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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
NORTHEAST RIVER FORECAST CENTER...TAUNTON...MA
1203 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION:
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A COLD FRONT IS CURRENTLY MOVING ACROSS THE REGION CAUSING
RAINFALL IN NEW YORK.  THE ASSOCIATED LOW PRESSURE WILL KEEP RAIN
IN THE FORECAST INTO THURSDAY FOR PORTIONS OF THE AREA.  BASIN
AVERAGE AMOUNTS OVER THE NEXT 48 HOURS WILL BE UP TO 1.5 INCHES IN
NORTHERN MAINE BUT WILL BE CLOSER TO A HALF INCH IN THE REMAINDER
OF NEW ENGLAND AND IN NEW YORK.  AN INCH OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE IN
NORTHERN MAINE NEAR THE END OF THE PERIOD.  HIGH PRESSURE IS
EXPECTED TO BUILD IN BY FRIDAY.
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HYDROLOGIC DISCUSSION:
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MINOR FLOODING IS STILL OCCURRING AT THESE FORECAST LOCATIONS:
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MATTAWAMKEAG RIVER AT MATTAWAMKEAG, ME
RICHELIEU RIVER AT ROUSES POINT, NY
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MINOR DIURNAL RISES FROM SNOWMELT ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE NEXT 24
HOURS ON SOME OF THE RIVERS IN NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND WHERE THERE IS
STILL SOME REMAINING SNOWPACK.  OTHERWISE, RIVERS THROUGHOUT THE
REST OF THE REGION WILL CONTINUE RECESSIONS THROUGH TONIGHT.
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SOME MINOR RISES BETWEEN 1 AND 3 FEET ARE POSSIBLE TUESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH WEDNEDSDAY IN NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND AS THE RAIN FROM THE
ADVANCING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES THROUGH THE AREA.  RIVER
LEVELS HAVE RECEDED ENOUGH OVER THE PAST FEW DAYS THAT FLOODING IS
NOT EXPECTED FROM THIS EVENT.  HOWEVER, THE SACO RIVER AT CONWAY,
NH, SWIFT RIVER AT ROXBURY, ME, AND CONNECTICUT RIVER AT DALTON,
NH ARE FORECAST TO RISE ABOVE THEIR ACTION STAGES.  THE MINOR
FLOODING ON THE RICHELIEU AND MATTAWAMKEAG RIVERS IS NOT EXPECTED
TO BE EXACERBATED BY THE FORECAST RAINFALL.
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FLOOD OUTLOOK DISCUSSION:
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AS INDICATED BY THE NERFC 5-DAY SIGNIFICANT FLOOD OUTLOOK GRAPHIC,
SIGNIFICANT RIVER FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
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THE FLOOD OUTLOOK GRAPHIC IS AVAILABLE ON THE WEB AT:
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HTTP://W2.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:  NORM BINGHAM
HYDROLOGIC DISCUSSION:           BILL SAUNDERS






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