Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KOAX 052326

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE
526 PM CST Mon Dec 5 2016

.SHORT TERM...(tonight through Thursday)
Issued at 245 PM CST Mon Dec 5 2016

Surface cold front was approaching northeast Nebraska at 20Z
stretching from eastern South Dakota through the southwest corner
of Nebraska into northeast Colorado. Models bring front through
most of the area by early evening with colder temperatures and
gusty northwest winds moving in overnight. Some scattered
sprinkles or flurries may develop along the front this evening but
the main feature during the period will be the colder temperatures
with subzero wind chills expected by Wednesday night and early
Thursday across all of the area.

Latest model runs continue to diminish snow potential for
Wednesday with generally only trace amounts now indicated for
parts of southeast Nebraska.

.LONG TERM...(Thursday night through Monday)
Issued at 245 PM CST Mon Dec 5 2016

Moderating temperatures indicated in the extended period as a more
zonal upper flow develops with main uncertainty being strength and
timing of short wave troughs moving through the region over the
weekend. At this point better potential for precip looks to be
north and south of the area with system becoming better organized
over the eastern conus on Monday.


.AVIATION...(For the 00Z TAFS through 00Z Tuesday evening)
Issued at 517 PM CST Mon Dec 5 2016

Regional obs currently showing an area of MVFR cigs over ern SD.
Given trends over the last several hours...expect llvl cigs to
drop south and affect both KOFK and KOMA for a few hours this
evening upon wind shift from the SW to NW. Do not expect the MVFR
cigs will be an issue at KLNK. Otherwise VFR the remainder of the
fcst pd.




LONG TERM...Fobert
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