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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
NORTHEAST RIVER FORECAST CENTER...TAUNTON...MA
126 PM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION:
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A COLD FRONT CROSSED EASTERN NEW YORK AND NEW ENGLAND DURING THE
PAST 24 HOURS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPED. SOME
STORMS PRODUCED LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL OVER SOUTHEASTERN
NEW YORK AND SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND.
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24 HOUR BASIN AVERAGE AMOUNTS ENDING 8 AM THIS THURSDAY MORNING
GENERALLY RANGED FROM 0.25 INCH OR LESS. HOWEVER LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS ABOVE ONE INCH WERE NOTED AT CHICOPEE FALLS...HARDWICK AND
WORCESTER MASSACHUSETTS AND CARMEL NEW YORK.
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AN UPPER LEVEL LOW WILL CROSS NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND TODAY WITH A
FEW SCATTERED SHOWERS ACROSS THE HIGHER TERRAIN PRIMARILY IN
NORTHERN MAINE. OTHERWISE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING DRY CONDITIONS
FRIDAY.
:
48 HOUR BASIN AVERAGE PRECIPITATION TOTALS THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING ARE FORECAST TO RANGE FROM NIL UP TO 0.10 INCH.
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HYDROLOGIC DISCUSSION:
:
RIVER LEVELS WERE STEADY OR SLOWLY FALLING ACROSS THE NORTHEASTERN
UNITED STATES THIS THURSDAY MORNING. FLUCTUATIONS DUE TO POWER
GENERATION...RESERVOIR REGULATION...AND TIDAL VARIATION WERE
OBSERVED AT THE USUAL LOCATIONS.
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ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL ACROSS PORTIONS OF INTERIOR SOUTHERN
NEW ENGLAND WEDNESDAY EVENING WAS NOT ENOUGH TO CAUSE ANYTHING
MORE THAN VERY MINOR RISES ACROSS THE MAJOR RIVERS (FORECAST
LOCATIONS)IN THE NERFC SERVICE AREA.  WITH LESS THAN 1/4" FORECAST
(NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND) OVER THE NEXT 48 HOURS, VERY LITTLE CHANGE
IN RIVER LEVELS IS FORECAST THROUGH THE START OF THE WEEKEND.
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FROM THE USGS WATERWATCH WEB PAGE...7-DAY AVERAGE STREAMFLOWS ARE
NORMAL TO MUCH ABOVE SEASONAL NORMAL LEVELS ACROSS THE MAJORITY OF
NEW YORK STATE AND NEW ENGLAND. BELOW NORMAL FLOWS ARE BEING SEEN
IN FAR SOUTHEASTERN NEW YORK AND SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND.
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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:       NEAL STRAUSS
HYDROLOGIC DISCUSSION:                ED CAPONE




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