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Hydrometeorological Forecast Discussion
NWS North Central River Forecast Center Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
1042 AM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

Ideal conditions for river flooding due to snowmelt in the northern
basins continues over the next week with very little rainfall expected.

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                   2018-04-22 12:52 UTC
CIW Cedar/Iowa R Basin                 2018-04-22 14:46 UTC
DES Des Moines R Basin                 2018-04-22 14:48 UTC
EWS Ern Wisconsin Basins to Lk MI      2018-04-22 14:29 UTC
GND Grand, Muskegon/White Basins, MI   2018-04-22 14:58 UTC
ILO Mainstem Illinois R                2018-04-22 15:01 UTC
KBM Kaskaskia and Big Muddy R Basin    2018-04-22 14:26 UTC
KDF Illinois R tribs abv LaSalle, IL   2018-04-22 12:52 UTC
KSJ Kalamazoo/St Joseph Bsns-MI & IN   2018-04-22 13:42 UTC
M10 Miss. R - Lake City, MN-L&D 10     2018-04-22 15:10 UTC
M19 Miss. R - L&D 11-Gregory Landing   2018-04-22 15:03 UTC
MEN Menominee R - NE WI & U.P. of MI   2018-04-22 14:49 UTC
MIN Minnesota R abv Shakopee, MN       2018-04-22 13:54 UTC
MIS Miss. R - L&D 20 to Chester, IL    2018-04-22 15:16 UTC
NLM Northern Lower Michigan rivers     2018-04-22 13:44 UTC
RCK Rock R Basin                       2018-04-22 13:56 UTC
RDW Mississippi R abv Red Wing, MN     2018-04-22 14:05 UTC
RED Red R of the North mainstem        2018-04-22 14:34 UTC
SMS Southeastern Michigan Streams      2018-04-22 14:59 UTC
SMW Saginaw Basin in MI                2018-04-22 13:48 UTC
TIA Misc Iowa Tribs to Miss. R         2018-04-22 14:07 UTC
TMN Red R tribs in Minnesota           2018-04-22 13:10 UTC
TND Red R tribs in North Dakota        2018-04-22 13:01 UTC
UPM Upper Michigan Peninsula rivers    2018-04-22 14:47 UTC
WIS Wisconsin R Basin                  2018-04-22 13:37 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   13.9
MIN MVOM5 Montevideo - Minnesota R                        14.0   16.1
RED OSLM5 Oslo - Red R                                    26.0   33.0
TMN ALVM5 Alvarado - Snake R                             106.0  109.3

Sites with forecasts above flood stage (FS):
                                                                 MAX
RVF NWSLI    Station name/river                             FS   FCST
CIW CEDI4 Cedar Falls - Cedar R                           88.0   89.6
CIW CNEI4 Conesville - 4NE - Cedar R                      13.0   13.0
DES ESVI4 Estherville - Des Moines R                       8.0   10.2
DES HBTI4 Humboldt - WTP - Des Moines R                   10.0   10.2
EWS OCTW3 Oconto - 5SW - Oconto R                          9.0    9.5
EWS SHIW3 Shiocton - Wolf R                               12.0   13.4
EWS NEWW3 New London - 2SE - Wolf R                        9.0    9.1
EWS ROYW3 Royalton - Ltl Wolf R                            5.0    5.8
KBM CRLI2 Carlyle - Carlyle Lk (TW)-Kaskaskia R          423.5  425.9
KDF SLBI3 Shelby - Kankakee R                              9.0    9.5
M10 WABM5 Wabasha - (Pool 4 CP) Mississippi R             12.0   13.1
MIN MSHM5 Marshall - 1W - Redwood R                       14.0   14.7
MIN RWDM5 Redwood Falls - 3SW - Redwood R                  6.0    7.6
MIN HENM5 Henderson - Minnesota R                        732.0  735.0
MIN JDNM5 Jordan - Minnesota R                            25.0   27.0
NLM STRM4 Sterling - 3N - Rifle R                          6.0    7.0
RDW FTRM5 Fort Ripley - 1N - Mississippi R                10.0   10.4
RDW SAVM5 Savage - Minnesota R                           702.0  704.2
RDW STPM5 St Paul - Smith Ave Br - Mississippi R          14.0   14.0
RDW HSTM5 Hastings - L&D 2 / Mississippi R                15.0   15.9
RED EGFM5 East Grand Forks - Red R                        28.0   35.0
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   69.0
TMN HLLM5 Hallock - TWo Rivers R                         802.0  804.5
TND ENDN8 Enderlin - 1E - Maple R                          9.5    9.7
TND HGRN8 Hillsboro - Goose R                             10.0   12.5
WIS DDGW3 DODge - Trempealeau R                            9.0    9.6
WIS BRFW3 Black River Falls - Hwy 54 - Black R            47.0   47.4
WIS BABW3 Baraboo - WWTP & 5E - Baraboo R                 16.0   16.1

