692  
FXUS01 KWBC 150801  
PMDSPD  
 
SHORT RANGE FORECAST DISCUSSION  
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD  
400 AM EDT MON APR 15 2019  
 
VALID 12Z MON APR 15 2019 - 12Z WED APR 17 2019  
 
...BREEZY AND COLDER IN WAKE OF DEPARTING EAST COAST STORM  
SYSTEM...  
 
...UNSETTLED WEATHER OUT WEST AS NEXT STORM SYSTEM ENTERS LOWER 48  
WITH POTENTIALLY ACTIVE WEATHER ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN  
U.S. FOR WEDNESDAY...  
 
A STRONG AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE THROUGH NEW ENGLAND TODAY,  
BUT THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT SHOULD BE QUICKLY WINDING DOWN BY  
LATE MORNING. A LINE OF HEAVY RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL SHIFT  
INTO THE WESTERN ATLANTIC EARLY THIS AFTERNOON LEAVING BEHIND  
SCATTERED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWER ACROSS NORTHERN NEW YORK AND  
NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND. A FLOOD THREAT WILL REMAIN ON AREA RIVERS  
ACROSS NORTHERN NEW YORK INTO NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND AS WELL DUE TO  
SUNDAY NIGHT'S RAINFALL COMBINED WITH SNOW MELT OVER THE WEEKEND.  
GUSTY WINDS AND COLDER TEMPERATURES WILL AFFECT THE NORTHERN  
MID-ATLANTIC INTO THE NORTHEAST TODAY ON THE HEELS OF THE  
DEPARTING LOW CENTER, BUT WARMER WEATHER WILL BE IN STORE FOR  
TUESDAY. IN FACT, HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE 70S TO LOW 80S ARE IN  
STORE FOR A BROAD SECTION OF THE COUNTRY ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY  
FROM THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN PLAINS TO THE MID-ATLANTIC AND  
SOUTHEAST. HIGHS IN THE 90S WILL BE LIKELY CLOSER TO THE RIO  
GRANDE TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.  
 
A RELATIVE BREAK IN ACTIVE WEATHER FOR THE NATION WILL FOLLOW THE  
DEPARTING STORM FROM THE NORTHEAST BUT UNSETTLED CONDITIONS WILL  
REACH OREGON AND CALIFORNIA LATER TODAY AHEAD OF A PACIFIC COLD  
FRONT. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN TO THE WEST  
COAST TODAY AND TONIGHT WITH LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL INTO THE  
SIERRA NEVADA. THE STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE INTERMOUNTAIN  
WEST ON TUESDAY WITH CONTINUED LIGHT TO LOCALLY MODERATE MOUNTAIN  
SNOW FOR THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF UTAH, WYOMING AND COLORADO.  
 
THE WESTERN STORM SYSTEM WILL BEGIN TO STRENGTHEN TUESDAY NIGHT  
INTO WEDNESDAY AS IT MOVES ACROSS THE FOUR CORNERS REGION. OUT  
AHEAD OF THE UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE, SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
ARE EXPECTED ALONG A WARM FRONT FROM THE CENTRAL PLAINS INTO THE  
MIDWEST TUESDAY NIGHT ALONG WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS INTO THE SOUTHERN PLAINS. THIS STORM SYSTEM IS  
EXPECTED TO BRING ANOTHER ROUND OF POTENTIALLY SEVERE WEATHER TO  
THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN GREAT PLAINS FOR WEDNESDAY, WITH DETAILS  
BECOMING BETTER DEFINED AS THE EVENT DRAWS CLOSER IN TIME.  
 
OTTO  
 
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