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Extended Forecast Discussion
 
(Caution: Version displayed is not the latest version. - Issued 1549Z Mar 27, 2015)
 
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EXTENDED FORECAST DISCUSSION
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD
1149 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

VALID 12Z MON MAR 30 2015 - 12Z FRI APR 03 2015


THE 00Z/27 OPERATIONAL ECMWF AND ECENS MEAN WERE OUTLIERS TO THE
LAST SEVERAL DATA CYCLES OF EUROPEAN CENTRE GUIDANCE SUITES--AS
WELL AS THE SAME-CYCLE GFS/GEFS AND GDPS/MSC--WITH RAISING HEIGHTS
DRAMATICALLY OVER THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN UNITED STATES DAYS 6 AND
7. THEREFORE, RELIED ON THE 12Z/26 ECENS MEAN AS A SYNOPTIC GUIDE
THIS FORECAST PACKAGE, WHICH HAS THE BENEFIT OF HONORING
CONTINUITY AS WELL AS PRESERVING A SURFACE CIRCULATION WITH THE
CLIPPER SYSTEM DIPPING INTO THE NORTHERN MID-ATLANTIC STATES LATE
DAY 4 INTO DAY 5.


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