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
1211 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

...PRECIPITATION...

MOSTLY LIGHT SNOW CONTINUED YESTERDAY IN THE NORTHERN PART OF THE
NCRFC REGION...IN NORTHEAST MINNESOTA ACROSS NORTHERN WISCOSNIN TO
UPPER MICHGAN.  SNOWFALL AMOUNTS WERE MAINLY 1 TO 3 INCHES WITH
UP TO 6 INCHES IN UPPER MICHIGAN. WATER CONTENT OF THE SNOW
AVERAGED AROUND A TENTH INCH FOR MOST AREAS EXCEPT NEAR A HALF TO
THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH IN THE HEAVIER SNOW AREA OF THE UPPER
MICHIGAN.

LIGHT RAIN WAS ALSO SCATTERED IN NORTHERN INDIANA AND ACROSS
SOUTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN.  PRECIPITATION TOTALS HERE AVERAGED A
TENTH INCH OR LESS.


...HYDROLOGIC CONDITIONS...

MOST OF THE MAJOR FLOODING IN THE NCRFC AREA HAS SUBSIDED AFTER
THE SATURDAY- MONDAY STORMS.  THE MUSKEGON RIVER AT EVART MICHIGAN
IS THE ONLY FORECAST POINT ABOVE MAJOR.  ALTHOUGH... THE MUSKEGON
HAS CRESTED AND CURRENTLY IN RECESSION... ALONG WITH A MAJORITY
OF SMALLER RIVERS IN THE NCRFC AREA.  THE RED RIVER OF THE NORTH
HAS ALSO CRESTED AT ALL LOCATIONS EXCEPT PEMBINA.  PEMBINA IS
FORECAST TO CROSS MODERATE THIS EVENING AND CREST IN ONE TO TWO
DAYS.  THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER IS CURRENTLY CRESTING AT LOCK AND DAM
3 (RED WING...MN).  ONLY MINOR FLOODING IS EXPECTED ON THE
MISSISSIPPI AS THIS SNOWMELT FLOOD WAVE WORKS ITS WAY DOWNSTREAM.

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: LNE WES JDT RHR

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


$$

...RHR/JDT...





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