11-27-17 Iowa & Nebraska Forecast: Mainly dry this week with above normal temperatures! N.

Iowa, Nebraska
Today's Iowa and Nebraska Video Forecast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KKaftSMLKd4&feature=youtu.be&hd=1 Expect dry and unseasonably warm conditions today!  Areas in the white circles could reach record highs today.  60s and 70s for many areas.  Partly sunny skies with southerly winds, gusting 20-30 mph.   A front will move through the area tonight and Tuesday, leading to cooler temperatures tomorrow.  That said, it remains above normal for this time of year.  This front could bring a few spotty showers, but nothing significant expected.  Rainfall over the next 6-7 days remains rather lackluster, most areas less than a tenth inch of moisture this week.   Just beyond this time-frame, it does appear the pattern may become MUCH more active.  This period of active weather looks to usher in a pattern change to much cooler temperatures as…
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11-24-17 Central Plains Forecast: Near record warmth today…remaining warm and dry through early next week! N.

Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska
Today's Central Plains Forecast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ylSeBUAm8QA&feature=youtu.be&hd=1 Very mild start to the day across the area.  Check out the temperatures as of 7AM CST: Very warm today!  Areas in the white circles (shown below) have the chance to reach record highs this afternoon: A weak front moves through tonight bringing the risk for a few spotty showers.  Expect slightly cooler air for Saturday as sunshine returns.  It is looking like a beautiful weekend all across the region!  Looking at temperature trends, it remains much warmer than normal over the next week.  We may reach record highs again in some areas by Monday.  Check out the temperatures from normal over the next 7 days: It appears our next decent shot to see precipitation in the region will be for the middle of next…
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11-22-17 Central Plains Regional Forecast: Nice weather for Thanksgiving – plenty of warmth over the next week. N.

Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska
Today's Central Plains Forecast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Je1w8klmCiw&feature=youtu.be&hd=1 It is a cold morning out there! Single digits in northwest Iowa this morning.  It remains cold east today, but a warming trend begins for locations west.  Much warmer air spreads east through late week.  Thanksgiving Day weather across the region looks nice with a warming trend, very warm west!
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11-22-17 Long Range Update: Breaking down MJO analogs and a deeper look into the Dec pattern. A must see video today! M.

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Today's Video (10:08): http://youtu.be/s8-wqsg5V9w?hd=1 CLICK HERE FOR PDF VERSION: 112217-Long Range
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11-21-17 Central Plains Regional Update: Cooler temps today….mild and dry for Thanksgiving! N.

Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska
Today's Video Forecast (covering Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, and Iowa).  We will revert back to individual state forecasts when the weather becomes more active. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BLautZImXOo Radar this morning showing some light flurries across Nebraska and light rain/snow across Iowa as a disturbance moves along a passing cold front. Most of this precipitation should diminish with southward progression later this morning and through the afternoon.  Forecast radar through this afternoon shown below: Forecast high temperatures over the next 4 days: Forecast low temperatures over the next 4 days: Forecast rainfall over the next week:  
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11-20-17 Central Plains Regional Update: Mainly dry week ahead! Details here! N.

Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska
Today's Video (covering Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OVslWndvgQ&feature=youtu.be&hd=1 Overall a mild and breezy day ahead with a cold front moving in this afternoon and tonight.  Highs generally in the 50s and 60s. 7-day rainfall numbers are lackluster for most areas.  For details on the daily weather into the weekend, be sure to watch the video! Weeks 1 and 2 outlooks:  
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11-17-17 Nebraska Forecast: Turning windy tonight and Saturday with a rain/snow mix….dry and overall mild pattern for next week! N.

Nebraska
Today's Nebraska Video Forecast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMOwFtPZ6iU&feature=youtu.be&hd=1 Animated radar through 10am CST Saturday:  Rain mixes with snow tonight, but any accumulations will be less than 1". Mostly light precipitation amounts with this system with a tenth inch or less in many areas, but a band of 0.1" to 0.3" is possible in the southern portions of the state.
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11-16-17 Nebraska Forecast: Milder temperatures into Friday with rain Friday night, dry weekend ahead. N.

11-16-17 Nebraska Forecast: Milder temperatures into Friday with rain Friday night, dry weekend ahead. N.

Nebraska
Today's Nebraska Video Forecast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9fusflfYVGc&feature=youtu.be&hd=1 Dry weather today with a gusty south wind bringing in some milder temperatures.  Clouds will increase overnight, with a few showers possible Friday.  Better rain chances move in Friday evening through the night-time hours.  We could see the rain mix with some snow as it moves out, but not expecting any big impacts.  Forecast radar next 60 hours: Here are the forecast rain amounts through early Saturday:  Many areas could see 0.2"-0.3". Weeks 1 and 2 outlooks: The overall theme for Nebraska is temperatures to trend above normal with below normal precipitation.  
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