Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KOAX 222322
AFDOAX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
522 PM CST THU JAN 22 2015

.SHORT TERM...(TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY)
ISSUED AT 223 PM CST THU JAN 22 2015

QUIET AND MILD WEATHER IN THE SHORT TERM AS HIGH PRESSURE
CONTINUES TO MOVE TO THE EAST WITH SOUTH SOUTHWEST FLOW
DEVELOPING AHEAD OF THE NEXT TROUGH THAT MOVES IN FRIDAY. THIS
SHOULD ALLOW FOR VERY WARM TEMPS TO REDEVELOP FRIDAY WITH HIGHS IN
THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S. THE TOUGH DOES MOVE IN BRINGING A WIND
SHIFT AND AN INCREASE IN CLOUDS. LOW LEVELS REMAIN DRY THOUGH THUS
HAVE KEPT THE FORECAST DRY AT THIS TIME.

WESTERLY MILD FLOW CONTINUES FOR SATURDAY WITH ANOTHER DAY IN THE
UPPER 40S TO MID 50S...AHEAD OF A VERY FAST MOVING CLIPPER THAT
COULD BE INTO NORTHEAST NEBRASKA SATURDAY AFTERNOON. THE NAM WAS
PRETTY AGGRESSIVE WITH AN AREA OF STRATUS CLOUD SATURDAY MORNING
SO THAT WILL BE SOMETHING THAT WILL HAVE TO WATCHED.
OTHERWISE...THE CLIPPER THAN QUICKLY MOVES DOWN THE MISSOURI RIVER
VALLEY SATURDAY EVENING...BUT SHOULD BE EAST OF THE AREA BY
DAYBREAK SUNDAY. COULD SEE ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS WITH THE CLIPPER
WITH MINIMAL QPF.

SUNDAY WILL BE A WINDY DAY BUT SHOULD BE DRY AND CONTINUED VERY MILD
WITH HIGHS AGAIN IN THE UPPER 50S TO MID 50S.

.LONG TERM...(SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY)
ISSUED AT 223 PM CST THU JAN 22 2015

THE BEGINNING OF THE EXTENDED PERIOD SHOULD REMAIN QUITE MILD WITH
WELL ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND DRY WEATHER. A PATTERN SHIFT
BEGINS TO DEVELOP BY THURSDAY WITH A SLIGHT COOLING TREND NOTED.
CPC CPC CLIMATE PROGS ARE NOW INDICATING A SHIFT TO COOLER THAN
NORMAL WEATHER BY THE END OF JANUARY AND FIRST PART OF FEBRUARY.

&&

.AVIATION...(00Z TAFS FOR KOFK...KLNK AND KOMA.)
ISSUED AT 520 PM CST THU JAN 22 2015

LOW CLOUDS CLEARED EARLIER...AND WE EXPECT VFR CONDITIONS TO
PREVAIL THE NEXT 24 HOURS. SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL OCCUR OVERNIGHT
THEN BECOME SOUTHWEST FRIDAY MORNING...AND THEN AS A WEAK COLD
FRONT PUSHES THROUGH THE REGION WINDS WILL SHIFT TO NORTHWEST.
MID LEVEL CLOUDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE AND THICKEN BY LATE
MORNING OR EARLY AFTERNOON.

&&

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

$$

SHORT TERM...DEWALD
LONG TERM...DEWALD
AVIATION...MILLER


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