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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
MIDDLE ATLANTIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
 1100 AM EST SAT JAN 24 2015


PRECIPITATION WAS WIDESPREAD ACROSS OUR BASINS DURING THE PAST 24 HOURS
EXCEPT UPPER NEW YORK BASINS. PRECIPITATION FELL AS RAIN OR A MIX GENERALLY
EAST OF I-81. THE HEAVIEST 24 HOUR LIQUID EQUIVALENTS ENDING 12Z SATURDAY:

  Value  County                St  Location
   1.81  Sussex                DE  Cape Henlopen DEOS
   1.77  Worcester             MD  Ocean City
   1.76  Sussex                DE  Bethany Beach DEOS
   1.73  Worcester             MD  Assateague
   1.63  Cape May              NJ  Woodbine 0.8NNW COCO
   1.52  Atlantic              NJ  Estelle Manor
   1.52  Sussex                DE  Long Neck DEOS
   1.52  Talbot                MD  Easton 2.4SE COCO
   1.51  St. Marys             MD  Hollywood 3.5E COCO
   1.50  Sussex                DE  Bethany Beach Boardw
   1.49  Atlantic              NJ  Atlantic City AP
   1.48  Atlantic              NJ  Egg Harbor Twp Meson
   1.46  Kent                  DE  Harrington Raceway D
   1.46  Cape May              NJ  Woodbine RAWS
   1.45  Sussex                DE  Ellendale DEOS

LOW PRESSURE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE LATEST BOUT OF PRECIPITATION WILL TRACK
QUICKLY NORTHEAST TODAY. AN ALBERTA CLIPPER WILL MOVE JUST SOUTH OF
PENNSYLVANIA SUNDAY NIGHT WITH ANOTHER WEAKER CLIPPER TAKING THE SAME
PATH MONDAY NIGHT AND EARLY TUESDAY. THE CLIPPERS WILL PROVIDE SOME LIGHT
PRECIPITATION FOR OUR CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN BASINS WITH SOME RAIN MIXING IN
THE LOWER SOUTHERN BASINS.

DAY ONE QPF IS A QUARTER OF AN INCH ALONG THE COAST DECREASING WESTWARD.
DAY TWO AND THREE MAXES OUT AT A THIRD OF AN INCH IN THE UPPER POTOMAC,
SHENANDOAH AND RAPPAHANNOCK BASINS.

THE PRECIPITATION HAD LITTLE EFFECT ON STREAM STAGES. MINOR FLUCTUATIONS
IN STAGE WILL CONTINUE AT SPOTS IN OUR NORTHERN BASINS FOR THE NEXT FEW
DAYS DUE TO ICE EFFECTS.





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