Issued by NWS North Central River Forecast Center
AGUS73 KMSR 231558
Hydrometeorological Forecast Discussion
NWS North Central River Forecast Center Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
1058 AM CDT Sun Apr 23 2017
High pressure located over the Mississippi River Valley dominates
the weather pattern across the central U.S. today. Some rain
fell, with amounts generally up to a few tenths, yesterday in
southern Missouri and Illinois as a frontal system migrated east.
A weak boundary is also sagging down from Canada and stretching
from the Dakotas into Michigan. This also provided some light
precipitation across that area and will be the only focus for
precip in the next 24 hours. Amounts expected through tomorrow
morning should also only be a few tenths.
In the Hudson Bay Drainage, moderate flooding is occuring along
the Souris River at Westhope due to snowmelt in late
March and early April.
Moderate flooding is in recession on the lower Illinois River.
Moderate flooding is occurring on the Yellow River at Necedah
in Wisconsin and is expected to crest in the next 24 hours.
Minor flooding is occurring or forecast in Minnesota...
Illinois... Michigan... and Wisconsin.
A minor flood is currently occurring or forecast on the
Mississippi River from around Lock and Dam 17 to Grafton,
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
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