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SHORT RANGE FORECAST DISCUSSION
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD
316 PM EST TUE JAN 16 2018

VALID 00Z WED JAN 17 2018 - 00Z FRI JAN 19 2018

...RAIN/FREEZING RAIN/SLEET POSSIBLE OVER PARTS OF THE
CENTRAL/EASTERN GULF COAST INTO GEORGIA...

...HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE OVER PARTS OF NEW ENGLAND...

...HEAVY RAIN AND SNOW, OVER THE CASCADES, OVER THE PACIFIC
NORTHWEST INTO NORTHERN CALIFORNIA...

...SNOW POSSIBLE OVER THE MID-ATLANTIC...

A STRONG UPPER-LEVEL TROUGH EXTENDING FROM THE GREAT LAKES TO THE
MIDDLE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY WILL MOVE EASTWARD OFF THE EASTERN
SEABOARD BY THURSDAY MORNING.  SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER PARTS OF THE
NORTHEAST SOUTHWESTWARD TO PARTS OF THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI
VALLEY/WESTERN GULF COAST THAT WILL MOVE EASTWARD TO
MID-ATLANTIC/SOUTHEAST BY WEDNESDAY MORNING, WHILE EXPANDING
NORTHWARD INTO NEW ENGLAND.  THE SNOW WILL END OVER THE
MID-ATLANTIC BY LATE WEDNESDAY EVENING.  ON WEDNESDAY, THE SNOW
WILL BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES OVER NEW ENGLAND BECOMING LIGHT SNOW BY
WEDNESDAY EVENING AND ENDING OVERNIGHT WEDNESDAY.  IN ADDITION,
ALONG THE PARTS OF THE WESTERN/CENTRAL GULF COAST, RAIN/FREEZING
RAIN/SLEET WILL DEVELOP ON TUESDAY EVENING THAT WILL MOVE EASTWARD
OVERNIGHT TUESDAY TO THE EASTERN GULF COAST BY WEDNESDAY MORNING.
THE RAIN/FREEZING RAIN/SLEET WILL END ON WEDNESDAY MORNING.

MORE TO FOLLOW

ZIEGENFELDER


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