Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KOAX 272311

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE
611 PM CDT Sat May 27 2017

.SHORT TERM...(Tonight through Tuesday)
Issued at 114 PM CDT Sat May 27 2017

Upper rough rotating around upper low over Manitoba will move
across eastern Nebraska and western Iowa tonight. A few showers
are possible across western parts of the OAX CWA early this
evening. The remainder of the forecast in the short term is dry.
Another cold front is expected to move across the area Sunday
night into Monday morning, but no precipitation is expected with
the passage of the front. Temperatures will be slightly below
normal with highs in he lower to mid 70s.

.LONG TERM...(Tuesday night through Saturday)
Issued at 114 PM CDT Sat May 27 2017

Upper level ridging moves across the region on Wednesday with
gradual warming into next weekend. The warmup will also be
associated with a return flow of southerly winds and moisture over
the area. There are indications of a weak upper level wave moving
through the upper ridge Thursday through Saturday. Therefore,
there is a chance of precipitation later in the week.


.AVIATION...(For the 00Z TAFS through 00Z Sunday evening)
Issued at 611 PM CDT Sat May 27 2017

Visible satellite and surface observations indicate a shield of
VFR (FL050-070) ceilings present across much of eastern NE as of
23z. The exceptions are in the KOMA and KLNK vicinities where
westward surging outflow from early-day storms has eroded the
lower cloud cover. Latest short-term model guidance suggests that
these clouds should generally diminish through the evening, though
high clouds will increase from the west. Otherwise, ongoing
showers from east of KONL to north of KODX should tend to pass to
the north of KOFK this evening with persistent VFR conditions
anticipated at all three TAF locations.




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