Hydrometeorological Discussion
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Hydrometeorological Forecast Discussion
NWS North Central River Forecast Center Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
1045 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

Ideal melt conditions are expected to continue with warming temperatures
and very little precipitation.  River flooding activity continues to
increase due to the spring melt finally arriving across much of WI, MI,
and MN.

River forecasts routinely incorporate 24 hours of QPF from
April 1 to September 30 and 48 hours from October 1 to March 31.
See http://www.weather.gov/ncrfc/LMI_QPF_NcrfcCurrentQpf

...Forecast Activity...
RVF forecasts issued today.  Issue times are in UTC.
Subtract 6 hrs for CST, 5 hrs for CDT/EST, 4 hrs for EDT.

RVF  Forecast Group description             Issue Time
CIW Cedar/Iowa R Basin                 2018-04-21 14:12 UTC
DES Des Moines R Basin                 2018-04-21 15:07 UTC
EWS Ern Wisconsin Basins to Lk MI      2018-04-21 14:06 UTC
GND Grand, Muskegon/White Basins, MI   2018-04-21 13:21 UTC
ILO Mainstem Illinois R                2018-04-21 15:34 UTC
KBM Kaskaskia and Big Muddy R Basin    2018-04-21 14:18 UTC
KDF Illinois R tribs abv LaSalle, IL   2018-04-21 13:03 UTC
KSJ Kalamazoo/St Joseph Bsns-MI & IN   2018-04-21 13:09 UTC
M10 Miss. R - Lake City, MN-L&D 10     2018-04-21 13:42 UTC
M19 Miss. R - L&D 11-Gregory Landing   2018-04-21 15:17 UTC
MEN Menominee R - NE WI & U.P. of MI   2018-04-21 13:54 UTC
MIN Minnesota R abv Shakopee, MN       2018-04-21 13:17 UTC
MIS Miss. R - L&D 20 to Chester, IL    2018-04-21 15:26 UTC
NLM Northern Lower Michigan rivers     2018-04-21 15:31 UTC
RCK Rock R Basin                       2018-04-21 13:52 UTC
RDW Mississippi R abv Red Wing, MN     2018-04-21 13:35 UTC
RED Red R of the North mainstem        2018-04-21 15:07 UTC
SMS Southeastern Michigan Streams      2018-04-21 13:25 UTC
SMW Saginaw Basin in MI                2018-04-21 13:12 UTC
TIA Misc Iowa Tribs to Miss. R         2018-04-21 13:36 UTC
TMN Red R tribs in Minnesota           2018-04-21 13:49 UTC
TND Red R tribs in North Dakota        2018-04-21 13:20 UTC
UPM Upper Michigan Peninsula rivers    2018-04-21 13:53 UTC
WIS Wisconsin R Basin                  2018-04-21 13:40 UTC

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Sites with forecasts above moderate flood level (FS=Flood Stage):
                                                                 MAX
RVF NWSLI    Station name/river                             FS   FCST
MIN NWUM5 New Ulm - 2S - Cottonwood R                     11.0   14.3
RED OSLM5 Oslo - Red R                                    26.0   32.0
TMN ALVM5 Alvarado - Snake R                             106.0  108.2

Sites with forecasts above flood stage (FS):
                                                                 MAX
RVF NWSLI    Station name/river                             FS   FCST
CIW CEDI4 Cedar Falls - Cedar R                           88.0   89.9
CIW CNEI4 Conesville - 4NE - Cedar R                      13.0   13.1
DES ESVI4 Estherville - Des Moines R                       8.0   10.6
DES HBTI4 Humboldt - WTP - Des Moines R                   10.0   11.1
EWS SHIW3 Shiocton - Wolf R                               12.0   13.4
EWS NEWW3 New London - 2SE - Wolf R                        9.0    9.2
EWS ROYW3 Royalton - Ltl Wolf R                            5.0    5.7
KBM CRLI2 Carlyle - Carlyle Lk (TW)-Kaskaskia R          423.5  425.9
KDF SLBI3 Shelby - Kankakee R                              9.0    9.7
M10 WABM5 Wabasha - (Pool 4 CP) Mississippi R             12.0   12.6
MIN MSHM5 Marshall - 1W - Redwood R                       14.0   14.0
MIN RWDM5 Redwood Falls - 3SW - Redwood R                  6.0    7.0
MIN MVOM5 Montevideo - Minnesota R                        14.0   15.9
MIN HENM5 Henderson - Minnesota R                        732.0  734.2
MIN JDNM5 Jordan - Minnesota R                            25.0   26.2
NLM STRM4 Sterling - 3N - Rifle R                          6.0    8.6
RDW SAVM5 Savage - Minnesota R                           702.0  703.5
RED EGFM5 East Grand Forks - Red R                        28.0   34.0
RED DRTN8 Drayton - 2NE - Red R @ Hwy 66 Bridge           32.0   34.0
RED PBNN8 Pembina - Red R                                 39.0   40.0
TMN MKLM5 Warren - 3ENE-Morkassel Brdg-Snake R            67.0   69.6
TMN HLLM5 Hallock - TWo Rivers R                         802.0  805.2
TND ENDN8 Enderlin - 1E - Maple R                          9.5   10.0
TND HWDN8 Harwood - Sheyenne R                           884.0  884.1
TND HGRN8 Hillsboro - Goose R                             10.0   12.0
WIS DDGW3 DODge - Trempealeau R                            9.0   10.2
WIS BABW3 Baraboo - WWTP & 5E - Baraboo R                 16.0   16.8
WIS VIOW3 Viola - Kickapoo R                              14.0   14.7
WIS REAW3 Readstown - Kickapoo R                          11.0   11.7
WIS GMIW3 Gays Mills - WWTP - Kickapoo R                  13.0   13.5

