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 CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

...PRECIPITATION...
IN THE PAST 24 HOURS... MOST OF THE NCRFC AREA SAW
PRECIPITATION...WITH THE EXCEPTION BEING THE AREA ALONG THE
CANADIAN BORDER WITH NORTH DAKOTA AND NORTHWESTERN MINNESOTA.
NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA SAW AN AREA OF AN INCH TO AN INCH AND HALF
OF RAINFALL...WHILE ISOLATED TOTALS OF AN INCH TO AN INCH AND A
HALF WERE OBSERVED ACROSS IOWA...AND IN TO WISCONSIN. MUCH OF THE
REST OF THE AREA SAW TOTALS IN THE HALF INCH RANGE.

IN THE NEXT 24 HOURS...RAIN IS EXPECTED TO PUSH SLOWLY
EASTWARD... WITH UP TO AN INCH AND A HALF EXPECTED IN CENTRAL
WISCONSIN TODAY.  NEIGHBORING ARES IN IOWA... ILLINOIS AND UPPER
MICHIGAN CAN EXPECT QUARTER TO ONE INCH TOTALS... WITH LIGHTER
AMOUNTS IN MISSOURI... INDIANA AND LOWER MICHIGAN.  MOST OF THE
REGION WILL SEE A BREAK FROM THE PRECIPITATION AS UPPER LEVEL
RIDGING BUILDS IN ON WEDNESDAY. PRECIPITATION WILL RESUME ACROSS
THE REGION BY THE WEEKEND...ALONG WITH COOLER TEMPERATURES.

...HYDROLOGIC CONDITIONS...
WITH THE RECENT PERSISTENT RAIN... THE MISSISSIPPI AT FORT RIPLEY
AND AITKIN MINNESOTA IS RISING TO JUST ABOVE FLOOD STAGE FOR THE
NEXT FEW DAYS. BANKFULL RISES ARE EXPECTED AT SEVERAL LOCATIONS
ACROSS MINNESOTA... WISCONSIN AND UPPER MICHIGAN.  THE SOURIS
RIVER IN NORTH DAKOTA CONTINUES ITS SLOW RECESSION AT BANKFULL
STAGES.

CURRENTLY... NO LOCATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO RISE TO SIGNIFICANT
FLOOD LEVELS WITH THE FIVE DAYS OF QPF.

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: JCH...BAC...JMP...LLD

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


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...LLD/JMP...





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