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
1150 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

...PRECIPITATION...
NO SIGNIFICANT PRECIPITATION FELL DURING THE LAST 24 HOURS IN THE
NCRFC FORECAST AREA...ONLY WIDELY SCATTERED REPORTS OF TRACE TO
LESS THAN FIVE HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH WATER EQUIVALENT.

DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS A BAND OF HALF TO TWO THIRDS OF AN INCH
OF PRECIPITATION WILL FALL ALONG THE INTERSTATE 70 CORRIDOR FROM
ST LOUIS MO THROUGH COLUMBUS OH.  PRECIPITATION WILL FALL MOSTLY
IN THE FORM OF SNOW...WITH FREEZING RAIN POSSIBLE OVER SOUTHERN
MISSOURI AND ILLINOIS. IT SHOULD REMAIN DRY ALONG AND NORTH OF
INTERSTATE 80 FROM OMAHA TO CHICAGO. THE BULK OF THE PRECIPITATION
IN THE NCRFC FORECAST AREA WILL FALL BY SUNDAY MORNING...BUT
LIGHTER PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE SOUTH OF I-80 IN SOUTHEAST
IOWA AND ILLINOIS INTO SUNDAY AFTERNOON.  LIGHT SNOW IS EXPECTED
FOR MUCH OF LOWER MICHIGAN FROM SUNDAY INTO MONDAY.

...HYDROLOGIC CONDITIONS...

NO SIGNIFICANT FLOODING WAS OCCURRING OR IS EXPECTED FOR AT LEAST
THE NEXT 7 DAYS IN THE NCRFC AREA.  FORECAST TEMPERATURES OVER THE
NEXT MONTH CONTINUE TO BE FAVORABLE FOR ICE JAM DEVELOPMENT.  ICE
JAMS CAN FORM WITH LITTLE OR NO WARNING AND CAN CAUSE RIVER LEVELS
TO RAPIDLY RISE.  IN THE EVENT THAT YOU OBSERVE FLOODING AS A
RESULT OF AN ICE JAM... PLEASE CONTACT YOUR LOCAL WEATHER FORECAST
OFFICE SO THE PUBLIC CAN BE WARNED.


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: MMD JDT LNE

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

$$

...LNE/JCH...




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