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AGUS73 KMSR 171613
HMDMSR

HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL FORECAST DISCUSSION
NWS NORTH CENTRAL RIVER FORECAST CENTER TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1113 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

...PRECIPITATION...
SNOW FELL ACROSS THE NORTHERN HALF OF MINNESOTA...NORTHERN
WISCONSIN AND INTO THE UPPER PENINSULA OF MICHIGAN DURING THE PAST
24 HOURS.HEAVY SNOW...BETWEEN TEN AND 15 INCHES...FELL OVER EAST
CENTRAL MINNESOTA...NORTHERN WISCONSIN AND THE WESTERN HALF OF THE
UPPER PENINSULA OF MICHIGAN. WATER EQUIVALENTS OF THE HEAVY SNOW
RANGED FROM SIX TENTHS TO NEARLY AN INCH AND A HALF.

THE SNOW IS FORECAST TO EXIT MICHIGAN TODAY AS THE NEXT WEATHER
SYSTEM MOVES INTO NORTH DAKOTA AND NORTHERN MINNESOTA FRIDAY. THIS
SYSTEM WILL MOVE SOUTH AND EAST ACROSS THE REGION DURING THE
WEEKEND AND EARLY NEXT WEEK. DAILY WATER EQUIVALENTS WILL RANGE
FROM A TENTH TO AROUND A HALF INCH EXCEPT FOR THE UPPER PENINSULA
OF MICHIGAN WHERE A HALF TO NEARLY AN INCH IS FORECAST SATURDAY
INTO SUNDAY.


...HYDROLOGIC CONDITIONS...

MODERATE FLOODING HAS ENDED FOR TWO LOCATIONS IN THE NORTHERN PART
OF  THE RED RIVER OF THE NORTH BASIN.  BUT AS THE WATER MOVES TO
THE NORTH ANOTHER LOCATION MAY ALSO REACH MODERATE LEVELS

IN MICHIGAN MODERATE FLOODING CONTINUES.  LOCATIONS ABOVE
MODERATE HAVE LEVELED OFF AT THIS TIME AND ARE GOING DOWN.

STAY TUNED TO YOUR LOCAL WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE FOR FURTHER
DETAILS AND UPDATES.

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: JMP ... LLD ... JDT ... RHR

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


$$

...RJW/MMZ...







000
AGUS73 KMSR 161608
HMDMSR

HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL FORECAST DISCUSSION
NWS NORTH CENTRAL RIVER FORECAST CENTER TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1108 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...PRECIPITATION...
PRECIPITATION ENDED ACROSS THE EASTERN THIRD OF THE REGION TUESDAY
AS SNOW MOVED INTO THE WEST. BY 7 AM CDT THE DAKOTAS AND PORTIONS
OF MINNESOTA HAD RECEIVED UP TO ONE FIFTH OF AN INCH OF WATER
EQUIVALENT FROM SNOW.  PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS ACROSS MICHIGAN WERE
GENERALLY ONLY A FEW HUNDREDTHS.

SNOW IS FORECAST TO CONTINUE INTO THURSDAY ACROSS THE NORTH. THE
HEAVIEST AMOUNTS...UP TO A FOOT...ARE EXPECTED TO FALL FROM
NORTHERN WISCONSIN INTO THE WESTERN UPPER PENINSULA OF MICHIGAN.
WATER EQUIVALENTS OF THE SNOW WILL RANGE FROM A QUARTER INCH IN
WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA TO BETWEEN AN INCH AND AN INCH AND A
QUARTER IN THE WESTERN UPPER PENINSULA OF MICHIGAN.

DRY WEATHER SHOULD RETURN TO MOST OF THE REGION THURSDAY AND
FRIDAY AND CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY BEFORE THE NEXT WEATHER SYSTEM
ARRIVES ON SUNDAY AND CONTINUES INTO MONDAY. PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS
SUNDAY AND MONDAY ARE FORECAST TO REACH A QUARTER INCH IOWA...
ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN MINNESOTA...WISCONSIN AND MICHIGAN. SCATTERED
AMOUNT UP TO THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH ARE ALSO POSSIBLE IN
WISCONSIN.

...HYDROLOGIC CONDITIONS...

MODERATE FLOODING CONTINUES TO OCCUR IN THE NORTHERN PART OF
THE RED RIVER OF THE NORTH BASIN.

IN MICHIGAN MODERATE FLOODING CONTINUES ALSO.  THE LOCATIONS AT
MODERATE AND ABOVE ARE LEVELING OFF AT THIS TIME OR ARE ALREADY
GOING DOWN.  A NUMBER OF LOCATIONS DID EXCEED RECORD LEVELS.

A NUMBER OF RESERVOIRS IN MICHIGAN DID FILL ABOVE THEIR NORMAL
LEVELS.  THEREFORE IT WILL TAKE A NUMBER OF DAYS FOR THESE
RESERVOIRS TO RETURN TO LOWER LEVELS.  THIS WILL OF COURSE SLOW
DOWN THE RATE OF FALL FOR POINTS DOWNSTREAM OF THESE RESERVOIRS.

STAY TUNED TO YOUR LOCAL WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE FOR FURTHER
DETAILS AND UPDATES.


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:

NCRFC WILL BE STAFFED UNTIL MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. A HYDROLOGIST WILL
BE BACK IN AT 4 AM CDT THURSDAY. IF ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED OUTSIDE
THESE HOURS USE THE FOLLOWING CALL BACK LIST:  MMZ ... RJW

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


$$

...RJW/MMZ...







000
AGUS73 KMSR 151619
HMDMSR

HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL FORECAST DISCUSSION
NWS NORTH CENTRAL RIVER FORECAST CENTER TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1119 AM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...PRECIPITATION...
PRECIPITATION FELL ACROSS THE EASTERN HALF OF THE NCRFC REGION
DURING THE PAST 24 HOURS. A MIXTURE OF RAIN AND SNOW WAS REPORTED
BRINGING ANOTHER TENTH TO HALF INCH WATER EQUIVALENT TO AN ALREADY
SATURATED SOIL.

LITTLE PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE REGION DURING THE NEXT
24 HOURS. A TENTH OF AN INCH WATER EQUIVALENT IS FORECAST ACROSS
EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA TO CENTRAL MINNESOTA. THIS WEATHER SYSTEM
MOVES EAST TO NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA...NORTHERN WISCONSIN AND THE
UPPER PENINSULA OF MICHIGAN WHERE UP TO A FOOT OF SNOW COULD FALL
BY THURSDAY MORNING. WATER EQUIVALENTS WILL REACH A HALF TO THREE
QUARTERS OF AN INCH...ESPECIALLY IN THE UPPER PENINSULA OF
MICHIGAN.

...HYDROLOGIC CONDITIONS...

MODERATE FLOODING CONTINUES TO OCCUR IN THE NORTHERN PART OF
THE RED RIVER OF THE NORTH BASIN.

WHILE IN MICHIGAN IN ADDITION TO MODERATE FLOODING.  MAJOR AND
RECORD FLOODING IS OCCURRING IN SOME LOCATIONS AND IS FORECASTED
TO OCCUR IN OTHER AREAS.  BASINS AFFECTED INCLUDE THE
GND ... SMW AND NLM

STAY TUNED TO YOUR LOCAL WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE FOR FURTHER
DETAILS AND UPDATES.

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


THE NCRFC WILL BE STAFFED OVERNIGHT DUE TO MAJOR TO RECORD
FLOODING.  PLEASE CALL OUR OPERATIONAL PHONE OR USE CHAT TO
COMMUNICATE ANY ISSUES OR CONCERNS.


$$

...RJW/MMZ...







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