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
1050 AM CST MON JAN 26 2015

...PRECIPITATION...

DURING THE PAST 24 HOURS PRECIPITATION FELL MAINLY AS SNOW ACROSS
NORTHERN AND EASTERN MINNESOTA ACROSS TO WISCONSIN AND UPPER
MICHIGAN. WATER CONTENT OF SNOWFALL IN THIS AREA AVERAGED A TENTH
INCH OR LESS.  FARTHER SOUTH... PRECIPITATION WAS MOSTLY SNOW
ACROSS IOWA TO ILLINOIS AND NORTHERN INDIANA AND SOUTHERN LOWER
MICHIGAN... AND BECAME MORE OF A MIX CHANGING TO RAIN ACROSS
MISSOURI TO SOUTHERN ILLINOIS.  PRECIPITATION TOTALS WITHIN THE
NCRFC REGION AVERAGED ONE TO TWO TENTHS OF AN INCH WITH SCATTERED
AMOUNTS AROUND A QUARTER INCH.

IN THE FORECAST... MOSTLY SNOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY ACROSS THE
ARROWHEAD REGION OF MINNESOTA AND WISCONSIN TO WESTERN UPPER
MICHIGAN AND NORTHERN ILLINOIS.  PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS SHOULD
AVERAGE AROUND ONE OR TWO TENTHS OF AN INCH.

...HYDROLOGIC CONDITIONS...

ICE AND ICE JAMS CONTINUE TO CAUSE A FEW PROBLEMS ACROSS THE
REGION AS TEMPERATURES FLUCTUATE ABOVE AND BELOW THE FREEZING
LEVEL. SOME AREAS IN WISCONSIN...MICHIGAN AND ILLINOIS ARE SEEING
BANKFULL RISES DUE TO ICE...BUT NO FLOODING HAS BEEN OBSERVED.

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: ALH JCH SDB RHR

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


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...RHR/SDB...





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