Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KOAX 262044
AFDOAX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
244 PM CST MON JAN 26 2015

.SHORT TERM...(TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY)
ISSUED AT 243 PM CST MON JAN 26 2015

DOMINATE FEATURE THIS AFTN PER SATL PIX IS WELL AMPLIFIED/STAGNANT
UPSTREAM RIDGE OVER THE WRN CONUS FORMING INTO A REX BLOCKING
PATTERN. MEANWHILE VERY PLEASANT CONDITIONS FOR THIS TIME OF THE
YEAR OVER THE CNTRL PLAINS.

MODELS IN AGREEMENT NO ACTIVE WX TO CONTEND WITH THE NEXT SEVERALS
DAYS ALONG WITH WELL ABOVE NORMAL TEMPS...HIGHS AROUND 60 WEST/LOW
50S EAST...TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

A NOTICEABLE CHANGE THOUGH COMING WED NIGHT/THURS WILL BE REALIZES
WHEN SFC LOW MOVING INTO THE OH/TN VLYS DRAGS A RELATIVELY WEAK COLD
FRONT INTO THE CENTRAL PLAINS. GIVEN THE WEAK NATURE OF THE
CAA...MAX IN THE LOW 40S WILL STILL BE WELL ABOVE NORMAL.

.LONG TERM...(THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY)
ISSUED AT 243 PM CST MON JAN 26 2015

MEDIUM RANGE MODELS ARE ADVERTISING POSSIBLE PCPN EARLY NEXT WEEKEND
ASSOCIATED WITH NEXT CANADIAN AIRMASS INTRUSION INTO THE LOWER 48.
HOWEVER...WITH SUCH A WIDE DISCREPANCY AMONGST THE ECM/GFS/CMC WITH
RESPECT TO SFC FEATURES...TIMING THE COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE IS
PROBLEMATIC AT BEST WITH METEOGRAMS ILLUSTRATING THIS WELL. CMC
PROJECTS THE BNDRY INTO THE OMAHA METRO AROUND 12Z SAT...GFS 06Z
SUN...ECM 12Z SUN. GIVEN ALL THIS...AM CONTENT WITH FOLLOWING
SUPERBLEND WITH THE FROPA BTWN 12Z-18Z SAT. AS FOR PCPN...THERE IS
GENERAL AGREEMENT ISENTROPIC UPGLIDE WILL BE MOST PREVALENT OVER THE
SRN CWA FRI NIGHT/SAT TIME FRAME. THUS WILL CONFINE SMALL POPS TO
THE SOUTH.

&&

.AVIATION...(18Z TAFS FOR KOFK...KLNK AND KOMA.)
ISSUED AT 1122 AM CST MON JAN 26 2015

GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25KT ARE FORECAST THROUGH
23Z...THEN SPEEDS WILL DECREASE TO 10KT OR LESS. LIGHT SOUTHEAST
WINDS RETURN BY 15Z TUESDAY. OTHERWISE CLEAR SKIES CAN BE
EXPECTED.


&&

.OAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NE...NONE.
IA...NONE.
&&

$$

SHORT TERM...DEE
LONG TERM...DEE
AVIATION...DERGAN



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