Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Omaha/Valley, NE

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000 FXUS63 KOAX 271732 AFDOAX AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE 1132 AM CST THU NOV 27 2014 .SHORT TERM...(TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY) ISSUED AT 230 AM CST THU NOV 27 2014 QUIET WEATHER IN THE SHORT TERM WITH TEMPERATURES THE MAIN FOCUS. SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDED FROM NORTHWEST MINNESOTA INTO EASTERN KANSAS AT 08Z WITH SOME PATCHY LOW CLOUDS ACROSS THE AREA. AS SURFACE RIDGE DRIFTS EAST TODAY A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT ACROSS THE WESTERN HIGH PLAINS SPREADING MUCH WARMER AIR BACK INTO THE REGION FOR POST THANKSGIVING TRAVEL. THE MILD AIR WILL REMAIN THROUGH SATURDAY BEFORE A COLD FRONT DROPS BACK INTO THE REGION SATURDAY NIGHT. .LONG TERM...(SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY) ISSUED AT 146 AM CST THU NOV 27 2014 AS THE COLD FRONT CONTINUES TO PUSH SOUTH ANOTHER BATCH OF COLD AIR WILL SPREAD INTO THE AREA SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY. THE COLD AIR IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK BEFORE AN UPPER WAVE IN THE SOUTHERN STREAM FLOW APPROACHES THE CENTRAL PLAINS WITH MODERATING TEMPERATURES AND A CHANCE OF PRECIP BY MID WEEK. OPERATIONAL GFS AND ECMWF STILL SHOW SIGNIFICANT DIFFERENCES IN TIMING AND STRENGTH DURING THIS PERIOD. && .AVIATION...(18Z TAFS FOR KOFK...KLNK AND KOMA.) ISSUED AT 1130 AM CST THU NOV 27 2014 VFR CONDITIONS THROUGH THE PERIOD WITH MID CLOUDS. SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS COULD INCREASE TO NEAR 12 KNOTS EARLY IN THE TAF PERIOD...BUT THEN DIMINISH BELOW LATTER HALF. && .OAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... NE...NONE. IA...NONE. && $$ SHORT TERM...FOBERT LONG TERM...FOBERT AVIATION...DEWALD

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