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Spring Flood Outlook #3 (Updated March 10, 2022)

  • Spring Flooding potential across the Northland is above normal across Northern Wisconsin and the Mississippi River Basin based on current observations and the current outlook for the spring

  • Precipitation and temperatures over the spring, including snow melt rate, may cause the risk to increase

Current Spring Flood Threat Checklist (Updated March 10, 2022)

Threat Impact to Potential Spring Flooding Links
High River Levels Neutral USGS WaterWatch MN WI
High Soil Moisture Neutral CPC Soil Moisture
Winter Precipitation

Above Normal in N. Minnesota

Above Normal in NW. Wisconsin

Climate Prediction Center

6 to 10 Day  8 - 14 Day
Current Snowpack/Liquid Equivalent

Above Normal in N. Minnesota

Above Normal in NW. Wisconsin

Current Snow Water Equivalent Analysis

MN DNR Snow Depth Ranking

Rate of Snowmelt To Be Determined 24, 48, & 72 hr Snowmelt
Frost Depth To Be Determined Frost Depth Map
Spring Precipitation To Be Determined Precip Forecast (3-Month)

 

For more details, please see the full briefing PDF: Spring Flood Outlook #3 (Mar 10, 2022)