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FXUS01 KWBC 192003
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SHORT RANGE FORECAST DISCUSSION
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD
402 PM EDT TUE SEP 19 2017

VALID 00Z WED SEP 20 2017 - 00Z FRI SEP 22 2017

...HURRICANE JOSE WILL PRODUCE DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS AND RIP
CURRENTS ALONG WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE NORTHEAST...

...SEVERE WEATHER POSSIBLE ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS...

...SNOW POSSIBLE IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE CASCADES AND
NORTHERN ROCKIES...

ALTHOUGH HURRICANE JOSE IS FORECAST TO WEAKEN AND STAY OFFSHORE,
THE NORTHEAST COAST WILL HAVE DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS ALONG WITH
THE THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS FROM THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST INTO NEW
ENGLAND.  THE OUTER BANDS ARE BRINGING NUMEROUS SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON TO MUCH OF THE DEL-MAR-VA REGION TO CAPE COD, IS
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR COASTAL AREAS OF THE NORTHEAST  INTO
THURSDAY. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF FLASH FLOODING FOR EASTERN
CONNECTICUT, RHODE ISLAND AND SOUTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING. PLEASE REFER TO
THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER (WWW.HURRICANES.GOV) FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION ON HURRICANE JOSE.

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE FIRING ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE
NORTHERN HIGH PLAINS THIS AFTERNOON AND WILL SPREAD TO THE UPPER
MIDWEST LATE TONIGHT. THE STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS HIGHLIGHTED
THE EASTERN DAKOTAS AND WESTERN MINNESOTA AS HAVING SLIGHT AND
ENHANCED RISK FOR SEVERE WEATHER THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. THE
AREA OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL SHIFT TO THE MIDWEST AND
UPPER GREAT LAKES AS THE COLD FRONT PROGRESSES EASTWARD.  PLEASE
REFER TO THE STORM PREDICTION CENTER (WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV) FOR MORE
INFORMATION OF THE SEVERE WEATHER RISKS.

MUCH OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST AND INTERMOUNTAIN WEST HAS HAD
WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION TODAY AND THIS IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
THROUGH THE END OF THE WORK WEEK AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM AND
ASSOCIATED SURFACE COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE REGION. SOME OF
THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE CASCADES AND THE NORTHERN ROCKIES MAY
HAVE SNOW OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS...WITH RAIN IN THE LOWER
ELEVATIONS.
THERE MAY BE TIMES OF HEAVIER PRECIPITATION.

CAMPBELL

GRAPHICS AVAILABLE AT
WWW.WPC.NCEP.NOAA.GOV/BASICWX/BASICWX_NDFD.PHP
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