464  
FXUS01 KWBC 190734  
PMDSPD  
 
SHORT RANGE FORECAST DISCUSSION  
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD  
233 AM EST FRI JAN 19 2018  
 
VALID 12Z FRI JAN 19 2018 - 12Z SUN JAN 21 2018  
 
...COLDER TEMPERATURES AND UNSETTLED WEATHER RETURNING TO THE  
WEST...  
 
...DRY CONDITIONS AND WARMER TEMPERATURES EXTENDING FROM THE GREAT  
PLAINS TO THE EAST...  
 
SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL MIGRATE FROM THE CENTRAL TO EASTERN  
STATES THIS WEEKEND BRINGING WITH IT MOSTLY WARMER AND DRIER  
CONDITIONS. TEMPERATURES WILL GENERALLY BE NEAR, OR WARMER THAN  
AVERAGE, FOR MID-JANUARY FOR MUCH OF THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN  
STATES.  
 
ACROSS THE WEST, UNSETTLED WEATHER AND COLDER TEMPERATURES WILL  
RETURN. A COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE INTERMOUNTAIN WEST-  
WITH THE LEADING EDGE SWEEPING THROUGH THE NORTHERN PLAINS TODAY  
WHILE THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN FLANK SLOWLY MOVES THROUGH THE  
GREAT BASIN AND CENTRAL ROCKIES THIS WEEKEND. WIDESPREAD SNOW WILL  
ACCOMPANY, ESPECIALLY TO THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF CALIFORNIA, THE  
GREAT BASIN AND THE NORTHERN/CENTRAL ROCKIES. IN ADDITION TO  
COLDER TEMPERATURES, ANOTHER FRONTAL SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO  
APPROACH THE COAST, BRINGING ADDITIONAL WET WEATHER TO THE REGION  
ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.  
 
CAMPBELL  
 
GRAPHICS AVAILABLE AT  
WWW.WPC.NCEP.NOAA.GOV/BASICWX/BASICWX_NDFD.PHP  

 
 
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