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HEADWATER STATEMENT FOR THE POTOMAC AND JAMES BASINS
MIDDLE ATLANTIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
931 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

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 141024 Z DH12/DC1410241331/DUE/PPHCF/PPTCF/PPQCF/PPKCF/PPDCF
:
:IDENT    1HR   3HR   6HR  12HR  24HR  HEADWATER NAME
:======= ====  ====  ====  ====  ====  ====================
:
: NWS STERLING SERVICE AREA...
:  POTOMAC BASIN...
:  North Branch Potomac River...
KITM2     1.6/  2.4/  3.0/  4.0/  5.2 :Kitzmiller (9ft.)
:KITM2md  3.1/  4.5/  5.6/  7.9/  8.4  Kitzmiller (11)
:KITM2mj  5.0/  7.0/  7.4/  8.0/  8.4  Kitzmiller (13)
:  Georges Creek...
WSTM2     2.0/  2.1/  2.4/  2.7/  3.4 :Westernport (8ft.)
:WSTM2md  2.7/  3.0/  3.3/  3.7/  4.6  Westernport (10)
:WSTM2mj  3.4/  3.8/  4.2/  4.8/  6.0  Westernport (12)
:  South Branch Potomac River...
FKLW2     2.1/  2.7/  2.8/  3.2/  3.8 :Franklin (7ft.)
:FKLW2md  2.9/  3.9/  4.2/  4.8/  5.8  Franklin (9)
:FKLW2mj  3.5/  4.8/  5.1/  5.9/  7.3  Franklin (11)
:  South River...
WAYV2     3.6/  3.9/  4.9/  5.3/  6.1 :Waynesboro (9.5ft.)
:WAYV2md  4.2/  4.6/  6.0/  6.5/  7.7  Waynesboro (11)
:WAYV2mj  5.2/  5.8/  7.4/  8.0/  8.4  Waynesboro (13)
:  North Fork Shenandoah River...
COOV2     5.4/  6.0/  6.8/  7.0/  7.8 :Cootes Store (15ft)
:COOV2md  6.1/  6.8/  7.4/  8.0/  8.4  Cootes Store (18)
:COOV2mj  6.5/  7.0/  7.4/  8.0/  8.4  Cootes Store (21)
:  Antietam Creek...
SACM2     4.1/  4.2/  4.3/  4.5/  4.8 :Sharpsburg (8ft.)
:SACM2md  5.0/  5.0/  5.2/  5.5/  6.0  Sharpsburg (10)
:SACM2mj  5.9/  5.9/  6.1/  6.5/  7.1  Sharpsburg (12)
:  Seneca Creek...
DAWM2     1.8/  1.9/  2.0/  2.3/  2.9 :Dawsonville (7.5ft)
:DAWM2md  3.9/  4.3/  4.6/  5.2/  7.0  Dawsonville (11)
:DAWM2mj  6.5/  7.0/  7.4/  8.0/  8.4  Dawsonville (16)
:
: NWS BLACKSBURG SERVICE AREA...
:  Maury River...
BVSV2     5.1/  5.7/  6.2/  6.6/  7.3 :Buena Vista (17ft.)
:BVSV2cs  3.9/  4.3/  4.6/  4.9/  5.4  Buena Vista (13)
:BVSV2md  5.8/  6.4/  7.0/  7.6/  8.4  Buena Vista (19)
:BVSV2mj  6.5/  7.0/  7.4/  8.0/  8.4  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 141024 Z DH12/DC1410241331/DUE/PPHCF/PPTCF/PPQCF/PPKCF/PPDCF
:GageID   1hr   3hr   6hr   12hr  rainfall for indicated stages
RCKD2     1.0/  1.1/  1.3/  1.6/  2.4 :Washington, DC (7ft)
:RCKD2md  1.5/  1.8/  2.0/  2.6/  3.8  Washington, DC (10)
:RCKD2mj  2.2/  2.5/  2.8/  3.6/  5.5  Washington, DC (12)
.END
: Model-simulated 3-hourly stage forecasts including QPF...
.E RCKD2 20141024 DC1410241354/DH15/HGIFX/DIH3/
.E1 2.0/2.1/2.1/2.1/2.1/2.1/2.1/2.1
:chps
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