Hydrometeorological Discussion
Issued by NWS North Central River Forecast Center

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
000
AGUS73 KMSR 281628
HMDMSR

HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL FORECAST DISCUSSION
NWS NORTH CENTRAL RIVER FORECAST CENTER TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1128 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...PRECIPITATION...
LIGHT SNOW FELL ACROSS THE WESTERN EDGES OF THE NCRFC REGION
DURING THE PAST 24 HOURS. WATER EQUIVALENTS WERE GENERALLY JUST A
FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH. LIGHT SNOW ALSO FELL IN SOUTHEASTERN
LOWER MICHIGAN. ONLY A FEW HUNDREDTHS WATER EQUIVALENT WERE
REPORTED.

THE NEXT WEATHER SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO MOVE FROM THE DAKOTAS INTO
MINNESOTA AND WESTERN WISCONSIN TONIGHT AND SUNDAY. PRECIPITATION
WILL START AS SNOW IN THE DAKOTAS BUT SWITCH TO RAIN AND SPREAD
SOUTH AND EAST. WATER EQUIVALENTS WILL RANGE FROM A FEW HUNDREDTHS
TO AROUND A TENTH OF AN INCH IN WESTERN WISCONSIN AND INCREASE TO
A QUARTER TO HALF AN INCH IN NORTH DAKOTA AND NORTHWESTERN
MINNESOTA.

TEMPERATURES ARE FORECAST TO WARM THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.
DAYTIME HIGHS IN THE 60S ACROSS THE NORTH ARE POSSIBLE. NIGHT TIME
LOWS WILL FALL TO THE UPPER 20S AND LOWER 30S ACROSS THE NORTH.

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

THE UNITED STATES DROUGHT MONITOR SHOWS ABNORMALLY DRY CONDITIONS
OVER THE DAKOTAS...MINNESOTA...AND WISCONSIN...AND CREEPING INTO
NORTHERN IOWA.  A LARGE AREA STARTING IN THE EASTERN DAKOTAS AND
SPREADING ACROSS MINNESOTA INTO WESTERN WISCONSIN IS CATEGORIZED
AS EXPERIENCING MODERATE DROUGHT CONDITIONS.  FOR MORE INFORMATION
ON THE DROUGHT MONITOR PLEASE SEE HTTP://DROUGHTMONITOR.UNL.EDU

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: JMP ... LLD ... RJW

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


$$

...RJW/LLD...





USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.