283  
FXUS63 KLBF 171115  
AFDLBF  
 
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE  
615 AM CDT WED OCT 17 2018  
   
SHORT TERM
 
(TODAY AND TONIGHT)  
ISSUED AT 333 AM CDT WED OCT 17 2018  
 
QUIET WEATHER WILL CONTINUE TO BE THE MAIN STORY FOR THE NEAR TERM.  
HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS ACROSS THE CENTRAL PLAINS KEEPING CONDITIONS  
DRY AND PLEASANT. WARMER TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH  
WEDNESDAY WITH HIGHS IN THE LOW TO MID 60S. OVERNIGHT LOWS ARE  
EXPECTED TO DROP INTO THE 30S ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT.  
   
LONG TERM
 
(THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY)  
ISSUED AT 333 AM CDT WED OCT 17 2018  
 
HIGH PRESSURE AND QUIET WEATHER CONTINUES THROUGH THE REST OF THE  
EXTENDED PERIOD. WARM TEMPERATURES WILL ALSO CONTINUE THROUGH THE  
WEEKEND WITH DAYTIME HIGHS IN THE 60S. A RETURN TO SLIGHTLY COOLER  
TEMPERATURES ARRIVES FOR THE BEGINNING OF NEXT WEEK. HIGH  
TEMPERATURES WILL DROP BACK INTO THE MID TO UPPER 50S. OVERNIGHT LOW  
TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN IN THE 30S THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT.  
 
THERE'S A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SOME PRECIPITATION TOWARDS THE MIDDLE OF  
NEXT WEEK. CONFIDENCE IS VERY LOW WITH THIS SYSTEM AND WILL ONLY  
INCLUDE A MENTION IN THE FORECAST.  
 

 
   
AVIATION
 
(FOR THE 12Z TAFS THROUGH 12Z THURSDAY MORNING)  
ISSUED AT 615 AM CDT WED OCT 17 2018  
 
VFR ANTICIPATED ACROSS ALL WEST CENTRAL NEBRASKA TERMINALS THROUGH  
THE FORECAST PERIOD AS WEAK SHORTWAVE RIDGING DEVELOPS ACROSS THE  
HIGH PLAINS. WESTERLY DOWNSLOPING WINDS WILL LIGHT, GENERALLY LESS  
THAN 10KTS, THOUGH JUST BEYOND THE FORECAST PERIOD, SOUTHWEST  
WINDS WILL INCREASE. FORECAST CONFIDENCE IS HIGH.  
 

 
   
LBF WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
 
 
NONE.  

 
 

 
 
SHORT TERM...KULIK  
LONG TERM...KULIK  
AVIATION...JACOBS  
 
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