Hydrometeorological Discussion
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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
MIDDLE ATLANTIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
 1002 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

LOW PRESSURE EAST OF MAINE THIS MORNING WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR
SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL IN THE MID-ATLANTIC REGION TUESDAY INTO TUESDAY
NIGHT. WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES FELL FROM VIRGINIA
THROUGH EASTERN MARYLAND, EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, NORTHERN NEW JERSEY
AND SOUTHEAST NEW YORK. A MAXIMUM OF JUST OVER 3 INCHES WAS OBSERVED
ACROSS EXTREME SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA IN THE TIDEWATER AREA. MINOR TO
MODERATE RISES OCCURRED ON THE RIVERS AND CREEKS WITH A FEW CAUTIONARY
STAGES REACHED OR EXCEEDED.

  Value  County                St  Location
   3.39  James City            VA  Williamsburg 1.4ENE
   3.07  James City            VA  Williamsburg 1.4ENE
   2.99  City of Alexandria    VA  Dora Kelley IFLOWS
   2.92  Montgomery            PA  Souderton 0.6NNW COC
   2.90  Chester               PA  Glenmoore F/P Precip
   2.88  Bucks                 PA  Sellersville
   2.77  Fairfax               VA  Kings Park IFLOWS
   2.68  Montgomery            MD  Takoma Park 0.6NNW C
   2.63  Baltimore             MD  Kingsville 1.2E COCO
   2.61  Fairfax               VA  Woodglen Lake IFLOWS
   2.58  Mathews               VA  North 2WSW
   2.56  Montgomery            PA  Pottstown 2NNE COCO
   2.50  Harford               MD  Susquehanna SP RAWS
   2.45  Fairfax               VA  Burke IFLOWS
   2.45  Fairfax               VA  Royal Lake IFLOWS

HIGH PRESSURE IS BUILDING INTO THE WESTERN BASINS THIS MORNING AND
WILL BUILD ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF THE REGION THROUGH THURSDAY.

DRY WEATHER WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MOST OF FRIDAY WITH HIGH PRESSURE
CENTERED OVER THE NORTHEASTERN STATES.

SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED FRIDAY NIGHT IN PARTS OF THE AREA WITH
RAINFALL AMOUNTS UNDER A TENTH INCH.

ON AREA RIVERS AND CREEKS, FALLING STAGES WILL CONTINUE THE NEXT FEW
DAYS ON THE STREAMS AND TRIBUTARIES THROUGHOUT THE REGION. RISES OF A
FEW TO SEVERAL FEET WILL MOVE DOWN THE MAIN STEM RIVERS THROUGH
THURSDAY.

ALL DAILY RIVER FORECASTS WILL BE AVAILABLE SHORTLY.

TJR
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