Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1053 AM CDT SAT JUL 12 2014

MNZ041>045-047>059-064>067-073>078-082>085-091>093-121800-
BENTON-BLUE EARTH-BROWN-CHIPPEWA-CHISAGO-DOUGLAS-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-
GOODHUE-ISANTI-KANABEC-KANDIYOHI-LAC QUI PARLE-LE SUEUR-MARTIN-
MCLEOD-MEEKER-MILLE LACS-MORRISON-NICOLLET-POPE-REDWOOD-RENVILLE-
RICE-SHERBURNE-SIBLEY-STEARNS-STEELE-STEVENS-SWIFT-TODD-WASECA-
WATONWAN-WRIGHT-YELLOW MEDICINE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBERT LEA...ALEXANDRIA...BENSON...
CAMBRIDGE...FAIRMONT...HUTCHINSON...MANKATO...MILACA...MONTEVIDEO...
NEW ULM...OWATONNA...RED WING...REDWOOD FALLS...ST CLOUD...
ST PETER...WILLMAR
1053 AM CDT SAT JUL 12 2014

.NOW...
A LINE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...WITH VERY HEAVY RAINS AND SMALL
HAIL IS LOCATED IN WESTERN MINNESOTA NEAR THE MINNESOTA RIVER FROM
NEW ULM TO REDWOOD FALLS WEST TO GRANITE FALLS AND MONTEVIDEO SOUTH
TOWARDS MADISON...AND NORTH TO OLIVIA...CLARA CITY...WILLMAR AND
LITCHFIELD...BETWEEN NOW AND 200 PM.

IN THIS AREA EXPECT STEADY RAIN...WITH BRIEF PERIODS OF TORRENTIAL
RAINS IN ISOLATED LOCATIONS...WITH 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN OVER
ISOLATED SPOTS...CAUSING BRIEF FLOODING...ALSO SMALL IS HAIL POSSIBLE
WITH MANY OF THESE STORMS.

FURTHER TO THE SOUTH...A WIDE AREA OF STEADY RAIN AND SCATTERED HEAVY
SHOWERS IS LIFTING OUT OF IOWA INTO SOUTHERN MINNESOTA NEAR I-90 FROM
WORTHINGTON AND JACKSON TO ST JAMES...FAIRMONT...BLUE EARTH...MANKATO
WASECA AND ALBERT LEA...AND OWATONNA...BETWEEN NOW AND 145 PM TODAY.

IN THIS AREA EXPECT A COUPLE HOURS OF STEADY LIGHT RAIN...WITH A
BRIEF VERY HEAVY SHOWER AND A WIDESPREAD LIGHT ACCUMULATION OF LESS
THAN A TENTH INCH...UP TO A QUARTER INCH RAIN WITH SOME HEAVY SHOWERS
IN ISOLATED LOCATIONS.

$$

MNZ060>063-068>070-121800-
ANOKA-CARVER-DAKOTA-HENNEPIN-RAMSEY-SCOTT-WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MINNEAPOLIS...ST PAUL...STILLWATER
1053 AM CDT SAT JUL 12 2014

.NOW...
A LINE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...WITH VERY HEAVY RAINS AND SMALL
HAIL IS LOCATED WEST OF THE TWIN CITY METRO AREA THEN WEST TO THE
SOUTH DAKOTA BORDER.

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS ARE FALLING FROM HAM LAKE TO
COTTAGE GROVE...HASTINGS AND VERMILLION...OVER TOWARDS LAKE VILLE
AND JORDAN...TOWARDS LAKE MINNETONKA...THEN WEST INTO CENTRAL
MINNESOTA WHERE THE MOST CONCENTRATED HEAVY RAINS AND STORMS ARE
FALLING NEAR THE MINNESOTA RIVER FROM NEW ULM TO REDWOOD FALLS WEST
TO GRANITE FALLS AND MONTEVIDEO SOUTH TOWARDS MADISON...AND NORTH TO
OLIVIA...CLARA CITY...WILLMAR AND LITCHFIELD...BETWEEN NOW AND 145
PM.

EXPECT A HALF HOUR OF RAIN...WITH BRIEF TORRENTIAL RAINS IN ISOLATED
LOCATIONS...WITH 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN OVER ISOLATED SPOTS...CAUSING
BRIEF FLOODING...ALSO SMALL IS HAIL POSSIBLE WITH MANY OF THESE
STORMS.

FURTHER TO THE SOUTH...A WIDE AREA OF STEADY RAIN AND SCATTERED HEAVY
SHOWERS IS LIFTING NORTHEASTWARD OUT OF IOWA INTO SOUTHERN MINNESOTA
NEAR I-90 FROM SIOUX FALLS TO MANKATO...ALBERT LEA AND OWATONNA...
BETWEEN NOW AND 200 PM.

$$

WIZ014>016-023>028-121800-
BARRON-CHIPPEWA-DUNN-EAU CLAIRE-PEPIN-PIERCE-POLK-RUSK-ST CROIX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHIPPEWA FALLS...EAU CLAIRE...LADYSMITH...
RICE LAKE
1053 AM CDT SAT JUL 12 2014

.NOW...
RAIN IS BEGINNING TO MOVE INTO WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN...NORTH OF I-94
AND THE TWIN CITY METRO AREA TOWARDS OSCEOLA AND AMERY...AND SOUTH
OF I-94 FROM HASTINGS TOWARDS RIVER FALLS...ELLSWORTH...DURAND AND
PEPIN...OVER TO EAU CLAIRE.

SOME OF THESE STORMS WILL MOVE INTO WEST CENTRAL CENTRAL WISCONSIN
NEAR I-90 BETWEEN THE TWIN CITY METRO AND EAU CLAIRE CHIPPEWA FALLS
BETWEEN NOW AND 200 PM TODAY.

$$

CARLYON





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