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FXUS01 KWBC 031933
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SHORT RANGE FORECAST DISCUSSION
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD
333 PM EDT TUE MAY 03 2016

VALID 00Z WED MAY 04 2016 - 00Z FRI MAY 06 2016

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS AND HEAVY RAIN POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF
THE SOUTHEAST AND SOUTHERN MID-ATLANTIC...

...ABOVE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES EXPECTED FROM THE INTERIOR NORTHWEST
TO THE NORTHERN HIGH PLAINS...

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUE TO FIRE UP AHEAD OF A
SLOW-MOVING FRONTAL BOUNDARY THAT`S MOVING THROUGH THE
MID-ATLANTIC AND SOUTHEAST. CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING FOR SOME OF THE STORMS TO TURN SEVERE - THE
STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS HIGHLIGHTED MUCH OF THE SOUTHERN
MID-ATLANTIC AND SOUTHEAST REGIONS WITH A SLIGHT RISK. FOR
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE RISK OF SEVERE WEATHER REFER THE
THE SPC WEBPAGE. ADDITIONALLY, ANY OF STORMS HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO
DUMP HEAVY RAINFALL OVER THE AREA. EXCESSIVE RAINFALL OUTLOOKS
HAVE BEEN ISSUED FOR PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL APPALACHIANS AND
MID-THE ATLANTIC. WITH THE SLOW EASTWARD PROGRESSION OF THIS
SYSTEM, HEAVIER PRECIPITATION WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH THE END OF
THE WORK WEEK.

A COLD FRONT DROPPING SOUTH FROM SOUTHERN CANADA BRING SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS TO THE UPPER GREAT LAKES, THE OHIO VALLEY AND THE
LOWER GREAT LAKES TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM
WILL EVOLVE ACROSS THE CENTRAL APPALACHIANS AND MID-ATLANTIC
REGION BY LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT/EARLY THURSDAY MORNING, WHICH WILL
BRINGING ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THOSE AREAS.

TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE INTERIOR NORTHWEST AND NORTHERN HIGH
PLAINS WILL BE ABOVE AVERAGE FOR EARLY MAY WITH HIGH PRESSURE AT
THE MID AND UPPER-LEVELS OF THE ATMOSPHERE IN PLACE. MANY
LOCATIONS MAY SEE AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES REACHING 15 TO 25 DEGREES
ABOVE NORMAL. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL EXPAND
EASTWARD INTO THE NORTHERN INTERMOUNTAIN STATES AS A SLOW-MOVING
FRONT NUDGES INLAND.


CAMPBELL


GRAPHICS AVAILABLE AT WWW.WPC.NCEP.NOAA.GOV
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