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
1133 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...PRECIPITATION...
IN THE PAST 24 HOURS...MOST OF THE NCRFC AREA REMAINED DRY. LIGHT
SHOWERS AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING SYSTEM WERE STARTING TO DEVELOP BY
SUNRISE IN SOUTHERN MINNESOTA...WESTERN IOWA...AND ACROSS WESTERN
MISSOURI. A FEW AREAS SAW A COUPLE HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH BY 7AM.

IN THE NEXT 24 HOURS...PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
ADVANCING EASTWARD AS THE APPROACHING SYSTEM SPREADS THROUGHOUT
THE REGION OVER THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND. TOTALS TODAY ARE EXPECTED TO
REMAIN BELOW A HALF AN INCH AND ARE LIMITED MAINLY TO IOWA AND
MISSOURI..BUT BY MONDAY...PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE
ENTIRE AREA. THE HEAVIEST TOTALS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS MISSOURI AND
IOWA...WHERE MORE THAN 2 INCHES COULD FALL BY THE END OF THE
WEEKEND.  MUCH OF THE REST OF THE NCRFC AREA CAN EXPECT WEEKEND
TOTALS AROUND AN INCH...WITH HIGHER CONVECTIVE TOTALS POSSIBLE.

...HYDROLOGIC CONDITIONS...
SOME MINOR FLOODING CONTINUES ACROSS THE EASTERN DAKOTAS AND
MINNESOTA ALTHOUGH MANY RIVERS HAVE CRESTED.  WHILE RIVER RISES
ARE LIKELY WITH THE RAIN LATER THIS WEEKEND... NO NEW SIGNIFICANT
FLOODING IS EXPECTED IN THE NEXT FIVE DAYS.

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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