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Hydrometeorological Forecast Discussion
NWS North Central River Forecast Center Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
1115 AM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

River flooding due to snowmelt continues to occurr from the Daktoas
across to Michigan.  Some of the smaller tributaries are nearing
crest and over the next week or two rises in the mainstem Mississippi
will be occurring.  At this point, with little rainfall, only
moderate flooding is expected at some locations.  There are currently
101 active locations with 40 of those above flood stage or moderate
flood stage.

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
CHP Chippewa R Basin                   2018-04-25 14:34 UTC
CIW Cedar/Iowa R Basin                 2018-04-25 14:40 UTC
DES Des Moines R Basin                 2018-04-25 14:35 UTC
EWS Ern Wisconsin Basins to Lk MI      2018-04-25 14:28 UTC
GND Grand, Muskegon/White Basins, MI   2018-04-25 14:28 UTC
ILO Mainstem Illinois R                2018-04-25 13:36 UTC
KBM Kaskaskia and Big Muddy R Basin    2018-04-25 14:29 UTC
KDF Illinois R tribs abv LaSalle, IL   2018-04-25 13:05 UTC
M10 Miss. R - Lake City, MN-L&D 10     2018-04-25 14:45 UTC
M19 Miss. R - L&D 11-Gregory Landing   2018-04-25 14:53 UTC
MEN Menominee R - NE WI & U.P. of MI   2018-04-25 14:43 UTC
MIN Minnesota R abv Shakopee, MN       2018-04-25 14:00 UTC
MIS Miss. R - L&D 20 to Chester, IL    2018-04-25 16:01 UTC
MIS Miss. R - L&D 20 to Chester, IL    2018-04-25 16:04 UTC
NLM Northern Lower Michigan rivers     2018-04-25 14:41 UTC
RCK Rock R Basin                       2018-04-25 13:43 UTC
RDW Mississippi R abv Red Wing, MN     2018-04-25 14:52 UTC
RDW Mississippi R abv Red Wing, MN     2018-04-25 14:56 UTC
RED Red R of the North mainstem        2018-04-25 13:29 UTC
SMS Southeastern Michigan Streams      2018-04-25 12:38 UTC
SRS Souris R Basin                     2018-04-25 15:15 UTC
TIA Misc Iowa Tribs to Miss. R         2018-04-25 13:10 UTC
TMN Red R tribs in Minnesota           2018-04-25 13:10 UTC
TND Red R tribs in North Dakota        2018-04-25 13:08 UTC
UPM Upper Michigan Peninsula rivers    2018-04-25 13:28 UTC
WIS Wisconsin R Basin                  2018-04-25 12:55 UTC
WIS Wisconsin R Basin                  2018-04-25 13:42 UTC

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Sites with forecasts above moderate flood level (FS=Flood Stage):
                                                                 MAX
RVF NWSLI    Station name/river                             FS   FCST
MIN MSHM5 Marshall - 1W - Redwood R                       14.0   15.4
MIN NWUM5 New Ulm - 2S - Cottonwood R                     11.0   15.1
MIN MVOM5 Montevideo - Minnesota R                        14.0   16.5
MIN JDNM5 Jordan - Minnesota R                            25.0   28.1
RDW STPM5 St Paul - Smith Ave Br - Mississippi R          14.0   15.5
RDW HSTM5 Hastings - L&D 2 / Mississippi R                15.0   17.4
RED OSLM5 Oslo - Red R                                    26.0   33.1
TMN ALVM5 Alvarado - Snake R                             106.0  108.4
TND HGRN8 Hillsboro - Goose R                             10.0   13.7

