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
1010 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...PRECIPITATION...

LOW PRESSURE WAS CENTERED OVER LOWER MICHIGAN THIS MORNING WITH
COLD HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE DAKOTAS AND MINNESOTA. BOTH FEATURES
WILL MOVE SLOWLY SOUTHEAST THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...WHILE A NEW
TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE MOVES INTO THE HIGH PLAINS THIS WEEKEND.

IN THE PAST 24 HOURS...A TRACE TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW FELL OVER
NORTH-CENTRAL WISCONSIN AND THE U.P. OF MICHIGAN...WITH AS MUCH AS
2.5 INCHES OVER THE MINNESOTA ARROWHEAD AND NORTHWESTERN
WISCONSIN.  WATER EQUIVALENTS OF THE NEW SNOW RANGED FROM A TRACE
TO 0.98 INCHES OVER THE U.P. LIGHT RAIN FELL OVER
MISSOURI...ILLINOIS...INDIANA...EASTERN WISCONSIN...AND LOWER
MICHIGAN WITH AMOUNTS RANGING FROM A TRACE TO A QUARTER OF
AN INCH.

IN THE NEXT 24 HOURS...AN INCH OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND RAIN IS
FORECAST FOR NORTHERN INDIANA AND LOWER MICHIGAN...WITH WATER
EQUIVALENTS OF A TRACE TO HALF AN INCH AROUND THE SOUTHERN END OF
LAKE MICHIGAN.

LOOKING AHEAD...DAYS 2 AND 3 LOOK MOSTLY DRY WHILE DAYS 4 AND 5
SHOW A WIDE STRIPE OF RAIN FROM MISSOURI TO LOWER MICHIGAN WITH
TOTALS AROUND HALF AN INCH TO 1.5 INCHES.  THE HIGHEST TOTALS
SHOULD BE IN SOUTHWESTERN MISSOURI.

...HYDROLOGIC CONDITIONS...

NO FORECAST POINTS IN THE NCRFC REGION ARE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE.

GIVEN CURRENT CONDITIONS NO NEW FLOODING IS EXPECTED FOR THE NEXT
FEW 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:  DCG JCH MMZ WES

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


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...BSITES/MMZ...





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