Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KOAX 221130
AFDOAX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
530 AM CST THU JAN 22 2015

.SHORT TERM...(TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY)
ISSUED AT 216 AM CST THU JAN 22 2015

QUIET AND UNSEASONABLY WARM WEATHER WILL PERSIST THROUGH MUCH OF
THE FORECAST.

A LARGE AREA OF SFC HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUES TO MOVE SOUTHEAST
THROUGH THE AREA EARLY THIS MORNING. LATEST SATELLITE IMAGERY
SHOWS EXTENSIVE CLOUD COVER OVER THE REGION WHICH SHOULD PERSIST INTO
THE EARLY AFTERNOON WHEN RETURN FLOW INCREASES. WITH SFC HIGH
PRESSURE OVER THE AREA MUCH OF THE DAY...TEMPS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO
INCREASE MUCH WITH HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S TO AROUND 40 EXPECTED.
SLIGHTLY WARMER TEMPERATURES ARE LIKELY FRIDAY AS A COOL FRONT
DROPS THROUGH THE REGION AND ALLOWS STRONGER MIXING TO OCCUR.

NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL CONTINUE INTO THE WEEKEND WITH A FEW
PASSING MINOR WAVES. SATURDAY WILL BE ANOTHER VERY MILD DAY WITH
HIGHS APPROACHING THE LOW 50S. A FAST MOVING WEEKEND CLIPPER IS
TRENDING SLIGHTLY WEAKER SO HAVE BACKED OFF ON POPS FROM PREVIOUS
FORECASTS. MOST OF THE PCPN LOOKS TO REMAIN TO OUR NORTHEAST WITH
OUR NORTHEASTERN COUNTIES POSSIBLY GETTING BRUSHED WITH LIGHT
AMOUNTS.

.LONG TERM...(SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY)
ISSUED AT 216 AM CST THU JAN 22 2015

AMPLIFIED UPPER RIDGING WILL BUILD EAST INTO THE CENTRAL PLAINS
EARLY NEXT WEEK. THIS WILL KEEP TEMPERATURES SEVERAL DEGREES
ABOVE NORMAL FOR THE END OF JANUARY.

&&

.AVIATION...(12Z TAFS FOR KOFK...KLNK AND KOMA.)
ISSUED AT 510 AM CST THU JAN 22 2015

MVFR CIGS ARE QUICKLY DISSIPATING OVER ERN NEB AND EXPECT TAF
SITES TO BE VFR SOMETIME AROUND 14Z. VFR CONDITIONS THEN DURATION
OF FCST PD.

&&

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

$$

SHORT TERM...KERN
LONG TERM...KERN
AVIATION...DEE


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