Issued by NWS Middle Atlantic RFC
AGUS71 KRHA 051302
MIDDLE ATLANTIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
902 AM EDT SUN JUL 05 2015
Areas of rain and scattered thunderstorms moved across the Mid
Atlantic region over the past 24 hours. The steadiest rainfall
was over parts of Pennsylvania, Northern New Jersey into Eastern
New York. Below is a list of a few highest observed rainfall
reports over the past 24 hours ending 8am Sunday.
AMT LOCATION COUNTY ST
1.49 Bremo Bluff Fluvanna VA
1.18 Richmond AP Henrico VA
1.16 Gordonsville 10.4S COCO Louisa VA
1.15 Raystown Dam DCP Huntingdon PA
1.11 Benton Columbia PA
0.99 New Albany MADIS Bradford PA
0.98 Oxon Hill Prince Georges MD
0.98 Oxon Hill 1.1W COCO Prince Georges MD
0.93 Lewistown Mifflin PA
0.91 Bodines IFLOWS Lycoming PA
0.90 Stevenson Dam Cameron PA
0.90 Slate Run F/P Precip Lycoming PA
0.90 Mifflinburg 1.4NW COOP Union PA
0.86 Dulles AP Fairfax VA
0.86 Blackwater NWR Dorchester MD
A weak ridge of high pressure will build over the northern
New England. Meanwhile an upper level low over eastern
Tennessee will move northeastward into southwestern PA
late Monday. Moisture will be drawn northward ahead of
the upper low and bring periods of showers and thunderstorms.
The combination of good moisture plume transport, deep SSE
flow and UVV`s will bring rainy periods from south to north
across MARFC`s hydrologic service area tonight into Monday.
With high PW`s, areas of locally heavy rainfall will be
The heaviest rainfall over the next 48 hours is expected to
extend from the West Branch Susquehanna and Juniata river
basin southward into the Potomac, Shenandoah, Rappahannock
and James river basin.
72 hour basin average rainfall forecast through 12Z Wednesday
is expected to range from two tenths /0.20/ to one and one
half /1.50/ inches. Locally 2 to 3 inches of rain will be
possible in persistent rain bands.
MARFC Hydrologists are running the river model at this time
and RVF`s will be issued shortly. If any WFO`s have any
questions or concerns, just call MARFC.