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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
MIDDLE ATLANTIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
 917 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FELL WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT
ACROSS THE NORTHERN BASINS INCLUDING MOST OF THE SUSQUEHANNA. THE
HIGHEST OBSERVED RAINFALL AMOUNTS WERE OVER AN INCH IN THE WEST BRANCH
SUSQUEHANNA BASIN.

  Value  County                St  Location
   1.30  Lycoming              PA  Slate Run F/P Precip
   1.20  Cameron               PA  Stevenson Dam
   1.00  Cameron               PA  Stevenson Dam DCP
   0.78  Centre                PA  Oakwood
   0.68  Cayuga                NY  Auburn COOP
   0.56  Lycoming              PA  Cedar Run
   0.55  Clinton               PA  Bush Dam DCP
   0.51  Union                 PA  Lewisburg
   0.50  Mifflin               PA  Milroy F/P Precip
   0.50  Cameron               PA  Sizerville
   0.48  Elk                   PA  Glen Hazel
   0.44  Centre                PA  Stormstown MADIS
   0.43  Cameron               PA  Driftwood IFLOWS
   0.38  Clearfield            PA  Clearfield 6NW PA DC
   0.36  Union                 PA  Milton

SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE NORTHERN BASINS TODAY WITH
BASIN AVERAGED RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE QUARTER INCH OR LESS EXPECTED.

THE NORTHERN BASINS WILL DRY OUT TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY BUT MOISTURE WILL
BEGIN TO INCREASE LATER FRIDAY AS A DISTURBANCE APPROACHES FROM THE
SOUTH.

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE NORTH THROUGH THE REGION LATER
FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE EASTERN BASINS WITH LOCALLY
HEAVY RAINFALL EXPECTED. SHOWERS WILL LINGER SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

RAINFALL AMOUNTS THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT WILL APPROACH TWO INCHES ALONG
THE COAST FROM THE DELMARVA PENINSULA TO SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA. LESS THAN
ONE HALF INCH OF RAINFALL IS EXPECTED FOR MUCH OF PENNSYLVANIA AND NEW
YORK.

ON AREA RIVERS AND CREEKS, MINOR CHANGES ARE EXPECTED FOR THE POTOMAC
AND SUSQUEHANNA BASINS INTO SUNDAY. MINOR RISES WILL OCCUR ACROSS
PORTIONS OF THE JAMES, APPOMATTOX, DELAWARE, RARITAN AND PASSAIC BASINS.
LOCALLY SHARP RISES ARE POSSIBLE ON SMALLER RIVERS AND CREEKS IN THE
VICINITY OF STRONGER THUNDERSTORMS.

TJR




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