Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KOAX 251106
AFDOAX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
606 AM CDT TUE AUG 25 2015

.SHORT TERM...(TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT)
ISSUED AT 308 AM CDT TUE AUG 25 2015

ANOTHER PLEASANT DAY IS EXPECTED WITH CONTINUED BELOW NORMAL
TEMPERATURES AND MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES. PCPN RETURNS TO THE FORECAST
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY.

BROAD UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE CURRENTLY OVER THE ROCKIES
WILL AMPLIFY SLIGHTLY TODAY WHILE DOWNSTREAM TROUGH EXTENDING
SOUTH FROM A TIGHTLY WRAPPED LOW OVER SOUTHEASTERN ONTARIO SLOWLY
SHIFTS EAST. AT THE SURFACE...A LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE
EXTENDS N/S ACROSS THE NATION`S MID-SECTION AND WILL CONTINUE TO
PUSH EAST TODAY ALLOWING WEAK SOUTHERLY RETURN FLOW TO SET UP TO
OUR WEST. HIGHS TODAY WILL BE CLOSE TO MONDAY`S READINGS IN THE
UPPER 70S TO AROUND 80 AS MIXING REMAINS WEAK.

SHORTWAVE ENERGY CURRENTLY OVER NORTHWESTERN MEXICO WILL CONTINUE
TO MOVE UP THE WESTERN U.S. RIDGE AND INTO THE HIGH PLAINS BY MID
WEEK. AHEAD OF THIS...INCREASING WARM AIR ADVECTION AND ISENTROPIC
UPGLIDE WILL PROVIDE A CHANCE FOR OVERNIGHT SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BECOME LIKELY AND MORE WIDESPREAD ON
THURSDAY IN ADVANCE OF APPROACHING SHORTWAVE ENERGY. STRONG
SOUTHWESTERLY LOW LEVEL JET SHOULD SUSTAIN ACTIVITY INTO FRIDAY
MORNING.

.LONG TERM...(FRIDAY THROUGH MONDAY)
ISSUED AT 308 AM CDT TUE AUG 25 2015

SHORTWAVE TROUGH AXIS IS FORECAST TO EXTEND OVER THE MISSOURI
RIVER VALLEY BY 12Z FRIDAY WITH STRONG SFC TROUGH/COLD FRONT
PUSHING SOUTHEAST AROUND THE SAME TIME. PCPN SHOULD EXIT TO THE
EAST BY EARLY IN THE DAY.

BUILDING UPPER HEIGHTS WILL FILL IN BEHIND THIS SHORTWAVE BRINGING
A RETURN TO MORE NORMAL TEMPERATURES LATE IN THE WEEKEND INTO
EARLY NEXT WEEK.

&&

.AVIATION...(12Z TAFS FOR KOFK...KLNK AND KOMA.)
ISSUED AT 606 AM CDT TUE AUG 25 2015

VFR CONDITIONS WITH LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS WILL PREVAIL THROUGH
THE PERIOD. COULD BE SOME PATCHY 6SM GROUND FOG AT KOMA FOR THE
NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS.

&&

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

$$

SHORT TERM...KERN
LONG TERM...KERN
AVIATION...DEWALD


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