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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
MIDDLE ATLANTIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
 1020 AM EST FRI MAR 06 2015

ANOTHER WINTER STORM THURSDAY PROVIDED SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOWFALL TO
THE SOUTHERN TWO THIRDS OF THE MID-ATLANTIC REGION FOLLOWED BY
ANOTHER ARCTIC AIRMASS. THE HIGHEST OBSERVED PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS
OVER THE PAST 24 HOURS WERE ONE HALF TO ONE INCH ACROSS THE SOUTH.

  VALUE  COUNTY                ST  LOCATION
   1.07  ROANOKE               VA  ROANOKE AP
   1.07  ALLEGHANY             VA  COVINGTON 4.1E COCO
   0.99  ALBEMARLE             VA  CHARLOTTESVILLE CRN
   0.95  AMHERST               VA  GLASGOW 1 SE
   0.95  BATH                  VA  HOT SPRINGS
   0.94  BUCKINGHAM            VA  BUCKINGHAM
   0.94  ALLEGHANY             VA  COVINGTON COOP
   0.93  AMHERST               VA  PEDLAR DAM
   0.91  BEDFORD               VA  BIG ISLAND
   0.91  ROCKBRIDGE            VA  LEXINGTON
   0.90  WARREN                VA  FRONT ROYAL F/P PREC
   0.90  BATH                  VA  HOT SPRINGS F&P
   0.90  PRINCE GEORGES        MD  BRANDYWINE COCO
   0.90  AMHERST               VA  PEDLAR DAM LARC
   0.90  AUGUSTA               VA  STUARTS DRAFT F/P PR

HIGH PRESSURE IS OVER THE REGION THIS MORNING WITH CLEAR SKIES. MANY
LOCATIONS RECORDED SUB-ZERO TEMPERATURES. DRY WEATHER WILL CONTINUE
INTO SATURDZAY.

A DISTURBANCE WILL BRING SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS TO THE UPPER
SUSQUEHANNA BASIN LATER SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT. A CHILLY FLOW
OFF THE GREAT LAKES WILL KEEP SNOW SHOWER ACTIVITY GOING THROUGH
SUNDAY.

FORECASTED PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT RANGE FROM
LITTLE OR NOTHING IN THE SOUTH UP TO ONE QUARTER INCH IN THE UPPER
SUSQUEHANNA BASIN.

SOMEWHAT MILDER TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED NEXT WEEK WHICH WILL ALLOW
FOR SOME MELTING OF SNOW AND ICE.

ON AREA RIVERS AND CREEKS, MINOR CHANGES ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE
WEEKEND FOR THE SUSQUEHANNA, DELAWARE, NEW JERSEY AND POTOMAC
BASINS. ICE EFFECTS WILL CONTINUE AT MANY LOCATIONS. GENERALLY MINOR
RISES WILL CONTINUE ON THE LOWER POTOMAC, LOWER JAMES AND APPOMATTOX
BASINS INTO SATURDAY. MINOR FLOODING IS EXPECTED ON PORTIONS OF THE
LOWER JAMES BASIN.

ALL DAILY RIVER FORECASTS WILL BE AVAILABLE SHORTLY.

TJR






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