Issued by NWS North Central River Forecast Center
AGUS73 KMSR 251443
Hydrometeorological Forecast Discussion
NWS North Central River Forecast Center Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
943 AM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017
A frontal system moving in from the Plains brought some mixed
precipitation across much of North Dakota and northern Minnesota
yesterday. Localized areas recorded up to an inch. This boundary
will slowly move over the Mississippi Valley over the next 24
hours bringing a widespread swath of rain from a couple tenths to
near an inch. The system is expected to bring even heavier rains
on day 2 from the Upper Peninsula south through Illinois before
moving east out of the NCRFC region.
In the Hudson Bay Drainage, moderate flooding continues along the
Souris River at Westhope due to snowmelt in late March and early
April. Minor flooding continues from Towner and Bantry downstream
to near the Westhope area.
Minor flooding is occurring along the Illinois River from Havana
downstream through the confluence with the Mississippi River.
Minor flooding is occurring or forecast along portions of the
The forecast rainfall over the next 24 to 48 hours could result in
additional rises or possible minor flooding for a few locations from
eastern Missouri, across Illinois, and up toward lower Michigan by
mid-week. We will continue to monitor this potential and update or
issue forecasts as necessary.
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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