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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
MIDDLE ATLANTIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
 1038 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WERE COMMON THURSDAY ACROSS MUCH OF WEST
VIRGINIA, VIRGINIA AND THE DELMARVA PENINSULA. THE HIGHEST OBSERVED
RAINFALL AMOUNTS WERE TWO TO THREE INCHES. ONLY MINOR RISES OCCURRED ON
AREA RIVERS AND CREEKS.

  Value  County                St  Location
   3.58  independent city      VA  Great Dismal Swamp 8
   3.57  Campbell              VA  Lynchburg AP
   3.26  Sussex                VA  Wakefield ASOS
   2.85  Prince George         VA  Disputanta 1NW COOP
   2.58  James City            VA  Newport News 1.7SE C
   2.54  Prince George         VA  Prince George 3NE
   2.04  James City            VA  Williamsburg 4.1WNW
   1.99  Northampton           VA  Cape Charles 5ENE CR
   1.98  Chesterfield          VA  Chesterfield 8.5WSW
   1.95  independent city      VA  Norfolk NAS
   1.92  James City            VA  Patrick Henry Arpt
   1.85  Henrico               VA  Richmond AP
   1.81  Henrico               VA  Sandston
   1.72  James City            VA  Williamsburg 3.2WNW
   1.57  independent city      VA  Poquoson 5.8W COCO

HIGH PRESSURE WILL SLIDE ACROSS THE REGION TODAY PROVIDING DRY
SEASONABLE WEATHER INTO SATURDAY.

A DISTURBANCE WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST LATE SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY
PROVIDING A GOOD CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. ANOTHER
DISTURBANCE IS EXPECTED LATER SUNDAY INTO MONDAY.

THE HIGHEST FORECASTED RAINFALL AMOUNTS THROUGH 7AM MONDAY WILL BE IN
THE UPPER POTOMAC BASIN WHERE ONE TO TWO INCHES ARE EXPECTED. ELSEWHERE,
MOST AREAS WILL ONLY SEE ONE HALF INCH OR LESS.

ON AREA RIVERS AND CREEKS, MINOR CHANGES ARE EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE
SUSQUEHANNA AND DELAWARE BASINS INTO MONDAY. MINOR RISES ARE EXPECTED IN
PORTIONS OF THE POTOMAC AND JAMES BASINS. LOCALLY SHARP RISES MAY OCCUR
ON SMALLER RIVERS AND CREEKS NEAR STRONGER THUNDERSTORMS.

ALL DAILY RIVER FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE.

TJR
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