Skip Navigation Links weather.gov 
NOAA logo - Click to go to the NOAA homepage National Weather Service   NWS logo - Click to go to the NWS homepage
The Weather Prediction Center

 
 

 

Follow the Weather Prediction Center on Facebook Follow the Weather Prediction Center on Twitter
NCEP Quarterly Newsletter
WPC Home
Analyses and Forecasts
   National High & Low
   WPC Discussions
   Surface Analysis
   Days ½-2½ CONUS
   Days 3-7 CONUS
   Days 4-8 Alaska
   QPF
   PQPF
   Flood Outlook
   Winter Weather
   Storm Summaries
   Heat Index
   Air Quality
   Tropical Products
   Daily Weather Map
   GIS Products
Current Watches/
Warnings

Satellite and Radar Imagery
   Satellite Images
   National Radar
Product Archive
WPC Verification
   QPF
   Medium Range
   Model Diagnostics
   Event Reviews
International Desks
Development and Training
   Development
WPC Overview
   About the WPC
   Staff
   WPC History
   Accomplishments
   Other Sites
   FAQs
Meteorological Calculators
Contact Us
   About Our Site
 
USA.gov is the U.S. Government's official web portal to all federal, state, and local government web resources and services.
 
Short Range Public Discussion
 
(Latest Discussion - Issued 2012Z Oct 22, 2014)
 
Version Selection
Versions back from latest:  0   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   
 
Abbreviations and acronyms used in this product
 
Geographic Boundaries -  Map 1: Color  Black/White       Map 2: Color  Black/White

Short Range Forecast Discussion NWS Weather Prediction Center College Park MD 412 PM EDT Wed Oct 22 2014 Valid 00Z Thu Oct 23 2014 - 00Z Sat Oct 25 2014 ...Stormy weather across the Northeast, Pacific Northwest, and southern Florida... Low pressure currently off the Mid-Atlantic coast will slowly move northeastward over the next few days. This has already delivered a fair amount of rain to the Mid-Atlantic region. Heavier pockets of rain have been moving across the Northeast/New England region on Wednesday and will continue to do so through Friday. Flash flooding is a possibility and will be confined specifically to New England on Wednesday and Thursday. Precipitation will taper off by Friday afternoon as the low progresses toward Nova Scotia. Quite the busy pattern can be expected for the Pacific Northwest. On Wednesday, a cold front moved inland across Washington state and Oregon. This is bringing light to moderate showers from British Columbia to northern California and will persist through Thursday. By Thursday evening, the cold front will stretch across the Great Basin and northern California. By this time, most of the precipitation around the Pacific Northwest region will be lighter around with the exception of northern California where moderate showers are possible. However, with another incoming system from the Pacific approaches the West Coast, showers will last through Thursday. With a stationary front draped south of the Florida Keys, southern Florida can exact heavy showers and thunderstorms through Wednesday night and into Thursday. The Florida Keys especially will receive the bulk of the heavier rainfall activity. Precipitation will lighten up slightly by Thursday evening; however, the stationary front will stay put south of the Keys throughout the short term period, thus stormy weather is expected to remain. A line of showers and some embedded thunderstorms will continue to move across the Plains with an occluded front progressing eastward toward the Mississippi Valley. The rainfall in Texas will end by Thursday morning. The Upper Midwest and Mississippi Valley can expect to see precipitation by Thursday afternoon. The showers will begin to dwindle in coverage by Friday morning. Fanning Graphics available at www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/basicwx/basicwx_wbg.php