Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KOAX 260930
AFDOAX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
330 AM CST MON JAN 26 2015

.SHORT TERM...(TODAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY)
ISSUED AT 315 AM CST MON JAN 26 2015

SHORT TERM FORECAST CONCERNS WILL MAINLY BE TEMPERATURES.

AS THE BIG STORM BEARS DOWN ON THE MID ATLANTIC AND NEW ENGLAND
STATES TODAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...LOCALLY WE ARE LOOKING AT
UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES WITH HIGHS IN THE 50S AND 60S. WARM
DOWNSLOPING FLOW FROM THE WEST WITH INCREASING NORTHWEST WINDS ARE
FORECAST FOR TODAY AS A SHORTWAVE TROF MOVES THROUGH THE UPPER
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. MUCH WARMER H85 TEMPERATURES ARE FORECAST FOR
TUESDAY...HOWEVER THE SOUTHEAST LOW LEVEL FLOW...WILL MEAN THAT
THE WARM AIR ALOFT WILL NOT BE FULLY REALIZED IN THE MAX TEMP
FORECAST. MID LEVEL RIDGING IS FLATTENED WEDNESDAY AS A SHORTWAVE
BREAKS IT DOWN. THERE MAY BE SOME LOW CLOUDS/DRIZZLE TO CONTEND
WITH AHEAD OF AND WITH THE FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH THE SHORTWAVE

.LONG TERM...(WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY)
ISSUED AT 315 AM CST MON JAN 26 2015

A COLD FRONT SWEEPS THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND APPEARS TO COME
THROUGH DRY WITH BRISK NORTHWEST WINDS FOR THURSDAY. THE MODELS
DIVERGE FRIDAY- SUNDAY REGARDING SNOW CHANCES. FOR NOW USED THE
UKMET/GEM WHICH IS DRY AND COLDER. COOLER HIGHS IN THE 30S/40S FOR
THURSDAY - SATURDAY WITH COOLER HIGHS IN THE 30S FOR SUNDAY AND
MONDAY.

&&

.AVIATION...(06Z TAFS FOR KOFK...KLNK AND KOMA.)
ISSUED AT 1130 PM CST SUN JAN 25 2015

MVFR CEILINGS CONTINUE TO LIFT ACROSS EASTERN NEBRASKA AS WINDS
HAVE TURNED SOUTHERLY. MAIN CONCERN THE NEXT FEW HOURS WILL BE FOG
POTENTIAL AT KOMA/KLNK. AREA OBSERVATIONS SHOW LIFR VIS AT KBTA
AND MVFR VIS AT KMLE. FEEL THE OVERALL POTENTIAL FOR VIS LIKE THIS
AT KOMA/KLNK IS LOW SO HAVE INCLUDED A TEMPO GROUP FOR NOW.
OTHERWISE EXPECT VFR CONDITIONS. WINDS TURN NORTHWEST LATE MONDAY
MORNING.


&&

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

$$

SHORT TERM...ZAPOTOCNY
LONG TERM...ZAPOTOCNY
AVIATION...PEARSON



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