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Western Storm Spreads East

A western storm will slowly spread accumulating snow into the Intermountain West and Rockies, while heavy snow persists across the southern Sierra-Nevada mountains. Locally heavy rain will be possible from parts of southeastern Arizona into western new Mexico. A strong Bering Sea storm will bring an accumulating wintry mix, coastal flooding and ice shoves to western Alaska. Read More >

Hydrology

3 Panel Display AWIPS-2 Workstation
 
Single Display showing the Gauges throughout the WFO-PHI
Hydrology workstation is used by the Senior Service Hydrologist who monitors the water levels on the rivers, streams, and lakes throughout the forecast area.

Our office receives near real time river stage and rainfall data from approximately two hundred observation sites. That data is used to issue forecasts for fifty locations in the hydrologic service area.

Here are some of the products that are issued from this work station:
  • Daily River Statement
  • Flash Flood Statement/Warning
  • Flood Statement/Warning
  • Seasonal Outlook
  • Drought/Water Supply Statement

For more information, please see our Hydrology or Drought web page.

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