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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
MIDDLE ATLANTIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
 930 AM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TUESDAY FELL ACROSS VIRGINIA,
THE DELMARVA PENINSULA AND SOUTHERN NEW JESEY. THE STRONGEST STORMS
WERE IN VIRGINIA WHERE TWO TO THREE INCHES OF RAINFALL WERE OBSERVED
IN SOME AREAS. IT WAS DRY ACROSS THE SUSQUEHANNA AND DELAWARE BASINS.

 AMT    LOCATION                       COUNTY           ST   NWSID
 3.40   PEDLAR DAM LARC                AMHERST          VA   PDLV2L
 3.31   PALMYRA 4.3N COCORAHS          FLUVANNA         VA   VAFV02
 3.20   PEDLAR DAM                     AMHERST          VA   PDLV2
 2.72   WINTERPOCK MADIS               CHESTERFIELD     VA   CW0609
 2.46   STAUNTON 0.5WNW COCORAHS       AUGUSTA          VA   VAAG06
 2.10   ORANGE F/P                     ORANGE           VA   ORGV2L
 2.07   SELBYVILLE                     SUSSEX           DE   SBYD1
 1.84   BIG ISLAND                     BEDFORD          VA   BGIV2
 1.73   COVINGTON COOP                 ALLEGHANY        VA   CFPV2
 1.70   CHESTERFIELD 8.5WSW COCORAHS   CHESTERFIELD     VA   VACS20
 1.70   REMINGTON F/P PRECIP           CULPEPER         VA   REMV2
 1.70   FAIRFIELD MADIS                ROCKBRIDGE       VA   EW5078
 1.60   STAUNTON F/P PRECIP            AUGUSTA          VA   STAV2L
 1.53   SPERRYVILLE                    RAPPAHANNOCK     VA   SPYV2
 1.51   FREDERICKSBURG 1.3ENE COCORAHS CITY OF FREDERC  VA   VAFDC02

SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY TODAY IS EXPECTED AGAIN IN THE SAME
AREAS, PERHAPS SPREADING NORTHWARD INTO SOUTHERN PENNSYLVANIA BY
DAY`S END. BASIN AVERAGED RAINFALL AMOUNTS THROUGH TONIGHT WILL BE
LESS THAN ONE HALF INCH, WITH ISOLATED POINT AMOUNTS OF ONE TO TWO
INCHES.

A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NORTHWEST LATE TONIGHT. THE
FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST THROUGH MOST OF THE BASINS THURSDAY AND
THURSDAY NIGHT WITH WIDESPREAD SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
THE STRONGEST STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO BE FROM NEW JERSEY TO EASTERN
VIRGINIA.

DRIER WEATHER WILL RETURN FRIDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN.

ON AREA RIVERS AND CREEKS, MINOR CHANGES CAN BE EXPECTED FOR MOST OF
THE BASINS THE NEXT FEW DAYS. LOCALLY SHARP RISES ARE POSSIBLE ON
SMALLER CREEKS AND TRIBUTARIES NEAR STRONGER THUNDERSTORMS.

TJR
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