Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KOAX 082050
AFDOAX

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE
250 PM CST Fri Dec 8 2017

.SHORT TERM...(Tonight through Monday)
Issued at 245 PM CST Fri Dec 8 2017

Area remains under the influence of strong northerly flow at 20Z
with the next piece of energy coming out of Canada approaching
the upper Midwest. Main impact will be mostly cloudy conditions
tonight into Saturday before more extensive clearing arrives by
Saturday afternoon. Forecast soundings show limited moisture
available for any precip through Saturday.

A warm front will be pushing across the northern plains on
Saturday with a return to warmer temperatures for the forecast
area by Sunday and Monday. Once again little moisture to speak of
during this time with mainly sunny conditions on Sunday and
increasing clouds during the day Monday as the next wave tracks
northeast of the area across the upper Midwest. The system on
Monday will result in windy conditions for the area with
increasing northwest winds during the morning.

.LONG TERM...(Monday night through Friday)
Issued at 245 PM CST Fri Dec 8 2017

Area remains between a persistent eastern trough and western
ridge during the upcoming week with occasional impulses moving
through the region in the strong northwest flow. Main weather
features stay to our east however during this time, with a period
of windy weather the main impact on the back side of the clipper
systems. Temperatures look to trend a little above seasonal
normals during the week.

&&

.AVIATION...(For the 18Z TAFS through 18Z Saturday afternoon)
Issued at 1114 AM CST Fri Dec 8 2017

Latest sfc obs were revealing MVFR cigs were migrating slowly
southward over eastern NE. The low cigs have already reached
KOFK/KLNK, and just a matter of time now before reaching KOMA.
Expect that MVFR cigs will hang tight at all terminals through
this afternoon before improvement to VFR by late afternoon/early
evening.


&&

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

$$

SHORT TERM...Fobert
LONG TERM...Fobert
AVIATION...DEE


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