Hydrometeorological Discussion
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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE / CALIFORNIA NEVADA RFC / SACRAMENTO CA
930 AM PST SAT FEB 6 2016

...DRY CONDITIONS TO PREVAIL FOR THE NEXT WEEK...

.24 HOUR PRECIPITATION TOTALS (ENDING FEB 6 AT 400 AM PST)...

THE TRAILING SOUTHERN END OF A SYSTEM MOVING TOWARD THE PACNW
CLIPPED THE SMITH RIVER BASIN INLAND TOWARD THE CREST OF THE
SOUTHERN OREGON CASCADES LAST NIGHT. AMOUNTS WERE GENERALLY NEAR OR
LESS THAN 0.25-INCH.


.METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS (SAT AM - FRI AM)...

S/WV TROF MOVED INLAND OVERNIGHT ACROSS THE PACNW AND NOW IS
CONTINUING TO PRESS EASTWARD...LOCATED OVER NORTHWEST MONTANA AND
SOUTHERN ALBERTA. AT THE SAME TIME...HIGH PRESSURE RESIDES JUST TO
THE SOUTHWEST OF THE AREA...NEAR 30N/130W. THIS FEATURE WILL
DOMINATE CONDITIONS THROUGH MUCH OF THE PERIOD AS IT BUILDS ACROSS
THE WEST COAST AND CENTERS ITSELF OVER NORTHERN CA ON
MONDAY...BEFORE SHIFTING INLAND ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN BY MID-WEEK.
A S/WV TROF WILL MOVE TOWARD THE EASTERN PACIFIC FOR LATER IN THE
WEEK...BUT AT THIS TIME CONDITIONS LOOK TO REMAIN DRY THROUGH THE
FORECAST PERIOD (FRIDAY MORNING).


.HYDROLOGICAL CONDITIONS...

MOST CALIFORNIA AND NEVADA RIVERS AND STREAMS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN
NEAR PRESENT LEVELS OR RECEDE SLOWLY FOR THE NEXT WEEK AS AN
EXTENDED PERIOD OF DRY WEATHER BEGINS.  ALL STAGES ARE EXPECTED TO
REMAIN WELL BELOW MONITOR LEVELS FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS.


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

DRK/AM

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