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hydrometeorology

[¦hī·drō‚mēd·ē·ə′räl·ə·jē]
(meteorology)
That part of meteorology of direct concern to hydrologic problems, particularly to flood control, hydroelectric power, irrigation, and similar fields of engineering and water resources.
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In the valley's south end, marine air spared residents from record highs after the wind shifted from the north to the south, said National Weather Service hydrometeorologist Rodger Nelson.
There were cells out there today creating heavy hail," said Rodger Nelson, a hydrometeorologist with the weather service's Portland office.
Temperatures overnight were expected to reach the low 30s, which could mean 1 to 3 inches of snow in the lower Willamette Valley, said Rodger Nelson, a weather service hydrometeorologist.