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FXUS63 KOAX 282015

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE
315 PM CDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.SHORT TERM...(tonight through Tuesday)
Issued at 300 PM CDT Sat May 28 2016

Upper low over northwest Iowa at 19z with scattered showers and
thunderstorms across eastern Nebraska and southwest Iowa. Precip
will lift northeast with the system into early evening as it
tracks toward the upper midwest with clouds also decreasing with
loss of heating.

Dry conditions for the area tonight into early Sunday as upper
flow flattens behind the departing trough. A limited chance of
additional showers returns Sunday afternoon and Sunday night as
some elevated instability moves into parts of the area. Small POPs
then extend into early Monday before increasing in the afternoon
and overnight as a northern stream trough pushes into the
northern plains region preceeded by a fairly strong cold front.
Except for the NAM, models similar with the timing of the front
into eastern Nebraska by Tuesday morning and far southeast by
early evening with precipitation ending northwest to southeast
during the day.

.LONG TERM...(Tuesday night through Saturday)
Issued at 300 PM CDT Sat May 28 2016

Models in better agreement today in the early part of the extended
period with GFS now showing a progressive trough moving across the
region in line with yesterdays ECMWF solution. Trended toward dry
conditions through Friday with small POPs Saturday as weak surface
boundary expected in the area.


.AVIATION...(18Z TAFS for KOMA...KLNK...KOFK through 18Z Sunday)
Issued at 306 PM CDT Sat May 28 2016

Upper low pressure system over northeast Nebraska at 18z will
continue to lift northeast. VFR conditions are expected through
29/18z, although some instability showers may produce some brief
MVFR conditions this afternoon. Ceilings will improve after 29/00Z
to BKN100, and then clear skies after 04Z-06Z.


.OAX Watches/Warnings/Advisories...


LONG TERM...Fobert
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