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FXUS01 KWBC 271950
PMDSPD

SHORT RANGE FORECAST DISCUSSION
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD
349 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

VALID 00Z THU JUL 28 2016 - 00Z SAT JUL 30 2016

...ABOVE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE EAST
AND THE WEST...

...HEAVY RAIN POSSIBLE THROUGH THURSDAY FROM THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI
VALLEY TO THE CENTRAL APPALACHIANS...

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE THURSDAY ALONG THE CENTRAL
ROCKIES AND THE SURROUNDING PLAINS AND ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE
MID-ATLANTIC...

AS THE RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS ACROSS THE WEST THE
UPPER-LEVEL TROUGH WILL EXTEND SOUTHWARD INTO THE OHIO VALLEY AND
MID-ATLANTIC REGION. A SURFACE COLD FRONT WILL DRAG THROUGH THE
CENTRAL PLAINS, MIDWEST AND GREAT LAKES REGION ON THURSDAY -  AND
INTO THE SOUTHERN PLAINS, MIDDLE MISSISSIPPI AND OHIO VALLEYS ON
FRIDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL OVERTAKE THE QUASI-STATIONARY BOUNDARY
SPANNING FROM THE MID-ATLANTIC TO THE WESTERN EDGE OF THE CENTRAL
PLAINS. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE
FORECAST FOR MUCH OF THE AREA FROM THE GULF COAST TO MIDWEST AND
EAST - SOME OF WHICH COULD PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL. HOT
CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST ALONG THE EASTERN SEABOARD, WITH AFTERNOON
HIGH TEMPERATURES ON THURSDAY ARE FORECAST TO REACH 5 TO 10
DEGREES ABOVE AVERAGE.

MOST AREAS IN THE WEST WILL BE DRY, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF A FEW
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS ARIZONA AND NEW MEXICO EACH DAY.
DAILY TEMPERATURES ARE ANTICIPATED TO REGISTER 10 TO 15 DEGREES
ABOVE SEASONAL NORMAL THROUGH FRIDAY. THESE HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS
WILL ONLY EXACERBATE DROUGHT CONDITIONS AND WILDFIRES, IN AREAS
EXPERIENCING THEM.


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