Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KOAX 042352
AFDOAX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
552 PM CST THU FEB 4 2016

.SHORT TERM...(TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY)
ISSUED AT 258 PM CST THU FEB 4 2016

QUIET WEATHER TONIGHT IN ADVANCE OF THE NEXT CLIPPER WHICH WILL
MOVE ACROSS THE REGION ON FRIDAY. THIS WILL BRING JUST A SMALL
CHANCE OF SNOW TO THE AREA...BUT REALLY NOT SIGNIFICANT WITH
GENERALLY JUST A DUSTING OR FLURRIES POSSIBLE. THIS SHOULD CLEAR
THE AREA BY EARLY FRIDAY EVENING.

RIDGING DEVELOPS ACROSS THE PLAINS SATURDAY WITH SURFACE FLOW
BECOMING SOUTHWESTERLY. THIS SHOULD HELP BOOST TEMPS INTO THE MID
30S OVER THE SNOW PACK...AND MID TO UPPER 40S ELSEWHERE THAT SNOW
IS LESS DEEP OR NON EXISTENT.

THE NEXT CLIPPER IN THE SERIES MOVES THROUGH THE UPPER MISSOURI
VALLEY REGION SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...BRINGING ANOTHER
SMALL CHANCE FOR SNOW TO OUR NORTHERN FORECAST AREA. AGAIN...AMOUNTS
APPEAR TO BE LIGHT. THIS NEXT CLIPPER DOES BRING SUBSTANTIALLY
STRONGER NORTHWEST WINDS ON SUNDAY. WINDS PROBABLY WOULD BE JUST
BELOW ADVISORY STRENGTH...THAT LINGER INTO SUNDAY NIGHT.

.LONG TERM...(SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY)
ISSUED AT 258 PM CST THU FEB 4 2016

MAY BE A FEW LINGERING SNOW SHOWERS ACROSS WESTERN IOWA MONDAY AND
COLD WITH BELOW NORMAL TEMPS. WINDS WILL REMAIN STRONG MONDAY...AND
WITH DAYTIME MIXING...COULD AGAIN BE NEAR BUT PROBABLY JUST BELOW
ADVISORY CRITERIA. WILL GO WITH DRY WEATHER THEREAFTER WITH
NORTHWEST FLOW PREVAILING. TUESDAY SHOULD BE THE COLDEST DAY WITH
WELL BELOW NORMAL TEMPS. TEMPS EVENTUALLY WARM BACK UP JUST ABOVE
NORMAL BY WEDNESDAY/THURSDAY.

&&

.AVIATION...(00Z TAFS FOR KOFK...KLNK AND KOMA.)
ISSUED AT 549 PM CST THU FEB 4 2016

INCREASING MID CLOUDS OVERNIGHT WITH VFR CIGS AFTER 06Z. DID
INCLUDE A PROB30 WITH MVFR CIGS/VSBYS WITH LIGHT SNOW OR FLURRIES
POSSIBLE AFTER 13Z AT KOFK AND 16Z KOMA/KLNK. VARIABLE SURFACE
WINDS GENERALLY 10KTS OR LESS.

&&

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

$$

SHORT TERM...DEWALD
LONG TERM...DEWALD
AVIATION...ZAPOTOCNY


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