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 SEP 4 2015

...PRECIPITATION...
IN THE PAST 24 HOURS...MOST OF LOWER MICHIGAN SAW RAIN WITH
TYPICAL TOTALS OF A HALF TO ONE AND A HALF INCHES.  THE HEAVIEST
AMOUNTS FELL PARTICULARLY IN CENTRAL LOWER MICHIGAN AND SAGINAW...
WHICH SAW TOTALS TOPPING THREE INCHES...AND ISOLATED LOCATIONS IN
THE NORTHEAST AND SOUTHEAST WHICH TOPPED TWO INCHES.  ELSEWHERE...
MORE ISOLATED CONVECTION POPPED UP IN CENTRAL TO EASTERN IOWA AND
THE ILLINOIS-WISCONSIN BORDER WHERE TOTALS WERE GENERALLY LESS
THAN A HALF INCH. A FRONT IS MOVING INTO NORTH DAKOTA AS WELL...
BUT TOTALS SO FAR HAVE BEEN BELOW A QUARTER INCH.

IN THE NEXT 24 HOURS... ISOLATED RAINS ARE POSSIBLE AGAIN IN
WISCONSIN... ILLINOIS AND MICHIGAN. BUT HEAVIER RAINS WILL BE SEEN
IN NORTH DAKOTA AND NORTHERN MINNESOTA AS THE FRONT CREEPS
EASTWARD... DROPPING UP TO TWO INCHES IN NORTHERN AREAS.  DAY TWO
WILL BRING MORE RAIN TO THE SAME AREAS... INCHING SLOWLY EAST AND
SOUTHWARD... WHILE DAY THREE WILL SEE THE FRONT MAKE SOME PROGRESS
TOWARD WISCONSIN AND IOWA.

...HYDROLOGIC CONDITIONS...
MODERATE FLOODING IS LIKELY ON THE IOWA RIVER AT MARENGO AS ROUTED
WATER FROM HEAVY RAINS A WEEK AGO MAKES ITS WAY DOWNSTREAM.
ISOLATED FLOODING AND BANKFULL RISES MAY BE OBSERVED IN THE
NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE NCRFC AREA THIS WEEKEND...BUT NO
SIGNIFICANT FLOODING IS EXPECTED.

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: BAC... JDT... LLD... JMP

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


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...JMP/LLD...





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