Issued by NWS North Central River Forecast Center
AGUS73 KMSR 301756
Hydrometeorological Forecast Discussion
NWS North Central River Forecast Center Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
1300 PM CDT Sat Apr 30 2016
In the last 24 hours a large system moved into the southwest
portion of the NCRFC generating heavy rainfall for Missouri
and southern Illinois. Rainfall totals of an inch to nearly
two inches were reported for central Missouri and Illinois.
Otherwise lighter rainfall of a tenth to a few tenths of an
inch were seen in Iowa and northern Illinois.
Lower Michigan had a few isolated storm cells with rainfall
amounts of a few tenths of an inch.
In the next 24 hours widespread rain is expected to continue
for the central and southern portion of the NCRFC. The
heaviest rainfall is expected in Iowa and Illinois with
accumulations of an inch or more and isolated ares of over
2 inches possible.
The rain starting today is not expected to cause any significant
flooding in the next couple days. However...some minor rises in
Iowa...Illinois...and Michigan should occur.
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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