Hydrometeorological Discussion
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AGUS71 KTAR 221614
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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
NORTHEAST RIVER FORECAST CENTER...TAUNTON...MA
1213 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION:
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HIGH PRESSURE MOVES EAST OF THE REGION TODAY AS A WARMER AND MORE
HUMID AIRMASS MOVES INTO THE AREA.  A COLD FRONT IN THE GREAT
LAKES WILL MOVE THROUGH THE NORTHEAST LATER WEDNESDAY INTO
THURSDAY...ACCOMPANIED BY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. TIMING AND
DYNAMICS INDICATE THE HEAVIEST RAINS WILL OCCUR LATER WEDNESDAY
INTO EARLY THURSDAY IN NORTHERN NEW YORK AND NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND
.
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IN THE PAST 24 HOURS...RAINFALL ACROSS THE NORTHEAST WAS ONLY
REPORTED IN ISOLATED SHOWERS IN WESTERN NEW YORK.
:
48 HOUR QPF AMOUNTS THROUGH 12Z THURSDAY RANGE FROM NIL UP TO 1.0
INCHES IN PORTIONS OF NORTHERN NEW YORK AND NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND
AS THE COLD FRONT MOVES SOUTHEASTWARD LATER WEDNESDAY INTO
THURSDAY.  ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE IN THUNDERSTORMS
LATER WEDNESDAY.
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HYDROLOGIC DISCUSSION:
:
RIVERS ACROSS THE AREA ARE FALLING TODAY.  THEY WILL CONTINUE TO
TREND DOWNWARD THROUGH MID-WEEK. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MOVING
THROUGH THE REGION WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY COULD
CAUSE 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. SOME LOCATIONS IN CENTRAL NEW
ENGLAND, SOUTHEAST NEW YORK AND WESTERN NEW YORK ARE IN THE MUCH
ABOVE NORMAL CATEGORY FOR MID JULY.
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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.
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THE FLOOD OUTLOOK GRAPHIC IS AVAILABLE ON THE WEB AT:
:
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:       ED CAPONE
HYDROLOGIC DISCUSSION:                ALISON MACNEIL




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