Hydrometeorological Discussion
Issued by NWS Northeast RFC

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
000
AGUS71 KTAR 011522
HMDTAR
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
NORTHEAST RIVER FORECAST CENTER...TAUNTON...MA
1121 AM EDT WED OCT 01 2014

HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION:
:
RAIN FELL OVER SOUTHERN NEW YORK AND SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND DURING
THE 24 HOUR PERIOD ENDING AT 8 AM WEDNESDAY MORNING. RAINFALL
TOTALS WERE A HALF INCH OR LESS AT MOST LOCATIONS...BUT HIGHER
AMOUNTS WERE REPORTED IN SOUTH CENTRAL NEW YORK...CENTRAL
CONNECTICUT...AND ON CAPE COD. THE HIGHEST REPORTED TOTAL WAS 2.48
INCHES AT SAVONA...NY.
:
MOIST ONSHORE FLOW AROUND A SLOWLY DEPARTING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM
WILL PERSIST ACROSS EASTERN AND SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND AND INTO
SOUTHERN NEW YORK INTO THURSDAY. THIS WILL KEEP SHOWERS OVER THE
AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT. RAINFALL TOTALS OF AN INCH OR MORE ARE
EXPECTED ON CAPE COD...WITH TOTALS FALLING OFF TO THE NORTH AND
WEST.
:
A COLD FRONT WILL BRING THE NEXT CHANCE OF ORGANIZED PRECIPITATION
INTO WESTERN NEW YORK LATER FRIDAY...AND ACROSS THE REGION THIS
WEEKEND.
:
HYDROLOGIC DISCUSSION:
:
RIVER RESPONSES FROM THE PAST 24-HOUR RAINFALL HAVE BEEN GENERALLY
MUTED IN SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND AND SOUTHERN/WESTERN NEW YORK.
HOWEVER, THE ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF UP TO 1 INCH OVER THE NEXT 24
HOURS, IS EXPECTED TO RESULT IN MINOR RIVER RISES OF 1 FOOT OR
LESS IN PARTS OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND AND THE SOUTHERN MERRIMACK
BASIN.  ELSEWHERE IN THE REGION, RIVERS WILL CONTINUE THEIR
RECEDING OR STEADY ELEVATION TRENDS.
:
ACCORDING TO THE USGS WATER WATCH WEBPAGE, 7-DAY AVERAGE
STREAMFLOWS ACROSS MOST OF THE NORTHEAST REGION ARE RUNNING AT
NORMAL TO MUCH BELOW NORMAL LEVELS FOR THE BEGINNING OF OCTOBER.
IN SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, RIVER FLOWS ARE ESPECIALLY LOW, WITH SOME
RIVERS REPORTING NEAR RECORD LOW LEVELS FOR THIS POINT IN THE
YEAR.
:
FLOOD OUTLOOK DISCUSSION:
:
THE NERFC FLOOD POTENTIAL OUTLOOK GRAPHIC INDICATES SIGNIFICANT
RIVER FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED IN THE NORTHEASTERN UNITED STATES
DURING THE NEXT FIVE DAYS.
:
THE FLOOD OUTLOOK GRAPHIC IS AVAILABLE ON THE WEB AT:
:
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/NERFC/FOP
:
ADDITIONAL WATER AND WEATHER RELATED INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND ON
THE NWS/NERFC HOME PAGE AT http://www.nws.noaa.gov/er/nerfc
:
$$
:
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION:       JEFF OUELLET
HYDROLOGIC DISCUSSION:                BILL SAUNDERS




USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.