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Weather Underground Forecast for Sunday, March 09, 2014

An area of low pressure will slide across the southern Plains and the Gulf Coast on Sunday, while a cold front is expected to move across the Pacific Northwest.

A cold front will inch across the northwestern corner of the country on Sunday, bringing rainy weather and high elevation snow showers to the region. Rain is forecast to move across northern California, Oregon, Washington and the upper Intermountain West, while high elevation snow showers are expected across the Cascades and the northern Rockies. High pressure will keep the majority of the Great Basin and the Southwest clear of wet weather, as temperatures are expected to jump into the 80s across the Desert Southwest.

Meanwhile, an area of low pressure will shift eastward across the southern Plains and the western Gulf Coast on Sunday. Rain and thunderstorms will be possible over central Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, southern Mississippi and southern Alabama. High pressure will keep conditions relatively dry across the Plains, the Midwest and the Ohio Valley, although snow showers are expected to move across northern Minnesota, northern Wisconsin, the Great Lakes and parts of the Northeast. The heaviest snow will likely occur downwind of the Great Lakes in Upstate New York. Along the East Coast, low pressure will bring rainy weather to the eastern Tennessee Valley and the parts of the Mid-Atlantic on Sunday.

Temperatures in the Lower 48 states Saturday have ranged from a morning low of -18 degrees at International Falls, Minn. to a high of 84 degrees at Point Mugu, Calif.

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