803  
FXUS01 KWBC 030835  
PMDSPD  
 
SHORT RANGE FORECAST DISCUSSION  
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD  
334 AM EST SAT MAR 03 2018  
 
VALID 12Z SAT MAR 03 2018 - 12Z MON MAR 05 2018  
 
...CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TO IMPROVE ACROSS THE NORTHEAST AND  
NORTHERN MID-ATLANTIC STATES AS A POWERFUL STORM SYSTEM PULLS AWAY  
FROM THE NEW ENGLAND COAST...  
 
...HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS OF CALIFORNIA AND  
SHOULD SPREAD ACROSS THE CENTRAL GREAT BASIN AND NORTHERN ROCKIES  
THIS WEEKEND...  
 
...WEATHER WILL BECOME INCREASINGLY ACTIVE ACROSS THE GREAT PLAINS  
WHILE A LARGE SCALE UPPER TROUGH EDGES OUT INTO THE CENTRAL U.S.  
LATE THIS WEEKEND...  
 
MUCH OF THE NORTHEAST AND NORTHERN MID-ATLANTIC WAS SLAMMED WITH  
HEAVY SNOW, HEAVY RAIN, AND HIGH WINDS FROM A POWERFUL STORM  
SYSTEM AS IT TRACKED OFFSHORE THE NEW ENGLAND COAST. AS THE SYSTEM  
CONTINUES TO PULL AWAY FROM THE COAST CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE,  
ALTHOUGH LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS WILL LINGER OVER THE GREAT LAKES AND  
INTERIOR NEW ENGLAND. DRIER AIR WILL ENTER THE REGION AS HIGH  
PRESSURE BUILDS IN WAKE OF THE FRONT.  
 
MUCH OF THE WEST WILL REMAIN IN AN UNSETTLED PATTERN THROUGH THE  
WEEKEND; WHICH, WILL BE CONDUCIVE FOR ACCUMULATING MOUNTAIN SNOW  
FOR PORTIONS OF CALIFORNIA, THE GREAT BASIN AND NORTHERN ROCKIES.  
NUMEROUS WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES, WINTER STORMS WARNINGS AND  
HIGH WIND WARNING ARE IN EFFECT. THE UPPER-LEVEL TROUGH WILL  
MIGRATE EAST AND EXIT INTO THE PLAINS. MOISTURE RETURNING FROM THE  
WESTERN GULF SHOULD HELP FUEL PRECIPITATION DEVELOPING ACROSS  
TEXAS AND THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY ON SUNDAY, WHILE STRONG  
WINDS AND A SWATH OF HEAVY SNOW ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE NORTHERN  
PLAINS AS A SURFACE LOW RAPIDLY DEEPENS IN THE LEE OF THE COLORADO  
ROCKIES AND MOVES NORTHEAST INTO THE EASTERN DAKOTAS.  
 
CAMPBELL  
 
GRAPHICS AVAILABLE AT  
WWW.WPC.NCEP.NOAA.GOV/BASICWX/BASICWX_NDFD.PHP  

 
 
CLICK HERE TO GO TO PREVIOUS BULLETINS.

The Nexlab HPC Page Main Text Page