Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KOAX 241816
AFDOAX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
116 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

.UPDATE...
ISSUED AT 102 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

THE MORNING UPDATE HELD ON TO SOME SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
FAR SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA AND SOUTHWEST IOWA INTO EARLY AFTERNOON
ALONG WITH A FEW SPRINKLES AS THE MID-LEVEL TROF CONTINUES TO WORK
IT/S WAY EAST OF THE AREA. MUCH DRIER AIR AND NORTHWEST WINDS
SHOULD CONTINUE TO CLEAR SKIES FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST.

&&

.SHORT TERM...(TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY)
ISSUED AT 300 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

RAIN COMPLEX OVER EASTERN NEBRASKA AT 07Z WITH RADAR LOOP SHOWING
TREND OF MORE EASTERLY MOVEMENT DURING THE PAST HOUR. COLD FRONT
SHOULD CONTINUE TO WORK EAST THROUGH THE MORNING WITH CLEARING
SKIES MOVING INTO THE AREA BY EARLY AFTERNOON. WEAK RIDGING
FOLLOWS BEHIND THE THE SYSTEM TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY WITH FAIR AND
MILD CONDITIONS.

UPPER RIDGE THEN BUILDS OVER THE CENTRAL PLAINS FRIDAY NIGHT AHEAD
OF THE UPPER TROUGH MOVING INTO THE INTERMOUNTAIN WEST. LOW
PRESSURE INTENSIFIES OVER THE NORTHEAST COLORADO ON SATURDAY WITH
A WARM FRONT DEVELOPING ACROSS NEBRASKA INTO NORTHERN MISSOURI
SOUTHERN IOWA. TEMPERATURES MAY CLIMB INTO THE 80S IN SOUTHERN
PARTS OF THE FORECAST AREA DEPENDING ON PLACEMENT OF THE FRONT.
INCREASING CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FOR THE AREA
SATURDAY NIGHT AS MOISTURE IS PULLED NORTH AHEAD OF THE SYSTEM AND
UPPER LEVEL FORCING BEGINS TO MOVE INTO THE REGION.

.LONG TERM...(SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY)
ISSUED AT 300 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

WEATHER LOOKS TO REMAIN UNSETTLED ACROSS THE REGION FOR MUCH OF
THE EXTENDED PERIOD AS CUT OFF UPPER LOW AND ASSOCIATED SURFACE
LOW BECOME VERTICALLY STACKED AND TAKE THEIR TIME MOVING OUT OF
THE REGION. BROAD UPPER CIRCULATION DEVELOPS BY WEDNESDAY OVER THE
MID MISSISSIPPI VALLEY WITH PRETTY COLD AIR GETTING PULLED INTO
THE AREA WEDNESDAY MORNING. STRONG NORTH WINDS HOWEVER SHOULD
LIMIT THE POTENTIAL FOR ANY FROST.

&&

.AVIATION...(18Z TAFS FOR KOFK...KLNK AND KOMA.)
ISSUED AT 102 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

VFR CONDITIONS ARE FORECAST FOR THE REST OF THE PERIOD. NORTHWEST
WINDS...VARIABLE AT 10 TO 20KTS SUSTAINED WITH HIGHER
GUSTS...WILL BECOME LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER 00Z.

&&

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

$$

UPDATE...ZAPOTOCNY
SHORT TERM...FOBERT
LONG TERM...FOBERT
AVIATION...ZAPOTOCNY



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