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
230 PM CDT MON JUN 29 2015

...PRECIPITATION...
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DROPPED MORE RAIN ACROSS THE NCRFC
REGION DURING THE PAST 24 HOURS.THE HEAVIEST RAIN FELL ACROSS
MISSOURI AND ILLINOIS WHERE BETWEEN AN INCH AND 2 INCHES WERE
REPORTED. ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF THE EASTERN HALF OF THE REGION A
QUARTER TO THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH FELL.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL REDEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS MINNESOTA...
IOWA AND WISCONSIN. A TENTH TO QUARTER INCH WILL BE COMMON. THE
NEXT WEATHER SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO WESTERN IOWA AND WESTERN
MISSOURI WEDNESDAY...BRINGING UP TO ANOTHER INCH OR SO OF WATER TO
AREAS ALREADY SATURATED BY WEEKS OF RAIN. THURSDAY AS THIS SYSTEM
MOVES SOUTH AND EAST IT WILL DROP BETWEEN AN INCH AND TWO INCHES
TO SOUTHEASTERN MISSOURI AND SOUTHERN ILLINOIS. LIGHTER RAIN WILL
FOLLOW THIS SYSTEM AND BRING RAINFALL TO THE WESTERN HALF OF THE
REGION THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK.


...HYDROLOGIC CONDITIONS...

HEAVY RAINS HAVE FALLEN SOMEWHERE IN OUR SERVICE AREA EVERY DAY
FOR THE LAST 3 WEEKS.  DURING THAT PERIOD MUCH OF SOUTHEASTERN
IOWA.. EASTERN MISSOURI.. ILLINOIS.. NORTHERN INDIANA AND SOUTHERN
LOWER MICHIGAN HAVE SEEN 5-8 INCHES MORE RAIN THAN NORMAL.  MANY
AREAS RECEIVED MORE THAN 8 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL RAINFALL.

AS A RESULT OF THIS PERSISTANT AND HEAVY RAINFALL.. MANY TRIBUTARY
RIVERS HAVE EXPERIENCED MAJOR TO RECORD FLOODING.  THE ILLINOIS
AND MISSISSIPPI MAINSTEM RIVERS HAVE MODERATE TO MAJOR FLOODING
IN THEIR FORECASTS.

WE ARE WATCHING THE PRECIPITATION FORECAST FOR TUESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY AS IT BRINGS SOME HEAVY RAIN OVER THESE AREAS
ALREADY FLOODING.

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: LNE ... JCH ... BAC ... JMP

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


$$

...RJW/BAC...





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