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RVFOHH
River Forecast
NWS Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, OH
11:28am EST Thursday, March 5, 2015

This is a NWS guidance product from the Ohio River Forecast Center.
Public forecasts and warnings are issued only by local NWS offices.
Statistical uncertainties can be viewed from our ensemble pages at:
http://www.erh.noaa.gov/mmefs


: Racine Lock & Dam - Ohio River - RLX
: Zero Datum 526.0 ft (NGVD 1929)
: Mason County, WV
: Record Tailwater Stage     50.2 ft
: Major Tailwater Stage      48.0 ft
: Moderate Tailwater Stage   44.0 ft
: Flood Tailwater Stage      41.0 ft
: Action Tailwater Stage     38.0 ft
:
: Time series data are in 6-hour increments.
:
.AR RACW2 20150306 Z DC201503051628/DUE/DQG/DH06/HTIFFX :crest:   38.6
: Crest near   38.6 ft around 1AM EST on Fri, Mar 6
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 03                           /  16.1
:     Mar 04   /  16.1 /  16.5 /  19.8 /  25.5
:     Mar 05   /  31.2 /  34.6 /  36.4
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 37.5 ft at 1100am EST on Thu, Mar 5
:
.ER RACW2 20150305 Z DC201503051628/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Mar 05 :                         /  37.6
.E2 : Mar 06 : /  38.3 /  38.6 /  38.5 /  38.2
.E3 : Mar 07 : /  37.3 /  35.7 /  32.6 /  27.3
.E4 : Mar 08 : /  23.8 /  21.5 /  20.1 /  19.2
.E5 : Mar 09 : /  18.7 /  18.3 /  17.9 /  17.7
.E6 : Mar 10 : /  17.4 /  17.4 /  17.5
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 02                           /  0.00
:     Mar 03   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.02
:     Mar 04   /  0.11 /  0.24 /  0.43 /  0.55
:     Mar 05   /  0.38 /  0.31 /  0.21
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 05                           /  0.20
:     Mar 06   /  0.02 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Mar 07   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 02                           /  -0.9
:     Mar 03   /   1.7 /  -3.2 /  -2.2 /   1.7
:     Mar 04   /   7.8 /  11.2 /   6.8 /   4.5
:     Mar 05   /   3.5 /   0.4 /  -3.4 /  -6.6
:     Mar 06   /  -5.1 / -10.9 / -18.7 / -12.4
:     Mar 07   /  -2.8 /  -6.5 /  -9.1
:____________________________________________________________________

: Point Pleasant - Ohio River - RLX
: Zero Datum 514.1 ft (SANDY HOOK DATUM)
: Mason County, WV
: Record River Stage     62.8 ft
: Major River Stage      48.0 ft
: Moderate River Stage   44.0 ft
: Flood River Stage      40.0 ft
: Action River Stage     38.0 ft
:
: Time series data are in 6-hour increments.
:
.AR POPW2 20150306 Z DC201503051628/DUE/DQG/DH12/HGIFFX :crest:   43.6
: Crest near   43.6 ft around 7AM EST on Fri, Mar 6
: Fall below flood level around 6AM EST on Sat, Mar 7
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 03                           /  25.1
:     Mar 04   /  25.3 /  25.3 /  26.2 /  28.4
:     Mar 05   /  32.3 /  36.2 /  39.1
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 40.5 ft at 1100am EST on Thu, Mar 5
:
.ER POPW2 20150305 Z DC201503051628/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Mar 05 :                         /  41.0
.E2 : Mar 06 : /  42.3 /  43.2 /  43.6 /  43.6
.E3 : Mar 07 : /  43.1 /  41.8 /  39.5 /  36.0
.E4 : Mar 08 : /  31.7 /  29.1 /  27.8 /  26.9
.E5 : Mar 09 : /  26.2 /  25.7 /  25.6 /  25.6
.E6 : Mar 10 : /  25.5 /  25.5 /  25.5
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 02                           /  0.00
:     Mar 03   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.02
:     Mar 04   /  0.07 /  0.22 /  0.45 /  0.53
:     Mar 05   /  0.38 /  0.37 /  0.25
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 05                           /  0.20
:     Mar 06   /  0.02 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Mar 07   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 02                           /  -0.7
:     Mar 03   /   2.1 /  -2.5 /  -1.9 /   1.6
:     Mar 04   /   8.3 /  11.1 /   6.5 /   4.4
:     Mar 05   /   3.2 /   0.3 /  -3.6 /  -6.5
:     Mar 06   /  -4.6 / -10.4 / -17.2 / -11.4
:     Mar 07   /  -2.6 /  -6.1 /  -8.6
:____________________________________________________________________

