Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KOAX 292029
AFDOAX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
329 PM CDT WED OCT 29 2014

.SHORT TERM...(TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY)
ISSUED AT 210 PM CDT WED OCT 29 2014

QUIET AND DRY WEATHER WILL CONTINUE OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS. AN
AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUES TO MOVE SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE
REGION WITH RETURN SOUTHERLY FLOW SETTING UP OVER CENTRAL NEBRASKA
THIS AFTERNOON. THIS RETURN FLOW WILL SUBSIDE OVERNIGHT AS A WEAK
TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE MOVES EAST OVER THE FORECAST AREA TURNING
SFC WINDS AROUND TO THE NORTHWEST BY DAYBREAK. OTHERWISE...JUST AN
INCREASE IN MID/HIGH CLOUDS IS LIKELY ACROSS OUR NORTHEASTERN
COUNTIES IN ASSOCIATION WITH THIS WEAK TROUGH.

CHILLY AIR WILL DROP INTO THE REGION LATE THURSDAY. THIS WILL
BRING LOW TEMPS INTO THE 20S ACROSS OUR NORTHERN CWA THURSDAY
NIGHT AND ACROSS THE ENTIRE AREA FRIDAY NIGHT. IN ADDITION...HIGHS
ON FRIDAY WILL LIKELY ONLY MAKE IT INTO THE LOW 40S AS HIGH COLD
SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVERHEAD.

SOUTHERLY RETURN FLOW SETS UP AROUND THE DEPARTING HIGH EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING. WITH A COLD START TO THE DAY AND INCREASING
SOUTHERLY WINDS...APPARENT TEMPERATURES ARE FORECAST IN THE TEENS.

.LONG TERM...(SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY)
ISSUED AT 210 PM CDT WED OCT 29 2014

UPPER LEVEL RIDGING WILL BUILD OVERHEAD LATE SATURDAY AND THROUGH
SUNDAY BEFORE A DEEPENING WESTERN TROUGH BEGINS TO MOVE TOWARD THE
CENTRAL PLAINS. THIS WILL SEND A STRONG COLD FRONT INTO THE
CENTRAL PLAINS BRINGING THE NEXT CHANCE FOR SHOWERS TO THE REGION
MONDAY INTO MONDAY NIGHT. WE WILL CONTINUE TO CLOSELY WATCH THE
COLD TEMPERATURES BEHIND THIS SYSTEM AND TIMING OF THE ENDING OF
PRECIPITATION IN CASE A MIX OF PCPN TYPES NEEDS TO BE ADDRESSED.

&&

.AVIATION...(18Z TAFS FOR KOFK...KLNK AND KOMA.)
ISSUED AT 139 PM CDT WED OCT 29 2014

VFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE PERIOD AS AN AREA OF
HIGH PRESSURE MOVES ACROSS SOUTHEAST OF THE REGION. A WEAK SURFACE
TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL CAUSE WINDS TO SWITCH TO THE NORTHWEST
AFTER 06Z.


&&

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

$$

SHORT TERM...KERN
LONG TERM...KERN
AVIATION...SMITH



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