Short Range Forecast Discussion
NWS Weather Prediction Center College Park MD
401 PM EDT Fri Oct 31 2014
Valid 00Z Sat Nov 01 2014 - 00Z Mon Nov 03 2014
...Heavy snow possible over parts of Maine...
...Heavy precipitation possible over parts of the Sierra Nevada...
...Temperatures will be 10 to 15 degrees below average from the Great
Lakes Southward to the Central Gulf Coast...
A strong storm will develop just off the Mid-Atlantic Coast by Saturday
then move northward to off of Cape Cod by Sunday morning. Upper-level
energy digging southeastward over the Tennessee Valley/Southeast will
produce rain over parts of the Lower Great Lakes/Ohio Valley into parts of
the Central/Southern Appalachians that will move off the Southeast Coast
by Saturday afternoon. Areas of snow will develop over parts of the Great
Lakes that will move into the Central/Southern Appalachians/Lower Great
Lakes by Saturday evening, ending by Sunday morning.
As the storm wraps up, moderate to heavy rain will develop over parts of
the Southeast on Saturday morning that will move into New England Coast by
Sunday. Light to moderate rain will develop over parts of the
Mid-Atlantic/New England will increase in intensity to moderate to heavy
rain over Northern New England Coast Saturday morning into Saturday
Another storm over the Rockies/Great Basin will move eastward to the
Northern/Central Plains by Sunday. The system will produce light to
moderate rain over parts of California that will expand northward to the
Northern Intermountain Region and move eastward into the Great Basin by
Saturday morning. The rain will continue to move eastward to the Rockies
to the Southwest by Sunday. Higher elevation snow will develop over parts
of the Great Basin and move into parts of the Northern/Central Rockies
Saturday evening into Sunday morning. Also on Sunday morning, rain will
move into parts of the Pacific Northwest Coast.
Graphics available at www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/basicwx/basicwx_wbg.php