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Lat: 42.56N, Lon: 71.17W
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Massachusetts Drought Monitor

The Massachusetts Drought monitor is a subset of the United States Monitor, issued every Thursday morning, based on drought conditions the previous Tuesday. The map below shows the current drought level around the state, and the percent of Massachusetts land area in each drought level compared to the previous week.

Read an explanation of the drought intensities and what they mean.

Massachusetts Drought Monitor

Massachusetts Hydrologic Information Statement

Note that if drought conditions are not being experienced, or in the case of river flooding or heavy rain, this statement may be used to indicate river flows or flood potential.

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WINTER/SPRING FLOOD POTENTIAL OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
145 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...THE SPRING FLOOD POTENTIAL IS NEAR NORMAL ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTHERN 
NEW ENGLAND WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE CONNECTICUT RIVER....

THE SPRING FLOOD POTENTIAL REMAINS ABOVE NORMAL FOR THE CONNECTICUT 
RIVER FOR THE NEAR TERM. WE ANTICIPATE THE FLOOD THREAT FOR THE 
CONNECTICUT RIVER WILL IMPROVE TO NEAR NORMAL IN THE LONGER TERM.

FLOOD OUTLOOKS ARE ISSUED EVERY TWO WEEKS INTO EARLY SPRING TO 
ASSESS THE POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING. THE OUTLOOKS ARE BASED ON CURRENT 
AND FORECAST HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS. THIS INCLUDES SNOW 
COVER AND SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT...STREAM AND RIVER LEVELS AND THE 
AMOUNT OF ICE COVERAGE...ALONG WITH EXPECTED TEMPERATURES AND 
PRECIPITATION OVER THE NEXT TWO WEEKS.

...RECENT PRECIPITATION AND TEMPERATURES...

PRECIPITATION SINCE APRIL FIRST HAS AVERAGED 0.10 INCHES TO 1.00 
INCHES ABOVE NORMAL ACROSS SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND. SINCE MARCH FIRST 
PRECIPITATION ACROSS SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND HAS RANGED FROM 0.25 
INCHES TO ALMOST 3 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL. TEMPERATURES FOR SOUTHERN NEW 
ENGLAND FROM APRIL FIRST THROUGH APRIL 16 HAVE AVERAGED ABOVE NORMAL.

...OBSERVED SNOW DEPTHS AND WATER EQUIVALENTS...

FOR THE MOST PART THE GROUND IS BARE ACROSS SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND. 
THERE WERE SOME LEFTOVER 1 TO 3 INCH DEPTHS NOTED ACROSS THE HIGHER 
TERRAIN OF THE BERKSHIRES AND WORCESTER HILLS OF MASSACHUSETTS AND 
THE LITCHFIELD HILLS IN CONNECTICUT.

SNOW WATER EQUIVALENTS WERE LESS THEN 0.50 INCHES IN THE AREAS OF 
LEFTOVER SNOW PACKS.

...RIVER AND ICE CONDITIONS...

STREAMFLOWS ACROSS SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND RANGED FROM NORMAL TO ABOVE 
NORMAL LEVELS. MOST MAINSTEM RIVERS ACROSS SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND WERE 
BELOW FLOOD STAGE AS OF APRIL 16. THE EXCEPTION WAS THE CONNECTICUT 
RIVER WHERE MONTAGUE...NORTHAMPTON...THOMPSONVILLE AND HARTFORD WERE 
IN MINOR FLOOD. THE CONNECTICUT RIVER AT MIDDLE HADDEM WAS 
APPROACHING MODERATE FLOOD. THE CONNECTICUT RIVER IS EXPECTED TO 
HOLD NEAR STEADY THROUGH FRIDAY AND THEN SLOWLY RECEDE SATURDAY AND 
BEYOND.

ALL RIVERS WERE ICE FREE AS OF APRIL 16TH.

...SOIL MOISTURE CONDITIONS AND WATER SUPPLY...

AS OF APRIL 16TH SOIL MOISTURE LEVELS ACROSS THE REGION WERE NEAR 
NORMAL FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR.

EXAMINING GROUND WATER MONITORING WELL ACROSS THE REGION COURTESY OF 
THE UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY (USGS) GROUND WATER LEVELS WERE 
REPORTED TO BE AT OR ABOVE NORMAL LEVELS DUE TO RECENT ABOVE NORMAL 
RAINFALL.

...TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION OUTLOOK...

TEMPERATURES WILL BE BELOW NORMAL THROUGH THIS SATURDAY WITH 
TEMPERATURES GOING ABOVE NORMAL FOR SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. BEYOND 
TUESDAY OF NEXT WEEK TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO BE CLOSE TO NORMAL.

LOOKING OUT THROUGH THE NEXT 7 DAYS...AFTER TODAY THERE ARE SOME 
CHANCE FOR MAINLY LIGHT RAIN SATURDAY OVER SOUTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS. 
THERE WILL BE ANOTHER CHANCE OF MAINLY LIGHT RAIN ACROSS SOUTHERN 
NEW ENGLAND FOR NEXT TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

THE OFFICIAL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE 8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR APRIL 
24 TO APRIL 30 CALLS FOR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL 
PRECIPITATION. 

...SUMMARY...

BASED ON THE INFORMATION AVAILABLE...THE SPRING FLOOD POTENTIAL IS 
NORMAL ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND IN THE NEAR TERM. THE 
EXCEPTION TO THIS IS THE CONNECTICUT RIVER. THE CONNECTICUT RIVER IS 
EXPECTED TO HAVE NEAR NORMAL FLOOD POTENTIAL IN THE LONG TERM.

RIVER FLOWS ARE NORMAL TO ABOVE NORMAL AND ANTECEDENT MOISTURE 
CONDITIONS ARE NEAR NORMAL. THE SNOW PACK FOR MUCH OF SOUTHERN NEW 
ENGLAND IS MOSTLY GONE EXCEPT FOR A FEW ISOLATED SPOTS IN THE HIGHER 
ELEVATIONS.

AFTER TODAY A LARGE PRECIPITATION MAKER IS NOT EXPECTED THROUGH THE 
THE EARLY PART OF THE NEXT WORK WEEK.
 
RIVER ICE HAS GONE FROM SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND RIVERS.

KEEP IN MIND THAT HEAVY RAIN CAN CAUSE FLOODING ANY TIME OF THE 
YEAR. THOSE WITH INTERESTS ALONG RIVERS AND STREAMS SHOULD CHECK THE 
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...WHICH HIGHLIGHTS ANY POTENTIAL FLOOD 
EVENTS OVER THE NEXT 7 DAYS. GO TO WEATHER.GOV/BOSTON AND CLICK ON 
THE HAZARDOUS OUTLOOK SECTION ON THE TOP LEFT. 
 
THE NEXT WINTER/SPRING FLOOD POTENTIAL OUTLOOK WILL BE ISSUED ON 
THURSDAY MAY 01 2014 IF DEEMED NECESSARY AT THAT TIME.

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