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
1119 AM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...PRECIPITATION...
PRECIPITATION FELL ACROSS THE EASTERN HALF OF THE NCRFC REGION
DURING THE PAST 24 HOURS. A MIXTURE OF RAIN AND SNOW WAS REPORTED
BRINGING ANOTHER TENTH TO HALF INCH WATER EQUIVALENT TO AN ALREADY
SATURATED SOIL.

LITTLE PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE REGION DURING THE NEXT
24 HOURS. A TENTH OF AN INCH WATER EQUIVALENT IS FORECAST ACROSS
EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA TO CENTRAL MINNESOTA. THIS WEATHER SYSTEM
MOVES EAST TO NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA...NORTHERN WISCONSIN AND THE
UPPER PENINSULA OF MICHIGAN WHERE UP TO A FOOT OF SNOW COULD FALL
BY THURSDAY MORNING. WATER EQUIVALENTS WILL REACH A HALF TO THREE
QUARTERS OF AN INCH...ESPECIALLY IN THE UPPER PENINSULA OF
MICHIGAN.

...HYDROLOGIC CONDITIONS...

MODERATE FLOODING CONTINUES TO OCCUR IN THE NORTHERN PART OF
THE RED RIVER OF THE NORTH BASIN.

WHILE IN MICHIGAN IN ADDITION TO MODERATE FLOODING.  MAJOR AND
RECORD FLOODING IS OCCURRING IN SOME LOCATIONS AND IS FORECASTED
TO OCCUR IN OTHER AREAS.  BASINS AFFECTED INCLUDE THE
GND ... SMW AND NLM

STAY TUNED TO YOUR LOCAL WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE FOR FURTHER
DETAILS AND UPDATES.

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


THE NCRFC WILL BE STAFFED OVERNIGHT DUE TO MAJOR TO RECORD
FLOODING.  PLEASE CALL OUR OPERATIONAL PHONE OR USE CHAT TO
COMMUNICATE ANY ISSUES OR CONCERNS.


$$

...RJW/MMZ...





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