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
1223 PM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

...PRECIPITATION...
PRECIPITATION WAS WIDESPREAD ACROSS THE NCRFC REGION DURING THE
PAST 24 HOURS.  THE HEAVIEST PRECIPITATION FELL ACROSS THE NORTH
FROM MINNESOTA TO MICHIGAN WHERE A TENTH TO THIRD OF AN INCH WATER
EQUIVALENT WAS REPORTED. SNOW FELL FROM THE MINNESOTA ARROWHEAD...
ACROSS NORTHERN WISCONSIN AND INTO MICHIGAN. SNOWFALL AMOUNTS WERE
GENERALLY AROUND AN INCH IN MINNESOTA AND NORTHWEST WISCONSIN AND
INCREASED TO THE EAST WHERE THE EASTERN UPPER PENINSULA OF
MICHIGAN RECEIVED BETWEEN 3 AND 5 INCHES.

THE NEXT COUPLE DAYS WILL BE RELATIVELY DRY...EXCEPT FOR A SWATH
OF A FEW HUNDREDTHS WATER EQUIVALENT FROM NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA
TO LOWER MICHIGAN TODAY.

THE NEXT WEATHER SYSTEM WILL DEVELOP WEDNESDAY AND BRING BETWEEN
AN INCH AND AN INCH AND A HALF OF RAIN TO CENTRAL IOWA. THIS WILL
MOVE SOUTH AND EAST ON THURSDAY AND WEAKEN A BIT...AS ILLINOIS IS
FORECAST TO RECEIVE A QUARTER TO NEAR AN INCH OF RAIN.

TEMPERATURES ARE STILL EXPECTED TO WARM THIS WEEK WITH ABOVE
NORMAL READINGS ACROSS THE NORTH. HIGHS IN THE 50S OR WARMER ARE
EXPECTED REGION WIDE BEFORE A SLIGHT COOL DOWN LATE IN THE WEEK
AND OVER THE WEEKEND. NIGHTTIME LOWS WILL FALL INTO THE 30S WITH
SOME UPPER 20S ALONG THE CANADIAN BORDER.

...HYDROLOGIC CONDITIONS...
THERE IS NO SIGNIFICANT FLOODING OCCURRING IN THE NCRFC AREA AND
NONE IS EXPECTED IN THE NEXT 5 DAYS.

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 ... LLD ... RJW)

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


$$

...RJW/LLD...





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