Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
625 AM CDT SUN AUG 17 2014

MNZ041>045-047>059-064>068-171330-
BENTON-CARVER-CHIPPEWA-CHISAGO-DOUGLAS-ISANTI-KANABEC-KANDIYOHI-
LAC QUI PARLE-MCLEOD-MEEKER-MILLE LACS-MORRISON-POPE-RENVILLE-
SHERBURNE-SIBLEY-STEARNS-STEVENS-SWIFT-TODD-WRIGHT-YELLOW MEDICINE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALEXANDRIA...BENSON...CAMBRIDGE...
HUTCHINSON...MILACA...MONTEVIDEO...ST CLOUD...WILLMAR
625 AM CDT SUN AUG 17 2014

.NOW...
VERY HEAVY SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS HAVE BEEN DRIFTING
ACROSS PARTS OF WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST MINNESOTA...SINCE 300
AM...AND ARE NOW DRIFTING INTO NORTH CENTRAL AND EAST CENTRAL
MINNESOTA.

THE SHOWERS WITH THE MOST INTENSE RAIN ARE LOCATED NEAR MADISON...
ORTONVILLE...MORRIS...GLENWOOD...WITH OTHER HEAVY SHOWERS FROM
NEAR BENSON TOWARDS MONTEVIDEO...AND ANOTHER AREA NEAR LAKE MILLE
LACS.

THE LEADING EDGE IS MOVING TOWARDS LONG PRAIRIE LITTLE FALLS...SAINT
CLOUD...BUFFALO AND HUTCHINSON...BETWEEN NOW AND 900 AM.

IN THIS AREA EXPECT BRIEF INTENSE RAIN FALL...UP TO AN INCH AN HOUR
WITH OTHERWISE A GENERAL AREAL COVERAGE OF A TENTH TO A QUARTER INCH
OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE FOR MUCH OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL MINNESOTA THIS
MORNING.

$$

MNZ060>063-069-070-171330-
ANOKA-DAKOTA-HENNEPIN-RAMSEY-SCOTT-WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MINNEAPOLIS...ST PAUL...STILLWATER
625 AM CDT SUN AUG 17 2014

.NOW...
THE LEADING EDGE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IS MOVING TOWARDS THE
WESTERN TWIN CITY METRO BETWEEN NOW AND 900 AM THIS MORNING.

VERY HEAVY SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS HAVE BEEN DRIFTING
ACROSS PARTS OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL MINNESOTA...WEST THROUGH NORTH
OF THE METRO SINCE 300 AM...AND ARE NOW DRIFTING TOWARDS EAST
CENTRAL MINNESOTA...INCLUDING THE METRO AREA.

THE SHOWERS WITH THE MOST INTENSE RAIN ARE LOCATED BETWEEN SAINT
CLOUD AND THE SOUTH DAKOTA BORDER...NEAR MADISON...ORTONVILLE...
GLENWOOD...MORRIS...BENSON AND MONTEVIDEO...AND ANOTHER AREA NORTH OF
THE TWIN CITIES NEAR LAKE MILLE LACS.

THE LEADING EDGE IS MOVING TOWARDS LONG PRAIRIE LITTLE FALLS...SAINT
CLOUD...BUFFALO AND HUTCHINSON...BETWEEN NOW AND 900 AM.

IN THIS AREA EXPECT BRIEF INTENSE RAIN FALL...UP TO AN INCH AN HOUR
WITH OTHERWISE A GENERAL AREAL COVERAGE OF A TENTH TO A QUARTER INCH
OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE FOR MUCH OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL MINNESOTA THIS
MORNING.

$$

WIZ014>016-023>028-171330-
BARRON-CHIPPEWA-DUNN-EAU CLAIRE-PEPIN-PIERCE-POLK-RUSK-ST CROIX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHIPPEWA FALLS...EAU CLAIRE...LADYSMITH...
RICE LAKE
625 AM CDT SUN AUG 17 2014

.NOW...
DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED FOR MOST OF WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN EARLY
THIS MORNING...SHOWERS ARE BEGINNING TO DEVELOP OVER EASTERN
MINNESOTA AND FAR WESTERN WISCONSIN...MOSTLY NEAR THE ST CROIX RIVER
FROM PRESCOTT HASTINGS...UP TO ST CROIX FALLS AND GRANTSBURG.

A BROAD AREA OF VERY HEAVY SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
DRIFTING INTO EASTERN MINNESOTA TOWARDS WESTERN WISCONSIN...BETWEEN
NOW AND 1000 AM THIS MORNING.

$$

CARLYON




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