DISCUSSION: If you live in the Mid-Atlantic portion of the United States (centered on the Washington DC area), be prepared for a heavy rain (and possible flooding) event, even though it has been dry for the past month. Moisture coming from all over the place at different levels of the atmosphere and you can take note with this moisture analysis from different polar and geostationary satellites.
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~Meteorologist Sheldon Kusselson
DISCUSSION: On September 18, 2016, the National Weather Service (NWS) Louisville, Kentucky forecast office released an Area Forecast Discussion at 3:18 p.m. EDT, which forecasted a potential isolated shower/sprinkle for far eastern parts of the state. Now, you often hear weather forecasters use the term “isolated showers”. But, what exactly does the NWS consider “isolated”?