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PROBABILISTIC HEAVY SNOW AND ICING DISCUSSION
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD
451 PM EDT MON MAY 02 2016

VALID 00Z TUE MAY 03 2016 - 00Z FRI MAY 06 2016


DAYS 1-3...

...CALIFORNIA...

LATE SEASON SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF
CALIFORNIA LATER THIS WEEK AS AN AMPLIFYING LONGWAVE TROUGH
PINCHES OFF A LOW WHILE APPROACHING THE WEST COAST.  FALLING
TEMPERATURES AND SNOW LEVELS WITH THE LOWERING HEIGHTS SHOULD
SUPPORT SNOW OVER PORTIONS OF THE SIERRA NEVADA STARTING ON
THURSDAY...AND DETERMINISTIC GUIDANCE WAS IN REASONABLE AGREEMENT
WITH DEPICTING THE POTENTIAL FOR SOME LIGHT TO MODERATE
ACCUMULATIONS.

THE PROBABILITY OF SIGNIFICANT ICING IS LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.


GERHARDT

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