006  
FXUS01 KWBC 162016  
PMDSPD  
 
SHORT RANGE FORECAST DISCUSSION  
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD  
316 PM EST THU NOV 16 2017  
 
VALID 00Z FRI NOV 17 2017 - 00Z SUN NOV 19 2017  
 
...HEAVY RAIN AND HIGHER ELEVATION SNOW POSSIBLE OVER THE  
SIERRAS...  
   
..HEAVY RAIN POSSIBLE OVER THE LOWER GREAT LAKES/OHIO VALLEY
 
 
...TEMPERATURES WILL BE 20 TO 30 DEGREES ABOVE AVERAGE OVER PARTS  
OF THE CENTRAL/SOUTHERN PLAINS AND CENTRAL/SOUTHERN HIGH PLAINS...  
 
A FRONT EXTENDING FROM THE NORTHERN HIGH PLAINS SOUTHWESTWARD TO  
THE GREAT BASIN WILL SLOWLY MOVE EASTWARD THE GREAT LAKES TO PARTS  
OF THE MIDDLE/LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY INTO THE SOUTHERN PLAINS BY  
SATURDAY. THE SYSTEM WILL PRODUCE RAIN AND HIGHER ELEVATION SNOW  
OVER THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST AND NORTHERN/CENTRAL CALIFORNIA  
EASTWARD INTO THE NORTHERN/CENTRAL ROCKIES THAT WILL TAPER OFF  
OVER CALIFORNIA BY FRIDAY EVENING. THE SNOW AND LOWER ELEVATION  
RAIN WILL TAPER OFF OVER THE GREAT BASIN, CENTRAL ROCKIES, AND  
MOST OF THE NORTHERN ROCKIES BY SATURDAY EVENING. IN ADDITION,  
ONSHORE FLOW OVER THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST WILL AID IN CONTINUING  
RAIN AND HIGHER ELEVATION SNOW OVER THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST ON  
OVERNIGHT FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY THAT WILL BEGIN TO TAPER OFF BY  
SATURDAY AFTERNOON.  
 
MORE TO FOLLOW  
 
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