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Short Range Forecast Discussion NWS Weather Prediction Center College Park MD 357 AM EDT Sat May 30 2020 Valid 12Z Sat May 30 2020 - 12Z Mon Jun 01 2020 ...There is a slight risk of severe thunderstorms and associated heavy rain producing excessive rainfall over parts of the Pacific Northwest... ...Temperatures will be 10 to 20 degrees above average over the Northern Rockies and the Northern High Plains... ...Elevated to Critical fire weather conditions across the Southern Great Basin... A cold front will move off the East Coast bring an end to showers and thunderstorms over the region on Saturday. Locally heavy rain along the front across coastal sections of the Carolinas also on Saturday. An exception to the mostly dry weather across the country will be along portions of the West Coast from Northern California into the Pacific Northwest. A strong upper-level low will move northeastward across the areas Saturday into Sunday, setting the stage for heavy rains and potentially severe weather. The SPC has issued a slight risk of severe thunderstorms over parts of the Pacific Northwest. The main theats will be damaging thunderstorm wind, hail, and tornadoes. Heavy rain associated with the storms will produce mainly scattered flash flooding over the same region. Because of the threat the WPC has issued a slight risk of excessive rainfall over the area. On the southeast side of this strong upper low, gusty winds and low relative humidities That will support Elevated to Critical fire weather conditions over portion of the Southern Great Basin. Record high temperatures are possible Saturday across the Northern Great Basin into the Northern Rockies and into the Northern High Plains on Sunday. Ahead of the area of heavy rains over Northern California into the Pacific Northwest, Temperatures will be 10 to 20 degrees warmer than average across these areas. In contrast, below average temperatures are expected to push eastward from the Upper Mississippi Valley/Great Lakes region on Saturday and into the Northeast on Sunday. Ziegenfelder Graphics available at www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/basicwx/basicwx_ndfd.php