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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
NORTHEAST RIVER FORECAST CENTER...TAUNTON...MA
1134 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION:
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A COLD FRONT WAS LOCATED ACROSS UPSTATE NEW YORK AND NORTHERN NEW
ENGLAND LATE THIS WEDNESDAY MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS OCCURRED
ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL WESTERN AND NORTHERN NEW YORK STATE AS
WELL AS NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND DURING THE PAST 24 HOURS. BASIN
AVERAGE TOTALS GENERALLY RANGED FROM NIL UP TO 0.10 INCH.
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THE COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF NEW YORK AND NEW
ENGLAND TODAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS WITH LOCALLY HEAVY DOWNPOURS. A TRAILING UPPER LEVEL
LOW WILL CROSS NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND THURSDAY WITH A FEW SCATTERED
SHOWERS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE HIGHER TERRAIN. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BRING DRY CONDITIONS FRIDAY.
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48 HOUR BASIN AVERAGE PRECIPITATION TOTALS THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY
MORNING ARE ANTICIPATED TO RANGE FROM NIL UP TO 0.20 INCH. SOME
LOCALLY HIGHER POINT TOTALS OF ONE INCH OR MORE ARE POSSIBLE IN
ANY THUNDERSTORMS.
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HYDROLOGIC DISCUSSION:
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RIVER LEVELS WERE STEADY OR SLOWLY FALLING ACROSS THE NORTHEASTERN
UNITED STATES THIS WEDNESDAY MORNING. FLUCTUATIONS DUE TO POWER
GENERATION...RESERVOIR REGULATION...AND TIDAL VARIATION WERE
OBSERVED AT THE USUAL LOCATIONS.
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WITH LITTLE RAINFALL OVER THE PAST 24 HOURS AND LESS THAN 1/4"
FORECAST OVER THE NEXT 48 HOURS, VERY LITTLE CHANGE IN RIVER
LEVELS IS FORECAST THROUGH THE START OF THE WEEKEND. HOWEVER,
SHARPER RISES ARE ALWAYS POSSIBLE IN LOCALLY HEAVY CONVECTIVE
ACTIVITY.
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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:                JEANE WALLACE




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