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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
NORTHEAST RIVER FORECAST CENTER...TAUNTON...MA
1132 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION:
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A COLD FRONT WAS HEADING OFF THE NEW ENGLAND COAST LATE THIS
THURSDAY MORNING. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OCCURRED
AS THE COLD FRONT SWEPT ACROSS THE REGION DURING THE PAST 24 HOURS
.
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24 HOUR BASIN AVERAGE TOTALS ENDING 8AM THIS THURSDAY MORNING
GENERALLY RANGED FROM 0.25 INCH TO 1.25 INCHES FROM CENTRAL NEW
YORK STATE TO INTERIOR AND NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND. LOCALLY HIGHER
POINT TOTALS WERE NOTED. ELSEWHERE ACROSS WESTERN NEW YORK AND
SOUTHEASTERN NEW ENGLAND...24 HOUR BASIN AVERAGE AMOUNTS RANGED
FROM NIL TO 0.25 INCH.
:
SHOWERS LINGERING ALONG THE EXITING COLD FRONT IN EXTREME EASTERN
NEW ENGLAND WILL DIMINISH THIS AFTERNOON. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING
ACROSS NEW YORK AND NEW ENGLAND WILL ALLOW FOR DRY WEATHER TO
PREVAIL FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. A FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL ARRIVE FROM THE
GREAT LAKES REGION SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY AND THIS WILL BRING
AN INCREASING CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE
REGION.
:
TOP TEN POINT TOTALS DURING THE 24 HOUR PERIOD ENDING 8 AM THIS
THURSDAY MORNING...
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LOCATION                          AMOUNT IN INCHES
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RANDOLPH VERMONT                       1.94
MOUNT WASHINGTON NEW HAMPSHIRE         1.89
BETHLEHEM NEW HAMPSHIRE                1.87
PLAINFIELD VERMONT                     1.80
SOUTH LINCOLN VERMONT                  1.78
JEFFERSONVILLE VERMONT                 1.75
NORTHFIELD VERMONT                     1.70
WEST BRIDGEWATER VERMONT               1.69
LINCOLN 1.6 NW VERMONT                 1.65
BETHEL VERMONT                         1.64
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HYDROLOGIC DISCUSSION:
:
THE RAINFALL RECEIVED OVER THE PAST 24 HOURS CAUSED MINOR RISES,
UP TO 3 FEET, ALONG MANY OF THE RIVERS IN NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND AND
NORTHERN NEW YORK.  LESS RAIN FELL IN THE REST OF THE REGION,
MOST OF THE RIVERS IN SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND AND THE REST OF NEW
YORK CONTINUE TO SLOWLY RECEDE. WITH LITTLE RAINFALL EXPECTED FOR
AT LEAST THE NEXT 48 HOURS, RIVER LEVELS WILL CONTINUE TO TREND
DOWNWARD OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.
:
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.
:
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:       NEAL STRAUSS
HYDROLOGIC DISCUSSION:                ALISON MACNEIL




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