Issued by NWS North Central River Forecast Center
AGUS73 KMSR 281616
Hydrometeorological Forecast Discussion
NWS North Central River Forecast Center Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
1115 AM CDT Thu Apr 28 2016
During the last 24 hours rain fell to the right of a line from
Bismarck ND to Brainerd MN to Detroit MI. Widespread areas of half
to one and a half inches of rain fell over the southwest quarter
of Minnesota...most of Iowa and the northern two thirds of
During the next 24 hours...a quarter inch or less is forecast for
southern Minnesota...southern Wisconsin...southern lower
Michigan...northern Indiana...northern Illinois and northern Iowa.
The next significant precipitation for the NCRFC forecast area is
expected over Iowa and Illinois from Saturday into Sunday.
Given the rain on the ground and the forecast rainfall for the
next 24 hours.. we are not expecting any flooding in our service
However...we are expecting some showers over Iowa.. Illinois and
Missouri this weekend that will cause rivers to rise in those
areas. Western Iowa has particularly wet antecedent conditions..
so we may see some minor flooding in the Des Moines River Basin.
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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