Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1203 PM CDT SUN APR 13 2014

MNZ064>067-073>078-082>085-091>093-131900-
BLUE EARTH-BROWN-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-GOODHUE-LE SUEUR-MARTIN-MCLEOD-
NICOLLET-REDWOOD-RENVILLE-RICE-SIBLEY-STEELE-WASECA-WATONWAN-
YELLOW MEDICINE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBERT LEA...FAIRMONT...HUTCHINSON...
MANKATO...NEW ULM...OWATONNA...RED WING...REDWOOD FALLS...ST PETER
1203 PM CDT SUN APR 13 2014

.NOW...
PERIODS OF STEADY LIGHT RAIN ARE BEGINNING TO CROSS THE IOWA LINE
INTO SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA.

THERE ARE ISOLATED HEAVY SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY A LITTLE SLEET OR LIGHT
SNOW MIXING IN LATER TODAY OVER SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA.

THE LEADING EDGE IS CROSSING THE MINNESOTA BORDER AROUND FAIRMONT...
BLUE EARTH AND ALBERT LEA.

LOOK FOR THE RAIN TO MOVE TOWARDS MANKATO...ROCHESTER AND THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER BETWEEN RED WING AND LA CROSSE.

THROUGH 600 PM TODAY...EXPECT UP TO A QUARTER INCH OF RAIN TO FALL
ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...GENERALLY SOUTH OF A FARIBAULT TO
MANKATO...TO NEW ULM LINE.

$$

MNZ060>063-068>070-131900-
ANOKA-CARVER-DAKOTA-HENNEPIN-RAMSEY-SCOTT-WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MINNEAPOLIS...ST PAUL...STILLWATER
1203 PM CDT SUN APR 13 2014

.NOW...
PERIODS OF STEADY LIGHT RAIN ARE BEGINNING TO CROSS THE IOWA LINE
INTO SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA TO THE SOUTH OF THE TWIN
CITY METRO AREA.

FOR THE AFTERNOON HOURS SPOTTY SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO SPREAD
TOWARDS THE SOUTHERN AND EASTERN TWIN CITY METRO AREA BY MID
AFTERNOON.

THROUGH 300 PM TODAY...TOTAL PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS WILL BE LIGHT...
MEANING A TRACE TO A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH.

$$

WIZ015-016-023>028-131900-
BARRON-CHIPPEWA-DUNN-EAU CLAIRE-PEPIN-PIERCE-RUSK-ST CROIX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHIPPEWA FALLS...EAU CLAIRE...LADYSMITH...
RICE LAKE
1203 PM CDT SUN APR 13 2014

.NOW...
ISOLATED LIGHT SHOWERS ARE MOVING INTO PARTS OF SOUTHWESTERN
WISCONSIN FROM SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA.

CLOUDY AND DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE ACROSS WESTERN
WISCONSIN THROUGH MID AFTERNOON.

PERIODS OF STEADY LIGHT RAIN ARE BEGINNING TO CROSS THE IOWA LINE
INTO SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA TOWARDS ROCHESTER.

LOOK FOR THIS STEADY RAIN AREA TO KEEP MOVING TO THE NORTHEAST
TOWARDS THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER BETWEEN LA CROSSE AND THE TWIN CITIES
THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS.

$$

CARLYON




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