Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Omaha/Valley, NE

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000 FXUS63 KOAX 271721 AFDOAX AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE 1121 AM CST TUE JAN 27 2015 .SHORT TERM...(TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY) ISSUED AT 240 AM CST TUE JAN 27 2015 TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN THE PRIMARY FOCUS IN THE FORECAST WITH MILD CONDITIONS INTO WEDNESDAY BEFORE COOLER AIR COMES IN WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY. FLOODING HAS BEEN REPORTED EARLY THIS MORNING ON THE PLATTE RIVER IN WESTERN DOUGLAS COUNTY AS THE WARM TEMPERATURES HAVE RESULTED IN ICE JAMS ALONG THIS REACH OF THE RIVER. LITTLE CHANGE TO FORECAST TRENDS IN THE SHORT TERM. MAX TEMPERATURES ON WEDNESDAY WILL APPROACH RECORD HIGHS IN MAINLY SOUTHEAST PARTS OF THE AREA...PRIOR TO A COLD FRONT MOVING THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS LIKELY ONCE AGAIN BEHIND THE FRONT WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING WITH A PERIOD OF SPRINKLES OR FLURRIES POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY EVENING. COLDER ON THURSDAY WITH MORE SEASONAL TEMPERATURES AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE REGION. .LONG TERM...(THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY) ISSUED AT 240 AM CST TUE JAN 27 2015 EXTENDED PERIOD IS EXPECTED TO TREND COLDER AND MORE ACTIVE AS NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN STREAM WAVE ENERGY INTERACT OVER THE CENTRAL CONUS. NO MAJOR SYSTEM INDICATED DURING THIS TIME FOR OUR AREA WITH BETTER MOISTURE AND ENERGY LOCATED ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PLAINS AND SOUTHEAST PART OF THE COUNTRY...BUT A PERIOD OF LIGHT SNOW IS POSSIBLE OVER THE WEEKEND. && .AVIATION...(18Z TAFS FOR KOFK...KLNK AND KOMA.) ISSUED AT 1120 AM CST TUE JAN 27 2015 VFR CONDITIONS EXPECTED THRU THE FCST PD. && .OAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... NE...NONE. IA...NONE. && $$ SHORT TERM...FOBERT LONG TERM...FOBERT AVIATION...DEE

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