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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
MIDDLE ATLANTIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
1040 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...ARCTIC AIR WILL ARRIVE THIS WEEKEND...

LOW PRESSURE OFF THE COAST THIS MORNING BROUGHT ANOTHER ROUND OF
SNOW TO THE MID-ATLANTIC REGION TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT. THE
HIGHEST OBSERVED PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS WERE AROUND ONE HALF INCH IN
THE LOWER SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY AND NORTHERN MARYLAND WITH SOME AREAS
RECEIVING AROUND A HALF FOOT OF SNOW.

 AMT    LOCATION                       COUNTY           ST   NWSID
 0.55   YORK HAVEN DAM                 YORK             PA   YHNP1
 0.50   LEBANON F/P AND COOP           LEBANON          PA   LEBP1
 0.47   LANCASTER                      LANCASTER        PA   LNCP1
 0.46   POOLESVILLE 0.4SE COCO         MONTGOMERY       MD   MDMG65
 0.45   MIDDLETOWN 2.9NW COCO          DAUPHIN          PA   PADP14
 0.45   HARRISBURG AP                  DAUPHIN          PA   MDT
 0.45   HERSHEY                        DAUPHIN          PA   HERP1
 0.44   INDIAN ROCK DAM-COE            YORK             PA   YRKP1G
 0.44   MT WOLF 1SE COCO               YORK             PA   PAYR20
 0.42   INDIAN ROCK DAM-COE            YORK             PA   YRKP1
 0.42   ABBOTTSTOWN 2.4N COCO          ADAMS            PA   PAAD02
 0.42   ELIZABETHVILLE 1E COOP         DAUPHIN          PA   EBTP1
 0.41   SAFE HARBOR DAM                LANCASTER        PA   SAHP1
 0.40   THURMONT F/P PRECIP            FREDERICK        MD   THUM2
 0.40   FAYETTEVILLE-BIG FLA           FRANKLIN         PA   FAYP1

COLDER DRIER AIR IS FILTERING ACROSS THE BASINS TODAY. LAKE EFFECT
SNOW WILL BEGIN LATER IN THE DAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY.
FORECASTED PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS ARE UP TO ONE HALF INCH IN THE
HEADWATERS OF THE SUSQUEHANNA BASIN.

AN ARCTIC AIRMASS WILL ARRIVE FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY WITH SNOW
SHOWERS AND ADDITIONAL LAKE EFFECT SNOW.

ON AREA RIVERS AND CREEKS, MINOR STAGE CHANGES CAN BE EXPECTED
THROUGHOUT THE BASINS INTO THE WEEKEND. ICE EFFECTS WILL INCREASE
THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS AS TEMPERATURES FALL.

TJR
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