646  
FXUS01 KWBC 020758  
PMDSPD  
 
SHORT RANGE FORECAST DISCUSSION  
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD  
258 AM EST WED JAN 02 2019  
 
VALID 12Z WED JAN 02 2019 - 12Z FRI JAN 04 2019  
 
...NEW WINTER STORM TO DEVELOP OVER THE SOUTHWEST AND EJECT EAST  
ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PLAINS...  
 
...HEAVY RAIN AND THE POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING WILL EXIST  
ACROSS EASTERN TEXAS, THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY AND MID-SOUTH...  
 
A MID-LEVEL LOW WILL MOVE ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST AND INTO THE  
SOUTHERN PLAINS LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND INTO EARLY THURSDAY  
MORNING. THIS WILL BRING ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL TOTALS ACROSS HIGHER  
ELEVATIONS ACROSS NEW MEXICO TODAY--PARTICULARLY WHERE THERE ARE  
WINTER WEAWTHER ADVISORIES AND WINTER STORM WARNINGS IN EFFECT. AS  
THIS LOW MOVES FARTHER EAST, A QUASI-STATIONARY BOUNDARY WILL  
CONTINUE TO MEANDER ALONG THE CENTRAL AND WESTERN GULF COAST  
THROUGH THURSDAY. THIS WILL BRING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS  
SOUTHEAST AND SOUTH-CENTRAL TEXAS IN ADDITION TO PORTIONS OF THE  
LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY TODAY. BY THURSDAY, A SURFACE LOW WILL  
LIFT NORTHWARD INTO THE SOUTHEAST, BRINGING ADDITIONAL RAINFALL TO  
PARTS OF THE WESTERN GULF COAST, LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY  
NORTHWARD INTO THE TENNESSEE VALLEY. BY FRIDAY MORNING, EXPECT  
PRECIPITATION TO SHIFT EASTWARD ACROSS MOST OF THE SOUTHEAST AS  
THE SYSTEM PROGRESSES TO THE NORTH AND EAST. THERE IS A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF FLASH FLOODING FROM SOUTHEAST TEXAS INTO CENTRAL  
MISSISSIPPI FOR TODAY, SHIFTING SLIGHTLY EASTWARD INTO MOSTLY  
LOUISIANA ON THURSDAY.  
 
REINHART  
 
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