Hydrometeorological Discussion
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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL FORECAST DISCUSSION
NWS NORTH CENTRAL RIVER FORECAST CENTER TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1153 AM CST SUN FEB 14 2016

...Precipitation...
Mostly light snow fell over the Dakotas...southwest Minnesota...
most of Iowa...northwest and west central Illinois to east central
Illinois...southern Missouri...and along the lake effect favored
areas of upper Michigan and western lower Michigan.  Most liquid
equivalent totals were less than a tenth of an inch...but ranged
up to a quarter inch over portions of the Dakotas...and the
headwaters of the Meramec River basin in southeast Missouri.

During the next 24 hours...light snow is possible east of a line
from Devils Lake ND to Sioux Falls SD to Lamoni IA to Joplin MO.
The best chance for liquid equivalent amounts between a tenth and
a third of an inch exist over eastern Iowa...Illinois and eastern
Missouri. For the 24 hour period ending 6am CST Tuesday...light
snow is again likely over Michigan.  Another weak disturbance will
also bring light snow to the eastern Dakotas...western Minnesota
and the west half of Iowa.

...Hydrologic Conditions...
There is no significant flooding occurring and none is forecast in
the next 5 days.

Ice jams continue to cause elevated stages at several locations.
With temperatures expected to remain below normal through the
weekend...additional locations may see impacts due to ice jam
development.


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: ALH... RHR... JMP... LNE

If no response from this list... call the DOH...SCH or HIC.

$$

...lne/jmp...




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