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  771.6
CIW TRCM5 Austin - 3NW - Turtle Cr                        10.5    7.5
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   12.0
CIW ALOI4 Waterloo - Cedar R                              13.0   11.2
CIW ROWI4 Rowan - 4NW - Iowa R                            12.5   11.7
CIW MIWI4 Marshalltown - WWTP - Iowa R                    19.0   14.5
CIW WAPI4 Wapello - Iowa R                                20.0   19.1
CIW OKVI4 Oakville - Iowa R                               10.0    8.9
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   10.4
DES FODI4 Ft Dodge - Des Moines R                         10.5   10.1
DES STRI4 Stratford - 4WSW - Des Moines R                 21.0   16.4
DES DMOI4 Des Moines - 2ND Ave - Des Moines R             23.0   19.4
DES DESI4 Des Moines - SE 6TH St - Des Moines R           24.0   20.2
EWS LGLW3 Langlade - Wolf R                               11.5   11.0
GND EAGM4 Eagle - 2NNE - Looking Glass R                   7.0    5.6
GND MRPM4 Maple Rapids - Maple R                           9.0    8.2
GND IONM4 Ionia - Grand R                                 21.0   16.1
GND SCTM4 Scottville - Pere Marquette R                    5.5    4.1
GND EVRM4 Evart - Muskegon R                              12.0   10.2
GND NEWM4 Newaygo - Bridge St - Muskegon R                11.0   10.5
GND BDGM4 Bridgeton - Muskegon R                          13.0   12.3
ILO HAVI2 Havana - Illinois R                             14.0   13.4
ILO BEAI2 Beardstown - Illinois R                         14.0   13.1
KSJ TRVM4 Three Rivers - WWTP & St Joseph R                7.0    6.1
KSJ CPEI3 Cosperville - N Br Elkhart R                     6.0    5.0
M10 LKCM5 Lake City - Mississippi R                       16.0   15.1
M10 ALMW3 Alma - L&D 4 - Mississippi R                    16.0   12.2
M10 MSCM5 Minnesota City - 6NW-L&D 5/Mississippi R       660.0  659.0
M10 WIDM5 Winona - 3NW-L&D 5A/Mississippi R              655.0  653.9
M10 WNAM5 Winona - Mississippi R                          13.0   12.8
M10 TREW3 Trempealeau - L&D 6 - Mississippi R            647.0  645.9
M10 LCRM5 La Crescent - L&D 7 - Mississippi R            641.0  639.4
M10 LACW3 La Crosse - (Pool 8 CP) Mississippi R           12.0   11.5
M10 GENW3 Genoa - L&D 8 - Mississippi R                  631.0  630.3
M10 LYNW3 Lynxville - L&D 9 - Mississippi R              625.0  621.1
M10 MCGI4 McGregor - No. 2 - Mississippi R                16.0   14.5
M10 GTTI4 Guttenberg - L&D 10 - Mississippi R             15.0   13.5
MEN WLKM4 Witch Lake - 2S Blo Witch Lk-Michigamme R        9.0    5.2
MEN CRYM4 Crystal Falls - 1NW - Paint R                    7.0    4.8
MEN NIAW3 Niagara - Menominee R                           13.0    9.9
MEN VLCM4 Vulcan - 3S - Menominee R                       15.0   11.0
MEN MCAW3 Wausaukee - 15E - Menominee R                   15.0   13.9
MIN MNKM5 Mankato - Minnesota R                           22.0   21.9
MIS CANM7 Canton - L&D 20 - Mississippi R                 14.0   13.2
MIS HNNM7 Hannibal - WTP - Mississippi R                  16.0   15.2
MIS SVRM7 Saverton - L&D 22 - Mississippi R               16.0   14.8
MIS LUSM7 Louisiana - WTP-(Pool 24 CP)-Mississippi R      15.0   14.2
MIS CLKM7 Clarksville - L&D 24 - Mississippi R            25.0   24.1
MIS CAGM7 Cap Au Gris - L&D 25 - Mississippi R            26.0   24.2
NLM SHRM4 Sherman - 1N - Manistee R                       15.0   14.3
RDW SCOM5 St Cloud - Mississippi R                         9.0    8.1
RDW MAYM5 Mayer - So Fk Crow R                            11.0   10.9
RDW DELM5 Delano - So Fk Crow R                           16.5   15.7
RDW RKFM5 Rockford - Crow R                               10.0    9.4
RDW STLM5 Stillwater - St Croix R                         87.0   85.4
RED FGON8 Fargo - WTP - Red R                             18.0   17.1
RED HILN8 Hillsboro - 11ESE (Halstad MN)-Red R            26.0   25.0
SMS ANNM4 Ann Arbor - Huron R                             16.0   13.6
SMW SAGM4 Saginaw - No 3 - Saginaw R                      17.0   16.4
TMN HNDM5 Hendrum - Wild Rice R                           20.0   18.0
TND MPLN8 Mapleton - 3SW - Maple R                       905.0  902.2
WIS ARCW3 Arcadia - Trempealeau R                          8.0    6.9
WIS GALW3 Galesville - 5SE - Black R                      12.0   11.3
WIS ROTW3 Rothschild - Wisconsin R                        25.0   22.5
WIS BBCW3 Babcock - 1WNW - Yellow R                       12.0   11.2
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   17.9
WIS VIOW3 Viola - Kickapoo R                              14.0   13.3
WIS REAW3 Readstown - Kickapoo R                          11.0   10.2
WIS SOGW3 Soldiers Grove - Kickapoo R                     13.0   10.7
WIS GMIW3 Gays Mills - WWTP - Kickapoo R                  13.0   11.8
WIS STEW3 Steuben - 3NE - Kickapoo R                      12.0   10.4

