Issued by NWS North Central River Forecast Center
AGUS73 KMSR 221548
Hydrometeorological Forecast Discussion
NWS North Central River Forecast Center Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
1047 AM CDT Sat Apr 22 2017
The frontal system affecting southern Missouri and Illinois the
last couple days is moving off to the east after it delivered
another quarter to 1.5 inches of rain in those areas. As it
exits today another few tenths are possible. High pressure will
dominate the majority of the NCRFC region for next 36 hours while
a cold front will sag south from Canada and bring some light rain
across North Dakota and Minnesota. Amounts in the next 24 hours
in that area will also be around a quarter of an inch.
In the Hudson Bay Drainage, moderate flooding is occuring along
the Souris River at Westhope due to snowmelt in late
March and early April.
Moderate flooding is in recession on the lower Illinois River.
Minor flooding is occurring or forecast in Minnesota...
Illinois... Michigan... and Wisconsin.
A minor flood is currently occurring or forecast on the
Mississippi River from around Lock and Dam 17 to Grafton,
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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