Sites with forecasts above flood stage (FS):
                                                                 MAX
RVF NWSLI    Station name/river                             FS   FCST
CHP DURW3 Durand - Chippewa R                             13.0   13.6
CIW CEDI4 Cedar Falls - Cedar R                           88.0   89.3
DES ESVI4 Estherville - Des Moines R                       8.0   11.6
DES EMTI4 Emmetsburg - 2NW - Des Moines R                 11.0   11.4
DES HBTI4 Humboldt - WTP - Des Moines R                   10.0   10.6
EWS OCTW3 Oconto - 5SW - Oconto R                          9.0    9.0
EWS SHIW3 Shiocton - Wolf R                               12.0   13.2
EWS NEWW3 New London - 2SE - Wolf R                        9.0    9.0
EWS ROYW3 Royalton - Ltl Wolf R                            5.0    5.0
KBM CRLI2 Carlyle - Carlyle Lk (TW)-Kaskaskia R          423.5  425.5
M10 WABM5 Wabasha - (Pool 4 CP) Mississippi R             12.0   13.4
M10 WIDM5 Winona - 3NW-L&D 5A/Mississippi R              655.0  655.7
M10 WNAM5 Winona - Mississippi R                          13.0   14.1
M10 TREW3 Trempealeau - L&D 6 - Mississippi R            647.0  647.3
M10 LACW3 La Crosse - (Pool 8 CP) Mississippi R           12.0   12.5
M10 GENW3 Genoa - L&D 8 - Mississippi R                  631.0  631.5
M10 MCGI4 McGregor - No. 2 - Mississippi R                16.0   16.4
MIN RWDM5 Redwood Falls - 3SW - Redwood R                  6.0   10.1
MIN MNKM5 Mankato - Minnesota R                           22.0   22.0
MIN HENM5 Henderson - Minnesota R                        732.0  734.6
RDW FTRM5 Fort Ripley - 1N - Mississippi R                10.0   10.0
RDW MAYM5 Mayer - So Fk Crow R                            11.0   12.6
RDW SAVM5 Savage - Minnesota R                           702.0  707.8
RED EGFM5 East Grand Forks - Red R                        28.0   34.8
RED DRTN8 Drayton - 2NE - Red R @ Hwy 66 Bridge           32.0   34.8
RED PBNN8 Pembina - Red R                                 39.0   40.0
SRS TOWN8 Towner - Souris R                             1454.0 1455.5
SRS BANN8 Bantry - 8E - Souris R                        1440.0 1440.2
TMN HLLM5 Hallock - TWo Rivers R                         802.0  803.4
TND ENDN8 Enderlin - 1E - Maple R                          9.5   10.0
WIS NCAW3 Necedah - Yellow R                              15.0   16.4

