Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KOAX 240454
AFDOAX

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE
1154 PM CDT Tue May 23 2017

.SHORT TERM...(Tonight through Wednesday night)
Issued at 301 PM CDT Tue May 23 2017

Large upper level low was located over northern Iowa this
afternoon and will continue to drop south toward Missouri by
Wednesday morning. Scattered showers continue to pop up across the
CWA this afternoon around the backside of the low. These appear
to be diurnally driven and should begin to diminish with sunset.

Wednesday looks dry as the above mentioned upper level low continues
to dig south and east allowing weak upper level ridging to build
overhead. At the surface, a high pressure ridge will be pushing into
the area Wednesday afternoon allowing winds to diminish and return
southerly flow setting up by Thursday morning.

.LONG TERM...(Thursday through Tuesday)
Issued at 301 PM CDT Tue May 23 2017

By early Thursday, a large upper low over southwestern Canada will
slide east along the International border allowing a few weak
embedded shortwaves to drop into the Central Plains. One of the
stronger waves is progged to move into northeastern Nebraska
Thursday afternoon when we have a small chance of pops.  Otherwise,
off and on chances of precipitation remain through the weekend as
continued mid-level impulses take aim at the region the large
Canadian low.

&&

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Wednesday night)
Issued at 1135 PM CDT Tue May 23 2017

Mainly VFR conditions are expected through the period, though a
few patches of MVFR clouds will be possible at KOFK early tonight,
and at both KOFK and KLNK Wednesday morning. Northerly winds will
continue into Wednesday, before becoming southerly late tomorrow
afternoon.


&&

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

$$

SHORT TERM...Kern
LONG TERM...Kern
AVIATION...KG



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