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FXUS01 KWBC 182058
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SHORT RANGE FORECAST DISCUSSION
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD
457 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

VALID 00Z FRI SEP 19 2014 - 00Z SUN SEP 21 2014

...FLASH FLOOD THREAT WILL CONTINUE IN PORTIONS OF THE DESERT
SOUTHWEST AND SOUTHERN PLAINS..

...THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST AND NORTHERN CALIFORNIA FINALLY SEES
PRECIPITATION...

REMNANT MOISTURE FROM ODILE IS STILL FUELING HEAVY RAINS IN NEW
MEXICO AND TEXAS.  A STATIONARY FRONT WILL REMAINED DRAPED OVER
SOUTHEAST AND CENTRAL TEXAS OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS AND THIS WILL
CONTINUE TO FIRE OFF ROUNDS OF CONVECTION.  THE MORE WIDESPREAD
HEAVY RAINFALL WILL OCCUR THROUGH THE END OF THURSDAY NIGHT.  IN
FACT, WPC HAS ISSUED A HIGH RISK FOR FLASH FLOODING FOR SOUTHERN
NEW MEXICO AND SMALL PORTIONS OF THE BIG BEND THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING.  BY FRIDAY, SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE MORE
SCATTERED WITH THE HEAVIER ACTIVITY CONCENTRATING IN THE TEXAS
PANHANDLE.  REGARDLESS, MUCH OF THE SOUTHERN PLAINS WILL HAVE A
STORMY FEW DAYS.

A MID-LEVEL TROUGH WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE OVER THE WEST COAST
THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT AND INTO FRIDAY.  THIS WILL BRING SHOWERS
FROM NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AND INTO BRITISH COLUMBIA.  THE
PRECIPITATION IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WILL DIMINISH BY FRIDAY
MORNING, HOWEVER THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST COULD STILL SEE SOME
SHOWERS ON FRIDAY BUT WILL DRY OUT BY THE EVENING.

HIGH PRESSURE IS BEGINNING TO BUILD INTO THE NORTHEAST AND NEW
ENGLAND ON THURSDAY NIGHT IN THE WAKE OF THE COLD FRONT PUSHING
OFFSHORE.  CLEAR SKIES AND LIGHT WINDS WILL SETTLE OVER THE AREA,
BRINGING COLD TEMPERATURES OVERNIGHT.  A FROST ADVISORY AND FREEZE
WARNING HAVE BEEN ISSUED FOR THE NORTHEAST AND NEW ENGLAND
TONIGHT.  BEHIND A FRONT MOVING TOWARD THE GREAT LAKES ON FRIDAY
NIGHT WILL BRING COOLER, FALL-LIKE CONDITIONS TO THE AREA.

FANNING


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