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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL FORECAST DISCUSSION
NWS NORTH CENTRAL RIVER FORECAST CENTER TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1012 AM CST THU FEB 11 2016

...Precipitation...
Snow fell from North Dakota southward into southwestern Minnesota
...western Iowa and Missouri. Water equivalents were only a few
hundredths except for isolated reports of a tenth to quarter inch.

Snow also fell across Michigan. Lake effect areas received a tenth
to quarter inch while other area only measured a few hundredths.

Snow will continue to fall from the Dakotas southward into
Missouri today and Friday. Water equivalents are expected to be a
tenth of an inch or less each day. Lake effect snow will fall over
Michigan as well...bringing up to a tenth of an inch water
equivalent except in the normal lake effect areas.

The next weather system will move in from the west over the
weekend and by early next week precipitation is expected region
wide. Water equivalents will range from a few hundredths to a
quarter inch.

Arctic cold temperatures are forecast to continue into the weekend
but a warming trend is forecast to begin by early next week. Highs
will be in the teens north to 30s south today but will cool to the
single digits north on Friday. Highs across the region Monday will
range from the 20s north to the 50s over the far south.  These
warmer temperatures will continue through next week.

...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 expected to remain below normal through the
weekend...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 ... JMP ... LNE

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


$$

...rjw/lld...





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