Hydrometeorological Discussion
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AGUS71 KTAR 231613
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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
NORTHEAST RIVER FORECAST CENTER...TAUNTON...MA
1211 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION:
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A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS NEW YORK AND NEW ENGLAND THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.  IT WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...SOME OF WHICH WILL PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL
AND STRONG WINDS AND HAIL.  RAINFALL TOTALS OVER THE NEXT 48 HOURS
WILL AVERAGE 0.25 TO 0.50 INCHES ACROSS NEW YORK AND NEW ENGLAND.
..WITH A BAND OF HEAVIER AMOUNTS...APPROACHING ONE INCH IN SOME
AREAS...FROM THE UPPER HUDSON AND CHAMPLAIN VALLEYS...EAST THRU
THE UPPER CONNECTICUT...ANDROSCOGGIN...AND UPPER KENNEBEC AND
PENOBSCOT BASINS.
:
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING IN ADVANCE OF THE FRONT EARLY
THIS MORNING PRODUCED AS MUCH AS 0.83 INCHES IN JUST 2 HOURS AT
MASSENA, NY.
:
DRY WEATHER IS FORECAST TO FOLLOW THE FRONT FOR LATE THURSDAY AND
FRIDAY.
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HYDROLOGIC DISCUSSION:
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RIVER LEVELS ACROSS THE NORTHEASTERN UNITED STATES WERE STEADY OR
FALLING WEDNESDAY MORNING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MOVING
THROUGH THE REGION WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY WILL CAUSE
ONLY MINOR RISES ON AREA RIVERS.
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ACCORDING TO THE USGS WATERWATCH WEBPAGE, 7-DAY AVERAGE
STREAMFLOWS ARE IN THE NORMAL TO ABOVE NORMAL RANGE FOR THIS TIME
OF YEAR FOR MOST OF THE REGION. DRIER CONDITIONS ARE BEING SEEN IN
PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND AND EXTREME NORTHERN MAINE...
WHERE BELOW NORMAL FLOWS ARE BEING REPORTED.
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FLOOD OUTLOOK DISCUSSION:
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THE NERFC FLOOD POTENTIAL OUTLOOK GRAPHIC INDICATES SIGNIFICANT
RIVER FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED IN THE NORTHEASTERN UNITED STATES
DURING THE NEXT FIVE DAYS.
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THE FLOOD OUTLOOK GRAPHIC IS AVAILABLE ON THE WEB AT:
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HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/NERFC/FOP
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ADDITIONAL WATER AND WEATHER RELATED INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND ON
THE NWS/NERFC HOME PAGE AT http://www.nws.noaa.gov/er/nerfc
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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION:       DAVID VALLEE
HYDROLOGIC DISCUSSION:                JEFFREY OUELLET




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