Short Range Forecast Discussion
NWS Weather Prediction Center College Park MD
356 AM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017
Valid 12Z Mon Apr 24 2017 - 12Z Wed Apr 26 2017
...Heavy rain possible over the Carolinas...
...Heavy rain possible over parts of the Pacific Northwest/Northern
...Snow possible for parts of the Northern/Central Rockies and the
Low pressure over the Southeast will slowly move northward to the North
Carolina Coast by Tuesday evening. The system will produce showers and
thunderstorms over parts of the Southeast and portions of the Southern
Mid-Atlantic that will move off the Southeast Coast by Tuesday morning and
remain over parts of the Southern Mid-Atlantic Coast through Tuesday
evening. Rain will also develop over the Virginias that will slowly
expand northward into the Northern Mid-Atlantic/Lower Great Lakes and
Southern New England by Tuesday morning and continue to expand northward
into Northern New England by Tuesday evening.
Meanwhile, a front extending from the Northern Plains to the Central High
Plains into the Great Basin will move eastward to the Upper Great
Lakes/Middle Mississippi Valley to the Southern High Plains into the
Southwest by Tuesday evening. The storm will produce rain and snow over
parts of the Northern Plains into the Upper Great Lakes that will move
into parts of Upper/Middle Mississippi Valley and Northern Plains by
Monday evening. As the system moves eastward, moisture will move
northward from the Western Gulf of Mexico and pool along the boundary.
Showers and thunderstorm will start to develop near the front over the
Middle Missouri Valley overnight Monday expanding into the Central Plains
by Tuesday morning and continuing over the region into Tuesday evening.
Graphics available at www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/basicwx/basicwx_ndfd.php