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
1137 AM CDT TUE AUG 19 2014

...PRECIPITATION...

DURING THE PAST 24 HOURS HEAVY RAIN FELL OVER CENTRAL AND
NORTHWESTERN WISCONSIN.  REPORTS WERE AS HIGH AS 4.5 INCHES AT
SOME LOCATIONS.

UPPER-LEVEL LOW OVER THE UPPER GREAT LAKES WILL MOVE TO MICHIGAN
WHILE WEAKENING BY WEDNESDAY EVENING.  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
WILL DEVELOP ALONG AND AHEAD OF THE ASSOCIATED FRONT FROM THE
UPPER GREAT LAKES TO THE MIDDLE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY THAT WILL
SLOWLY MOVE TO THE LOWER GREAT LAKES/MID-ATLANTIC AND THE OHIO
VALLEY BY WEDNESDAY.  UP TO 1.5 INCHES OF RAIN ARE EXPECTED OVER
EASTERN MICHIGAN DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

THE NEXT SYSTEM MOVING INTO OUR AREA DURING DAYS 2-5 MAY BRING UP
TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN TO PORTIONS OF THE DAKOTAS AND MINNESOTA.

...HYDROLOGIC CONDITIONS...

THERE CURRENTLY IS ONLY ONE FORECAST POINT IN THE NCRFC ABOVE
FLOOD STAGE...WESTHOPE ON THE SOURIS RIVER IN NORTH DAKOTA.

NO ADDITIONAL SIGNIFICANT RIVER FLOODING IS EXPECTED IN THE NEXT
SEVERAL DAYS WITH 5 DAYS OF QPF.  HOWEVER.. LOCALIZED FLASH
FLOODING IS POSSIBLE IN LOCALLY HEAVY STORMS AS THE CONVECTIVE
SYSTEMS MOVE THROUGH THE AREA IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

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: JDT .. JMP .. DAM

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


$$

...BAC/JMP...





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