: R C Byrd Dam - Ohio River - RLX
: Zero Datum 503.0 ft (Vertical Datum Unknown)
: Mason County, WV
: Record Tailwater Stage     69.6 ft
: Major Tailwater Stage      56.0 ft
: Moderate Tailwater Stage   52.0 ft
: Flood Tailwater Stage      50.0 ft
: Action Tailwater Stage     48.0 ft
:
: Time series data are in 6-hour increments.
:
.AR GALW2 20150306 Z DC201503051628/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFFX :crest:   48.2
: Crest near   48.2 ft around 1PM EST on Fri, Mar 6
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 03                           /  19.2
:     Mar 04   /  20.2 /  20.7 /  22.7 /  27.1
:     Mar 05   /  35.5 /  39.4 /  42.4
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 44.0 ft at 1100am EST on Thu, Mar 5
:
.ER GALW2 20150305 Z DC201503051628/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Mar 05 :                         /  44.7
.E2 : Mar 06 : /  46.4 /  47.6 /  48.1 /  48.2
.E3 : Mar 07 : /  48.0 /  47.0 /  45.0 /  41.7
.E4 : Mar 08 : /  37.0 /  32.8 /  30.0 /  28.0
.E5 : Mar 09 : /  26.5 /  25.5 /  24.9 /  24.4
.E6 : Mar 10 : /  24.1 /  23.9 /  23.8
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 02                           /  0.00
:     Mar 03   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.03
:     Mar 04   /  0.08 /  0.23 /  0.42 /  0.55
:     Mar 05   /  0.39 /  0.31 /  0.19
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 05                           /  0.19
:     Mar 06   /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Mar 07   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 02                           /  -0.4
:     Mar 03   /   2.6 /  -2.2 /  -1.5 /   1.6
:     Mar 04   /   8.3 /  11.5 /   6.6 /   4.4
:     Mar 05   /   3.3 /   0.3 /  -3.8 /  -6.4
:     Mar 06   /  -4.3 / -10.3 / -17.5 / -11.3
:     Mar 07   /  -2.5 /  -6.4 /  -8.8
:____________________________________________________________________

: Huntington - Ohio River - RLX
: Zero Datum 490.263 ft (NGVD 1929 ADJ)
: Cabell County, WV
: Record River Stage     69.4 ft
: Major River Stage      59.0 ft
: Moderate River Stage   55.0 ft
: Flood River Stage      50.0 ft
: Action River Stage     48.0 ft
:
: Time series data are in 6-hour increments.
:
: Rise above flood river stage around 12PM EST on Fri, Mar 6
.AR HNTW2 20150307 Z DC201503051628/DUE/DQG/DH00/HGIFFX :crest:   50.3
: Crest near   50.3 ft around 7PM EST on Fri, Mar 6
: Fall below flood level around 4AM EST on Sat, Mar 7
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 03                           /  26.8
:     Mar 04   /  27.4 /  27.8 /  28.6 /  31.4
:     Mar 05   /  35.5 /  39.2 /  42.4
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 44.3 ft at 1100am EST on Thu, Mar 5
:
.ER HNTW2 20150305 Z DC201503051628/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Mar 05 :                         /  45.3
.E2 : Mar 06 : /  47.4 /  49.1 /  49.7 /  50.1
.E3 : Mar 07 : /  50.3 /  50.3 /  49.8 /  48.7
.E4 : Mar 08 : /  46.7 /  42.8 /  38.5 /  35.0
.E5 : Mar 09 : /  32.6 /  31.2 /  30.4 /  29.9
.E6 : Mar 10 : /  29.5 /  29.2 /  29.0
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 02                           /  0.00
:     Mar 03   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.03
:     Mar 04   /  0.04 /  0.23 /  0.46 /  0.58
:     Mar 05   /  0.45 /  0.47 /  0.24
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 05                           /  0.21
:     Mar 06   /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Mar 07   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 02                           /   0.1
:     Mar 03   /   2.9 /  -1.9 /  -1.3 /   1.7
:     Mar 04   /  10.7 /  13.5 /   7.8 /   5.5
:     Mar 05   /   3.7 /   0.3 /  -3.6 /  -6.3
:     Mar 06   /  -4.1 / -10.2 / -18.7 / -12.0
:     Mar 07   /  -2.3 /  -6.0 /  -8.3
:____________________________________________________________________

