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000 FXUS63 KOAX 262330 AFDOAX Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE 630 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016 .SHORT TERM...(tonight through Sunday) Issued at 220 PM CDT Thu May 26 2016 Warm front was located across northeast Kansas at 19z with a large area of convection blooming on either side of the front. Periods of thunderstorms are expected through most of the period as upper trough over the southern Rockies this afternoon lifts across the plains region toward the upper Midwest through Saturday. There looks to be a brief break in the stormy pattern late Saturday night into Sunday behind the trough but additional storms return by Monday. Flash flood watch will cover parts of southeast Nebraska and southwest Iowa near the warm front through tonight with potential for several rounds of thunderstorms and heavy rain. .LONG TERM...(Sunday night through Thursday) Issued at 220 PM CDT Thu May 26 2016 Upper pattern becomes more amplified again in the extended period with more storm chances into at least Wednesday although ECMWF is a bit quicker with drier conditions by Tuesday night compared to the GFS. && .AVIATION...(00Z TAFS for KOMA...KLNK...KOFK through 00Z Saturday) Issued at 626 PM CDT Thu May 26 2016 Variable conditions likely through much of the period. Thunderstorm complex will be moving across the area through 04z followed by MVFR cigs and vsbys in fog as low levels expected to remain saturated until after 15z. && .OAX Watches/Warnings/Advisories... NE...Flash Flood Watch through Friday morning for NEZ066>068-078- 088>093. IA...Flash Flood Watch through Friday morning for IAZ069-079-080-090- 091. && $$ SHORT TERM...Fobert LONG TERM...Fobert AVIATION...Fobert

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