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January 13, 2020: January precipitation so far has been about average plus or minus a half inch or so. West-central Virginia is running 0.5 to 1.5 inches above. Temperatures are running 7 to 10 degrees above normal. Over the past 90 days, precipitation has been average plus or minus an inch or two with scattered areas in Maryland and Virginia running 2 to 5 inches above.

No snow is on the ground in the southern part of the MARFC service area.

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

The weather outlook through the next couple of weeks calls for near or above average precipitation. Temperatures are expected to be warm to start the period but then be below normal. The NWS Climate Prediction Center's 30 day outlook for January as well as 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 water supplies is good. Little change is expected over the next couple of weeks.


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