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National Weather Service Omaha/valley NE
1154 PM CDT Monday Sep 1 2014

Short term...(tonight through thursday)
issued at 230 PM CDT Monday Sep 1 2014

Little change to overall forecast trends during the period with
several chances for more rain and a return to warmer
temperatures.

Next wave moving across the region tonight still expected to
bring some chance of thunderstorms to northern parts of the area.
Another chance comes on Wednesday as return flow develops over
the region ahead of Lee trough and again on Thursday as next cold
front moves into the area. Much warmer temperatures move into the
area on Wednesday in advance of the cold front with readings
climbing into the lower 90s across the southern parts of the County Warning Area.

Long term...(thursday night through monday)
issued at 230 PM CDT Monday Sep 1 2014

Cold front continues to work south across the area Thursday night
into Friday with a good chance of thunderstorms in the vicinity of
the front through Friday. Cooler and drier conditions follow for
the weekend as high pressure moves into the upper Midwest. Lower
forecast confidence from late Sunday into Monday as models differ
on strength and timing of trough moving into the Pacific northwest
with GFS faster in drawing moisture back north across the plains
region.

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Aviation...(06z tafs for kofk...klnk and koma.)
Issued at 1141 PM CDT Monday Sep 1 2014

A cluster of storms will pass to the north of koma early in the
taf period and a few showers could affect kofk as well. There
could be some vrb winds with the showers nearby and mentioned
20-30kts winds. Mainly VFR conditions with ceilings fl090...however
did include MVFR conditions with fog between 10-13z at all three
taf sites with light winds and high low level moisture. Patchy
MVFR ceilings possible and for now included at kofk.

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Oax watches/warnings/advisories...
NE...none.
Iowa...none.
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Short term...fobert
long term...fobert
aviation...zapotocny

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