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National Weather Service Omaha/valley NE
527 am CST Thursday Mar 5 2015

Short term...(today through saturday)
issued at 343 am CST Thursday Mar 5 2015

WV imagery this morning was showing an elongated positive tilt trough
extending from eastern Canada to the Southern Plains with an upstream ridge
building over the western Continental U.S.. models continue to advertise dry
conditions with rebounding temperatures the next several days in
response to increasing 1000-500mb thnks values over the Central
Plains.

One more chilly day before anticipated warm up begins in earnest on
Friday. For today...met/mav/ecmmos in pretty good agreement with
highs in the m20s east and m30s west. For Friday and
Saturday...looks like the spread will generally be around 50 north
and near 60 south.

Long term...(saturday night through wednesday)
issued at 343 am CST Thursday Mar 5 2015

Models give no reason to deviate from going forecast which includes
dry conditions and above normal temperatures well into the early part of
next week with highs for the most part topping out in the l60s
Monday/tues/Wed

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Aviation...(12z tafs for kofk...klnk and koma.)
Issued at 526 am CST Thursday Mar 5 2015

VFR conditions through the period. Light and variable winds
initially...increasing to southerly around 10 knots by 18z...and
to around 12 knots by 00-02z. Winds diminish below 12 knots by
06/06-09z.

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Oax watches/warnings/advisories...
NE...none.
Iowa...none.
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Short term...Dee
long term...Dee
aviation...Dewald

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