893  
FXUS01 KWBC 161952  
PMDSPD  
 
SHORT RANGE FORECAST DISCUSSION  
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD  
351 PM EDT MON OCT 16 2017  
 
VALID 00Z TUE OCT 17 2017 - 00Z THU OCT 19 2017  
 
...LINGERING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED ACROSS FLORIDA  
WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST...  
 
...WELL ABOVE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES EXPECTED TO CONTINUE ACROSS THE  
INTERIOR U.S....  
 
A STRONG COLD FRONT WHICH PUSHED OFF THE EAST COAST THIS MORNING  
HAS USHERED IN A MORE SEASONABLE AIRMASS WITH TEMPERATURES ON  
TUESDAY EXPECTED TO BE NEAR OR BELOW NORMAL ACROSS MUCH OF THE  
EASTERN U.S.. THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THIS FRONT IS FORECAST TO  
STALL ACROSS FLORIDA WHICH SHOULD KEEP SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
IN THE FORECAST FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS ACROSS THE PENINSULA  
AND FOR PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHEAST AND GULF COASTS. MOISTURE  
INTERACTING WITH THE BOUNDARY MAY ALLOW FOR LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL  
ALONG MAINLY THE EASTERN COAST OF FLORIDA.  
 
ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE COUNTRY, A SERIES OF FRONTAL SYSTEMS WILL  
KEEP WET WEATHER IN THE FORECAST FOR PORTIONS OF THE PACIFIC  
NORTHWEST WITH LOCALLY ENHANCED HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE ALONG THE  
FAVORED TERRAIN. LOCALLY HEAVY SNOWFALL MAY ALSO BE POSSIBLE IN  
THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS OF THE NORTHERN CASCADES. ELSEWHERE, UPPER  
LEVEL RIDGING WILL KEEP DRY WEATHER AND TEMPERATURES WELL ABOVE  
NORMAL THROUGH MID-WEEK ACROSS THE MAJORITY OF THE COUNTRY.  
AFTERNOON HIGH TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST, INTERMOUNTAIN  
WEST, AND PLAINS STATES COULD BE AS MUCH AS 10 TO 20 DEGREES ABOVE  
NORMAL FOR THIS TIME OF THE YEAR.  
 
SANTORELLI  
 
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