Hydrometeorological Discussion
Issued by NWS North Central River Forecast Center

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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL FORECAST DISCUSSION
NWS NORTH CENTRAL RIVER FORECAST CENTER TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1050 AM CST SAT JAN 24 2015

...PRECIPITATION...

AREAS OF MOSTLY LIGHT SNOW MIXED WITH SOME LIGHT FREEZING RAIN WERE
SCATTERED ACROSS THE NORTHERN PART OF THE NCRFC REGION FROM
NORTHERN MINNESOTA ACROSS TO THE NORTHEAST WISCONSIN AND OVER UPPER
AND NORTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN.  THE HEAVIEST PRECIPITATION TOTALS
WERE A QUARTER TO HALF INCH ACROSS THE EASTERN HALF OF UPPER
MICHIGAN.  OTHERWISE PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS SINCE YESTERDAY MORNING
AVERAGED A TENTH INCH OR LESS.

THE NEXT SYSTEM WILL BRING A MIX OF RAIN CHANGING TO SNOW FOR THE
WESTERN PART OF OUR REGION FROM NORTH DAKOTA TO MINNESTOA AND IOWA
...AND SPREADING TO SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN AND NORTHERN ILLINOIS.
PRECIPITATION TOTALS SHOULD AVERAGE AROUND ONE OR TWO TENTHS OF AN
INCH.

...HYDROLOGIC CONDITIONS...

ICE AND ICE JAMS CONTINUE TO CAUSE A FEW PROBLEMS ACROSS THE
REGION AS TEMPERATURES FLUCTUATE ABOVE AND BELOW THE FREEZING
LEVEL. SOME AREAS IN WISCONSIN...MICHIGAN AND ILLINOIS ARE SEEING
BANKFULL RISES DUE TO ICE...BUT NO FLOODING HAS BEEN OBSERVED.

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

EMERGENCY CALL BACK LIST: ALH JCH SDB RHR

IF NO RESPONSE FROM THIS LIST... CALL THE DOH...SCH OR HIC.


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...RHR/SDB...





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