: Ashland - Ohio River - RLX
: Zero Datum 481.5 ft (USGS)
: Boyd County, KY
: Record River Stage     74.2 ft
: Major River Stage      65.5 ft
: Moderate River Stage   56.6 ft
: Flood River Stage      52.0 ft
: Action River Stage     50.0 ft
:
: Time series data are in 6-hour increments.
:
: Rise above flood river stage around 10AM EST on Fri, Mar 6
.AR ASHK2 20150307 Z DC201503051628/DUE/DQG/DH06/HGIFFX :crest:   53.5
: Crest near   53.5 ft around 1AM EST on Sat, Mar 7
: Fall below flood level around 8AM EST on Sat, Mar 7
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 03                           /  34.3
:     Mar 04   /  34.5 /  34.7 /  34.9 /  35.3
:     Mar 05   /  39.5 /  42.1 /  45.2
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 47.0 ft at 1026am EST on Thu, Mar 5
:
.ER ASHK2 20150305 Z DC201503051628/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Mar 05 :                         /  46.8
.E2 : Mar 06 : /  48.7 /  50.1 /  51.4 /  52.6
.E3 : Mar 07 : /  53.4 /  53.5 /  52.5 /  50.4
.E4 : Mar 08 : /  47.5 /  43.9 /  40.2 /  38.2
.E5 : Mar 09 : /  37.5 /  37.0 /  36.7 /  36.5
.E6 : Mar 10 : /  36.3 /  36.3 /  36.2
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 02                           /  0.00
:     Mar 03   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.01
:     Mar 04   /  0.02 /  0.16 /  0.49 /  0.63
:     Mar 05   /  0.45 /  0.69 /  0.34
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 05                           /  0.24
:     Mar 06   /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Mar 07   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 02                           /   0.6
:     Mar 03   /   3.5 /  -0.7 /  -1.0 /   2.0
:     Mar 04   /  13.3 /  15.8 /   9.7 /   7.2
:     Mar 05   /   4.9 /   0.7 /  -3.5 /  -6.0
:     Mar 06   /  -4.0 /  -9.8 / -17.6 / -10.9
:     Mar 07   /  -1.8 /  -5.2 /  -7.4
:____________________________________________________________________

: Grayson - Little Sandy River - RLX
: Zero Datum 557.95 ft (USGS)
: Carter County, KY
: Record River Stage     30.6 ft
: Major River Stage      28.0 ft
: Moderate River Stage   25.0 ft
: Flood River Stage      21.0 ft
: Action River Stage     19.0 ft
:
: Time series data are in 6-hour increments.
:
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 03                           /  10.5
:     Mar 04   /  11.0 /  12.1 /  15.0 /  17.9
:     Mar 05   /  19.9 /  20.8 /  20.2
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 19.3 ft at 1100am EST on Thu, Mar 5
:
.ER GYNK2 20150305 Z DC201503051628/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Mar 05 :                         /  18.9
.E2 : Mar 06 : /  18.8 /  18.5 /  18.0 /  17.3
.E3 : Mar 07 : /  16.9 /  16.6 /  16.3 /  16.0
.E4 : Mar 08 : /  15.8 /  15.6 /  15.4 /  15.3
.E5 : Mar 09 : /  15.3 /  15.4 /  15.7 /  16.0
.E6 : Mar 10 : /  16.1 /  16.3 /  16.3
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 02                           /  0.00
:     Mar 03   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.01
:     Mar 04   /  0.02 /  0.19 /  0.43 /  0.67
:     Mar 05   /  0.38 /  0.56 /  0.30
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 05                           /  0.21
:     Mar 06   /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Mar 07   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 02                           /  -0.4
:     Mar 03   /   3.0 /  -0.6 /  -2.1 /   1.5
:     Mar 04   /  12.7 /  14.6 /   8.1 /   6.2
:     Mar 05   /   3.9 /   0.4 /  -4.4 /  -6.6
:     Mar 06   /  -5.0 / -10.5 / -18.3 / -12.1
:     Mar 07   /  -2.7 /  -5.9 /  -8.3
:____________________________________________________________________

