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Short Range Public Discussion
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Short Range Forecast Discussion NWS Weather Prediction Center College Park MD 304 PM EST Sun Jan 21 2018 Valid 00Z Mon Jan 22 2018 - 00Z Wed Jan 24 2018 ...There is a slight risk of severe thunderstorms over parts of Eastern Texas and the Lower Mississippi Valley... ...Heavy snow possible from the Central Plains to the Upper Mississippi Valley and over the Cascades... ...Rain/freezing rain possible from the Central Plains into the Upper Great Lakes and into Northern New England... ...Heavy rain possible over parts of the Pacific Northwest/Northern California and Northern New England Coast... A storm over the Central Plains will lift northeastward to the Great Lakes by Tuesday. The system will produce snow over parts of the Central Rockies that will end overnight Sunday. Snow will also develop over the Central Plains, on Sunday evening, that will expand into Upper Mississippi Valley/Upper Great Lakes by Monday morning. The snow will be heavy at times over the Central Plains overnight Sunday and over parts of the Upper Mississippi Valley on Monday into Monday evening. Overnight Monday, the snow will stop over the Central Plains as snow moves into the Middle Mississippi Valley and Western Ohio Valley. Rain will develop over parts of the Middle Mississippi Valley into the Great Lakes on Sunday evening that will expand into the Ohio Valley/Lower Great Lakes by Monday morning. The rain will expand into Southern New England by Monday evening and into the Northern Mid-Atlantic overnight Monday. In the transition zone between the rain and snow, rain/freezing rain will develop in bands from the Central Plains into the Great Lakes and into New England overnight Monday into Tuesday. More to Follow Ziegenfelder Graphics available at