THE HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER

CAMP SPRINGS, MD


STORM SUMMARY MESSAGE



STORM SUMMARY NUMBER 1 FOR CENTRAL PLAINS/MIDWEST HEAVY RAINS
NWS HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER CAMP SPRINGS MD
400 PM CDT WED AUG 22 2007

...HEAVY RAIN THREAT EXPECTED TO CONTINUE ACROSS NORTHERN SECTIONS
OF THE CENTRAL PLAINS AND THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY...

FLASH FLOOD WATCHES ARE CURRENTLY IN EFFECT FOR A LARGE PORTION OF
THE UPPER MIDWEST INCLUDING PORTIONS OF NEBRASKA...SOUTHEASTERN
SOUTH DAKOTA...SOUTHERN MINNESOTA AND WISCONSIN...MUCH OF
IOWA...NORTHERN ILLINOIS...INDIANA AND OHIO.

FLOOD AND FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS CURRENTLY EXTEND FROM NEBRASKA AND
SOUTH DAKOTA...EASTWARD THROUGH IOWA...SOUTHERN
WISCONSIN...NORTHERN ILLINOIS...INTO NORTHERN INDIANA AND OHIO.

FOR THE PAST SEVERAL DAYS...A QUASI-STATIONARY FRONTAL
BOUNDARY...CURRENTLY EXTENDING FROM THE CENTRAL PLAINS THROUGH THE
UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY INTO THE GREAT LAKES REGION...HAS SERVED
AS THE FOCUS FOR HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THESE AREAS. OVER THE PAST
SIX HOURS...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RADARS HAVE SHOWN WIDESPREAD
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EXTENDING FROM MUCH OF NEBRASKA INTO
IOWA AND SOUTHERN WISCONSIN. IN ADDITION TO PRODUCING HEAVY
RAINS...SOME OF THESE STORMS HAVE BEEN SEVERE CONTAINING LARGE
HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS.


...SELECTED STORM TOTAL RAINFALL IN INCHES FROM 700 AM FRIDAY
THROUGH 100 PM WEDNESDAY...

...IOWA...

FORT DODGE REGIONAL AIRPORT       11.28 
SPIRIT LAKE 4 W                   10.64 
BADGER 3.1 NW                     10.22 
MASON CITY                         9.99 
TERRIL 2.6 SSE                     9.73 
GOWRIE 0.4 WNW                     9.10 
EMMETSBURG 2 NW                    9.08
BOONE 4.5 NW                       8.58 
HUMBOLDT (WATER PLANT)             8.09
RUTHVEN 0.2 SW                     7.86 
WEBSTER CITY                       7.80 
LAKE PARK                          7.70 
INDEPENDANCE 5 ENE                 7.38 
RINGSTED                           7.10 
BARNUM                             7.09 
HAMPTON                            7.09
SIOUX CITY MUNI ARPT               4.44 

...ILLINOIS...

ROCKFORD 2.4 ESE                  11.96 
HAWTHORN WOODS 0.6 N               7.72 
HARVARD 0.4 W                      7.46 
ELGIN                              6.90
GENOA 2 SW                         6.13
PIPER CITY                         5.84
BARLETT 1.9 NNW                    5.50 
CHEBANSE 5 E                       5.19
ST. ANNE                           4.81
CHICAGO (BOTANICAL GARDEN)         4.61 
MINONK                             4.26
MUNDELEIN 4 WSW                    4.06
ROCKFORD/GRTR ROCKFORD AIRPORT     4.00
BONFIELD                           4.00

...INDIANA...

AUBURN 0.8 NE                      7.39 
VALPARAISO 2.4 SW                  7.10 
DECATUR 1 N                        6.92
OSSIAN 2.3 ENE                     6.92 
FORT WAYNE 5.4 WSW                 6.84 
LAKE OF THE FOUR SEASONS 1.5 NNE   6.53 
HUDSON 4.6 N                       6.27 
NORTH JUDSON 3 E                   6.10
WARSAW 4 NW                        5.53
MISSISSINEWA                       5.45
CROMWELL RADIO                     5.37
HUNTINGTON 0.3 W                   5.17 
ANGOLA                             4.93
SALAMONIE                          4.66
MARION 2 N                         4.57

...MINNESOTA...

