Short Term Forecast
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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
846 AM CDT SUN AUG 17 2014

MNZ041>045-047>059-064>068-171545-
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
846 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. SHOWERS ARE NOW DRIFTING INTO NORTH CENTRAL AND EAST CENTRAL
MINNESOTA AND WESTERN WISCONSIN.

THE SHOWERS WITH THE MOST INTENSE RAIN ARE LOCATED NEAR MONTEVIDEO
AND GRANITE FALLS...TO GLUEK...CLARA CITY NORTHWARD TO BENSON...
SWIFT FALLS AND BELGRADE.
ANOTHER AREA WITH VERY HEAVY TO INTENSE RAIN SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IS LOCATED NEAR LAKE MILLE LACS SOUTH TO CAMBRIDGE...
AND ISANTI...INTO NORTHERN ANOKA COUNTY NEAR BETHEL.

THE LEADING EDGE IS MOVING TO THE EAST TOWARDS AITKIN...
LITTLE FALLS...SAINT CLOUD...BUFFALO AND HUTCHINSON...BETWEEN NOW
AND 1100 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>063-069-070-171545-
ANOKA-DAKOTA-HENNEPIN-RAMSEY-SCOTT-WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MINNEAPOLIS...ST PAUL...STILLWATER
846 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 1100 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 NEAR MONTEVIDEO
AND GRANITE FALLS...TO GLUEK...CLARA CITY NORTHWARD TO BENSON...
SWIFT FALLS AND BELGRADE.
ANOTHER AREA WITH VERY HEAVY TO INTENSE RAIN SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IS LOCATED NEAR LAKE MILLE LACS SOUTH TO CAMBRIDGE...
AND ISANTI...INTO NORTHERN ANOKA COUNTY NEAR BETHEL.

THE LEADING EDGE IS MOVING TO THE EAST TOWARDS AITKIN...
LITTLE FALLS...SAINT CLOUD...BUFFALO AND HUTCHINSON...BETWEEN NOW
AND 1100 AM.

$$

WIZ014>016-023>028-171545-
BARRON-CHIPPEWA-DUNN-EAU CLAIRE-PEPIN-PIERCE-POLK-RUSK-ST CROIX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHIPPEWA FALLS...EAU CLAIRE...LADYSMITH...
RICE LAKE
846 AM CDT SUN AUG 17 2014

.NOW...
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED STORMS ARE BEGINNING TO DEVELOP OVER EASTERN
MINNESOTA AND FAR WESTERN WISCONSIN...MOSTLY NEAR THE ST CROIX RIVER
FROM PRESCOTT HASTINGS...UP TO STILLWATER AND NEW RICHMOND...SAINT
CROIX FALLS AND GRANTSBURG.

DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED FOR MOST OF THE REST OF WEST CENTRAL
WISCONSIN THIS MORNING...

A BROAD AREA OF VERY HEAVY SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
DRIFTING INTO EASTERN MINNESOTA TOWARDS WESTERN WISCONSIN...BETWEEN
NOW AND NOON TODAY.

$$

CARLYON



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