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
1135 AM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...PRECIPITATION...
RAIN AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPED ACROSS THE DAKOTAS
YESTERDAY AND SPREAD INTO MINNESOTA...IOWA AND WESTERN WISCONSIN
OVER NIGHT. RAINFALL AMOUNTS ACROSS NORTH DAKOTA AND NORTHWESTERN
MINNESOTA RANGED FROM A TENTH TO A THIRD OF AN INCH WHILE THE
REMAINDER OF MINNESOTA...WISCONSIN AND IOWA RECEIVED A TENTH OF AN
INCH OR LESS. LIGHT RAIN ALSO FELL IN SOUTHEASTERN MISSOURI WHERE
A FEW HUNDREDTHS WERE REPORTED.

THE RAIN ACROSS THE WESTERN HALF OF THE REGION WILL SPREAD TO THE
EAST TODAY BRINGING A TENTH TO QUARTER INCH...MAINLY ACROSS
MICHIGAN AND NORTHEASTERN WISCONSIN.  THE NEXT BIG RAIN PRODUCER
LOOKS TO BE ON WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY AS A WEATHER SYSTEM MOVES
INTO MISSOURI AND IOWA. UP TO AN INCH COULD FALL ACROSS NORTHERN
MISSOURI AND IOWA.

TEMPERATURES ARE STILL EXPECTED TO WARM THROUGH THE WEEK WITH
HIGHS IN THE 50S OR WARMER ACROSS THE FAR NORTH. NIGHT TIME LOWS
WILL ONLY FALL TO THE LOWER TO MID 30S BY MIDWEEK.

...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.


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...RJW/LLD...





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