Hydrometeorological Discussion
Issued by NWS North Central River Forecast Center

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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL FORECAST DISCUSSION
NWS NORTH CENTRAL RIVER FORECAST CENTER TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1049 AM CDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...PRECIPITATION...

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AND MOSTLY LIGHT RAIN CONTINUED SINCE
YESTERDAY MORNING MAINLY ACROSS THE SOUTHEASTERN HALF OF OUR REGION.
THE HEAVIER RAINFALL AMOUNTS...NEAR 1 TO 2 INCHES WERE REPORTED WITH
THUNDERSTORMS IN NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS TO NORTHERN INDIANA TO
SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN.  OTHERWISE PATCHES OF MOSTLY LIGHT RAIN...
AROUND A QUARTER INCH OR LESS...WERE SCATTERED ACROSS LOWER MICHIGAN
TO SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN AND ILLINOIS TO SOUTHEAST MISSOURI.

IN FORECAST TODAY...LIGHT RAIN WILL CONTINUE FOR ANOTHER IN THE
SOUTHEAST PART OF THE NCRFC REGION... FROM SOUTHERN MISSOURI AND
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS ACROSS INDIANA TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LOWER
MICHIGAN.  LIGHT RAIN WILL ALSO DEVELOP ACROSS NORTH DAKOTA.
RAINFALL TOTALS IN THESE AREAS ARE EXPECTED TO AVERAGE AROUND A
TENTH INCH OR LESS.

...HYDROLOGIC CONDITIONS...

HEAVY RAIN THAT FELL ACROSS IOWA TWO DAYS AGO HAS CAUSED SOME FLOODING IN
THAT AREA. THE MOST IMPACT IS EXPECTED ALONG THE SKUNK RIVER IN THE AMES WHERE
THE RIVER IS CURRENTLY ABOVE MODERATE FLOOD STAGE BUT EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW
TODAY.  SOME ADDITIONAL MINOR FLOODING IS EXPECTED WITHIN THE CEDAR...IOWA...AND
DES MOINES WATERSHEDS.

FOR ADDITIONAL AND MORE IN-DEPTH INFORMATION CONCERNING RIVER
FORECASTS...PRECIPITATION AND ALL HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL INFORMATION
IN THE NCRFC AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY...PLEASE REFER TO THE NCRFC
WEB PAGE AT:     HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/NCRFC


EMERGENCY CALL BACK LIST: SAS JDT DCG JMP

IF NO RESPONSE FROM THIS LIST... CALL THE DOH...SCH OR HIC.


$$

...RHR/DCG...





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