040  
FXUS01 KWBC 031956  
PMDSPD  
 
SHORT RANGE FORECAST DISCUSSION  
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD  
355 PM EDT SAT NOV 03 2018  
 
VALID 00Z SUN NOV 04 2018 - 00Z TUE NOV 06 2018  
 
...HEAVY RAIN POSSIBLE OVER PARTS OF THE NORTHERN CASCADES AND  
OLYMPIC PENINSULA...  
 
...HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE OVER PARTS OF THE NORTHERN/CENTRAL  
ROCKIES...  
 
A STORM OVER THE CENTRAL PLAINS/MIDDLE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY WILL  
MOVE NORTHEASTWARD TO THE UPPER GREAT LAKES BY MONDAY. THE SYSTEM  
WILL PRODUCE RAIN OVER PARTS OF THE NORTHERN/CENTRAL PLAINS AND  
UPPER/MIDDLE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY THAT WILL LIFT NORTHEASTWARD INTO  
THE UPPER/LOWER GREAT LAKES AND THE OHIO VALLEY BY MONDAY. SNOW  
WILL ALSO DEVELOP OVER PARTS OF THE UPPER GREAT LAKES NEAR WESTERN  
LAKES SUPERIOR ON SUNDAY INTO MONDAY. ADDITIONALLY, SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE ASSOCIATED FRONT OVER THE  
SOUTHERN PLAINS ON SATURDAY EVENING THAT WILL MOVE INTO PARTS OF  
THE MIDDLE/LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY BY SUNDAY MORNING, RETREATING  
TO THE CENTRAL/WESTERN GULF COAST BY SUNDAY EVENING. FURTHERMORE,  
A FRONT OVER THE FLORIDA PENINSULA WILL MARCH NORTHWARD TO THE  
GULF COAST/SOUTHEAST COAST BY MONDAY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
WILL DEVELOP OVER THE SOUTHERN TIP OF FLORIDA WILL, LIKEWISE, MOVE  
NORTHWARD TO NORTHEASTERN FLORIDA AND EXPAND ALONG THE  
SOUTHEAST/SOUTHERN MID-ATLANTIC COAST AND THE CENTRAL/EASTERN GULF  
COAST OVERNIGHT SUNDAY INTO MONDAY.  
 
MEANWHILE, MULTIPLE AREAS OF UPPER-LEVEL ENERGY OVER THE PACIFIC  
NORTHWEST/EASTERN PACIFIC WILL MOVE SOUTHEASTWARD TO THE  
CENTRAL/SOUTHERN ROCKIES AND CENTRAL/SOUTHERN PLAINS BY MONDAY.  
ONSHORE FLOW WILL STREAM ACROSS THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST WITH AN  
EMBEDDED PLUME OF MOISTURE THAT WILL MOVE SOUTHWARD ALONG THE  
NORTHWEST COAST INTO NORTHERN CALIFORNIA BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THE  
MOISTURE WILL AID IN PRODUCING RAIN OVER PARTS OF THE PACIFIC  
NORTHWEST THROUGH MONDAY. RAIN AND HIGHER ELEVATION SNOW WILL  
DEVELOP OVER THE NORTHERN CASCADES THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT. AS  
THE ENERGY MOVES FARTHER INLAND, SNOW AND VALLEY RAIN WILL DEVELOP  
OVER PARTS OF THE NORTHERN ROCKIES OVERNIGHT SATURDAY THAT WILL  
EXPAND INTO THE CENTRAL ROCKIES BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON CONTINUING  
INTO MONDAY. SOME OF THE SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES. ON MONDAY  
RAIN WILL MOVE INTO PARTS OF THE CENTRAL PLAINS INTO THE MIDDLE  
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. IN ADDITION, RAIN AND SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER  
PARTS OF THE NORTHERN PLAINS ON MONDAY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
WILL ALSO DEVELOP OVER PARTS OF THE SOUTHERN PLAIN AND  
MIDDLE/LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY MONDAY AFTERNOON INTO EVENING.  
ELSEWHERE, HIGH WIND WILL DIMINISH OVER NEW ENGLAND OVERNIGHT  
SATURDAY.  
 
ZIEGENFELDER  
 
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