Short Range Forecast Discussion
NWS Weather Prediction Center College Park MD
348 PM EDT Tue Sep 30 2014
Valid 00Z Wed Oct 01 2014 - 00Z Fri Oct 03 2014
...There is a slight risk of severe thunderstorms over parts of the
...Heavy rain possible over parts of the Central Plains/Middle Mississippi
A dissipating front over Florida will aid in producing showers and
thunderstorms over the area through Thursday morning. In addition, and
upper-level low over the Great Lakes will move eastward to near Cape Cod
by Thursday. An associated weak front will dissipate overnight Wednesday.
The energy will aid in producing showers and thunderstorms over parts of
the Mid-Atlantic and parts of New England Coast Tuesday evening into
Meanwhile, a front extending from the Northern Plains southward to the
Southern High Plains will move slowly eastward to the Upper Great Lakes to
the Southern Plains by Thursday. Moisture will pool along the boundary
aiding in the development of showers and thunderstorms from parts of the
Upper Mississippi Valley to the Southern Plains Tuesday into Thursday.
Rain will develop over parts of the Northern High Plains and lift
northward into South-Central Canada by Wednesday afternoon. Another area
of rain will develop over parts of the Upper Great Lakes Wednesday evening
into Thursday morning.
As moisture flows northward out of the Gulf of Mexico, showers and
thunderstorms will develop over parts of the Central Gulf Coast/Lower
Mississippi Valley early Wednesday morning into Thursday morning.
Additionally, upper-level energy over the Northern Intermountain Region
will move southeastward to the Central Rockies by Thursday. The energy
will produce areas of rain over parts of the Great Basin/Central Rockies
through Wednesday evening. Areas of rain and snow will develop at higher
elevations over parts of the Northern/Central Rockies also through
Wednesday evening. A third piece of upper-level energy entering the
Northern High Plains by Thursday morning, from Canada, will produce rain
over parts of the Northern High Plains.
Graphics available at www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/basicwx/basicwx_wbg.php