Sites with forecasts below flood stage but above a
user-defined threshold (FS=Flood Stage):
                                                                 MAX
RVF NWSLI    Station name/river                             FS   FCST
CHP ECLW3 Eau Claire - Chippewa R                        773.0  770.5
CIW MCWI4 Mason City - Winnebago R                        10.0    7.0
CIW SHRI4 Shell Rock - Shell Rock R                       13.5   11.6
CIW ALOI4 Waterloo - Cedar R                              13.0   10.7
CIW CNEI4 Conesville - 4NE - Cedar R                      13.0   12.4
CIW ROWI4 Rowan - 4NW - Iowa R                            12.5   11.0
CIW OKVI4 Oakville - Iowa R                               10.0    8.0
DES AGNI4 Algona - 1NNW - E Fk Des Moines R               17.0   16.9
DES JCKM5 Jackson - Des Moines R                          12.0   11.3
DES FODI4 Ft Dodge - Des Moines R                         10.5    9.9
DES STRI4 Stratford - 4WSW - Des Moines R                 21.0   15.7
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   20.5
EWS LGLW3 Langlade - Wolf R                               11.5   10.0
GND EAGM4 Eagle - 2NNE - Looking Glass R                   7.0    5.6
GND MRPM4 Maple Rapids - Maple R                           9.0    7.5
GND IONM4 Ionia - Grand R                                 21.0   14.1
GND EVRM4 Evart - Muskegon R                              12.0   10.2
GND NEWM4 Newaygo - Bridge St - Muskegon R                11.0   10.2
GND BDGM4 Bridgeton - Muskegon R                          13.0   12.0
ILO HAVI2 Havana - Illinois R                             14.0   13.3
M10 LKCM5 Lake City - Mississippi R                       16.0   15.9
M10 ALMW3 Alma - L&D 4 - Mississippi R                    16.0   12.7
M10 MSCM5 Minnesota City - 6NW-L&D 5/Mississippi R       660.0  659.9
M10 LCRM5 La Crescent - L&D 7 - Mississippi R            641.0  640.7
M10 LNSI4 Lansing - (Pool 9 CP) Mississippi R             17.0   13.0
M10 LYNW3 Lynxville - L&D 9 - Mississippi R              625.0  623.3
M10 GTTI4 Guttenberg - L&D 10 - Mississippi R             15.0   14.5
M19 DBQI4 Dubuque - No.2 - Mississippi R                  17.0   16.5
M19 RCKI2 Rock Island - L&D 15 - Mississippi R            15.0   13.4
M19 GLDI2 Gladstone - 4WNW - L&D 18 / Mississippi R       10.0    9.1
M19 BRLI4 Burlington - Mississippi R                      15.0   14.2
MEN WLKM4 Witch Lake - 2S Blo Witch Lk-Michigamme R        9.0    5.5
MEN CRYM4 Crystal Falls - 1NW - Paint R                    7.0    4.9
MEN NIAW3 Niagara - Menominee R                           13.0    8.8
MEN VLCM4 Vulcan - 3S - Menominee R                       15.0    9.3
MEN MCAW3 Wausaukee - 15E - Menominee R                   15.0   12.9
MIN GTEM5 Granite Falls - Minnesota R                    888.5  886.5
MIS CANM7 Canton - L&D 20 - Mississippi R                 14.0   13.2
MIS QLDI2 Quincy L&D21 - L&D 21 - Mississippi R           17.0   15.1
MIS HNNM7 Hannibal - WTP - Mississippi R                  16.0   15.6
MIS SVRM7 Saverton - L&D 22 - Mississippi R               16.0   14.8
MIS LUSM7 Louisiana - WTP-(Pool 24 CP)-Mississippi R      15.0   14.5
MIS CLKM7 Clarksville - L&D 24 - Mississippi R            25.0   24.5
MIS CAGM7 Cap Au Gris - L&D 25 - Mississippi R            26.0   24.4
NLM SHRM4 Sherman - 1N - Manistee R                       15.0   14.3
RDW SCOM5 St Cloud - Mississippi R                         9.0    8.0
RDW DELM5 Delano - So Fk Crow R                           16.5   16.4
RDW RKFM5 Rockford - Crow R                               10.0    9.9
RDW STLM5 Stillwater - St Croix R                         87.0   86.4
RDW RDWM5 Red Wing - L&D 3 - Mississippi R               680.5  680.2
RDW REDM5 Red Wing - Mississippi R                        14.0   13.4
SMS ANNM4 Ann Arbor - Huron R                             16.0   13.5
TMN MKLM5 Warren - 3ENE-Morkassel Brdg-Snake R            67.0   66.5
WIS DDGW3 Dodge - Trempealeau R                            9.0    8.0
WIS BRFW3 Black River Falls - Hwy 54 - Black R            47.0   44.7
WIS GALW3 Galesville - 5SE - Black R                      12.0   11.5
WIS ROTW3 Rothschild - Wisconsin R                        25.0   22.8
WIS PORW3 Portage - 1SE - WWTP / Wisconsin R              17.0   16.7
WIS RSPW3 Rock Springs - Baraboo R                        18.5   14.2

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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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Top daily precipitation reports greater than zero from Iowa:
LID      OBTIME/SHEF  VALUE   NAME / DETAIL                     STATE
SACI4    DH1200/PPDRZ  0.03 : Sac City                            IA
IACH02   DH1200/PPDRZ  0.02 : Manson 1NE                          IA
NWLI4    DH1200/PPDRP  0.01 : Newell 1SSW                         IA
IACL03   DH1200/PPDRZ  0.01 : Murray                              IA
SCRI4    DH1200/PPDRG  0.01 : Sac City 5S                         IA

Top daily precipitation reports greater than zero from Illinois:
LID      OBTIME/SHEF  VALUE   NAME / DETAIL                     STATE
CAYI2    DH1100/PPDRZ  0.08 : Carlyle 1NE - Carlyle Rsvr          IL
HOFI2    DH1200/PPDRG  0.08 : Hoffman 2SW                         IL
CAYI2    DH1200/PPDRG  0.06 : Carlyle 1NE - Carlyle Rsvr          IL
ILPY01   DH1200/PPDRZ  0.03 : Coulterville 4SE                    IL
VDYI2    DH1200/PPDRG  0.02 : Venedy Station 1NW                  IL

