Issued by NWS North Central River Forecast Center
AGUS73 KMSR 201648
Hydrometeorological Forecast Discussion
NWS North Central River Forecast Center Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
1150 AM CDT Thu Oct 20 2016
Yesterday afteroon through early this morning thunderstorms with
heavy rainshowers developed near a front over the southeast half
of Missouri and southern Illinois to central Indiana. Many
locations with the stronger storms had three to five inches of
rain by early this morning. Lighter showers behind this area
were a tenth to quarter inch from northeast Missouri across
central Illinois to northern Indiana and southern lower Michigan.
In the forecast... as the front shifts generally eastward
scattered showers and thunderstorm will continue through morning
along eastern Illinois to northern Indian to southeast lower
Michigan where higher rainfall totals will average a quarter to
half inch. For Day Two...by Saturday morning scattered mostly
ligth rain is expected along northern North Dakota into northwest
Minnesota, and from eastern upper Michigan to along the lakeshore
of western lower Michigan. Rainfall totals in there areas will
average a tenth inch or less.
All forecast points are below flood stage, and the heavy rain
overnight is not expected to cause any flooding.
The next 5 days should be relatively dry across our service area,
so rivers should continue to recede.
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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