404  
FXUS01 KWBC 041857  
PMDSPD  
 
SHORT RANGE FORECAST DISCUSSION  
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD  
256 PM EDT MON JUN 04 2018  
 
VALID 00Z TUE JUN 05 2018 - 00Z THU JUN 07 2018  
 
...BELOW AVERAGE TEMPERATURE EXPECTED FROM THE GREAT  
LAKES---MID-ATLANTIC INTO NEW ENGLAND...  
 
...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE  
TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY FROM THE NORTHERN PLAINS INTO THE UPPER  
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY...  
 
...HEAVY RAINS ALSO POSSIBLE FROM PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHERN PLAINS  
INTO THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY/CENTRAL GULF COAST...  
 
...MUCH ABOVE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES EXPECTED FROM THE GREAT  
BASIN---ACROSS THE ROCKIES AND INTO THE PLAINS...  
 
THE LAST VESTIGES OF THE RECENT VERY WET PATTERN ACROSS PORTIONS  
OF THE EASTERN U.S. WILL LINGER ACROSS NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND  
TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY BEFORE EXITING TUESDAY NIGHT. IN THE WAKE OF  
THIS PRECIPITATION---A COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP SOUTHEASTWARD FROM  
THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY---ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES TONIGHT AND  
THEN SOUTHEASTWARD INTO THE NORTHEAST TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. THIS  
FRONT WILL KEEP TEMPERATURES BELOW AVERAGE OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS  
FROM THE GREAT LAKES INTO THE MID-ATLANTIC AND NEW ENGLAND.  
 
THE WESTERN EXTENT OF THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY MOVING INTO THE  
NORTHEAST OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS WILL STRETCH FROM THE UPPER  
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY---WESTWARD ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS AND INTO  
THE NORTHERN ROCKIES. THIS PORTION OF THE FRONT WILL BE A FOCUS  
FOR POTENTIALLY SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS OVER  
THE NEXT FEW DAYS ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE NORTHERN TO CENTRAL  
PLAINS TOWARD THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY.  
 
NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ALSO POSSIBLE TONIGHT INTO  
TUESDAY/WEDNESDAY ALONG A FRONTAL BOUNDARY FORECAST TO STRETCH  
FROM NORTH TEXAS---EAST SOUTHEASTWARD INTO THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI  
VALLEY/CENTRAL GULF COASTAL REGION. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS ARE  
POSSIBLE ACROSS THESE REGIONS.  
 
WHILE BELOW AVERAGE TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE NORTHEAST  
QUARTER OF THE NATION OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS---THE OPPOSITE WILL  
BE TRUE OVER A LARGER PORTION OF THE COUNTRY FROM THE GREAT  
BASIN/ROCKIES INTO THE PLAINS. WIDESPREAD REGIONS OF TEMPERATURES  
IN THE 90S EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS---WITH TEMPERATURES  
NEAR 100 POSSIBLE TUESDAY OVER CENTRAL TO WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA/FAR  
NORTHWEST NEBRASKA..100+ DEGREES FROM WESTERN TEXAS INTO EASTERN  
NEW MEXICO AND ACROSS SOUTHWEST ARIZONA---SOUTHERN NEVADA AND  
SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA. 100 DEGREE PLUS TEMPERATURES WEDNESDAY  
LIKELY ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHWEST FROM SOUTHEAST  
CALIFORNIA---SOUTHERN NEVADA AND SOUTHERN ARIZONA AND ACROSS THE  
SOUTHERN HIGH PLAINS FROM WEST AND SOUTHWEST TEXAS INTO EASTERN  
NEW MEXICO.  
 
ORAVEC  
 
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