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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
YSPI4    DH1200/PPDRG  0.01 : Harpers Ferry 5WSW /RAWS/           IA
DBQI4    DH1200/PPDRG  0.01 : Dubuque                             IA
CIYI4    DH1200/PPDRZ 0.001 : Charles City                        IA
EKRI4    DH1200/PPDRZ 0.001 : Elkader 6SSW                        IA
VOLI4    DH1110/PPDRZ 0.001 : Volga 1NE                           IA

Top daily precipitation reports greater than zero from Illinois:
LID      OBTIME/SHEF  VALUE   NAME / DETAIL                     STATE
ILWM12   DH1200/PPDRZ  0.14 : Marion 8SSW                         IL
ILSP06   DH1250/PPDRZ  0.11 : Freeport 2NW                        IL
ILFK05   DH1300/PPDRZ  0.10 : West Frankfort                      IL
PNKI2    DH1200/PPDRZ  0.09 : Pinckneyville 2N                    IL
FEEI2    DH1200/PPDRZ  0.08 : Freeport WWTP                       IL

Top daily precipitation reports greater than zero from Indiana:
LID      OBTIME/SHEF  VALUE   NAME / DETAIL                     STATE
INPT32   DH1200/PPDRZ 0.001 : Portage 1ESE                        IN
INLP02   DH1300/PPDRZ 0.001 : Wanatah 4ESE                        IN

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

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

Top daily precipitation reports greater than zero from Missouri:
LID      OBTIME/SHEF  VALUE   NAME / DETAIL                     STATE
MOPH16   DH1320/PPDRZ  0.21 : Rolla 1NE                           MO
IRNM7    DH1200/PPDRG  0.16 : Irondale                            MO
MOFR07   DH1345/PPDRZ  0.13 : St. Clair 4W                        MO
MOWS02   DH1300/PPDRZ  0.10 : Potosi 3W                           MO
MOSG02   DH1200/PPDRZ  0.10 : Ste. Genevieve 10WSW                MO

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
PDC      DH1155/PPDRZ  0.01 : Prairie Du Chien 2SE - Muni Arpt    WI
MONW3    DH1200/PPDRZ 0.001 : Monroe 1W                           WI
CBCW3    DH1300/PPDRZ 0.001 : Cuba City                           WI
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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