Issued by NWS North Central River Forecast Center
AGUS73 KMSR 251856
Hydrometeorological Forecast Discussion
NWS North Central River Forecast Center Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
1001 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017
Scattered thunderstorms produced one to two inches of rain mainly
across southern Iowa, and Missouri. Showers and a few
thunderstorms that produced a half to one inch of rain were
scattered across central to northern Ilinois, across southern and
northern lower Michigan, and from northeast Wisconsin to eastern
In the forecast...by tomorrow morning average rainfall amounts
around a half to one inch are expected mainly across Missouri and
Illinois to southern Wisconsin, northern Indiana and lower
Michigan. Lighter rainfall amounts around a quarter to half inch
are expected across northern Missouri and the southeast half of
Iowa, cnetral Wisconsin to upper Michigan. Then on Sunday, as
this storm system moves off to our east, another quarter inch of
rain is expected in upper and lower Michigan and around a tenth
inch over Wisconsin, Illinois, and Missouri.
Rivers are responding to rainfall over the past couple of days,
but only bankfull rises and some minor flooding are expected
across the region.
In North Dakota, moderating temperatures are producing snowmelt
rises and flooding is expected across the Souris River basin and
along the Park River near Grafton. Forecasts are highly dependent
on temperatures and will be updated as the rate of snowmelt is
closely monitored over the next few 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
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