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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
MIDDLE ATLANTIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
 916 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

HIGH PRESSURE PROVIDED DRY SEASONABLE WEATHER TO THE MID-ATLANTIC REGION
FRIDAY. A WEAK DISTURBANCE MOVED INTO CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA EARLY THIS
MORNING BRINGING A LIGHT PERIOD OF RAIN.

  Value  County                St  Location
   0.07  Clearfield            PA  Clearfield
   0.07  Centre                PA  Oakwood
   0.06  Clearfield            PA  Grampian
   0.06  Centre                PA  Philipsburg 2S
   0.05  Clearfield            PA  Curwensville Dam DCP
   0.05  Cumberland            PA  Carlisle 1N COOP
   0.05  Clearfield            PA  Clearfield 6NW PA DC
   0.05  Montgomery            MD  Olney 0.6SE COCO
   0.05  Cumberland            PA  Pine Grove Furnace
   0.04  Clearfield            PA  Du Bois Arpt
   0.04  Centre                PA  Stormstown MADIS
   0.04  Huntingdon            PA  Hesston 3SE COOP
   0.04  Centre                PA  Stormstown COCORAHS
   0.03  Baltimore             MD  Baltimore AP
   0.03  Mifflin               PA  Lewistown

SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL LINGER INTO THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS EASTERN
PENNSYLVANIA, NEW JERSEY, EASTERN VIRGINIA AND THE DELMARVA PENINSULA.
RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL BE LESS THAN ONE QUARTER INCH. ELSEWHERE, MAINLY
DRY SEASONABLE WEATHER IS EXPECTED FOR THE REGION THROUGH TODAY.

A DISTURBANCE WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST TONIGHT WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED ACROSS THE NORTHERN BASINS. FORECASTED
RAINFALL AMOUNTS THROUGH TONIGHT WILL BE UP TO ONE HALF INCH.

ANOTHER DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE IN SUNDAY WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED. BASIN AVERAGED RAINFALL AMOUNTS UP TO ONE INCH
ARE EXPECTED ESPECIALLY IN THE UPPER POTOMAC AND UPPER JAMES BASINS.
POINT AMOUNTS MAY APPROACH TWO INCHES.

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL SWING THROUGH MONDAY WITH A FINAL ROUND OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE NORTHERN AND WESTERN BASINS.
RAINFALL AMOUNTS UP TO THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
UPPER SUSQUEHANNA BASIN.

DRIER COOLER WEATHER IS EXPECTED TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

ON AREA RIVERS AND CREEKS, GENERALLY MINOR RISES OF A FOOT OR TWO CAN BE
EXPECTED AT MANY LOCATIONS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. LOCALLY SHARP RISES MAY
OCCUR ON SMALLER RIVERS AND CREEKS NEAR STRONGER THUNDERSTORMS.

ALL DAILY RIVER FORECASTS WILL BE AVAILABLE SHORTLY.

TJR




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