102  
FXUS01 KWBC 070748  
PMDSPD  
 
SHORT RANGE FORECAST DISCUSSION  
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD  
246 AM EST MON JAN 07 2019  
 
VALID 12Z MON JAN 07 2019 - 12Z WED JAN 09 2019  
 
...WINTRY PRECIPITATION EXPECTED MONDAY INTO TUESDAY FOR THE UPPER  
GREAT LAKES TO THE NORTHEAST.....  
 
...THE NEXT ROUND OF HEAVY PRECIPITATION EXPECTED TO IMPACT THE  
WEST COAST BY TUESDAY...  
 
...MUCH ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY FROM THE  
CENTRAL PLAINS TO THE OHIO VALLEY...  
 
A STORM SYSTEM MOVING INTO THE UPPER MIDWEST THIS MORNING WILL  
TRACK EASTWARD ON MONDAY, REACHING THE EAST COAST BY LATE TUESDAY.  
WINTRY PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO SPREAD FROM THE UPPER GREAT  
LAKES INTO THE NORTHEAST. ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL IS LIKELY ACROSS  
PARTS OF THE UPPER PENINSULA OF MICHIGAN ON MONDAY WHERE WINTER  
STORM WARNINGS ARE IN EFFECT. SNOW MOVES INTO NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND  
ON TUESDAY, WITH LIGHT SNOWS CONTINUING DOWNWIND OF THE UPPER  
GREAT LAKES AS WELL. LIGHT FREEZING RAIN OR SLEET IS ALSO POSSIBLE  
ALONG THE SOUTHERN FRINGE OF THIS REGION FROM NORTHERN WISCONSIN  
TO INTERIOR PORTIONS OF THE NORTHEAST.  
 
IN THE WEST, SOME RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOWS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE  
ACROSS PARTS OF THE INTERMOUNTAIN WEST AND THE ROCKIES TODAY. THE  
NEXT ROUND OF PRECIPITATION IS LIKELY TO ARRIVE ON THE WEST COAST  
BY TUESDAY AS A DEEP LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES INTO THE EASTERN  
PACIFIC. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE IN THE LOWER  
ELEVATIONS OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AND THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST, WITH  
SNOW IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE CASCADES AND MOUNTAINS OF  
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA.  
 
TEMPERATURE WISE, THE LARGEST ANOMALIES ARE EXPECTED TO BE FROM  
THE PLAINS TO THE OHIO VALLEY WHERE DAYTIME HIGHS ON MONDAY AND  
TUESDAY COULD BE AS MUCH AS 20 TO 30 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. IN THE  
NORTHEAST AND THE WEST, TEMPERATURES SHOULD BE NEAR OR SLIGHTLY  
BELOW NORMAL ON MONDAY WITH INCREASING TEMPERATURES EXPECTED BY  
TUESDAY.  
 
SANTORELLI  
 
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