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Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1243 PM EST Tuesday, November 25, 2014

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...
High pressure will keep the basin dry today. A developing storm system will
begin to advance up the Eastern Seaboard tonight. Snow will clip the eastern
third of the Ohio Valley through midweek, but the heaviest amounts will
remain east of the basin.  An additional disturbance approaching from the
west could bring some light rain/snow the middle and southern basin
Wednesday night/Thursday. The next rain event is shaping up to begin this
weekend as a front stalls over the region.

...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Minor flooding is forecast or occurring in the Wabash and White watersheds
in the northwest Ohio Valley. Otherwise, the threat of additional flooding
is low this week.

...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
A narrow stripe of rain extended up through the western and middle Ohio
Valley with between 0.25" to 0.75".  Other areas received 0.10" or less.

...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Snow will impact the eastern Ohio Valley with the heaviest totals exceeding
0.50" of liquid equivalent in the southeast. A light rain/snow mix could
produce 0.05" to 0.20" across IL, southern IN, KY, and TN.

...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Tuesday morning:
 River Basin     Forecast Point   Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Wabash River     North Mancheste        9          9.8    Falling
Wabash River     West Lafayette        11         15.4    Falling

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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jm



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