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
0954 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

...PRECIPITATION...

IN THE LAST 24 HOURS THE NORTHWESTERN AREA OF NCRFC IN THE SOURIS
RIVER HAS HAD SOME PRECIPITATION.  WITHIN THIS AREA SOME LOCALLY
HEAVIER AMOUNTS OF 0.5 OR MORE DID OCCUR.  DOWN TO THE SOUTH AND
THE AREA TO THE SOUTHEAST OF ST. LOUIS.  THE AREA WITHIN NCRFC
MISSED THE WIDE SPREAD HEAVIER AMOUNTS WHICH FELL OUTSIDE OF THE
NCRFC BOUNDARIES. BUT A FEW AREAS WITHIN NCRFC HAD AMOUNTS AROUND
AN INCH.

FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS ONE INCH OR MORE IS EXPECTED FOR THE AREAS
IN SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND NORTH CENTRAL IOWA.  WITH SMALLER
AMOUNTS OVER MOST OF IOWA...MINNESOTA...WESTERN WISCONSIN...
NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS AND THE NORTHERN TWO THIRDS OF NORTH DAKOTA.

...HYDROLOGIC CONDITIONS...

THE BAND OF HEAVY RAIN THAT FELL IN NORTHWEST MINNESOTA THREE
NIGHTS AGO CAUSED SHARP FLOOD STAGE RISES ON THE SNAKE RIVER.
ALVARADO ON THE SNAKE SHOULD FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY THIS
AFTERNOON.

LEVELS ARE STILL SOMEWHAT HIGH ON PARTS OF THE ILLINOIS RIVER
AND ON MUCH OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER IN ILLINOIS AND MISSOURI...
BUT THE GOOD NEWS IS THAT ALL THE LOCATIONS ARE CONTINUING
TO RECEDE.

MODERATE FLOODING CONTINUES ON THE SOURIS RIVER IN NORTH DAKOTA
FROM ABOUT TOWNER DOWNSTREAM. LEVELS ARE FORECAST TO GRADUALLY
FALL FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

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: DAM ... RHR

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


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...MMZ/WES...





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