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
1205 PM CST FRI NOV 28 2014

...PRECIPITATION...

MAINLY FROM YESTERDAY LATE AFTERNOON THROUGH LAST NIGHT AN AREA OF
SNOW MOVED ACROSS NORTH DAKOTA AND FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST
MINNESOTA ACROSS WISCONSIN TO NORTHERN ILLINOIS.  MOST SNOWFALL
TOTALS IN THESE AREAS WERE ONE TO TWO INCHES WITH AVERAGE WATER
CONTENT AROUND A TENTH INCH OR LESS.  ALSO ONE TO THREE INCHES OF
SNOW FELL ACROSS UPPER MICHIGAN AND IN LOWER MICHIGAN MAINLY
ACROSS SOUTHWEST AND NORTHERN AREAS.

IN THE PRECIPITATION FORECAST...MOSTLY LIGHT SNOW IS EXPECTED FOR
MUCH OF THE SAME AREA ACROSS THE UPPER MIDWEST AND THE GREAT LAKES
REGION.  WATER CONTENT OF THE SNOWFALL SHOULD AVERAGE AROUND A
TENTH INCH OR LESS ACROSS NORTHERN NORTH DAKOTA AND NORTH TO
CENTRAL MINNESOTA...THE NORTHEAST HALF OF WISCONSIN...AND ACROSS
TO UPPER AND LOWER MICHIGAN.

...HYDROLOGIC CONDITIONS...

ONLY ONE LOCATION IN OUR AREA IS ABOVE FLOOD STAGE AT THIS TIME...
NAMELY SHELBY INDIANA ON THE KANKAKEE. IT IS SLOWLY APPROACHING
AN EXPECTED CREST OF 9.2 FEET TOMORROW. FLOOD STAGE THERE IS
9.0 FEET.

THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR ICE JAM PROBLEMS OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS
AS TEMPERATURES CONTINUE TO GO ON A ROLLER COASTER RIDE OF
BOUNCING AROUND FROM EXTREME COLD TO SOME MODERATION AND THEN BACK
AGAIN TO COLD. WE WILL KEEP A CLOSE WATCH OUT FOR THIS ICE PROBLEM
THREAT.

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: ALH DAM RHR

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


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...RHR/DAM...





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