Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1150 AM CDT SUN AUG 17 2014

MNZ041>045-047>059-064>068-073>075-171845-
BENTON-BROWN-CARVER-CHIPPEWA-CHISAGO-DOUGLAS-ISANTI-KANABEC-
KANDIYOHI-LAC QUI PARLE-MCLEOD-MEEKER-MILLE LACS-MORRISON-NICOLLET-
POPE-REDWOOD-RENVILLE-SHERBURNE-SIBLEY-STEARNS-STEVENS-SWIFT-TODD-
WRIGHT-YELLOW MEDICINE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALEXANDRIA...BENSON...CAMBRIDGE...
HUTCHINSON...MILACA...MONTEVIDEO...NEW ULM...REDWOOD FALLS...
ST CLOUD...ST PETER...WILLMAR
1150 AM CDT SUN AUG 17 2014

.NOW...
ISOLATED VERY HEAVY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS HAVE BEEN WEAKENING
ACROSS PARTS OF THE CENTRAL THIRD OF MINNESOTA...SINCE 1000 AM.

SHOWERS ARE NOW DRIFTING INTO NORTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA
AND NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

THE SHOWERS WITH THE MOST INTENSE RAIN ARE LOCATED NEAR REDWOOD FALLS
AMD LUCAN AND WABASSO AND ANOTHER AREA EAST OF ALBERT LEA...ALL IN
SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA.
ANOTHER AREA OF HEAVY RAIN IS NEAR GRANTSBURG...BALSAM LAKE...AND
MENOMONIE IN WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

THE RAIN IS MOVING TO THE EAST AT 15 MPH TOWARDS THE TWIN CITY METRO
AND LAKE MILLE LACS...BLOOMER...TURTLE LAKE AND RICE LAKE WISCONSIN
BETWEEN NOW AND 100 PM.

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 TODAY.

$$

MNZ060>063-069-070-078-171845-
ANOKA-DAKOTA-GOODHUE-HENNEPIN-RAMSEY-SCOTT-WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MINNEAPOLIS...RED WING...ST PAUL...
STILLWATER
1150 AM CDT SUN AUG 17 2014

.NOW...
THE LEADING EDGE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IS MOVING
INTO THE WESTERN TWIN CITY METRO BETWEEN NOW AND 100 PM THIS
AFTERNOON.

VERY HEAVY SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS HAVE BEEN WEAKENING
OVER EASTERN MINNESOTA SINCE 1000 AM.

HEAVY RAIN FALLS OF BETWEEN 2 TO 8 INCHES HAVE BEEN REPORTED IN AN
AREA LOCATED NEAR MONTEVIDEO AND GRANITE FALLS...TO GLUEK...CLARA
CITY NORTHWARD TO BENSON...SWIFT FALLS AND BELGRADE.

ANOTHER AREA OF HEAVY RAIN IS NEAR GRANTSBURG...BALSAM LAKE...AND
MENOMONIE IN WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

THE RAIN IS MOVING TO THE EAST AT 15 MPH TOWARDS THE TWIN CITY METRO
AND LAKE MILLE LACS...BLOOMER...TURTLE LAKE AND RICE LAKE WISCONSIN
BETWEEN NOW AND 100 PM.

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 TODAY.


$$

WIZ014>016-023>028-171845-
BARRON-CHIPPEWA-DUNN-EAU CLAIRE-PEPIN-PIERCE-POLK-RUSK-ST CROIX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHIPPEWA FALLS...EAU CLAIRE...LADYSMITH...
RICE LAKE
1150 AM CDT SUN AUG 17 2014

.NOW...
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED STORMS ARE MOVING ACROSS PARTS OF WEST CENTRAL
WISCONSIN.

MOST OF THE SHOWERS ARE MOVING AWAY FROM GRANTSBURG...BALSAM LAKE...
AND MENOMONIE...

THE RAIN IS MOVING TO THE EAST AT 15 MPH TOWARDS THE TWIN CITY METRO
AND LAKE MILLE LACS...BLOOMER...TURTLE LAKE AND RICE LAKE WISCONSIN
BETWEEN NOW AND 100 PM.

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 TODAY.

$$

CARLYON




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