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
1000 AM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

...PRECIPITATION...

DURING THE PAST 24-HOURS HOURS...RAIN FELL ACROSS NORTHERN
MINNESOTA. RAINFALL TOTALS WERE GENERALLY A TENTH OF AN INCH OR
LESS. RAIN ALSO FELL ACROSS SOUTHERN MISSOURI AND SOUTHERN
ILLINOIS.  SCATTERED AMOUNTS OF A QUARTER TO A HALF INCH WERE
COMMON.

DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS...A TENTH OF AN INCH OR LESS IS FORECAST
FOR NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA...NORTHERN WISCONSIN AND THE UPPER
PENINSULA OF MICHIGAN.


...HYDROLOGIC CONDITIONS...

HEAVY RAINS HAVE FALLEN SOMEWHERE IN OUR SERVICE AREA EVERY DAY
FOR THE LAST 3 WEEKS.  DURING THAT PERIOD MUCH OF SOUTHEASTERN
IOWA.. EASTERN MISSOURI.. ILLINOIS.. NORTHERN INDIANA AND SOUTHERN
LOWER MICHIGAN HAVE SEEN 5-8 INCHES MORE RAIN THAN NORMAL.  MANY
AREAS RECEIVED MORE THAN 8 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL RAINFALL.

AS A RESULT OF THIS PERSISTENT AND HEAVY RAINFALL.. MANY TRIBUTARY
RIVERS HAVE EXPERIENCED MAJOR TO RECORD FLOODING.  THE ILLINOIS
AND MISSISSIPPI MAINSTEM RIVERS HAVE EXPERIENCED MODERATE TO MAJOR
FLOODING.  THE LOWER ILLINOIS RIVER HAS CRESTED AT RECORD LEVELS
AT SOME LOCATIONS.  MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING ALONG THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM THE CONFLUENCE WITH THE ILLINOIS TO CHESTER
ILLINOIS.


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: MMZ   WES   JCH   ALH

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


$$

...JCH/ALH...





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