The hourly precipitation data were obtained through kind cooperation of John Vogel and Michael Yekta, Hydrometeorological Branch, Office of Hydrology, National Weather Service. This article was completed while Roman Krzysztofowicz was on assignment with the National Weather Service, Eastern Region, under an Intergovernmental Personnel Act agreement. Research leading to this article was supported by the National Weather Service, under the project “Development of a Prototype Probabilistic Forecasting System.” Leadership of Gary Carter in promoting this project and fostering a collaborative research environment within the Eastern Region is gratefully acknowledged.
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