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AGUS71 KTAR 091604
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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
NORTHEAST RIVER FORECAST CENTER...TAUNTON...MA
1200 PM EDT WED JUL 09 2014

HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION:
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A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE NEW YORK AND NEW ENGLAND REGION
TODAY AND TRIGGER RAINFALL IN MUCH OF THE AREA.  THE HIGHEST
AMOUNTS WILL BE IN CENTRAL NEW YORK AND CENTRAL NEW ENGLAND WHERE
UP TO 0.2 INCHES IS EXPECTED.  THE REMAINDER OF THE AREA WILL GET
LESS THAN 0.1 INCHES.
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OVER THE PAST 24-HOUR PERIOD ENDING AT 8 AM EDT THIS WEDNESDAY
MORNING, RAINFALL WAS REPORTED OVER MUCH OF THE INTERIOR NORTHEAST
.  AMOUNTS WERE THE HIGHEST IN NEW YORK AND VERMONT WHERE SOME
LOCATIONS RECEIVED OVER AN INCH.  EASTERN NEW ENGLAND REMAINED
PRECIPITATION FREE THROUGH THE PERIOD.
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HYDROLOGIC DISCUSSION:
:
MINOR RIVER RISES WERE SEEN FROM WESTERN NEW YORK THROUGH VERMONT
TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING AS SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS MOVED ACROSS THE AREA.   HEAVY DOWNPOURS PRODUCED
SHARP RISES ALONG SOME OF THE FASTER RESPONDING RIVERS, SUCH AS
CAYUGA CREEK AT LANCASTER AND CAZENOVIA CREEK AT EBENEZER, NY.
BOTH LOCATIONS ROSE ABOVE ACTION STAGE TUESDAY EVENING. WHILE
RIVER LEVELS HAVE MOSTLY CRESTED AND ARE NOW FALLING, SOME OF THE
SLOWER RESPONDING RIVERS WILL CONTINUE TO RISE THROUGH THE DAY.
FLUCTUATIONS DUE TO POWER GENERATION, RESERVOIR REGULATION OR
TIDAL VARIATION WERE ALSO OCCURRING.
:
THE RAINFALL EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT 48 HOURS WILL CAUSE ONLY MINOR
RIVER RISES.
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THE USGS WATERWATCH WEB PAGE FOR 7-DAY AVERAGE STREAMFLOWS SHOWS
THAT RIVER FLOWS FOR MOST OF THE NERFC REGION ARE RUNNING ABOVE TO
MUCH ABOVE NORMAL FOR EARLY JULY AFTER THE RECENT HEAVY RAINFALL.
WESTERN NEW YORK RIVER FLOWS ARE IN THE NORMAL RANGE FOR THIS
TIME OF YEAR.
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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:
:
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:        NORM BINGHAM-MAAS
HYDROLOGIC DISCUSSION:                 ALISON MACNEIL





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