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January 13, 2020: January precipitation so far has been about average to nearly an inch below in southern New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. Temperatures have been 7 to 10 degrees above normal. Over the past 90 days, precipitation has been about average or up to 4 inches above with New Jersey being the wettest area.

No snow is on the ground, which is very unusual for mid-January.

Current (January 13) data from the U.S. Geological Survey shows that streamflows are near or above normal. Groundwater levels are near or above normal.

The weather outlook through the next couple of weeks calls for near or below average precipitation with a storm expected near the middle of this outlook. Temperatures are expected to begin above normal but then cool to below normal levels. The NWS Climate Prediction Center's 30 day outlook for January calls for near or above normal precipitation and near normal temperatures. The 90 day outlook for January 2020 through March 2020 calls for above average precipitation and near normal temperatures.

The outlook for water resources and supplies is good. Little change is expected over the next couple of weeks.


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