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
1152 AM CDT Sat May 28 2016

Rain fall over nearly all of the NCRFC forecast area during the
last 24 hours.  Only portions of North Dakota and the southeast
third of lower Michigan remained dry. The heaviest band of rain
fell from northeast Missouri to southwest Wisconsin to
east-central Wisconsin where widespread totals were in the one to
two inch range.  Areas south of Kirksville Missouri and around
Iowa City Iowa measured between two and two and a half inches of

Surface low pressure near Sioux City Iowa with a warm front
extending into the Great Lakes and a cold front trailing to the
Southern Plains will move northeast to the Upper Great Lakes by
Sunday morning.  Once again...showers and a few thunderstorms
associated with this system will bring rain to most of the NCRFC
area.  The heaviest rain of half to one and a half inches is
expected across southern Minnesota and western Wisconsin.

...Hydrologic Conditions...

Recent rain has produced wet antecedent conditions across much of
the NCRFC forecast area.  When combined with expected rain over
the Memorial Day weekend...levels between bankfull and a couple
feet above flood stage are forecast for portions of the Meramec
River in southeast Missouri...portions of the Des Moines River...
Illinois River and the Mississippi River near Chester IL. Some
heavier forecast rain scenarios could extend minor flooding into

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

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