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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
NORTHEAST RIVER FORECAST CENTER...TAUNTON...MA
1208 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION:
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A SLOW MOVING FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL PRODUCE SEVERAL EPISODES OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE NEXT TWO DAYS PRIMARILY ACROSS
NEW YORK STATE AND FAR WESTERN NEW ENGLAND.  LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE WHERE STORMS MOVE OVER THE SAME AREAS.
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BASIN AVERAGE RAINFALL OF 0.50 TO 1.00 INCHES IS FORECAST ACROSS
MOST OF NEW YORK STATE WITH LOCALIZED AMOUNTS APPROACHING 1.50
INCHES POSSIBLE IN THE FINGER LAKES REGION AND MOHAWK VALLEY.
RAINFALL OF 0.25 TO 0.50 INCHES WILL EXTEND EAST OF THE AREA
ACROSS SOUTHEAST NEW YORK AND INTO WESTERN NEW ENGLAND THROUGH 8
AM FRIDAY.
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HYDROLOGIC DISCUSSION:
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RIVER LEVELS WERE GENERALLY STEADY OR FALLING ACROSS THE
NORTHEASTERN UNITED STATES WEDNESDAY MORNING. FLUCTUATIONS DUE TO
POWER GENERATION...RESERVOIR REGULATION...AND TIDAL VARIATION WERE
OBSERVED.
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MINOR RIVER RISES ARE EXPECTED FROM THE RAINFALL FORECAST OVER THE
NEXT COUPLE DAYS. THE LARGEST RISES...GENERALLY TWO FEET OR LESS.
..ARE EXPECTED IN WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW YORK.
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7-DAY AVERAGE STREAMFLOWS...AS SHOWN ON THE USGS WATERWATCH
WEBPAGE...ARE GENERALLY NORMAL TO MUCH ABOVE NORMAL ACROSS THE
NERFC REGION. A FEW LOCATIONS IN SOUTHERN NEW YORK AND SOUTHERN
NEW ENGLAND ARE FLOWING AT BELOW NORMAL LEVELS FOR MID-AUGUST.
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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:                JEFF OUELLET




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