Issued by NWS North Central River Forecast Center
AGUS73 KMSR 081650
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL FORECAST DISCUSSION
NWS NORTH CENTRAL RIVER FORECAST CENTER TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1050 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016
Snow and rain fell across most of the NCRFC region during the past
24 hours. Water equivalents were generally a tenth of an inch or
less except for the far north where a tenth to quarter inch were
Precipitation will continue across most of the region today and
spread eastward the remainder of the week and anchor itself across
Michigan. Daily water equivalents will reach a few hundredths to
around a tenth of an inch today except for lake effect areas
around the Great Lakes where a third of an inch could fall. Water
equivalents will diminish through the week and by Friday lake
effect areas should only see a tenth to near a quarter inch.
Arctic air continues to move into the region. Highs below freezing
will blanket most all of the region except for Missouri through
the end of the week.
There is no significant flooding occurring and none is forecast in
the next 5 days.
Ice jams continue to cause elevated stages at several locations.
With temperatures dropping...additional locations may see impacts
due to ice jam development.
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 ... LLD ... RJW
If no response from this list... call the DOH...SCH or HIC.