National Weather Summary for Monday, October 31, 2016
by David Moran, on Oct 31, 2016 10:36:29 AM
No hazards are currently in effect. Periods of mountain snow will continue across the Northern Rockies on Monday as an area of low pressure weakens, but no significant accumulations are expected. Some of this light snow may linger into Tuesday. Heavy to excessive rainfall is forecast across the Pacific Northwest on Wednesday,
Excessive Rainfall Possible for Portions of Western Washington on Wednesday
A cold front associated with an area of low pressure is forecast to move onshore over the Pacific Northwest on Wednesday. This will produce periods of rain and showers across much of western Washington with rainfall amounts of 1-3 inches and locally higher amounts in excess of 4 inches.
Major Cities in Region: Seattle, WA
Excessive Rainfall Risk Outline for Wednesday
No tropical development is expected during the next 48 hours.
A Look Ahead
Periods of rain will continue across western Washington on Thursday, but will decrease in intensity. Thunderstorms will be possible on Thursday ahead of a cold front from the mid-Mississippi Valley through Texas. As the area of low pressure across New England moves eastward, some light snow will be possible for portions of New England on Friday. Back to the west, an upper level low may produce some showers and thunderstorms across portions of the Four Corners region. By the weekend, the upper level low over the Four Corners region will move eastward, producing showers and thunderstorms across the Southwest and into Texas. A second storm system will bring another round of rain to portions of the Pacific Northwest on Saturday.
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