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FXUS01 KWBC 070750  
PMDSPD  
 
SHORT RANGE FORECAST DISCUSSION  
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD  
349 AM EDT MON MAY 7 2018  
 
VALID 12Z MON MAY 7 2018 - 12Z WED MAY 9 2018  
 
...A QUIETER WEATHER PATTERN TO BEGIN THE WORK WEEK ACROSS MOST OF  
THE NATION...  
 
AFTER AN UNSETTLED WEEKEND ACROSS MUCH OF THE EASTERN U.S., DRIER  
WEATHER IS ARRIVING TO BEGIN THE WORK WEEK WITH THE FRONTAL ZONE  
MOVING OFFSHORE AND SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING INTO THE  
REGION. TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO BE NEAR NORMAL THROUGH  
WEDNESDAY BEFORE WARMER WEATHER ARRIVES BY THE END OF THE WEEK.  
ACROSS THE NORTH-CENTRAL U.S., A SURFACE LOW TRACKING EASTWARD  
ACROSS SOUTH DAKOTA AND INTO MINNESOTA WILL SUPPORT SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND STORMS, WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS APPROACHING AN INCH FOR  
THE EASTERN DAKOTAS AND WESTERN MINNESOTA.  
 
ACROSS THE WEST, SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW STORMS ARE EXPECTED  
FROM THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST TO THE NORTHERN INTERMOUNTAIN  
WEST/ROCKIES BY TUESDAY NIGHT AND INTO WEDNESDAY AS A COLD FRONT  
MOVES IN FROM THE EASTERN PACIFIC. LOCALLY ENHANCED HEAVIER  
RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE FOR THE WINDWARD TERRAIN. FARTHER TO THE  
SOUTH OVER THE DESERT SOUTHWEST, A HEAT WAVE WILL BE IN PROGRESS  
UNDERNEATH UPPER LEVEL RIDGING, WITH TEMPERATURES NEAR OR SLIGHTLY  
ABOVE 100 DEGREES FOR THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF ARIZONA, SOUTHERN  
NEVADA, AND EASTERN CALIFORNIA.  
 
D. HAMRICK  
 
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