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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
MIDDLE ATLANTIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
 952 AM EDT FRI JUL 03 2015

Scattered showers and thunderstorms moved across parts of southern
New Jersey southward into Delaware and across parts of Maryland,
West Virginia and Virginia.  The heaviest rainfall was east of
MARFC`s main stem rivers.  Below is a list of highest observed
rainfall from 8am Thursday through 8am Friday.

 AMT    LOCATION                       COUNTY           ST
 2.17   Bethany Beach DEOS             Sussex           DE
 1.81   Bethany Beach Boardwalk DEOS   Sussex           DE
 1.75   Delmar DEOS                    Sussex           DE
 1.69   Indian River Inlet DEOS        Sussex           DE
 1.50   Long Neck DEOS                 Sussex           DE
 1.50   Cambridge MADIS                Dorchester       MD
 1.34   Wildwood Crest 0.1WSW COCO     Cape May         NJ
 1.29   Great Dismal Swamp 8S NWR      independent cit  VA
 1.26   W. Cape May Mesonet            Cape May         NJ
 1.24   Rehoboth Beach DEOS            Sussex           DE
 1.16   Laurel Airport DEOS            Sussex           DE
 1.13   Patrick Henry Arpt             James City       VA
 1.13   Cape May Harbor                Cape May         NJ
 1.12   Selbyville                     Sussex           DE
 1.06   Stockley DEOS                  Sussex           DE

High pressue will move off the Mid Atlantic coast today.  Low
pressure will move from the Tennessee River valley and along or
just south of the Maryland/Pennsylvania border.  Periods of
rain with perhaps a few embedded thunderstorms can be expected
to spread from WSW to ENE tonight into Saturday.

At this time the heaviest rainfall through 12Z Saturday is
expected across headwater points of the West Br. Susquehanna,
Juniata southward into the Upper and Middle Potomac and Upper
James River.  Basin average rainfall through 12Z Saturday is
expected to range from one half /0.50/ to perhaps one /1.00/
inch.  Higher point amounts will be possible.  Elsewhere across
the Mid Atlantic,forecasted rainfall through 12Z Saturday is
expected to be onw quarter /0.25/ inch or less.

Please refer to MARFC`s river and stream forecasts for the
latest stage and forecast information.  All RVF`s will be
issued before 11am.

DAS
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