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US Short Range Weather to Apr 16

...Winter Retains Its Grip On Northern Plains And Upper Midwest...

...Heavy Rains Expected Along The Central To Eastern Gulf Coast...

A Deep Upper Low Is Forecast To Drop Southeastward Out Of Western Canada Into The Northern U.S. Rockies And Plains Tonight...Sending A Strong Cold Front Further South Through The Intermountain West And Rockies. Moderate To Heavy Snows Are Expected To Develop North And West Of A Surface Low Developing Over The Northern High Plains This Evening That Is Forecast To Track East-Northeastward Across South Dakota And Into Northern Minnesota By Sunday Morning. Heaviest Snow Accumulations Are Expected To Extend Eastward From Eastern Montana To Northwestern Minnesota.

Just To The South...A Wintry Mix Is Expected With Significant Ice Accumulations Possible Along The North And South Dakota Border Through Central Minnesota Into Northern Wisconsin.

Meanwhile...Along The Aforementioned Cold Front...Moderate To Heavy Snows Are Also Possible Across The Colorado Rockies As The Front Settles Across That Region This Evening.

By Early Monday More Snows Are Possible As The Front Stalls And Begins To Interact With Increasing Moisture Lifted North Ahead Of A Strong Upper Jet Digging South Along The West Coast.

Further To The East...Showers And Thunderstorms Are Expected To Advance Eastward Along The Eastern Extent Of The Front As It Pushes Across The Central Plains Into The Mid Mississippi Valley Tomorrow.

The Heaviest Rains Of The Period However Are Expected To Fall
Along The Gulf Coast From Southern Louisiana To North Florida As A
Lingering Frontal Boundary And Coinciding Axis Of Deep Tropical
Moisture Surge Northward Ahead Of An Upper Disturbance Moving
Across Northern Mexico And Southern Texas Tonight.

Heavy Rains Developing Along The Louisiana Coast This Evening Are Forecast To Shift East-Northeastward Along The Coast...Spreading Across Southern Mississippi..Alabama..The Florida Panhandle And South Georgia Tomorrow.

Rains May Begin To Spread Northward Along The Georgia To The South Carolina Coasts As A Surface Low Begins To Spin Up Along The Southeast Coast Monday Morning.

From The Great Lakes Into Northern New England...Unsettled
Conditions Are Forecast To Gradually Improve From West To East
Across The Region As A Broad Upper Low Currently Centered Near The Upper Lakes Begins To Weaken And Ejects Across Southeastern
Canada. This Will Allow High Pressure And Drier Conditions To
Briefly Take Hold Across The Region Before Giving Way Late In The
Period To The Previously Noted System Moving Through The Plains.


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