Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KOAX 052046

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE
246 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 18Z TAFS through 18Z Tuesday afternoon)
Issued at 1123 AM CST Mon Dec 5 2016

VFR conditions are expected through the afternoon. A strong cold
front will move through all 3 TAF sites this evening switching
winds to the northwest, and increasing overnight with some gusts
likely. We will include a period of MVFR cigs for KOMA during the
evening along the front as well as a short period of some light
showers or sprinkles.




LONG TERM...Fobert
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