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SHORT RANGE FORECAST DISCUSSION
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD
356 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

VALID 12Z SAT MAR 25 2017 - 12Z MON MAR 27 2017

...THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORM OVER PARTS OF THE
LOWER/MIDDLE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY/CENTRAL GULF COAST/TENNESSEE
VALLEY...

...HEAVY RAIN POSSIBLE OVER PARTS OF THE TENNESSEE VALLEY/SOUTHERN
APPALACHIANS...

...RAIN/FREEZING RAIN POSSIBLE OVER PARTS OF THE UPPER GREAT LAKES
AND THE NORTHEAST...

AN UPPER-LEVEL LOW OVER THE CENTRAL/SOUTHERN PLAINS AND
MIDDLE/LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY WILL MOVE NORTHEASTWARD TO PARTS
OF THE OHIO VALLEY/GREAT LAKES WHILE WEAKENING BY SUNDAY.
MOISTURE FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO WILL STREAM NORTHWARD INTO THE
OHIO VALLEY AND POOL ALONG THE ASSOCIATED STATIONARY FRONT INTO
THE MID-ATLANTIC.  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP ALONG
AND AHEAD OF THE COLD FRONT OVER THE MIDDLE/LOWER MISSISSIPPI
VALLEY THAT WILL MOVE EASTWARD TO THE EASTERN OHIO VALLEY/EASTERN
GULF COAST BY SUNDAY.  RAIN WILL DEVELOP OVER PARTS OF THE CENTRAL
PLAINS INTO THE GREAT LAKES/OHIO VALLEY AND THE NORTHEAST THROUGH
SUNDAY.  THE RAIN WILL END OVER PARTS OF THE CENTRAL PLAINS BY
SATURDAY EVENING.  AS THE RAIN MOVES INTO PARTS OF THE NORTHEAST
AND UPPER GREAT LAKES, RAIN/FREEZING RAIN WILL DEVELOP OVER PARTS
OF THE AREAS SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY EVENING.

MEANWHILE, AN UPPER-LEVEL TROUGH OVER THE WEST COAST WILL MOVE
EASTWARD TO THE PLAINS BY SUNDAY EVENING.  THE SYSTEM WILL PRODUCE
RAIN AND HIGHER ELEVATION SNOW OVER PARTS OF THE PACIFIC
NORTHWEST/CALIFORNIA EASTWARD TO PARTS OF THE NORTHERN
ROCKIES/GREAT BASIN WILL MOVE INTO PARTS OF THE CENTRAL/SOUTHERN
ROCKIES AND THE NORTHERN HIGH PLAINS BY SUNDAY MORNING.



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