Hydrometeorological Discussion
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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL FORECAST DISCUSSION
NWS NORTH CENTRAL RIVER FORECAST CENTER TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1223 PM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

...Precipitation...
Snow fell across most of the region during the past 24 hours.
Water equivalents of the snow were only a few hundredths except
for around the Great Lakes and isolated portions of Illinois.

Across Michigan... water equivalents ranged from a tenth to nearly
a half inch.

Snow is forecast around the Great Lakes today into Wednesday.
Water equivalents will reach a tenth to third of an inch. Snow is
also expected in the Dakotas but water equivalents are only
expected to reach a tenth of an inch.

The snow in the Dakotas is expected to move eastward through the
week and bring water equivalents of a few hundredths to a tenth of
an inch to the western reaches of the region Wednesday and
Thursday.

Snow will continue to fall around the Great Lakes through the
weekend with daily water equivalents around a tenth of an inch or
so.

Cold arctic temperatures are entrenched across the region today
and expected to continue through the end of the week. Highs across
most of the region will struggle to the teens and 20 above zero.
By the end of the weekend...though...more normal temperatures for
this time of year are expected.

...Hydrologic Conditions...
There is no significant flooding occurring and none is forecast in
the next 5 days.

Ice jams continue to cause elevated stages at several locations.
With temperatures dropping...additional locations may see impacts
due to ice jam development.

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: BAC ... LLD ... RJW

If no response from this list... call the DOH...SCH or HIC.


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...rjw/lld...





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