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Lake Effect Showers Downwind of the Great Lakes through Sunday; Wet Weather Approaches the Pacific Northwest

Cooler weather returns for the northeast through Sunday where some lake effect showers are expected downwind of the Great Lakes. Meanwhile, high pressure will provide tranquil and near seasonable weather conditions for the center of the nation. A Pacific system approaches Sunday with the increase chance for wet conditions. Read More >


28-day Mississippi River Forecast Plots

 

These experimental plots were created as a way to display long range (28-day) forecasts which became part of daily operations at LMRFC in November of 2016. The official forecast (2 days of QPF) is displayed along with an experimental, raw model NAEFS-based forecast (16 days of QPF).

 


NEXRAD ZR Relationship Table

 

This table displays the radar reflectivity to rain rate relationships being used by each of the NEXRAD radar sites in the LMRFC area. Local weather forecast offices will change this relationship seasonally and by rainfall event to help improve radar estimates of rainfall.

 


MRMS Rainfall Diagnostics

 

Plots displaying diagnostics for the MRMS radar-only rainfall estimate product. The plots were developed as a tool for monitoring biases in radar-only products.