Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1251 PM CDT FRI APR 11 2014

MNZ053-060>063-065>070-073>078-082>085-091>093-WIZ014>016-023>028-
121400-
CHISAGO-HENNEPIN-ANOKA-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-
CARVER-SCOTT-DAKOTA-REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-RICE-GOODHUE-
WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-POLK-
BARRON-RUSK-ST. CROIX-PIERCE-DUNN-PEPIN-CHIPPEWA-EAU CLAIRE-
1251 PM CDT FRI APR 11 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
MINNESOTA...EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...
SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA...SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA...NORTHWEST WISCONSIN
AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE OUTLOOK AREA LATE
TONIGHT...MAINLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM LEAVENWORTH TO
SAINT PETER TO RED WING IN MINNESOTA...CONTINUING TO MENOMONIE AND
CHIPPEWA FALLS IN WISCONSIN. THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT IS LOW.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE OUTLOOK AREA
SATURDAY...MAINLY ALONG AND EAST OF A LINE FROM FAIRMONT TO
MANKATO TO RED WING IN MINNESOTA...CONTINUING TO MENOMONIE AND
SHELDON IN WISCONSIN. THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT IS LOW.

RISING RIVER LEVELS WILL CONTINUE IN EASTERN MINNESOTA AND
WESTERN WISCONSIN...ALTHOUGH MOST RIVERS WILL REMAIN WELL BELOW
FLOOD STAGE THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A FLOOD WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR
THE CHIPPEWA RIVER IN WISCONSIN. POTENTIAL THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE
BASIN ON SATURDAY COULD PRODUCE ENOUGH ADDITIONAL RUNOFF TO CAUSE
THE CHIPPEWA RIVER AT EAU CLAIRE AND DURAND TO REACH FLOOD STAGE
BY MONDAY. STAY TUNED FOR FUTURE UPDATES AND POSSIBLE FLOOD
WARNINGS SHOULD CONFIDENCE IN THE RAINFALL AMOUNTS AND RESULTING
RIVER LEVELS INCREASE.

THE PROBABILITY OF ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL IS INCREASING ACROSS
SOUTH CENTRAL AND EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA AS WELL AS WEST CENTRAL
WISCONSIN SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING. THERE IS STILL MUCH
UNCERTAINTY IN THIS SCENARIO BUT CONFIDENCE IS INCREASING ON THE
POTENTIAL FOR A FEW INCHES OF WET SNOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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MNZ041>045-047>052-054>059-064-121400-
DOUGLAS-TODD-MORRISON-MILLE LACS-KANABEC-STEVENS-POPE-STEARNS-
BENTON-SHERBURNE-ISANTI-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-KANDIYOHI-
MEEKER-WRIGHT-YELLOW MEDICINE-
1251 PM CDT FRI APR 11 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
MINNESOTA...EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$






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