Issued by NWS North Central River Forecast Center
AGUS73 KMSR 271707
Hydrometeorological Forecast Discussion
NWS North Central River Forecast Center Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
1207 PM CDT Wed Jul 27 2016
Scattered showers and thunderstorms have continued since yesterday
morning along the front to our south across southern Missouri and
southern Illinois, and along the northern part our region across
the Dakotas to central and northern Minnesota, northern Wisconsin
and Upper Michigan. Most rainfall reports with the thunderstorms
were a half to one inch but a few amounts were one to three
Forecast rainfall amounts are around a half to one inch over
southeast Minnesota to Wisconsin and back across Iowa. Around a
half inch of rain is expected across southern Missouri and
There are currently no forecast points above flood stage in the
NCRFC area and no flooding is forecast.
Multiple rounds of heavy rain in recent weeks have caused elevated
flows on many rivers across eastern North Dakota, Minnesota,
Wisconsin, Iowa and Illinois.
The Mississippi River remains at elevated levels along its entire
length within the NCRFC region. The river is at or near action
stage at many sites from Minnesota downstream through Iowa,
Illinois and Missouri.
Locations across the region that are already experiencing high
river levels will remain vulnerable to additional flooding if
rainfall totals or intensity in the next week become excessive.
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
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