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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
NORTHEAST RIVER FORECAST CENTER...TAUNTON...MA
1204 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION:
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A COLD FRONT PUSHED ACROSS MOST OF NEW YORK AND NEW ENGLAND DURING
THE PAST 24 HOURS. THE FRONT WAS LOCATED ACROSS CENTRAL MAINE
LATE THIS MONDAY MORNING. 24 HOUR BASIN AVERAGE TOTALS ENDING AT
8AM GENERALLY RANGED FROM A TRACE UP TO 0.75 INCH...WITH
THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS ACROSS WESTERN CENTRAL AND NORTHERN NEW YORK
STATE AND NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND. LOCALLY HIGHER POINT TOTALS AROUND
ONE INCH WERE NOTED.
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THE COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO PUSH OFF THE NEW ENGLAND COAST
TODAY. LEFTOVER MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY FROM A TRAILING UPPER
LEVEL TROUGH WILL HELP PRODUCE SCATTERED SHOWERS ACROSS THE HIGH
TERRAIN OF UPSTATE NEW YORK AND NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND. ANOTHER
COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH MAINE ON TUESDAY ALONG WITH LIMITED
MOISTURE.
:
48 HOUR BASIN AVERAGE PRECIPITATION FORECAST AMOUNTS THROUGH EARLY
WEDNESDAY MORNING RANGE FROM 0.05 TO 0.25 INCH ACROSS NORTHERN
NEW YORK AND NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND...WITH LESSER AMOUNTS
ELSEWHERE.
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HYDROLOGIC DISCUSSION:
:
A FEW MINOR RISES WERE OBSERVED ACROSS NORTHERN NY AND NORTHERN NE
DURING THE LAST 24 HOURS.  ALL WERE LESS THAN A HALF FOOT AND
RIVERS HAVE NOW RESUMED A DOWNWARD TREND.
:
RAINFALL DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS COULD CAUSE A FEW FLUCTUATIONS
ALONG THE SMALLER RIVERS IN THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE NERFC AREA.

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ACCORDING TO THE USGS WATER WATCH WEBPAGE, 7-DAY AVERAGE
STREAMFLOWS ACROSS MOST OF THE NORTHEAST REGION ARE RUNNING AT
NORMAL TO SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL LEVELS FOR MID TO LATE SEPTEMBER.
HOWEVER, ACROSS SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND AND SOUTHEAST NEW YORK, RIVER
FLOWS ARE MOSTLY BELOW TO WELL BELOW NORMAL.
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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:       NEAL STRAUSS
HYDROLOGIC DISCUSSION:                NORM BINGHAM




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