Issued by NWS Middle Atlantic RFC
AGUS71 KRHA 041349
MIDDLE ATLANTIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
948 AM EDT SAT JUL 04 2015
...MORE RAIN FOR PARTS OF THE MID ATLANTIC...
Low pressure and associated warm front moved east-northeast and
across parts of the Mid Atlantic region Friday afternoon and
night. Periods of rain spread east-northeast and there were also
some scattered thunderstorms. The heaviest rainfall over the
past 24 hours ending 8am Saturday fell across the lower James
River basin and across parts of the West Branch Susquehanna,
Tioga into the Juniata River basin. Below is a list of the
highest observed rainfall totals through 8am Saturday.
AMT LOCATION COUNTY STATE
2.60 Camp Pickett Nottoway VA
2.15 Williamsburg 4.1WNW COCO James City VA
1.72 Wakefield ASOS Sussex VA
1.70 Williamsburg 3.2WNW COCO James City VA
1.70 Stevenson Dam Cameron PA
1.64 Matoaca MADIS Chesterfield VA
1.63 Johnstown-Cambria Ct Cambria PA
1.60 Pavia F/P Precip Bedford PA
1.54 Stevenson Dam DCP Cameron PA
1.52 Covington 2WSW Tioga PA
1.50 Bush Dam DCP Clinton PA
1.47 Slate Run MADIS Lycoming PA
1.46 Cedar Run Lycoming PA
1.37 Ford MADIS Amelia VA
1.35 Laurel Mountain Somerset PA
Rain will spread across eastern New York, eastern Pennsylvania
and New Jersey through 18Z. The rain will fall heavy at times,
especially across the middle Susuquehanna River basin. Elsewhere,
scattered rain showers are expected through 00Z Sunday.
Forecasted basin average rainfall throough 12Z Sunday is expected
to range from less than a tenth /<0.10/ of an inch up to three
quarters /0.75/ of an inch.
2 to 4 foot rises can be expected along the Juniata and West
Branch Susuehanna. The Tioga River, the Frankstown Branch of
the Juniata River and smaller streams in the West Branch
Susquehanna and Juniata river basins (Williamsburg and Spruce
Creek) will see sharp three quarter bankfull rises. Elsewhere
across the Mid Atlantic, any main stem river rises will be 2
feet or less.
Please refer to MARFC`s latest river and stream forecasts for
the latest stage and forecast information.