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SHORT RANGE FORECAST DISCUSSION
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD
316 PM EST THU NOV 16 2017

VALID 00Z FRI NOV 17 2017 - 00Z SUN NOV 19 2017

...HEAVY RAIN AND HIGHER ELEVATION SNOW POSSIBLE OVER THE
SIERRAS...

...HEAVY RAIN POSSIBLE OVER THE LOWER GREAT LAKES/OHIO VALLEY...

...TEMPERATURES WILL BE 20 TO 30 DEGREES ABOVE AVERAGE OVER PARTS
OF THE CENTRAL/SOUTHERN PLAINS AND CENTRAL/SOUTHERN HIGH PLAINS...

A FRONT EXTENDING FROM THE NORTHERN HIGH PLAINS SOUTHWESTWARD TO
THE GREAT BASIN WILL SLOWLY MOVE EASTWARD THE GREAT LAKES TO PARTS
OF THE MIDDLE/LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY INTO THE SOUTHERN PLAINS BY
SATURDAY.  THE SYSTEM WILL PRODUCE RAIN AND HIGHER ELEVATION SNOW
OVER THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST AND NORTHERN/CENTRAL CALIFORNIA
EASTWARD INTO THE NORTHERN/CENTRAL ROCKIES THAT WILL TAPER OFF
OVER CALIFORNIA BY FRIDAY EVENING.  THE SNOW AND LOWER ELEVATION
RAIN WILL TAPER OFF OVER THE GREAT BASIN, CENTRAL ROCKIES, AND
MOST OF THE NORTHERN ROCKIES BY SATURDAY EVENING.  IN ADDITION,
ONSHORE FLOW OVER THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST WILL AID IN CONTINUING
RAIN AND HIGHER ELEVATION SNOW OVER THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST ON
OVERNIGHT FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY THAT WILL BEGIN TO TAPER OFF BY
SATURDAY AFTERNOON.


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