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
1005 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

...PRECIPITATION...

OVER THE PAST 24 HOURS...LIGHT RAIN FELL FROM MISSOURI THROUGH
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS ON UP TO SOUTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN...WHILE
ANOTHER ROUND OF SNOW FELL IN THE NORTH...MAINLY FROM NORTHEAST
WISCONSIN INTO THE UPPER PENINSULA OF MICHIGAN. WATER EQUIVALENT
AMOUNTS IN THE NEW SNOW UP NORTH REACHED AS HIGH AS ABOUT 6 TENTHS
IN THE UPPER PENINSULA...WHILE RAIN AMOUNTS IN THE SOUTH WHERE
GENERALLY LESS THAN A QUARTER OF AN INCH.

WE ARE NOW ENTERING INTO A MUCH DRIER WEATHER PATTERN FOR THE
NEXT SEVERAL DAYS AS BITTERLY COLD ARCTIC AIR CONTINUES TO
INVADE THE UPPER MIDWEST FROM CANADA...SHUNTING ANY STORM
POSSIBILITIES WELL TO THE SOUTH AND EAST OF OUR REGION. THE MOST
THAT MAY HAPPEN THIS WEEK IS JUST AN OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWER OR TWO
IN AND AROUND THE GREAT LAKES.


...HYDROLOGIC CONDITIONS...

RIVERS IN THE NCRFC AREA REMAIN ABOVE NORMAL LEVELS AT MANY LOCATIONS.
BUT AT THIS TIME ALL RIVERS ARE BELOW FLOOD STAGE.

WITH THE COLDER TEMPERATURES MOVING IN ... ICE JAMS ... ETC COULD OCCUR.
THOSE ALONG RIVERS AND STREAMS NEED TO BE AWARE OF CHANGING CONDITIONS.

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: BAC ... JCH ... MMZ ... DAM

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


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...DAM/MMZ...





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