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SHORT RANGE FORECAST DISCUSSION
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD
456 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

VALID 00Z THU AUG 25 2016 - 00Z SAT AUG 27 2016

...THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORM FROM THE CENTRAL
PLAINS TO THE OHIO VALLEY...

...HEAVY RAIN POSSIBLE OVER THE CENTRAL PLAIN AND THE MIDDLE
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY...

A FRONT EXTENDING FROM THE UPPER GREAT LAKES TO THE CENTRAL HIGH
PLAINS THEN ROUGHLY WESTWARD TO THE GREAT BASIN WILL MOVE EASTWARD
TO THE NORTHERN APPALACHIANS/OHIO VALLEY TO THE SOUTHERN PLAINS
THEN WESTWARD INTO THE GREAT BASIN BY FRIDAY.  SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP ALONG AND AHEAD OF THE BOUNDARY FROM
THE GREAT LAKES/OHIO VALLEY TO THE CENTRAL PLAINS THAT WILL MOVE
EASTWARD TO THE NORTHEAST BY FRIDAY.

MEANWHILE, UPPER-LEVEL ENERGY OVER THE NORTHERN INTERMOUNTAIN
REGION WILL MOVE TO THE CENTRAL ROCKIES/CENTRAL HIGH PLAINS BY
FRIDAY MORNING.  THE ENERGY WILL AID IN PRODUCING SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS OVER PARTS OF THE NORTHERN ROCKIES/NORTHERN HIGH
PLAINS WILL MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL HIGH PLAINS INTO THE MIDDLE
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY BY FRIDAY.

IN ADDITION, UPPER-LEVEL ENERGY AND TROPICAL MOISTURE WILL AID IN
PRODUCING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE CENTRAL GULF COAST TO
PARTS OF THE SOUTHEAST AND CENTRAL/SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS THROUGH
FRIDAY.  THE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL HAVE THE GREATEST
AREAL COVERAGE DURING THE AFTERNOON INTO LATE EVENING.
ADDITIONALLY, DAYTIME HEATING AND MONSOONAL MOISTURE WILL AID IN
PRODUCING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER PARTS OF THE
CENTRAL/SOUTHERN ROCKIES AND THE SOUTHWEST/EASTERN GREAT BASIN
DURING THE AFTERNOON INTO THE LATE EVENING ON WEDNESDAY AND
THURSDAY.


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