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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
MIDDLE ATLANTIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
 908 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

Showers and thunderstorms moved across parts of the Mid Atlantic
region over the past 24 hours.  Some of the heaviest rainfall was
over parts of the lower James, into parts of the West Branch and
headwaters of the North Branch Susquehanna.  Below is a list of
highest observed rainfall totals from 8am Wednesday through 8am
Thursday.

  Value  County                St  Location
   3.90  Schuyler              NY  Mecklenberg COOP
   2.39  Goochland             VA  Crozier-State Farm
   2.27  Rockingham            VA  Lynnwood
   2.15  Otsego                NY  Plainfield Center
   1.80  Juniata               PA  Perulack F/P Precip
   1.66  Centre                PA  Oakwood
   1.55  Garrett               MD  Oakland 9N COOP
   1.50  Schoharie             NY  Cobleskill
   1.48  Schuyler              NY  Cayuta 1.6NW COCO
   1.44  Otsego                NY  Edmeston 3WSW
   1.40  Albemarle             VA  Charlottesville Arpt
   1.39  Fluvanna              VA  Bremo Bluff
   1.35  Albemarle             VA  Earlysville
   1.33  Clearfield            PA  Curwensville Dam DCP
   1.28  Lycoming              PA  Cedar Run

An upper level low will pivot across upstate New York through
Friday.  Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected over
the next 48 hours.  The basin average quantitative precipitation
forecast (QPF) through 12Z Sunday is expected to range from one
quarter /0.25/ to just over one /1.00/ inch.  However, locally
higher rainfall up to two /2.00/ inches will be possible in
thunderstorms.

MARFC hydrologists are running the hydro model at this time and
all river and stream forecasts will be issued before 11am.

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