Sites with forecasts below flood stage but above a
user-defined threshold (FS=Flood Stage):
                                                                 MAX
RVF NWSLI    Station name/river                             FS   FCST
CIW LANM5 Lansing - Cedar R                               18.0   14.9
CIW TRCM5 Austin - 3NW - Turtle Cr                        10.5    8.7
CIW FNHI4 Finchford - W Fk Cedar R                        17.0   12.0
CIW MCWI4 Mason City - Winnebago R                        10.0    7.6
CIW SHRI4 Shell Rock - Shell Rock R                       13.5   12.2
CIW ALOI4 Waterloo - Cedar R                              13.0   11.5
CIW ROWI4 Rowan - 4NW - Iowa R                            12.5   11.8
CIW MIWI4 Marshalltown - WWTP - Iowa R                    19.0   15.1
CIW WAPI4 Wapello - Iowa R                                20.0   18.8
CIW OKVI4 Oakville - Iowa R                               10.0    9.4
DES AGNI4 Algona - 1NNW - E Fk Des Moines R               17.0   16.8
DES JCKM5 Jackson - Des Moines R                          12.0   11.2
DES EMTI4 Emmetsburg - 2NW - Des Moines R                 11.0   10.9
DES FODI4 Ft Dodge - Des Moines R                         10.5   10.3
DES STRI4 Stratford - 4WSW - Des Moines R                 21.0   16.7
DES DMOI4 Des Moines - 2ND Ave - Des Moines R             23.0   19.3
DES DESI4 Des Moines - SE 6TH St - Des Moines R           24.0   20.0
EWS OCTW3 Oconto - 5SW - Oconto R                          9.0    8.9
EWS LGLW3 Langlade - Wolf R                               11.5   11.0
GND EAGM4 Eagle - 2NNE - Looking Glass R                   7.0    5.5
GND MRPM4 Maple Rapids - Maple R                           9.0    8.6
GND IONM4 Ionia - Grand R                                 21.0   16.7
GND LWLM4 Lowell - Grand R                                15.0   10.3
GND HSTM4 Hastings - 3SE - Thornapple R                    7.0    5.3
GND SCTM4 Scottville - Pere Marquette R                    5.5    4.1
GND EVRM4 Evart - Muskegon R                              12.0   10.6
GND NEWM4 Newaygo - Bridge St - Muskegon R                11.0   10.4
GND BDGM4 Bridgeton - Muskegon R                          13.0   12.2
ILO HAVI2 Havana - Illinois R                             14.0   13.4
ILO BEAI2 Beardstown - Illinois R                         14.0   13.1
KDF BRGW3 Burlington - Fox R                              11.0    9.0
KDF NMSW3 New Munster - 2N - Fox R                        11.0   10.5
KSJ TRVM4 Three Rivers - WWTP & St Joseph R                7.0    6.4
KSJ CPEI3 Cosperville - N Br Elkhart R                     6.0    5.0
M10 LKCM5 Lake City - Mississippi R                       16.0   14.4
M10 ALMW3 Alma - L&D 4 - Mississippi R                    16.0   11.2
M10 MSCM5 Minnesota City - 6NW-L&D 5/Mississippi R       660.0  657.9
M10 WIDM5 Winona - 3NW-L&D 5A/Mississippi R              655.0  652.6
M10 WNAM5 Winona - Mississippi R                          13.0   11.5
M10 TREW3 Trempealeau - L&D 6 - Mississippi R            647.0  644.8
M10 LCRM5 La Crescent - L&D 7 - Mississippi R            641.0  638.3
M10 LACW3 La Crosse - (Pool 8 CP) Mississippi R           12.0   10.7
M10 GENW3 Genoa - L&D 8 - Mississippi R                  631.0  629.5
M10 LYNW3 Lynxville - L&D 9 - Mississippi R              625.0  620.5
M10 MCGI4 McGregor - No. 2 - Mississippi R                16.0   13.7
M10 GTTI4 Guttenberg - L&D 10 - Mississippi R             15.0   13.0
MEN WLKM4 Witch Lake - 2S Blo Witch Lk-Michigamme R        9.0    5.1
MEN CRYM4 Crystal Falls - 1NW - Paint R                    7.0    4.7
MEN NIAW3 Niagara - Menominee R                           13.0    9.8
MEN VLCM4 Vulcan - 3S - Menominee R                       15.0   10.7
MEN MCAW3 Wausaukee - 15E - Menominee R                   15.0   13.7
MIN MNKM5 Mankato - Minnesota R                           22.0   21.9
MIS CANM7 Canton - L&D 20 - Mississippi R                 14.0   12.8
MIS HNNM7 Hannibal - WTP - Mississippi R                  16.0   15.1
MIS SVRM7 Saverton - L&D 22 - Mississippi R               16.0   14.3
MIS LUSM7 Louisiana - WTP-(Pool 24 CP)-Mississippi R      15.0   13.6
MIS CLKM7 Clarksville - L&D 24 - Mississippi R            25.0   23.5
NLM SHRM4 Sherman - 1N - Manistee R                       15.0   14.4
RDW FTRM5 Fort Ripley - 1N - Mississippi R                10.0    9.9
RDW SCOM5 St Cloud - Mississippi R                         9.0    8.4
RDW DELM5 Delano - So Fk Crow R                           16.5   14.3
RDW STPM5 St Paul - Smith Ave Br - Mississippi R          14.0   12.9
RDW HSTM5 Hastings - L&D 2 / Mississippi R                15.0   14.9
RDW STLM5 Stillwater - St Croix R                         87.0   84.9
RED FGON8 Fargo - WTP - Red R                             18.0   17.5
RED HILN8 Hillsboro - 11ESE (Halstad MN)-Red R            26.0   24.5
SMS ANNM4 Ann Arbor - Huron R                             16.0   13.8
SMW SAGM4 Saginaw - No 3 - Saginaw R                      17.0   16.9
TMN HNDM5 Hendrum - Wild Rice R                           20.0   18.0
TND MPLN8 Mapleton - 3SW - Maple R                       905.0  903.8
WIS ARCW3 Arcadia - Trempealeau R                          8.0    7.2
WIS BRFW3 Black River Falls - Hwy 54 - Black R            47.0   45.8
WIS GALW3 Galesville - 5SE - Black R                      12.0   11.3
WIS ROTW3 Rothschild - Wisconsin R                        25.0   22.6
WIS BBCW3 Babcock - 1WNW - Yellow R                       12.0   11.6
WIS NCAW3 Necedah - Yellow R                              15.0   14.8
WIS PORW3 Portage - 1SE - WWTP / Wisconsin R              17.0   16.8
WIS RSPW3 Rock Springs - Baraboo R                        18.5   18.2
WIS LAFW3 La Farge - Kickapoo R                           12.0    9.9
WIS SOGW3 Soldiers Grove - Kickapoo R                     13.0   12.5
WIS STEW3 Steuben - 3NE - Kickapoo R                      12.0   11.8

