Hydrometeorological Discussion
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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
MIDDLE ATLANTIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
 1030 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

RAIN FELL TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT ACROSS THE ENTIRE MID-ATLANTIC
REGION AS HIGH PRESSURE SLID OFF THE COAST AND MOISTURE BEGAN TO FLOW
NORTH AHEAD OF DEVELOPING LOW PRESSURE IN THE TENNESSEE VALLEY. THE
HIGHEST OBSERVED RAINFALL AMOUNTS WERE JUST UNDER AN INCH.

  Value  County                St  Location
   0.98  St. Marys             MD  Hollywood 3.5E COCO
   0.96  James City            VA  Patrick Henry Arpt
   0.90  Anne Arundel          MD  Patuxent River NAS
   0.88  Kent                  DE  Sandtown DEOS
   0.87  Madison               VA  Madison 6.9NNW COCOR
   0.86  James City            VA  Williamsburg 3.2WNW
   0.85  Nottoway              VA  Camp Pickett
   0.85  James City            VA  Newport News 1.7SE C
   0.84  Fairfax               VA  Burke IFLOWS
   0.83  Clarke                VA  Mt Weather
   0.82  Culpeper              VA  Rixeyville 2.5N Coco
   0.81  Culpeper              VA  Rixeyville 6.1N Coco
   0.80  Warren                VA  Chester Gap IFLOWS
   0.79  Louisa                VA  Gordonsville 10.4S C
   0.78  Kent                  DE  Kenton DEOS

LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK NORTH THROUGH THE OHIO VALLEY AND INTO THE
EASTERN GREAT LAKES BY TONIGHT. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL WILL OCCUR ACROSS
THE REGION THROUGH TONIGHT WITH THE HIGHEST EXPECTED PRECIPITATION
AMOUNTS OF ONE TO ONE AND ONE HALF INCHES FALLING FROM EASTERN VIRGINIA
THROUGH NEW JERSEY. LESS THAN ONE HALF INCH OF RAINFALL IS EXPECTED
ACROSS MOST OF THE SUSQUEHANNA BASIN.

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE WEST THURSDAY WITH DRY WEATHER
RETURNING TO ALL THE BASINS. DRY WEATHER WILL CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY
WITH HIGH PRESSURE IN CONTROL.

ON AREA RIVERS AND CREEKS, GENERALLY MINOR RISES ARE EXPECTED THROUGHOUT
THE BASINS INTO FRIDAY. MODERATE RISES ARE EXPECTED IN PORTIONS OF NEW
JERSEY AND SOUTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA WHERE SOME SMALL STREAMS MAY APPROACH
THREE QUARTERS BANKFULL. NO FLOODING IS FORECASTED AT THIS TIME. STEADY
TO SLOWLY FALLING STAGES WILL RETURN THIS WEEKEND.

ALL DAILY RIVER FORECASTS HAVE BEEN ISSUED.

TJR
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