Issued by NWS North Central River Forecast Center
AGUS73 KMSR 061612
Hydrometeorological Forecast Discussion
NWS North Central River Forecast Center Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
1112 AM CDT Fri May 6 2016
A large surface high pressure system covered the lower
Mississippi River Valley this morning while a low pressure system
was north of Minnesota...with a cold front extending to Rapid
City SD. The high will remain nearly stationary while the low and
cold front move eastward.
In the past 24 hours...some very light rain fell over parts of
In the next 24 hours...a trace to a tenth of an inch of rain is
forecast to fall near the cold front from Lake Superior across the
the U.P. of Michigan...Wisconsin...southern Minnesota...and
northern Iowa. This area of light rain will shift farther east and
south during day 2. Day 3 is showing some heavier rain over
southern Iowa...west-central Illinois...and northern Missouri.
There is no significant flooding occurring and none is expected in
the next 5 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
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