advance of a strong upper trough approaching the West Coast. Warm days and seasonably cool nights are expected over the weekend with minimal cloud cover. .LONG TERM...(Monday night through Friday) Issued at 230 PM CDT Fri Oct 21 2016 Initial short wave energy associated with the west coast trough begins to spread into the region late Monday night and Tuesday with rain chances increasing during the day on Tuesday and into Tuesday night as trough amplifies while moving through the region. The trough moves east of the area on Wednesday with ridging returning to the region behind the system for Thursday. Strong system moving across southern Canada on Friday will bring a brief cool down on Friday but at this time no additional rain expected. && .AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Saturday night) Issued at 1156 PM CDT Fri Oct 21 2016 VFR conditions will prevail through the TAF period. No appreciable cloud cover is expected, except for high level cirrus streaming over top of H5 ridge axis. Surface pressure gradient increases during the afternoon Saturday due to lee side troughing; however, wind speeds not expected to exceed 12kts. There is some indications of LLWS developing after 23/03 UTC as LLJ strengthens above decoupled boundary layer, but will wait a couple TAF cycles to add. && .OAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... NE...None. IA...None. && $$ SHORT TERM...Fobert LONG TERM...Fobert AVIATION...Fortin is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.