475  
FXUS01 KWBC 270757  
PMDSPD  
 
SHORT RANGE FORECAST DISCUSSION  
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD  
356 AM EDT SUN MAY 27 2018  
 
VALID 12Z SUN MAY 27 2018 - 12Z TUE MAY 29 2018  
 
...SUBTROPICAL STORM ALBERTO WILL BRING HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE  
CENTRAL AND EASTERN GULF AS WELL AS PARTS OF THE SOUTHEAST...  
   
..SEVERE WEATHER EXPECTED ACROSS THE PLAINS THROUGH TUESDAY
 
 
...WELL ABOVE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE UPPER  
MIDWEST AND GREAT LAKES...  
 
SUBTROPICAL STORM ALBERTO WILL CONTINUE A NORTHWARD PATH OVER THE  
NEXT FEW DAYS THROUGH THE EASTERN GULF OF MEXICO. ALBERTO IS  
EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN INTO A TROPICAL STORM SOMETIME MONDAY  
MORNING AND WILL MAKE LANDFALL MONDAY EVENING. IN THE MEANTIME,  
HEAVY RAINFALL WILL IMPACT PRIMARILY FLORIDA TODAY ALONG WITH  
COASTAL GEORGIA AND SOUTH CAROLINA. BY MONDAY NIGHT AND INTO  
TUESDAY MORNING, AS ALBERTO MAKES LANDFALL, HEAVY RAIN WILL IMPACT  
THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE AND SOUTH ALABAMA. AS THE STORM MOVES  
INLAND, EXPECT THE HEAVIEST AXIS OF RAINFALL TO ALSO SHIFT  
NORTHWARD INTO CENTRAL ALABAMA. FLASH FLOODING IS A CONCERN WITH  
THIS STORM. A MODERATE RISK OF FLASH FLOODING IS POSSIBLE FOR  
PARTS OF THE CENTRAL GULF COAST ESPECIALLY LATE MONDAY NIGHT AND  
INTO TUESDAY MORNING AS ALBERTO NEARS THE COAST AND MAKES  
LANDFALL. ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE CENTRAL AND SOUTH  
FLORIDA--THE STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS HIGHLIGHTED THIS AREA IN  
A SLIGHT RISK. FOR THE MOST CURRENT INFORMATION ON ALBERTO AND ITS  
HAZARDS, PLEASE SEE THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER  
(WWW.HURRICANES.GOV).  
 
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE ACROSS THE  
INTERMOUNTAIN WEST AND THE PLAINS--PARTICULARLY FROM DAKOTAS TO  
THE TEXAS PANHANDLE TODAY AND MONDAY. A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL  
SLOWLY MOVE SOUTH AND EAST ACROSS THE INTERMOUNTAIN WEST AND GREAT  
BASIN TODAY--WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED ACROSS THESE  
REGIONS. CONVECTION WILL ALSO FIRE OFF ALONG THE DRYLINE IN THE  
HIGH PLAINS OF COLORADO SOUTHWARD INTO THE TEXAS PANHANDLE. BY  
MONDAY AND INTO TUESDAY, AS THE FRONT MOVES ACROSS THE PLAINS AND  
STRETCHES INTO THE UPPER MIDWEST, SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL  
DEVELOP ALONG THE BOUNDARY. THESE STORMS WILL HAVE THE CAPABILITY  
OF BECOMING SEVERE--AND THE STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS A SLIGHT  
RISK ACROSS THE PLAINS THROUGH TUESDAY.  
 
HIGH TEMPERATURES ACROSS PARTS OF THE NORTHERN PLAINS, UPPER  
MISSISSIPPI AND UPPER GREAT LAKES WILL CONTINUE TO SEE  
TEMPERATURES OVER 20 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR.  
IN THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY, HIGH TEMPERATURES TODAY WILL BE  
IN THE UPPER 90S. ON MONDAY, THESE REGIONS CAN EXPECT LOW TO MID  
90S--WITH TEMPERATURES FINALLY BEGINNING TO COOL DOWN SLIGHTLY BY  
TUESDAY. WEST TEXAS AND ALONG THE RIO GRANDE IN SOUTHWEST TEXAS  
CAN EXPECT HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE LOW TO MID 100S.  
 
REINHART  
 
GRAPHICS AVAILABLE AT  
WWW.WPC.NCEP.NOAA.GOV/BASICWX/BASICWX_NDFD.PHP  

 
 
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