Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KOAX 290444

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE
1144 PM CDT THU JUL 28 2016

.SHORT TERM...(tonight through Sunday)
Issued at 255 PM CDT Thu Jul 28 2016

Upper wave moving off the front range will continue to generate an
MCS across the central part of the start, and the far eastern
fringe of that may clip of far western counties tonight as this
continues to drop into KS. Otherwise, the area remains in
northwest flow through the weekend with northeasterly flow
becoming southeast through time. Believe conditions will generally
be dry and cooler than normal earlier in the period with any scant
precip chances affecting mainly eastern NE. With flow returning
more southerly by Saturday night into Sunday, there could be
minimal moisture return that could trigger isolated showers or
storms but again coverage would probably remain quite low.

.LONG TERM...(Sunday night through Thursday)
Issued at 255 PM CDT Thu Jul 28 2016

An upper ridge will continue to build into the area through the
extended period, which allows a return to hot and humid conditions
with highs above normal in the lower to mid 90s and afternoon heat
indicies near 100 Monday through Wednesday. A frontal boundary
does try to move into the area Monday night, then lifts back north
of the region. Another front tries to move into the area Wednesday
night into Thursday, and will have small precip chances with both.


.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Friday night)
Issued at 1139 PM CDT Thu Jul 28 2016

VFR conditions are expected to prevail through the period. Eastern
Nebraska remains on the edge of primary storm track which has set
up across western and central Nebraska in area of better
instability and favored flow aloft.


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