Hydrometeorological Discussion
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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE / CALIFORNIA NEVADA RFC / SACRAMENTO CA
930 AM PST MON FEB 8 2016

...MOSTLY DRY CONDITIONS THROUGH THE PERIOD EXPECTED...

.24 HOUR PRECIPITATION TOTALS (ENDING FEB 8 AT 400 AM PST)...

NO PRECIPITATION OVER THE REGION WITH RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER
THE AREA.

.METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS (SHORT TERM: MON AM - THU AM)...

RIDGING OVER THE WEST WILL CONTINUE TO KEEP THE STORM TRACK PUSHED
WELL TO THE NORTH OF THE REGION THIS WEEK. DRY CONDITIONS AND ABOVE
NORMAL TEMPERATURES WILL PERSIST THROUGH AT LEAST THE SHORT TERM
FORECAST...WITH THE RIDGE STAYING FAIRLY STATIONARY.

.METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS (LONG TERM: THU AM - SUN AM)...

RIDGE WEAKENS AND SHIFTS TO THE EAST ON THURSDAY AS TROUGH
APPROACHES THE WEST COAST.  THE 00Z EC AND 06Z GFS ARE WEAKER AND
SLOWER AND FARTHER NORTH WITH THE SYSTEM ON FRIDAY. DECREASED QPF
AND TRIMMED BACK AREAL EXTENT TO BE AROUND CAPE MENDOCINO AND
NORTHWARD FOR FRIDAY AFTERNOON INTO SATURDAY MORNING.

.HYDROLOGICAL CONDITIONS...

WITH THE EXCEPTION OF MINOR SNOWMELT RISES ON SOME HIGHER ELEVATION
STREAMS FLAT OR RECECEDING RIVER FLOWS ARE EXPECTED FOR THE
REMAINDER OF THE WEEK AS DRY WEATHER CONTINUES.  ALL STAGES ACROSS
CALIFORNIA AND NEVADA ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN WELL BELOW MONITOR
LEVELS THROUGH THE WEEK.


MORE INFORMATION ON THE CNRFC WEBSITE AT HTTP://WWW.CNRFC.NOAA.GOV

HSO/DRK/HSO/AM

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