Short Term Forecast
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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
707 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

MNZ041>043-047>051-054>070-073>078-082>085-091>093-190230-
DOUGLAS-TODD-MORRISON-STEVENS-POPE-STEARNS-BENTON-SHERBURNE-
LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-WRIGHT-HENNEPIN-
ANOKA-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-
CARVER-SCOTT-DAKOTA-REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-RICE-GOODHUE-
WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALEXANDRIA...LONG PRAIRIE...
LITTLE FALLS...MORRIS...GLENWOOD...ST. CLOUD...FOLEY...
ELK RIVER...MADISON...BENSON...MONTEVIDEO...WILLMAR...
LITCHFIELD...MONTICELLO...MINNEAPOLIS...BLAINE...ST. PAUL...
STILLWATER...GRANITE FALLS...OLIVIA...HUTCHINSON...GAYLORD...
CHASKA...SHAKOPEE...HASTINGS...REDWOOD FALLS...NEW ULM...
ST. PETER...LE SUEUR...FARIBAULT...RED WING...ST. JAMES...
MANKATO...WASECA...OWATONNA...FAIRMONT...BLUE EARTH...ALBERT LEA
707 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

.NOW...
A LARGE AREA OF MAINLY LIGHT TO MODERATE SHOWERS...WITH EMBEDDED
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS...WILL CONTINUE TO PLAGUE PORTIONS OF
SOUTHERN MINNESOTA...INTO THE 8 PM HOUR. MOST OF THIS ACTIVITY
...WILL BE SEEN SOUTH OF A LINE...FROM ALEXANDRIA TO NORTH
BRANCH...PRIOR TO 9 PM. ALL ACTIVITY IS MARCHING TOWARD THE
NORTH NORTHWEST...AT 30 MPH. RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL VARY FROM
A FEW HUNDREDTHS...TO AS MUCH AS THREE TENTHS OF AN INCH
...WITH HEAVIEST AMOUNTS SOUTH OF A RENVILLE TO GAYLORD TO
LE CENTER LINE. MUCH OF THE MINNEAPOLIS METRO AREA WILL BE
OVERRUN BY THIS PRECIPITATION SHIELD BY 930 PM.

$$

WIZ024-026-190230-
PIERCE-PEPIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PRESCOTT...DURAND
707 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

.NOW...
AN AREA OF MAINLY LIGHT TO MODERATE SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS...WILL ENTER FAR SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF PIERCE AND
PEPIN COUNTIES AFTER 930 PM. LOOK FOR RAINFALL TO SLOWLY
ENCOMPASS MUCH OF THESE COUNTIES BY 11 PM...PROVIDING MOISTURE
VALUES BETWEEN A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH...TO NEAR ONE TENTH OF
AN INCH. ALL ACTIVITY IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NORTHWEST AT
30 MPH...BUT BUILDING TOWARD THE EAST.

$$


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