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Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1230 PM EST Thursday, December 25, 2014

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...
Behind the low pressure system that hurried through the Ohio Valley on
Wednesday, some light showers linger--especially in the eastern half of the
basin. With high pressure moving into the area, clouds and precipitation will
gradually withdraw to the northeast of the basin.

Friday will be a dry weather day.

Another weather system is forecast to move through the region over the
upcoming weekend. Precipitation from this system is not expected to
be excessive.

...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Minor flooding is occurring in portions of the Little Wabash Watershed.
Elsewhere no flooding is anticipated.

...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain fell across the entire basin. Basin average amounts were generally 0.25
inch or lower. Portions of northern Indiana saw basin averages near 0.75 inch.

...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Light precipitation of less than 0.05 inch is expected in portions of eastern
Illinois, northern Indiana, eastern Ohio, western Pennsylvania, western New
York, and northern West Virginia.

...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Thursday morning:
 River Basin     Forecast Point   Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Little Wabash    Clay City             18         18.7    Steady

Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address:  http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation

* Tendency based on observed value and a 1-day forecast.
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