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
1145 AM CDT FRI JUL 11 2014

...PRECIPITATION...

OVERNIGHT SOME THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL DEVELOPED ACROSS
CENTRAL MINNESOTA. SEVERAL LOCATIONS REPORTED 4 TO 6 INCHES OF
RAINFALL EARLY THIS MORNING IN OTTERTAIL...WADENA...TODD...AND
MORRISON COUNTIES.  BY EARLY THIS MORNING RAINFALL AMOUNTS WERE
IN THE 1 TO 3 INCH RANGE AS THE STORM MOVED ACROSS EAST CENTRAL
MINNESOTA.  ACROSS NORTHEAST TO SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA AND IN NORTH
CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA A FEW THUDERSTORMS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS
PRODUCED A QUARTER TO HALF INCH OF RAIN WITH A FEW AMOUNTS UP TO
AN INCH.

IN THE FORECAST...AREAS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP
WITH SEVERAL UPPER LEVEL SHORTWAVES MOVING ACROSS IOWA TO ILLINOIS
AND FROM MINNESOTA TO WISCONSIN AND UPPER MICHIGAN. RAINFALL TODAY
SHOULD AVERAGE AROUND A HALF INCH WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
ACROSS SOUTHERN MINNESOTA AND WESTERN WISCONSIN TO WESTERN UPPER
MICHIGAN. BY TOMORROW MORNING ACROSS IOWA AND IN THE NORTH HALF OF
ILLINOIS RAINFALL AMOUNTS SHOULD AVERAGE ONE TO TWO INCHES...WITH
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

...HYDROLOGIC CONDITIONS...

MODERATE TO MAJOR FLOODING CONTINUES ON RIVERS IN ILLINOIS...IOWA
AND MISSOURI. THEY INCLUDE THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND ITS
TRIBUTARIES...THE IOWA...WAPSIPINICON...AND CUIVRE RIVERS.

MODERATE TO MAJOR FLOODING CONTINUES ON PORTIONS OF THE SOURIS
RIVER IN NORTH DAKOTA AND IS FORECAST TO STAY AT THOSE LEVELS FOR
AT LEAST THE NEXT WEEK.

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: JDT BAC LLD ALH

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


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...ALH/LLD...





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