908  
FXUS01 KWBC 250720  
PMDSPD  
 
SHORT RANGE FORECAST DISCUSSION  
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD  
319 AM EDT MON MAR 25 2019  
 
VALID 12Z MON MAR 25 2019 - 12Z WED MAR 27 2019  
 
...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FOR THE SOUTHEAST U.S. AND RAIN/SNOW  
RETURNS TO THE WEST COAST...  
 
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM CURRENTLY OVER THE MIDDLE MISSISSIPPI RIVER  
VALLEY WILL CONTINUE TRACKING EASTWARD AND PRODUCE SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS FROM THE GULF COAST TO THE MID ATLANTIC ON MONDAY.  
SOME SEVERE STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS PARTS OF THE DEEP SOUTH  
ON MONDAY AHEAD OF THE COLD FRONT, AND THE STORM PREDICTION CENTER  
HAS A SLIGHT RISK ACROSS PARTS OF ALABAMA AND GEORGIA. MOST  
LOCATIONS AFFECTED SHOULD HAVE UNDER A HALF INCH OF RAINFALL  
THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY, EXCEPT LOCALLY OVER AN INCH WHERE  
ORGANIZED THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY DEVELOPS.  
 
ACROSS THE WESTERN U.S., TWO PACIFIC COLD FRONTS ARE FORECAST TO  
REACH THE WEST COAST THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK, ADVECTING A  
PLUME OF ENHANCED MOISTURE ACROSS NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SOUTHERN  
OREGON. HEAVY SNOW IS LIKELY FOR THE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA AND  
THE SISKIYOU MOUNTAINS, AND MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN FOR THE VALLEY  
LOCATIONS AND NEAR THE COAST. LIGHTER PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED  
ACROSS NORTHERN OREGON AND WASHINGTON, AND EXTENDING INLAND ACROSS  
THE NORTHERN ROCKIES. MAINLY DRY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FOR MOST  
OF THE CENTRAL U.S.  
 
TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO BE MILD TO WARM ACROSS THE SOUTHERN  
TIER OF THE NATION ON MONDAY WITH HIGHS IN THE 70S AND LOWER 80S  
FROM SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TO FLORIDA. COOLER WEATHER ARRIVES BY  
TUESDAY BEHIND A COLD FRONT ACROSS MUCH OF THE EASTERN U.S. WITH  
HIGHS BELOW AVERAGE.  
 
D. HAMRICK  
 
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