Hydrometeorological Discussion
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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL FORECAST DISCUSSION
NWS NORTH CENTRAL RIVER FORECAST CENTER TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1125 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...PRECIPITATION...

A FEW AREAS OF CONVECTION DEVELOPED SINCE YESTERDAY MORNING IN
NORTH DAKOTA AND MOVED EASTWARD ACROSS OUR REGION OVERNIGHT TO
MINNESOTA AND IOWA. FOR NORTH DAKOTA RAINFALL AMOUNTS AVERAGED A
HALF INCH OR LESS... WITH SCATTERED ONE TO TWO INCH TOTALS IN
WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA INTO THE UPPER SOURIS RIVER BASIN NORTH OF
THE CANADIAN BORDER. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
YESTERDAY EVENING AND THROUGH EARLY THIS MORNING PRODUCED RAINFALL
AROUND A HALF TO ONE INCH ACROSS EASTERN SOUTH DAKOTA OVER THE
SOUTHERN HALF OF MINNESOTA AND IOWA.  THE HEAVIEST BAND OF RAIN...
WITH ONE THE THREE INCH TOTALS... EXTENDED ACROSS SOUTHWEST
MINNESOTA AND FROM NORTH CENTRAL TO SOUTHEAST IOWA.

IN THE FORECAST...AREAS OF CONVECTION WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE ACROSS
THE EASTERN HALF OF OUR REGION AHEAD OF THE LOW PRESSURE TROUGH
OVER THE MIDWEST.  RAINFALL TOTALS SHOULD AVERAGE AROUND A HALF TO
THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH ACROSS SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA TO EASTERN
IOWA...SOUTHERN WISCONSIN AND FROM NORTHERN ILLINOIS AND INDIANA
TO LOWER MICHIGAN.  LIGHTER SCATTTERED SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO
PRODUCE RAINFALL AROUND A QUATER INCH OR LESS ON AVERAGE ACROSS
NORTHEAST MINNESOTA AND NORTHERN WISCONSIN TO UPPER MICHIGAN.

...HYDROLOGIC CONDITIONS...

MODERATE FLOODING IS FINALLY COMING TO AN END ON THE
SOURIS RIVER IN NORTH DAKOTA AFTER SEVERAL WEEKS OF BEING
QUITE HIGH.

RIVER LEVELS ELSEWHERE IN THE REGION ARE ALSO CONTINUING TO
DROP. SOME MINOR BUMPS MAY OCCUR FROM THE SPOTTY HEAVY RAINS
MOVING ACROSS IOWA INTO MISSOURI AND ILLINOIS RIGHT NOW...BUT
AT THIS TIME...NO NEW FLOODING IS ANTICIPATED.

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: LLD RJW DAM RHR

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


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...RHR/DAM...





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