: Lloyd Greenup Dam - Ohio River - RLX
: Zero Datum 473.0 ft (USGS)
: Greenup County, KY
: Record Tailwater Stage     74.7 ft
: Major Tailwater Stage      62.0 ft
: Moderate Tailwater Stage   56.0 ft
: Flood Tailwater Stage      54.0 ft
: Action Tailwater Stage     52.0 ft
:
: Time series data are in 6-hour increments.
:
: Rise above flood tailwater stage around 8AM EST on Fri, Mar 6
.AR GNUK2 20150307 Z DC201503051628/DUE/DQG/DH06/HTIFFX :crest:   55.9
: Crest near   55.9 ft around 1AM EST on Sat, Mar 7
: Fall below flood level around 2PM EST on Sat, Mar 7
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 03                           /  22.3
:     Mar 04   /  23.2 /  25.2 /  27.3 /  31.5
:     Mar 05   /  37.5 /  42.0 /  44.8
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 46.4 ft at 1030am EST on Thu, Mar 5
:
.ER GNUK2 20150305 Z DC201503051628/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Mar 05 :                         /  47.6
.E2 : Mar 06 : /  50.2 /  52.2 /  53.7 /  54.8
.E3 : Mar 07 : /  55.8 /  55.9 /  55.5 /  54.3
.E4 : Mar 08 : /  52.3 /  49.4 /  46.0 /  42.4
.E5 : Mar 09 : /  38.3 /  35.1 /  32.9 /  31.4
.E6 : Mar 10 : /  30.4 /  29.8 /  29.4
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 02                           /  0.00
:     Mar 03   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.02
:     Mar 04   /  0.02 /  0.22 /  0.43 /  0.66
:     Mar 05   /  0.50 /  0.46 /  0.20
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 05                           /  0.20
:     Mar 06   /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Mar 07   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 02                           /  -0.3
:     Mar 03   /   3.1 /  -1.2 /  -1.7 /   1.5
:     Mar 04   /  12.2 /  14.2 /   8.4 /   6.0
:     Mar 05   /   3.9 /   0.2 /  -4.6 /  -6.3
:     Mar 06   /  -4.4 / -10.8 / -19.0 / -11.7
:     Mar 07   /  -2.2 /  -5.7 /  -8.0
:____________________________________________________________________

: Portsmouth - Ohio River - ILN
: Zero Datum 470.9 ft (OHIO RIVER DATUM)
: Scioto County, OH
: Record River Stage     74.2 ft
: Major River Stage      66.0 ft
: Moderate River Stage   57.0 ft
: Flood River Stage      50.0 ft
: Action River Stage     35.0 ft
:
: Time series data are in 6-hour increments.
:
: Rise above flood river stage around 8AM EST on Fri, Mar 6
.AR PORO1 20150307 Z DC201503051628/DUE/DQG/DH12/HGIFFX :crest:   53.0
: Crest near   53.0 ft around 7AM EST on Sat, Mar 7
: Fall below flood level around 10PM EST on Sat, Mar 7
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 03                           /  20.6
:     Mar 04   /  21.6 /  23.4 /  25.2 /  29.3
:     Mar 05   /  34.7 /  39.2 /  42.2
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 43.9 ft at 1100am EST on Thu, Mar 5
:
.ER PORO1 20150305 Z DC201503051628/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Mar 05 :                         /  45.0
.E2 : Mar 06 : /  47.0 /  48.6 /  49.9 /  51.0
.E3 : Mar 07 : /  52.0 /  52.7 /  53.0 /  52.3
.E4 : Mar 08 : /  50.9 /  48.8 /  46.0 /  42.2
.E5 : Mar 09 : /  37.4 /  33.8 /  31.4 /  29.9
.E6 : Mar 10 : /  28.8 /  28.2 /  27.9
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 02                           /  0.00
:     Mar 03   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.06
:     Mar 04   /  0.02 /  0.24 /  0.51 /  0.58
:     Mar 05   /  0.39 /  0.29 /  0.21
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 05                           /  0.15
:     Mar 06   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Mar 07   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 02                           /  -1.5
:     Mar 03   /   2.1 /  -2.0 /  -1.7 /   0.9
:     Mar 04   /   9.8 /  12.6 /   6.6 /   4.2
:     Mar 05   /   2.1 /  -0.8 /  -5.9 /  -6.7
:     Mar 06   /  -6.3 / -12.6 / -18.9 / -11.5
:     Mar 07   /  -2.9 /  -6.4 /  -8.0
:____________________________________________________________________

$$
: Trent Schade
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