807  
FXUS01 KWBC 110802  
PMDSPD  
 
SHORT RANGE FORECAST DISCUSSION  
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD  
402 AM EDT WED JUL 11 2018  
 
VALID 12Z WED JUL 11 2018 - 12Z FRI JUL 13 2018  
   
..HURRICANE CHRIS WILL TRACK NORTHEAST OVER THE ATLANTIC OCEAN
 
 
...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE NORTHERN  
PLAINS AND UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY THROUGH THURSDAY...  
 
...HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF  
THE SOUTHWEST AND SOUTHERN ROCKIES...  
 
HURRICANE CHRIS HAS SPENT THE LAST COUPLE OF DAY HANGING OUT  
OFFSHORE THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST- IT IS NOW EXPECTED TO PICK UP ITS  
PACE AND TRACK FURTHER OUT OVER THE ATLANTIC OCEAN, WHILE  
TRANSITIONING TO A POST-TROPICAL SYSTEM. AREAS IN THE VICINITY OF  
LONG ISLAND TO EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS WILL CONTINUE TO HAVE RIP  
CURRENTS, COASTAL FLOODING AND ROUGH SEAS TODAY ALTHOUGH  
CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE AS THE STORM CONTINUES TO TRACK AWAY FROM  
THE COAST. FOR THE MOST CURRENT INFORMATION REGARDING CHRIS, VISIT  
THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER (WWW.HURRICANES.GOV) AND THE LOCAL  
FORECAST OFFICE FOR INDIVIDUAL WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES.  
 
THE SEVERE WEATHER OUTBREAK ACROSS THE NORTH-CENTRAL U.S. IS  
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TODAY AND INTO THURSDAY AS A STRONG FRONT  
SLOWLY PROGRESSES EASTWARD THROUGH THE REGION. THE BOUNDARY WILL  
TRIGGER SCATTERED TO WIDESPREAD STRONG CONVECTION OVER THE  
NORTHERN PLAINS AND UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. THE STORM PREDICTION  
CENTER HAS ISSUED AN SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE WEATHER FOR MINNESOTA  
AND WESTERN WISCONSIN. THERE IS ALSO A POTENTIAL FOR FLASH  
FLOODING ON WEDNESDAY IN NORTHEAST MINNESOTA. PLEASE REFER TO THE  
STORM PREDICTION CENTER FOR SPECIFIC INFORMATION ON THE THREAT FOR  
SEVERE WEATHER (WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV).  
 
COVERAGE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE  
SOUTHWEST THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK AS MONSOONAL MOISTURE SURGES  
NORTH. HEAVY RAINFALL ALONG THE TERRAIN COULD LEAD TO FLASH  
FLOODING IN ADDITION TO FLOOD PRONE AREAS. BY THURSDAY, HEAVY  
RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE IN THE SOUTHWEST BUT ALSO BEGIN TO SPREAD  
INTO THE SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL ROCKIES. THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF  
FLASH FLOODING IN THE SOUTHWEST TODAY WITH THE SLIGHT RISK  
SHIFTING EASTWARD BY THURSDAY ALONG THE ROCKIES.  
 
CAMPBELL  
 
GRAPHICS AVAILABLE AT  
WWW.WPC.NCEP.NOAA.GOV/BASICWX/BASICWX_NDFD.PHP  

 
 
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