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PROBABILISTIC HEAVY SNOW AND ICING DISCUSSION
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD
334 AM EDT SUN SEP 28 2014

VALID 12Z SUN SEP 28 2014 - 12Z WED OCT 01 2014



...ROCKIES...

THE UPPER CLOSED LOW OVER THE SOUTHWEST WILL LIFT NORTHEASTWARD
SLOWLY NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE ROCKIES TO THE NORTHERN PLAINS
STATES INTO TUESDAY AS A SEPARATE UPPER TROUGH DROPS SOUTHEASTWARD
FROM THE NORTHEAST PACIFIC TOWARD THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST.

SNOWFALL WILL BE CONFINED TO THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS OF THE
WASATCH/UINTA AND COLORADO/WYOMING AND MONTANA ROCKIES...GENERALLY
ABOVE 8500 TO 9500 FEET.  WITH THE DIGGING TROUGH OVER THE PACIFIC
NORTHWEST ON TUESDAY...SNOW LEVELS IN WESTERN MONTANA COULD DROP
TO AS LOW AS 7000 TO 8000 FEET.  WHILE SNOWFALL AMOUNTS WILL
GENERALLY BE ON THE LIGHT SIDE...4 OR MORE INCHES MAY FALL IN SOME
AREAS OF THE HIGH UINTA/COLORADO ROCKIES AND IN NORTHWESTERN
WYOMING.

THE PROBABILITY OF SIGNIFICANT ICING IS LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.


KOCIN

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