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
1157 AM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

...PRECIPITATION...
OVER THE PAST 24 HOURS...LIGHT SNOW FELL FROM SOUTH DAKOTA
INTO CENTRAL MINNESOTA...NORTHERN WISCONSIN...AND THE
UPPER PENINSULA OF MICHIGAN. WATER EQUIVALENT AMOUNTS
RANGED FROM JUST A TRACE UP TO ABOUT 2 TENTHS OF AN INCH.

FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS...LOW PRESSURE MOVING ALONG A COLD FRONT
THAT CURRENTLY EXTENDS FROM KANSAS CITY MISSOURI UP TOWARDS
GREEN BAY WISCONSIN WILL BRING SNOW TO THE NORTH AND RAIN TO
THE SOUTH IN OUR REGION. AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE GENERALLY
LIGHT...ONLY ABOUT A QUARTER INCH OR LESS OF RAIN OR WATER
EQUIVALENT IN MOST LOCATIONS. HOWEVER...A BAND OF SOMEWHAT
HEAVIER PRECIPITATION IN THE FROM OF SNOW IS FORECAST TO FALL
FROM THE SIOUX FALLS SOUTH DAKOTA AREA UP TOWARDS ROCHESTER
MINNESOTA...THEN GOING INTO CENTRAL WISCONSIN. SNOW AMOUNTS IN
THOSE AREAS MAY ADD UP TO ABOUT 3 OT 4 INCHES OR SO...WITH
WATER EQUIVALENT AMOUNTS OF A THIRD INCH OR THERE ABOUTS.

TEMPERATURES WILL GRADUALLY GET COLDER AND COLDER FROM TODAY
INTO THE END OF THE YEAR AS ARCTIC AIR PUSHES ITS WAY
SOUTHWARD INTO THE UPPER MIDWEST.

...HYDROLOGIC CONDITIONS...
RIVERS ARE ON THE RISE AND AT UNSEASONABLY HIGH FLOW LEVELS
ACROSS EASTERN ILLINOIS...NORTHERN INDIANA AND MICHIGAN.  A FEW
RIVERS IN LOWER MICHIGAN ARE FORECAST TO CREST NEAR TO SLIGHTLY
ABOVE FLOOD STAGE.

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 ... JCH ... MMZ ... DAM

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


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...DAM/MMZ...





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