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FXUS63 KOAX 272333

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE
633 PM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.SHORT TERM...(tonight through Friday)
Issued at 204 PM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

Quiet weather continues in the short term. A weak subtle cool
front will settle into the area tonight, which will bring cooler
temps for Wednesday and Thursday. Highs Wednesday will only reach
the mid to upper 60s, with highs Thursday in the upper 60s to
around 70. We could see a brief period of clouds in the morning as
the edge of clouds currently across MN works southward. These
clouds appear to just give us a glancing blow across northern and
eastern sections of the forecast area before pulling to the east.
Slightly warmer temperatures in the lower 70s are forecast for
Friday, but with continued clear skies.

.LONG TERM...(Friday night through Tuesday)
Issued at 204 PM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

Quiet weather continues Saturday with another near perfect day
with highs in the lower 70s, low humidity and light winds. We may
start to see rain chances increase by Sunday as a weak impulse
moves off the High Plains. Models begin to diverge on the details
of the forecast by Monday and Tuesday though, with GFS bringing a
front into the area Monday night, with all precip east of the area
by Tuesday. Meanwhile, the ECMWF holds off the front until
Tuesday. Thus, will have precip chances essentially both days,
with low confidence this far out.


Issued at 630 PM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

VFR conditions are expected at KLNK through the TAF cycle. At
KOMA, the eastern edge of a stratus deck currently in MN/IA may
clip the site for a few hours in the morning, and have retained a
scattered mention with a TEMPO broken mention. I do think KOFK
will remain just west of the cloud deck and will keep mention out
of there for now. All sites should see winds ranging from
northwesterly to northerly at around 5-10kt.


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