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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE / CALIFORNIA NEVADA RFC / SACRAMENTO CA
750 AM PST WED FEB 10 2016

...LIGHT PRECIP NEAR THE CA/ORE BORDER THURSDAY THRU THE WEEKEND...

.24 HOUR PRECIPITATION TOTALS (ENDING FEB 10 AT 400 AM PST)...

STRONG HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT LED TO ANOTHER DRY AND WARM DAY ACROSS
THE REGION.


.METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS (SHORT TERM: WED AM - SAT AM)...

A COUPLE WEAK BOUNDARIES WILL AFFECT THE FAR NORTH COAST FROM MAINLY
CAPE MENDOCINO NORTHWARD AND THEN SHIFT OVER THE UPPER KLAMATH RIVER
BASIN ON THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY. WITH THE UPR RIDGE REMAINING THE
DOMINANT FEATURE ALONG THE WEST COAST AND THE INTERIOR...THESE
SYSTEMS WILL BRING ONLY LIGHT PRECIP TO THESE AREAS.


.METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS (LONG TERM: SAT AM - TUE AM)...

LOOKING FOR A MAINLY QUIET STRETCH OF WEATHER IN THE LONG TERM.
COULD SEE A COUPLE SHOWERS IN FAR NE NV SAT MORNING AS A SHORTWAVE
PASSES BY JUST TO THE NORTH FROM ERN OREGON INTO WRN ID.  OTHERWISE,
MAIN FOCUS WILL BE LIGHT WARM ADVECTION PRECIP ACROSS MAINLY FAR NW
CA AND THE UPPER KLAMATH BASIN SAT EVENING THROUGH SUN EVENING.
FREEZING LEVELS 8000-10000 FT EXPECTED.  DRY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
AGAIN BY LATER SUN NIGHT.


.HYDROLOGICAL CONDITIONS...

WITH WARM DRY CONDITIONS MOST RIVERS ARE RECEDING.  IN HIGH
ELEVATION WATERSHEDS SOME MINOR SNOWMELT OF LOW ELEVATION SNOW IS
CAUSING SOME SMALL RISES ON STREAMS AND RIVERS.

ALL STAGES ACROSS CALIFORNIA AND NEVADA ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN WELL
BELOW MONITOR LEVELS THROUGH THE WEEK.


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

KL/DRK/KL/PF

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