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SHORT RANGE FORECAST DISCUSSION
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD
229 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

VALID 12Z SUN JUL 24 2016 - 12Z TUE JUL 26 2016

...HOT CONDITIONS TO CONTINUE FOR MUCH OF THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN
U.S...

...HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE FROM THE CENTRAL PLAINS TO THE OHIO
VALLEY...

HIGH PRESSURE AT THE MID AND UPPER LEVELS OF THE OF THE ATMOSPHERE
WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE COUNTRY TODAY,
KEEPING ABOVE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES IN PLACE FROM THE SOUTHWESTERN
U.S. TO THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN PLAINS TO THE EAST COAST. HEAT
ADVISORIES AND EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNINGS HAVE BEEN ISSUED FOR MANY
AREAS FROM THE CENTRAL/SOUTHERN PLAINS TO THE OHIO VALLEY AND
PORTIONS OF THE EAST COAST, WHERE TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO
RISE WELL INTO THE 90S TO EVEN ABOVE 100 ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
PLAINS. HEAT INDICES ACROSS THESE AREAS WILL BE OPPRESSIVE, IN THE
100 TO 115 DEGREE RANGE. ON MONDAY, TEMPERATURES IN THE PLAINS
WILL COOL TO NEAR NORMAL AS THE RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WEAKENS
SOMEWHAT. THE HOT TEMPERATURES WILL PERSIST INTO MONDAY AND
TUESDAY, HOWEVER.

A FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL BRING AREAS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
FROM PORTIONS OF THE MIDWEST AND CENTRAL PLAINS TO THE OHIO VALLEY
AND LOWER GREAT LAKES TODAY. SOME STORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY
RAINFALL, PARTICULARLY FOR AREAS FROM THE CENTRAL PLAINS TO THE
OHIO VALLEY. ON MONDAY THIS SYSTEM WILL SPREAD SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS INTO THE NORTHEAST AND MID-ATLANTIC REGIONS.

FARTHER SOUTH, THE HOT AND HUMID AIR MASS WILL BE SUPPORTIVE OF
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED AFTERNOON AND EVENING THUNDERSTORMS FROM
PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHEAST TO THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY AND THE
SOUTHEAST TODAY AND MONDAY. STORMS COULD BECOME A BIT MORE
NUMEROUS ALONG PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL GULF COAST MONDAY NIGHT
INTO TUESDAY AS DEEPER MOISTURE SPREADS INTO THE REGION FROM THE
GULF OF MEXICO.


RYAN


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