Issued by NWS North Central River Forecast Center
AGUS73 KMSR 301816
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL FORECAST DISCUSSION
NWS NORTH CENTRAL RIVER FORECAST CENTER TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1215 PM CST MON NOV 30 2015
Much of the southern portion of the NCRFC area had some form of
precipitation in the past 24 hours. Nearly all Iowa and Missouri
had accumulations... along with western Illinois... southeast
Minnesota... and southwest Wisconsin. Much of precipitation south
of the tristate IA/WI/IL border fell as rain with amounts
generally between two to seven tenths of an inch within the NCRFC
portions of these states. North of the IA/WI/IL tristate border
fell as a mixture of rain... ice... and snow. Amounts were
generally one to three tenths of an inch water equivalents in
A snow storm is moving into the NCRFC area during the next 24
hours. The largest amounts (8 to 12 inches snow) are expected
to fall just north of the SD/MN/IA tristate border. Much of
SD... IA... MN... and WI are expected to have some accumulations.
The western half of SD... southern half of MN... northern half of
IA and southern half of WI are forecast to have five to eight
tenths water equivalents accumulate.
Minor flooding is forecast at many locations in
Southeastern Iowa: Along the lower reaches of the Des Moines..
Skunk.. Iowa and Wapsipinicon Rivers.
Northern Illinois: Portions of the Rock and Illinois River
In addition to these tributaries.. several Mississippi River
locations along the Missouri/Illinois border and along the
Illinois River are experiencing minor flooding.
Normally we would have issued our long range probabilistic
products last week. However.. after consulting with our local
weather offices.. we decided to postpone the release until the
last storm system left our service area. The long range products
will be issued this week instead.
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: RJW... WES... BAC... JDT
If no response from this list... call the DOH...SCH or HIC.