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FXUS01 KWBC 252015
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SHORT RANGE FORECAST DISCUSSION
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD
314 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

VALID 00Z MON JAN 26 2015 - 00Z WED JAN 28 2015

...HEAVY SNOW FOR NEW ENGLAND...

...SNOW FOR THE UPPER GREAT LAKES AND THE OHIO VALLEY TO
MID-ATLANTIC...

...TEMPERATURES WILL BE 15 TO NEAR 30 DEGREES ABOVE AVERAGE FROM
THE NORTHERN HIGH PLAINS TO PARTS OF THE CENTRAL PLAINS...

STORM OVER THE OHIO VALLEY/TENNESSEE VALLEY WILL MOVE OFF THE
CAROLINA COAST AND DEEPEN RAPIDLY BY MONDAY NIGHT.  THE STORM
CENTER WILL REMAIN JUST OFFSHORE WHILE MOVING NORTHEASTWARD TO
SOUTH OF CAPE COD BY TUESDAY MORNING.  THE SYSTEM WILL PRODUCE
SNOW OVER PARTS OF THE OHIO VALLEY INTO PARTS OF THE CENTRAL
APPALACHIANS SUNDAY EVENING.  MODERATE SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER
PARTS OF NORTHERN MID-ATLANTIC BY MONDAY MORNING MOVING TO THE
IMMEDIATE NEW ENGLAND COAST WITH LIGHT SNOW OVER PARTS OF THE
MID-ATLANTIC/CENTRAL APPALACHIANS BY MONDAY EVENING.  MODERATE TO
HEAVY SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER NEW ENGLAND AND THE NORTHERN
MID-ATLANTIC COAST BY TUESDAY MORNING.  IN ADDITION, RAIN WILL
DEVELOP OVER PARTS OF THE TENNESSEE VALLEY THAT WILL MOVE TO THE
SOUTHERN MID-ATLANTIC COAST AND PARTS OF THE SOUTHEAST COAST BY
MONDAY MORNING.  THE RAIN WILL BECOME LIGHT TO MODERATE OVER PARTS
OF THE NORTHERN MID-ATLANTIC COAST BY MONDAY EVENING BEFORE
CHANGING OVER TO SNOW OVERNIGHT MONDAY.

MEANWHILE, A FAST MOVING SYSTEM OVER SOUTH-CENTRAL CANADA WILL
MOVE SOUTHEASTWARD TO THE WESTERN OHIO/TENNESSEE VALLEY BY TUESDAY
MORNING.  THE STORM WILL PRODUCED LIGHT SNOW OVER PARTS OF THE
UPPER GREAT LAKES ON EARLY MONDAY MORNING TO MONDAY EVENING
TAPERING OFF TO A SMALL AREA OF SNOW OVER PARTS OF THE SOUTHERN
APPALACHIANS BY TUESDAY MORNING.  ADDITIONALLY, UPPER-LEVEL LOW
OFF THE WEST COAST OF MEXICO WILL MOVE NORTHWARD TO SOUTHERN
CALIFORNIA BY TUESDAY.  THE LOW WILL PULL MOISTURE OFF THE GULF OF
CALIFORNIA INTO SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PRODUCING LIGHT RAIN OVER
PARTS OF THE SOUTHWEST, GREAT BASIN, AND SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
MONDAY EVENING INTO TUESDAY MORNING.  LIGHT SNOW WILL ALSO DEVELOP
OVER SOME OF THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE SIERRAS ON TUESDAY
MORNING.  ELSEWHERE, APPROACHING PACIFIC FRONT AND WEAK ONSHORE
FLOW WILL PRODUCE LIGHT RAIN OVER PARTS OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST
MONDAY EVENING INTO TUESDAY.


ZIEGENFELDER


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