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PROBABILISTIC HEAVY SNOW AND ICING DISCUSSION
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD
402 PM EDT WED MAY 04 2016

VALID 00Z THU MAY 05 2016 - 00Z SUN MAY 08 2016


DAYS 1-3...

...SIERRA/NORTHERN ROCKIES AND APPALACHIANS...

THERE IS NOT MUCH GOING ON NATIONWIDE BUT THERE WILL BE A FEW
AREAS FOR MARGINALLY SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL WITH A DEEP TROUGH IN
THE WEST AND A DEEPENING TROUGH IN THE EAST.  ONE IS THE SIERRA
RANGE WHERE SOME SNOW COULD FALL DOWN TO AROUND 7500 TO 8000 FEET
WITH A LOW PROBABILITY OF WIDESPREAD 4 INCH SNOW. SNOW WILL BEGIN
ON DAY 1/THURSDAY AND CONTINUE INTO DAY 3/SATURDAY.  AS THE TROUGH
MOVES EAST...SOME HEAVY SNOW IS POSSIBLE IN THE WYOMING HIGH PEAKS
BUT ABOVE 10000 FEET.  IN THE EAST...A DEEPENING TROUGH WILL BRING
SNOW LEVELS DOWN AS LOW AS 3500 TO 4000 FEET WITH A CHANCE OF AN
ISOLATED GREATER THAN 4 INCH AMOUNTS ACROSS THE HIGHEST PEAKS OF
THE APPALACHIANS ALONG THE TENNESSEE/VIRGINIA BORDER.

THE PROBABILITY OF HEAVY SNOW AND/OR SIGNIFICANT ICING IS LESS
THAN 10 PERCENT.


KOCIN

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