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SHORT RANGE FORECAST DISCUSSION
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD
427 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

VALID 12Z SAT OCT 25 2014 - 12Z MON OCT 27 2014

***UNSETTLED WEATHER CONTINUES FOR THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST***

***VERY WARM TEMPERATURES OVER THE CENTRAL U.S.***

***RELATIVELY QUIET WEATHER PATTERN ELSEWHERE***


THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST SHOULD EXPECT MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF RAIN OVER
THE NEXT FEW DAYS AS ONSHORE FLOW AND A STRONG PACIFIC STORM
SYSTEM MOVES OVER THE REGION THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.  THE
SUB-1000MB LOW IS EXPECTED TO TRACK TOWARDS THE NORTHEAST ACROSS
WASHINGTON STATE AND BRING A COLD FRONT THROUGH THE INTER-MOUNTAIN
WEST THIS WEEKEND.  SNOW LEVELS WILL DROP AFTER ITS PASSAGE, WITH
ACCUMULATING SNOW LIKELY FOR THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.  MODERATE TO
LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN IS EXPECTED NEAR THE COAST.

ELSEWHERE ACROSS THE CONTINENTAL U.S., A BUILDING UPPER LEVEL
RIDGE AHEAD OF THE PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL ALLOW FOR WELL-ABOVE
AVERAGE TEMPERATURES ACROSS MUCH OF THE PLAINS AND DEEP SOUTH.
WIDESPREAD HIGHS IN THE 80S ARE LIKELY, WITH A FEW LOCATIONS IN
TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA REACHING 90 DEGREES, WHICH COULD EASILY SET
SOME RECORD HIGHS.  DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

OVER THE EAST COAST, IMPROVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FOR THE
NORTHEAST U.S. AS THE NOR`EASTER MOVES FARTHER AWAY AND HIGH
PRESSURE BUILD IN.  SUNNY TO PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES WILL BE ENJOYED
FOR MOST AREAS THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

HAMRICK


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