Prognostic Meteorological Discussion
Issued by NWS

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4
000
FXUS01 KWBC 312001
PMDSPD

SHORT RANGE FORECAST DISCUSSION
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD
401 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

VALID 00Z SAT NOV 01 2014 - 00Z MON NOV 03 2014

...HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE OVER PARTS OF MAINE...

...HEAVY PRECIPITATION POSSIBLE OVER PARTS OF THE SIERRA NEVADA...

...TEMPERATURES WILL BE 10 TO 15 DEGREES BELOW AVERAGE FROM THE
GREAT LAKES SOUTHWARD TO THE CENTRAL GULF COAST...

A STRONG STORM WILL DEVELOP JUST OFF THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST BY
SATURDAY THEN MOVE NORTHWARD TO OFF OF CAPE COD BY SUNDAY MORNING.
 UPPER-LEVEL ENERGY DIGGING SOUTHEASTWARD OVER THE TENNESSEE
VALLEY/SOUTHEAST WILL PRODUCE RAIN OVER PARTS OF THE LOWER GREAT
LAKES/OHIO VALLEY INTO PARTS OF THE CENTRAL/SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS
THAT WILL MOVE OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON.
AREAS OF SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER PARTS OF THE GREAT LAKES THAT WILL
MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL/SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS/LOWER GREAT LAKES BY
SATURDAY EVENING, ENDING BY SUNDAY MORNING.

AS THE STORM WRAPS UP, MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN WILL DEVELOP OVER
PARTS OF THE SOUTHEAST ON SATURDAY MORNING THAT WILL MOVE INTO NEW
ENGLAND COAST BY SUNDAY.  LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN WILL DEVELOP OVER
PARTS OF THE MID-ATLANTIC/NEW ENGLAND WILL INCREASE IN INTENSITY
TO MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN OVER NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND COAST SATURDAY
MORNING INTO SATURDAY EVENING.

ANOTHER STORM OVER THE ROCKIES/GREAT BASIN WILL MOVE EASTWARD TO
THE NORTHERN/CENTRAL PLAINS BY SUNDAY.  THE SYSTEM WILL PRODUCE
LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN OVER PARTS OF CALIFORNIA THAT WILL EXPAND
NORTHWARD TO THE NORTHERN INTERMOUNTAIN REGION AND MOVE EASTWARD
INTO THE GREAT BASIN BY SATURDAY MORNING.  THE RAIN WILL CONTINUE
TO MOVE EASTWARD TO THE ROCKIES TO THE SOUTHWEST BY SUNDAY.
HIGHER ELEVATION SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER PARTS OF THE GREAT BASIN
AND MOVE INTO PARTS OF THE NORTHERN/CENTRAL ROCKIES SATURDAY
EVENING INTO SUNDAY MORNING.  ALSO ON SUNDAY MORNING, RAIN WILL
MOVE INTO PARTS OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST COAST.


ZIEGENFELDER


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





USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.