Top daily precipitation reports greater than zero from Indiana:
LID      OBTIME/SHEF  VALUE   NAME / DETAIL                     STATE
INSN12   DH1045/PPDRZ  0.05 : Hudson                              IN
INSN02   DH1000/PPDRZ  0.04 : Hudson 4NNW                         IN
INSN33   DH1015/PPDRZ  0.02 : Angola 2WNW                         IN
INSN25   DH1000/PPDRZ  0.02 : Angola 1S                           IN
INSN03   DH1230/PPDRZ  0.02 : Hudson 5N                           IN

Top daily precipitation reports greater than zero from Michigan:
LID      OBTIME/SHEF  VALUE   NAME / DETAIL                     STATE
NWPM4    DH1100/PPDRZ  0.48 : Newport 4SSE                        MI
MIWY123  DH1201/PPDRZ  0.41 : Flat Rock 1NNW                      MI
MISC03   DH1328/PPDRZ  0.38 : Port Huron 2W                       MI
ONZ      DH1155/PPDRZ  0.36 : Detroit - Grosse Ile Muni Arpt      MI
MNRM4    DH1300/PPDRZ  0.36 : Monroe                              MI

Top daily precipitation reports greater than zero from Minnesota:
LID      OBTIME/SHEF  VALUE   NAME / DETAIL                     STATE
OTTM5    DH1050/PPDRZ  0.08 : Ottertail                           MN
RUSM5    DH1200/PPDRG  0.06 : Russell                             MN
BSTM5    DH1200/PPDRG  0.06 : Ortonville 6SE /RAWS/               MN
MNBK10   DH1200/PPDRZ  0.06 : Detroit Lakes 6N                    MN
MNOT03   DH1200/PPDRZ  0.05 : Battle                              MN

Top daily precipitation reports greater than zero from Missouri:
LID      OBTIME/SHEF  VALUE   NAME / DETAIL                     STATE
MOCF01   DH1300/PPDRZ  0.01 : Steelville 6SW                      MO
OFLM7    DH1200/PPDRZ 0.001 : O`Fallon 2SSW                       MO
MORP06   DH1000/PPDRZ 0.001 : Fairdealing 6W                      MO
MOSG05   DH1200/PPDRZ 0.001 : Ste. Genevieve 11SSW                MO

Top daily precipitation reports greater than zero from North Dakota:
LID      OBTIME/SHEF  VALUE   NAME / DETAIL                     STATE
HVNN8    DH1200/PPDRZ  0.16 : Havana                              ND
BMTN8    DH1200/PPDRP  0.14 : Brampton 2WSW (NDAWN)               ND
LGRN8    DH1200/PPDRZ  0.12 : Lidgerwood                          ND
4283N8   DH1200/PPDRZ  0.09 : Forman 4NW                          ND
0712N8   DH1200/PPDRZ  0.08 : Brampton 7WSW                       ND

Top daily precipitation reports greater than zero from South Dakota:
LID      OBTIME/SHEF  VALUE   NAME / DETAIL                     STATE
VTRS2    DH1200/PPDRZ  0.10 : Victor 4NNE                         SD
SDRB04   DH1200/PPDRZ  0.07 : Sisseton 10ENE                      SD
OAKS2    DH1200/PPDRP  0.06 : Astoria 2S                          SD
SDRB14   DH1200/PPDRZ  0.04 : Sisseton                            SD
8D3      DH1156/PPDRZ  0.03 : Sisseton Muni Arpt                  SD

Top daily precipitation reports greater than zero from Wisconsin:
LID      OBTIME/SHEF  VALUE   NAME / DETAIL                     STATE
WIIR03   DH1200/PPDRZ  0.14 : Pence                               WI
FLNW3    DH1200/PPDRZ  0.06 : Florence                            WI
ANTW3    DH1300/PPDRZ  0.06 : Antigo                              WI
WION06   DH1215/PPDRZ  0.05 : Rhinelander 5N                      WI
EVRW3    DH1120/PPDRZ  0.05 : Eagle River 4E                      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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