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SHORT RANGE FORECAST DISCUSSION
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD
237 AM EST WED MAR 04 2015

VALID 12Z WED MAR 04 2015 - 12Z FRI MAR 06 2015

...HEAVY RAIN POSSIBLE LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY TO THE OHIO
VALLEY...

...SNOW FROM PARTS OF THE MIDDLE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY/TENNESSEE
VALLEY TO THE MID-ATLANTIC/SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND...

...RAIN/FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET MAY DEVELOP FROM PARTS OF THE
SOUTHERN PLAINS TO THE SOUTHERN MID-ATLANTIC...

...TEMPERATURES WILL BE 15 TO 35 DEGREES BELOW AVERAGE FOR THE
UPPER MIDWEST TO THE SOUTHERN PLAINS/MIDDLE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY...

A FRONT EXTENDING FROM THE NORTHEAST SOUTHWESTWARD TO THE SOUTHERN
PLAINS WILL MOVE SOUTHEASTWARD TO OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST BY
THURSDAY EVENING.  BEHIND THE BOUNDARY, COLD HIGH PRESSURE OVER
THE NORTHERN HIGH PLAINS WILL MOVE SOUTHEASTWARD TO THE OHIO
VALLEY/SOUTHERN PLAINS ALSO BY THURSDAY.  SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER
PARTS OF THE CENTRAL ROCKIES/CENTRAL PLAINS WILL EXPAND INTO THE
OHIO VALLEY/NORTHERN APPALACHIANS BY WEDNESDAY EVENING.  THE SNOW
WILL BECOME MODERATE OVER PARTS OF THE OHIO VALLEY ON WEDNESDAY
EVENING THAT WILL MOVE INTO PARTS OF THE NORTHERN MID-ATLANTIC BY
THURSDAY MORNING AND OFF THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST BY THURSDAY
EVENING.

LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN WILL DEVELOP OVER PARTS OF THE LOWER
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY TO THE OHIO VALLEY ON WEDNESDAY MORNING THAT
WILL EXPAND ALONG THE FRONT FROM THE SOUTHERN PLAINS TO THE
MID-ATLANTIC BY WEDNESDAY EVENING.  THE LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN
WILL MOVE INTO THE SOUTHERN MID-ATLANTIC/SOUTHEAST BY THURSDAY
MORNING AND BEGIN TO MOVE OFF THE SOUTHERN MID-ATLANTIC COAST BY
THURSDAY EVENING.  BETWEEN THE RAIN AND SNOW, A BAND OF
RAIN/FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET WILL DEVELOP FROM PARTS OF THE
SOUTHERN PLAINS TO THE WESTERN OHIO VALLEY/TENNESSEE VALLEY ON
WEDNESDAY.  THE BAND OF RAIN/FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET WILL MOVE
INTO PARTS OF THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY TO THE SOUTHERN
APPALACHIANS BY THURSDAY MORNING THAT WILL MOVE INTO PARTS OF THE
SOUTHERN MID-ATLANTIC BY THURSDAY EVENING.


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