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Daily Weather Briefing for Monday, March 6, 2017

Monday, March 6, 2017 5:30
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NATIONAL OVERVIEW

…Heavy snow possible over the Cascades…

…Heavy rain possible over parts of Northern California and the Pacific Northwest…

…Snow levels will be almost down to sea level over Oregon on Sunday into Monday…

A deep upper-level trough over the Western portion of the country will move eastward to the Upper Great Lakes to Central Plains while forming an upper-level low over the Northern Plains by Monday evening. At the surface, the associated front will move from the Northern High Plains/Southern California eastward to the Great Lakes/Western Ohio Valley and the Southern Plains by Tuesday. The system will produce rain over California and the immediate coast a long the Northwest with snow over the higher elevations of Central California. Snow will also develop just inland over the Pacific Northwest and parts of Northern California through Tuesday morning. The snow will also extend inland to parts of the Northern High Plains and parts of Central/Southern Rockies through Tuesday. Rain will return to coastal regions of the Northwest and Northern California on Monday afternoon into Tuesday.

Meanwhile, ahead of the storm, moisture from the Western Gulf of Mexico will stream northward as far north as the Great Lakes through Tuesday. Rain will develop over the Western Gulf Coast and into parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley that will expand northward over parts of the Western Ohio Valley by Monday morning. In addition, rain will develop north of the associated warm front over the Upper Great Lakes, expanding into parts of the Lower Great Lakes also by Monday morning.

As the storm moves onto the Plains, showers and thunderstorms will develop over parts of the Middle Mississippi Valley on Monday expanding north and southward from the Upper Mississippi Valley to the Southern Plains by Monday evening. In the meantime, rain over the Great Lakes/Ohio Valley will expand into the Northeast/Northern Mid-Atlantic overnight Monday into Tuesday. Additionally, pockets of rain/freezing rain will develop over parts of Northern New England overnight Monday, too. Also Monday evening into Tuesday, the showers and thunderstorms will retreat to the Tennessee/Lower Mississippi Valleys and parts of Eastern Texas. Furthermore, rain over the Upper Mississippi Valley/Upper Great Lakes will expand southward to the Ohio Valley overnight Monday into Tuesday.

Elsewhere, easterly flow off the Atlantic will aid in producing scattered light rain over parts of the Southeastern Coast of Florida Sunday evening into Tuesday.

LOCAL OUTLOOK

High pressure will give way to a warming and moistening flow of air from the south through Tuesday. After a cold frontal passage Tuesday night, dry air returns Wednesday with high pressure moving over the region on Thursday.

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THREE DAY OUTLOOK


TODAY

Mostly cloudy with temperatures starting out near the upper 40s and reaching the mid to upper 50s by 4 pm and not dipping much by 6 pm. Winds will be from the south around 3 to 5 mph in the morning and gradually rising to 5 to 7 mph by sunset. 40% chance of rain, mainly before 10 am with rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch expected.

TONIGHT

Mostly cloudy with temperatures dropping from the mid 50s at 6 pm to the upper 40s by 6 am. Winds will be from the south overnight. Rain chances will increase from 30% at sunset to 50% at sunrise with rainfall amounts not expected to exceed a tenth of an tenth.


TUESDAY

Cloudy with highs in the upper 40s and winds out of the southeast. Rain chances start out at 40% in the morning, rising to 80% by 6 pm. Rainfall amounts between a quarter and half an inch expected.

TUESDAY NIGHT

Cloudy with lows near 40. Winds shifting from the southeast to the northwest overnight. Near 100% chance of rain with rainfall amounts between a quarter and half an inch possible.


WEDNESDAY

Mostly sunny with highs near the lower 60s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT

Mostly clear with lows near freezing.

HAZARDS

Hazardous weather is not expected today.

As always, you can check to see what advisories, watches and warnings are in effect for Macon County by visiting http://is.gd/MACONWARN

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Published at 3:08 am on March 06, 2017

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