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FXUS63 KLBF 181732  
AFDLBF  
 
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE  
1232 PM CDT SUN AUG 18 2019  
   
SHORT TERM
 
(TODAY THROUGH MONDAY)  
ISSUED AT 254 AM CDT SUN AUG 18 2019  
 
DRY CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST TODAY THROUGH MONDAY.  
 
SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL RESIDE ACROSS NEBRASKA TODAY, DRIFTING  
INTO EASTERN NEBRASKA INTO SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BY THIS EVENING.  
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH EARLY THIS MORNING WILL BECOME LIGHT EAST  
TO SOUTHEAST THIS AFTERNOON. AN EXPANSIVE AREA OF STRATUS ACROSS  
WESTERN NEBRASKA EARLY THIS MORNING WILL CLEAR OUT ACROSS THE WEST  
AND NORTHWEST LATE MORNING, AND CENTRAL NEBRASKA THIS AFTERNOON.  
HIGHS TODAY WILL BE COOLER THAN THE PAST SEVERAL DAYS, RANGING  
FROM 75-77 ACROSS THE EAST TO NEAR 80 FAR WEST AND SOUTHWEST.  
 
STRATUS WILL RETURN TO MUCH OF WESTERN NEBRASKA TONIGHT, AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. IN ADDITION, FOG IS ALSO INDICATED BY SOME OF THE  
MODELS AND MOS GUIDANCE. PATCHY FOG WAS INTRODUCED ACROSS  
SOUTHWEST AND CENTRAL NEBRASKA LATE TONIGHT UNTIL MID MORNING  
MONDAY.  
 
ON MONDAY, STRATUS AND FOG WILL LIFT, WITH CLEARING SKIES IN THE  
WEST BY LATE MORNING AND THE SOUTHEAST MID AFTERNOON. A RETURN  
SOUTHERLY FLOW WITH ZONAL FLOW ALOFT, WITH HIGHS CONTRASTING FROM  
91-95 WESTERN SANDHILLS, TO MID 80S EAST.  
   
LONG TERM
 
(MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY)  
ISSUED AT 254 AM CDT SUN AUG 18 2019  
 
UNSETTLED WEATHER IS FORECAST TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY, AS A COLD  
FRONT STALLS OUT OVER NORTHERN KANSAS. SOME LIKELY POPS FORECAST  
TUESDAY NIGHT ACROSS THE WEST AND SOUTH. AT LEAST A 20-30 PERCENT  
CHANCE WEST AND SOUTHWEST WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON/WEDNESDAY NIGHT.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT.  
HIGHS TUESDAY REACH THE UPPER 80S TO AROUND 90, COOLING BACK INTO  
THE UPPER 70S WEDNESDAY, THEN GRADUALLY WARMING UP INTO THE MID  
AND UPPER 80S BY SATURDAY.  
 

 
   
AVIATION
 
(FOR THE 18Z TAFS THROUGH 18Z MONDAY AFTERNOON)  
ISSUED AT 1224 PM CDT SUN AUG 18 2019  
 
LATEST SATELLITE IMAGERY SHOWS A STRATUS LAYER ACROSS PORTIONS OF  
CENTRAL NEBRASKA. AS A RESULT, KLBF WILL CONTINUE TO SEE MVFR  
CONDITIONS THROUGH 20Z. IMPROVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FOR KLBF  
THIS AFTERNOON WHILE THE REMAINDER OF THE AREA WILL CONTINUE TO SEE  
VFR CONDITIONS THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING. PATCHY FOG IS  
POSSIBLE EARLY MONDAY MORNING ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND  
NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA. THIS WILL BRING MVFR TO LOCALIZED IFR  
CONDITIONS TO THE AREA. THERE IS A CHANCE THIS COULD IMPACT KLBF,  
HOWEVER, AT THIS TIME WILL LEAVE MENTION OF IFR CEILINGS OUT.  
 

 
   
LBF WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
 
 
NONE.  

 
 

 
 
SHORT TERM...ROBERG  
LONG TERM...ROBERG  
AVIATION...THORNE  
 
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