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...Past Precipitation...
Observation times are in UTC.
Subtract 6 hrs for CST, 5 hrs for CDT/EST, 4 hrs for EDT.
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No measureable precipitation reported within the NCRFC area
of Iowa during the last 24 hours.

No measureable precipitation reported within the NCRFC area
of Illinois during the last 24 hours.

No measureable precipitation reported within the NCRFC area
of Indiana during the last 24 hours.

No measureable precipitation reported within the NCRFC area
of Michigan during the last 24 hours.

Top daily precipitation reports greater than zero from Minnesota:
LID      OBTIME/SHEF  VALUE   NAME / DETAIL                     STATE
LKFM5    DH1200/PPDRZ 0.001 : Lakefield 2NE                       MN
CLDM5    DH1300/PPDRZ 0.001 : Caledonia                           MN

No measureable precipitation reported within the NCRFC area
of Missouri during the last 24 hours.

No measureable precipitation reported within the NCRFC area
of North Dakota during the last 24 hours.

No measureable precipitation reported within the NCRFC area
of South Dakota during the last 24 hours.

Top daily precipitation reports greater than zero from Wisconsin:
LID      OBTIME/SHEF  VALUE   NAME / DETAIL                     STATE
WIIW03   DH1200/PPDRZ 0.001 : Mineral Point 7ENE                  WI

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See http://www.weather.gov/ncrfc/LMI_QCPCPN for all reports.


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


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