HOUSTON- MAINSTEM ROOT R          11.29
LA CRESCENT DAM 7                 11.08
ROCHESTER- CASCADE CREEK          10.80
WORTHINGTON                       10.31
DODGE CENTER 2 W                   9.18
MANTORVILLE                        8.16
ZUMBRO FALLS                       8.14
BROWNSVILLE                        7.90
NEW ULM 2 S- COTTONWOOD R          7.57
MAPLE VALLEY GOLF COURSE           6.85
MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL INTL ARPT     3.76 

...OHIO...

SEVILLE                           10.36
UPPER SANDUSKY                     9.87
NASHVILLE                          9.62
BUCYRUS                            8.69
DEFIANCE MEMORIAL AIRPORT          7.68
GALION (WATER WORKS)               7.19
GROVER HILL                        7.02
MANSFIELD/LAHM MUNICIPAL AIRPORT   6.53
WADSWORTH 1 SW                     6.11
FINDLAY 1 NW                       6.00
GREER                              6.00
FINDLAY AIRPORT                    5.77 

...PENNSYLVANIA....

NEWRY 1.9 SSE                      5.46 
ALTOONA 3 SW                       5.40
PINDLETON (IFLOWS)                 5.39
CONFLUENCE 1 SW                    5.26
EBENSBURG                          5.12
WILLIAMSBURG                       4.96
LILLY (IFLOWS)                     4.96
MT. DAVIS                          4.95
NEW LEXINGTON (IFLOWS)             4.88
MAUST HILL (IFLOWS)                4.86
CHICKAREE (IFLOWS)                 4.68

...SOUTH DAKOTA...

MOBRIDGE                           4.77
RAPID CITY 11 SW                   4.51
HERMOSA 1S                         4.49
PHILIP 0.4 ENE                     4.32 
LOWRY CITY 1.1 WNW                 4.27 
BUFFALO 9.8 WSW                    4.07 
BROOKINGS 2.8 SSW                  3.90 
BALTIC 2.4 W                       3.76 
STURGIS 9 SW                       3.60
CUSTER CO. AIRPORT                 3.31
MADISON 2 E                        2.75
CHELSEA                            2.75
FAULKTON 6 ESE                     2.60
SIOUX FALLS WFO                    1.88 

...WISCONSIN...

STODDARD 3 NE                     11.81
LA CROSSE 6 E                     11.04
STEVENS POINT 0.9 SSW             10.58 
VIROQUA 2 NW                       9.76
MERRILL                            9.13
MUKWONAGO                          8.69
WESTBY                             8.21
NEWVILLE                           8.04
VIOLA                              7.86
GENOA DAM 8                        7.67
COLUMBUS 1.2 S                     7.52 
GAYS MILLS 2 N                     7.45
STOUGHTON                          7.32
SUN PRAIRIE 4 NNE                  7.20
MADISON                            6.27 


A SURFACE WAVE IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ALONG THE FRONT TONIGHT OVER
NEBRASKA AND PUSH OFF TO THE NORTHEAST. THIS WILL HELP THE FRONT
TO SLOWLY MOVE SOUTH AND EAST AS A COLD FRONT ACROSS PORTIONS OF
THE UPPER MIDWEST. AREAS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINS ARE EXPECTED
TO PERSIST ACROSS NEBRASKA AND IOWA...MOVING EAST INTO MUCH OF
WISCONSIN AND SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BY THURSDAY MORNING.  ADDITIONAL
RAINFALL TOTALS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS EASTERN
NEBRASKA...IOWA INTO WISCONSIN BY THURSDAY EVENING...WITH ISOLATED
HEAVIER TOTALS POSSIBLE.

THE NEXT STORM SUMMARY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL
PREDICTION CENTER AT 1000 PM CDT. PLEASE REFER TO YOUR LOCAL
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THIS
EVENT.

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Last Updated: 502 PM EDT WED AUG 22 2007