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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
MIDDLE ATLANTIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
950 AM EDT MON MAY 02 2016

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS SUNDAY WERE MOST ORGANIZED ACROSS THE
JAMES BASIN WHERE ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN FELL LOCALLY. MINOR
RISES WERE OBSERVED ON THE STREAM GAGES.

 AMT    LOCATION                       COUNTY           ST   NWSID
 1.93   LYNCHBURG 2.5WSW COCO          INDEPENDENT CIT  VA   VALYC04
 1.76   BUCHANAN MADIS                 BOTETOURT        VA   CW5112
 1.35   PRINCE FREDERICK 1.4 W COCO    CALVERT          MD   MDCV07
 1.31   RICHMOND 10WNW COCORAHS        GOOCHLAND        VA   VAGH03
 1.23   APPOMATTOX                     APPOMATTOX       VA   APXV2
 1.21   LYNCHBURG AP                   CAMPBELL         VA   LYH
 1.19   MONETA 3.6SW COCO              BEDFORD          VA   VABD07
 1.16   WALDORF 3.3S COCO              CHARLES          MD   MDCH35
 1.15   BREMO BLUFF                    FLUVANNA         VA   BREV2
 1.14   LEWISBURG                      GREENBRIER       WV   LWBW2
 1.13   HOT SPRINGS                    BATH             VA   HSPV2
 1.08   HAYWOOD                        MADISON          VA   HWDV2
 1.03   MECHANICSVILLE                 ST. MARYS        MD   MECM2
 1.00   HOT SPRINGS F&P                BATH             VA   HSPV2L
 1.00   CROZIER-STATE FARM             GOOCHLAND        VA   CRZV2

A DISTURBANCE WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE NORTHEAST BASINS THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON. ANOTHER DISTURBANCE WILL ARRIVE FROM THE WEST TONIGHT
SPREADING ANOTHER SWATH OF PRECIPITATION ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND
SOUTHERN BASINS. FORECASTED RAINFALL AMOUNTS THROUGH TONIGHT
ARE UP TO ONE INCH IN THE SOUTH, BUT COULD BE LOCALLY HIGHER.

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE EASTERN BASINS
TUESDAY WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS POSSIBLY EXCEEDING ONE HALF INCH.
SHOWERS WILL DISSIPATE TUESDAY NIGHT.

ANOTHER STRONG DISTURBANCE WILL DROP SOUTHEAST FROM THE GREAT LAKES
LATER WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY BRINGING QUARTER TO HALF INCH
PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS TO MANY AREAS ACROSS THE NORTH.

ON AREA RIVERS AND CREEKS, MINOR FLUCTATIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGHOUT
THE BASINS THE NEXT FEW DAYS WITH TIMES OF SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS, BUT ALSO SOME RAINFREE PERIODS AS WELL.

TJR
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