Short Range Forecast Discussion
NWS Weather Prediction Center College Park MD
251 PM EDT Wed Oct 29 2014
Valid 00Z Thu Oct 30 2014 - 00Z Sat Nov 01 2014
...Heavy precipitation possible over parts of the Northwest...
A front along the East and the Gulf Coasts will move eastward out over the
Atlantic and southward into the Gulf of Mexico. A part of the boundary
will linger over the southern tip of Florida Thursday evening into Friday.
Showers and thunderstorms will develop along the front over the Southeast
that will move southeastward out over the Atlantic by Thursday afternoon.
Showers and thunderstorms will also linger over parts of Florida Thursday
evening into Friday. In addition, rain will develop along the front too,
from the Northeast into parts of the Mid-Atlantic will, likewise, move out
over the Atlantic by late Thursday morning.
A storm over the Northern Plains will move eastward to the Great Lakes
while the associated boundary will move southeastward from the Northern
High Plains to the Southern Plains/Lower Mississippi Valley/Ohio Valley by
Friday. Light rain will develop over parts of the Upper Midwest that will
move eastward to the Great Lakes and expand southward to the Tennessee
Valley, likewise, by Friday. Light snow will develop over parts of the
Upper Great Lakes on Friday morning. Showers and thunderstorms will
develop over parts of the Southern Plains/Lower Rio Grande Valley on
Elsewhere, weak upper-level energy will aid in producing light rain over
parts of the Pacific Northwest on Wednesday evening into Thursday ahead of
the next system. The next system over the Pacific will move onshore over
the West Coast on Thursday night into Friday morning. The front will
bring light to moderate rain to the Pacific Northwest on Thursday evening,
that will taper off to light rain extending from the Pacific Northwest to
Central California by Friday morning.
Graphics available at www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/basicwx/basicwx_wbg.php