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FOUS71 KRHA 031954
FFHVA2
HEADWATER STATEMENT FOR THE POTOMAC AND JAMES BASINS
MIDDLE ATLANTIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
254 PM EST Tue Mar 3 2015

APPROXIMATE 1/3/6/12-HR BASIN AVERAGED RAINFALL (INCHES)
REQUIRED TO CAUSE MINOR, MODERATE, AND MAJOR FLOODING AT
THE INDICATED HEADWATER LOCATIONS.

.B RHA 150303 Z DH18/DC1503031931/DUE/PPHCF/PPTCF/PPQCF/PPKCF
:
:IDENT    1HR   3HR   6HR  12HR  HEADWATER NAME
:======= ====  ====  ====  ====  ====================
:
: NWS STERLING SERVICE AREA...
:  POTOMAC BASIN...
:  North Branch Potomac River...
KITM2     1.5/  2.1/  2.6/  3.3 :Kitzmiller (9ft.)
:KITM2md  2.7/  3.9/  4.9/  6.7  Kitzmiller (11)
:KITM2mj  4.4/  6.9/  7.4/  8.0  Kitzmiller (13)
:  Georges Creek...
WSTM2     1.3/  1.5/  1.6/  1.8 :Westernport (8ft.)
:WSTM2md  2.0/  2.2/  2.4/  2.7  Westernport (10)
:WSTM2mj  2.7/  3.0/  3.3/  3.7  Westernport (12)
:  South Branch Potomac River...
FKLW2     1.4/  1.8/  1.9/  2.0 :Franklin (7ft.)
:FKLW2md  2.1/  2.9/  3.1/  3.4  Franklin (9)
:FKLW2mj  2.6/  3.7/  3.9/  4.4  Franklin (11)
:  South River...
WAYV2     2.6/  2.8/  3.7/  3.9 :Waynesboro (9.5ft.)
:WAYV2md  3.2/  3.5/  4.8/  5.1  Waynesboro (11)
:WAYV2mj  4.1/  4.6/  6.6/  7.2  Waynesboro (13)
:  North Fork Shenandoah River...
COOV2     4.2/  4.7/  5.4/  5.4 :Cootes Store (15ft)
:COOV2md  4.9/  5.5/  6.3/  6.3  Cootes Store (18)
:COOV2mj  6.4/  7.0/  7.4/  8.0  Cootes Store (21)
:  Antietam Creek...
SACM2     3.1/  3.1/  3.1/  3.1 :Sharpsburg (8ft.)
:SACM2md  3.9/  3.9/  4.0/  4.0  Sharpsburg (10)
:SACM2mj  4.8/  4.8/  4.9/  5.0  Sharpsburg (12)
:  Seneca Creek...
DAWM2     2.1/  2.2/  2.2/  2.2 :Dawsonville (7.5ft)
:DAWM2md  4.3/  4.6/  4.8/  4.8  Dawsonville (11)
:DAWM2mj  6.5/  7.0/  7.4/  8.0  Dawsonville (16)
:
: NWS BLACKSBURG SERVICE AREA...
:  Maury River...
BVSV2     4.0/  4.4/  4.8/  5.0 :Buena Vista (17ft.)
:BVSV2cs  2.8/  3.1/  3.4/  3.5  Buena Vista (13)
:BVSV2md  4.6/  5.1/  5.7/  5.9  Buena Vista (19)
:BVSV2mj  5.2/  5.9/  6.6/  6.9  Buena Vista (21)
.END
:
:===============================================================
:          EXPERIMENTAL NON-FCST POINT RAW MODEL OUTPUT
:      NO MANUAL QC OR ADJUSTMENTS APPLIED...USE WITH CAUTION
:===============================================================
:
: NWS STERLING SERVICE AREA...
:  Rock Creek at Sherrill Drive., Washington DC
.B RHA 150303 Z DH18/DC1503031931/DUE/PPHCF/PPTCF/PPQCF/PPKCF
:GageID   1hr   3hr   6hr   12hr  rainfall for indicated stages
RCKD2     1.5/  1.5/  1.6/  1.7 :Washington, DC (7ft)
:RCKD2md  2.0/  2.1/  2.3/  2.5  Washington, DC (10)
:RCKD2mj  2.6/  2.8/  3.0/  3.5  Washington, DC (12)
.END
: Model-simulated 3-hourly stage forecasts including QPF...
.E RCKD2 20150303 DC1503031954/DH21/HGIFX/DIH3/
.E1 2.4/2.3/2.3/2.3/2.3/2.3/2.3/2.7
:chps
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