Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KOAX 030831
AFDOAX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
331 AM CDT WED JUN 3 2015

.SHORT TERM...(TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY)
ISSUED AT 327 AM CDT WED JUN 3 2015

INGREDIENTS NEEDED FOR EXCESSIVE RAINFALL APPEAR TO BE IN PLACE
TO ALLOW FOR PERIODS OF SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL OVER A LARGE PORTION
OF THE CWA THE NEXT 48 HRS. IN ADDITION TO A HIGHLY UNSTABLE
ENVIRONMENT...MUCAPES 4000-5000 J/KG...PCPN EFFICIENCY WILL BE
QUITE FAVORABLE OVER THE REGION GIVEN DEEP WARM CLOUD LYR DEPTH AS
WELL AS AN OPEN GULF PROVIDING ABUNDANT DEEP LYR ENVIRONMENTAL
MOISTURE WITH PWAT VALUES PROGGED TO BE APPROACHING 2 INCHES. BUT
AS SUSPECTED...NOT MUCH AGREEMENT AMONGST THE MODELS WITH REGARDS
TO TOTAL AMOUNT PLACEMENT. HOWEVER...DID NOTICE THAT SIMILAR TO
THE 00Z/02 NAM12...THE 00Z/03 RUN IS CONTINUING TO ADVERTISE THAT
THE HIGHEST RAIN AMOUNTS WILL BE FOUND ALONG THE NEB/KS BORDER.
NEVERTHELESS...FOR NOW FEEL BEST STRATEGY IS TO JUST INTERPOLATE
BTWN THE VARIOUS QPF PROGS TO DETERMINE AMOUNT TOTALS OVER THE
CWA.

CONCERNING SVR TSTM POTENTIAL THIS AFTN/EVENING...MODELS PROG
DEEPENING SFC LOW OVER ERN CO/WRN KS WITH ATTENDANT WARM FRONT
EXTENDING INTO NRN IA. WHEN CAPPING FINALLY BREAKS...NAM12 SHOWING
AFTN INITIATION ALONG AXIS OF STEEP LLVL LAPSE RATES//O-3KM CAPES
4000J/KG...EXTENDING FROM ERN SD TO ABOUT N-CNTRL NEB. NAM12/GFS ARE
DIFFERING JUST A BIT IN RELATION TO WHERE SVR TSTM ACTIVITY WILL BE
MOST LIKELY WITH THE GFS FOCUSING THE THREAT OVER CNTRL NEB WHERE
SFC-6KM SHEAR WILL BE MOST PREVALENT. NAM12 ON THE OTHER HAND SHOWING
BEST DEEP LYR SHEAR WILL BE FOUND INVOF THE SRN CWA.

NOTE...HIRES ARW/NMM SOLUTIONS ARE SUGGESTING OTHERWISE WITH REGARDS
TO TIMING/PLACEMENT OF TSTM DEVELOPMENT WITH BOTH SUGGESTING
CONVECTION WILL NOT FIRE UNTIL SOMETIME BTWN 00Z-03Z WHEN THE BNDRY
IS SOUTH OF THE CWA. GIVEN THAT NONE OF THE CURRENT MODELS ARE
HANDLING ONGOING CONVECTION THIS MORNING...WOULD NOT BE SURPRISED IF
ARW/NMM SOLUTIONS END UP BEING RIGHT. WILL BE INTERESTING TO SEE HOW
THIS MORNINGS 12Z RUN HANDLES ALL THIS.

.LONG TERM...(FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY)
ISSUED AT 327 AM CDT WED JUN 3 2015

ECM/GFS/CMC IN AGREEMENT PCPN CHANCES WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE
SATURDAY THRU SUNDAY IN RESPONSE TO A DRIER/MORE STABLE AIRMASS
FILTERING IN BEHIND AN EXITING COLD FRONT. HOWEVER...BOTH GFS/CMC
SHOW REDEVELOPMENT SUNDAY NIGHT/MONDAY ALONG AN INSTABILITY
AXIS/BNDRY LYR MOISTURE CONVG SETTING UP ALONG THE NEB/KS BORDER.
OTHERWISE WILL MAINTAIN TOKEN POPS MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY.

&&

.AVIATION...(06Z TAFS FOR KOFK...KLNK AND KOMA.)
ISSUED AT 1136 PM CDT TUE JUN 2 2015

VFR CONDITIONS INITIALLY...BUT THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE AFFECTING THE
TAF SITES IN THE SHORT TERM. BEST STORM CHANCES WILL BE AT KOFK
AREA 07-09Z...AND KOMA/KLNK 11-14Z. THERE MAY ALSO BE A BRIEF
PERIOD OF MVFR CEILINGS THAT ACCOMPANY THE STORMS AND COULD
LINGER FOR AN HOUR OR TWO AFTERWARD...BUT BACK TO VFR BY 16Z.
THERE WILL LIKELY BE A SEVERAL HOUR BREAK IN THE PRECIP...BUT
STORM CHANCES MOVE BACK INTO THE FORECAST BY 21Z AND CONTINUE
THROUGH REMAINDER OF TAF PERIOD...WHICH WILL BE REFINED WITH MORE
SPECIFIC TIMING AS WE GET CLOSER.


&&

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

$$

SHORT TERM...DEE
LONG TERM...DEE
AVIATION...DEWALD


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