Issued by NWS North Central River Forecast Center
AGUS73 KMSR 281914
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL FORECAST DISCUSSION
NWS NORTH CENTRAL RIVER FORECAST CENTER TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
0115 PM CST SAT NOV 28 2015
The southern and eastern portions of the NCRFC area had some
precipitation in the past 24 hours. A vast majority of Missouri...
Illinois... Indiana... and Lower Michigan saw some rainfall. The
Missouri rainfall amounts ranged from 0.10 inches in the north
and up to nearly 2.00 inches in the southern portion of the NCRFC
domain. The amounts over Illinois were generally the same as
Missouri except the southern portion of NCRFC had amounts close
to 2.50 inches. The far western portions of Lower Michigan had
the highest amounts for the state which were around 0.50 inches.
Rainfall amounts over the next 24 hours will be minimal. With
respect to the NCRFC domain... the southern parts of Missouri and
Illinois are the only areas expected to receive rainfall. Amounts
are forecast to be less than 0.25 inches.
Minor flooding is forecast at many locations in
Southeastern Iowa: Along the lower reaches of the Des Moines..
Skunk.. Iowa and Wapsipinicon Rivers.
Eastern Missouri: The tributaries to the Mississippi River are
rising and minor flooding is forecast for the North Fabius
Southern Wiscosnin and Northern Illinois: Portions of the Rock
and Illinois River Basins.
In addition to these tributaries.. several Mississippi River
locations along the Missouri/Illinois border and along the
Illinois River are experiencing minor flooding.
Normally we would have issued our long range probabilistic
products this past week. However.. after consulting with our
local weather offices.. we decided to postpone the release until
the current storm system leaves our service area. The long range
products will be issued next week instead.
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: RJW... JMP... BAC... JDT
If no response from this list... call the DOH...SCH or HIC.