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US Short Range Weather through Mar 11

...Severe Thunderstorms Will Be Possible Across The Southern
Plains...

...Blizzard Conditions Are Expected Over Portions Of The Central
High Plains On Saturday...

Active Weather Is In Store Across The Middle Of The Country This
Weekend As An Anomalous Upper Low Ejecting Eastward Out Of The
Four Corners Region Combines With A Northern Stream Trough Dipping Into The North Central U.S..

An Abundance Of Gulf Moisture Feeding Northward Ahead Of These Two Systems Will Fuel Widespread Precipitation From The Southern Plains/Lower Mississippi Valley To The Upper Great Lakes Region Saturday And Sunday.

In Terms Of Hazards...Heavy Downpours And Potentially Severe Thunderstorms Will Be The Main Threat Across The Southern Tier Of The Nation As An Organized Line Of Convection Fires Up Along A Cold Front Marching From The Southern Plains To The Lower
Mississippi/Tennessee Valley.

Moderate To Heavy Snows Developing To The North And West Of The Anchoring Surface Low Are Expected To Combine With Strong And Gusty Winds To Create Blizzard Conditions Over Portions Of The Central High Plains On Saturday.

Also...Precipitation Developing On The Back Side Of A Second Cold
Front Gradually Pushing Southeastward Through The Central Plains
And Upper Midwest Could Become Hazardous...Since Conditions Will
Be Cool Enough To Support Snow Or Even Some Freezing Rain.

Meanwhile...Upper Ridging Building In Ahead Of The Systems
Impacting The Central U.S. Should Keep The Eastern Third Of The
Nation Relatively Warm And Precipitation Free This Weekend.

Out West...A Pacific System Weakening As It Approaches The Coast Could Bring Very Light Showers Into Portions Of Washington State On
Sunday.


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