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River Forecast
NWS Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, OH
9:36am EDT Tuesday, August 23, 2016

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://weather.gov/erh/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.
:
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 21                           /  12.2
:     Aug 22   /  12.4 /  12.1 /  11.8 /  11.8
:     Aug 23   /  12.0 /  11.8 /  11.6
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 11.5 ft at 900am EDT on Tue, Aug 23
:
.ER RACW2 20160823 Z DC201608231336/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Aug 23 :                         /  12.2
.E2 : Aug 24 : /  12.2 /  12.2 /  12.2 /  12.2
.E3 : Aug 25 : /  12.2 /  12.2 /  12.2 /  12.2
.E4 : Aug 26 : /  12.2 /  12.2 /  12.2 /  12.2
.E5 : Aug 27 : /  12.2 /  12.2 /  12.2 /  12.2
.E6 : Aug 28 : /  12.2 /  12.2 /  12.2
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 20                           /  0.00
:     Aug 21   /  0.17 /  0.11 /  0.04 /  0.06
:     Aug 22   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Aug 23   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 23                           /  0.00
:     Aug 24   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Aug 25   /  0.00 /  0.11 /  0.07
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 20                           /  24.1
:     Aug 21   /  27.4 /  23.3 /  22.4 /  23.0
:     Aug 22   /  25.3 /  18.8 /  15.1 /  21.8
:     Aug 23   /  25.5 /  17.2 /  13.9 /  22.7
:     Aug 24   /  26.5 /  19.8 /  18.1 /  24.3
:     Aug 25   /  28.1 /  23.2 /  21.3
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 21                           /  25.3
:     Aug 22   /  25.2 /  25.2 /  25.3 /  25.4
:     Aug 23   /  25.4 /  25.4 /  25.4
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 25.4 ft at 900am EDT on Tue, Aug 23
:
.ER POPW2 20160823 Z DC201608231336/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Aug 23 :                         /  25.4
.E2 : Aug 24 : /  25.4 /  25.4 /  25.3 /  25.3
.E3 : Aug 25 : /  25.3 /  25.3 /  25.3 /  25.3
.E4 : Aug 26 : /  25.3 /  25.3 /  25.3 /  25.3
.E5 : Aug 27 : /  25.3 /  25.3 /  25.3 /  25.3
.E6 : Aug 28 : /  25.3 /  25.2 /  25.2
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 20                           /  0.00
:     Aug 21   /  0.12 /  0.23 /  0.05 /  0.05
:     Aug 22   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Aug 23   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 23                           /  0.00
:     Aug 24   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Aug 25   /  0.00 /  0.09 /  0.07
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 20                           /  24.4
:     Aug 21   /  27.4 /  23.5 /  22.5 /  23.0
:     Aug 22   /  25.7 /  18.9 /  15.2 /  21.9
:     Aug 23   /  25.8 /  17.1 /  13.9 /  23.0
:     Aug 24   /  26.9 /  19.9 /  18.0 /  24.6
:     Aug 25   /  28.3 /  23.5 /  21.4
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 21                           /  12.5
:     Aug 22   /  12.7 /  12.6 /  12.7 /  12.9
:     Aug 23   /  13.2 /  13.1 /  13.0
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 13.0 ft at 800am EDT on Tue, Aug 23
:
.ER GALW2 20160823 Z DC201608231336/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Aug 23 :                         /  13.0
.E2 : Aug 24 : /  13.0 /  12.9 /  12.8 /  12.8
.E3 : Aug 25 : /  12.8 /  12.7 /  12.7 /  12.7
.E4 : Aug 26 : /  12.7 /  12.7 /  12.6 /  12.6
.E5 : Aug 27 : /  12.6 /  12.6 /  12.6 /  12.6
.E6 : Aug 28 : /  12.5 /  12.5 /  12.5
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 20                           /  0.00
:     Aug 21   /  0.13 /  0.28 /  0.01 /  0.05
:     Aug 22   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Aug 23   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 23                           /  0.00
:     Aug 24   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Aug 25   /  0.00 /  0.07 /  0.07
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 20                           /  25.2
:     Aug 21   /  27.9 /  23.8 /  22.6 /  23.1
:     Aug 22   /  26.3 /  19.0 /  15.1 /  22.2
:     Aug 23   /  26.2 /  17.4 /  13.9 /  23.3
:     Aug 24   /  27.2 /  20.2 /  18.1 /  24.9
:     Aug 25   /  28.6 /  24.0 /  21.8
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 21                           /  24.8
:     Aug 22   /  25.1 /  25.2 /  25.2 /  25.2
:     Aug 23   /  25.3 /  25.2 /  25.1
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 25.1 ft at 900am EDT on Tue, Aug 23
:
.ER HNTW2 20160823 Z DC201608231336/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Aug 23 :                         /  25.1
.E2 : Aug 24 : /  25.1 /  25.1 /  25.1 /  25.1
.E3 : Aug 25 : /  25.1 /  25.1 /  25.1 /  25.1
.E4 : Aug 26 : /  25.1 /  25.1 /  25.1 /  25.1
.E5 : Aug 27 : /  25.1 /  25.1 /  25.1 /  25.1
.E6 : Aug 28 : /  25.1 /  25.1 /  25.1
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 20                           /  0.00
:     Aug 21   /  0.11 /  0.41 /  0.04 /  0.06
:     Aug 22   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Aug 23   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 23                           /  0.00
:     Aug 24   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Aug 25   /  0.00 /  0.06 /  0.06
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 20                           /  25.6
:     Aug 21   /  27.9 /  23.8 /  22.6 /  23.1
:     Aug 22   /  26.2 /  19.3 /  15.9 /  22.4
:     Aug 23   /  26.4 /  17.9 /  14.6 /  23.4
:     Aug 24   /  27.4 /  20.5 /  18.3 /  24.9
:     Aug 25   /  28.5 /  23.9 /  21.8
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 21                           /  33.6
:     Aug 22   /  33.8 /  34.1 /  34.2 /  34.0
:     Aug 23   /  34.0 /  34.0 /  34.0
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 33.9 ft at 900am EDT on Tue, Aug 23
:
.ER ASHK2 20160823 Z DC201608231336/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Aug 23 :                         /  34.0
.E2 : Aug 24 : /  34.0 /  34.0 /  34.0 /  34.0
.E3 : Aug 25 : /  34.0 /  34.0 /  34.0 /  34.0
.E4 : Aug 26 : /  34.0 /  34.0 /  34.0 /  34.0
.E5 : Aug 27 : /  34.0 /  34.0 /  34.0 /  34.0
.E6 : Aug 28 : /  34.0 /  34.0 /  34.0
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 20                           /  0.00
:     Aug 21   /  0.09 /  0.84 /  0.01 /  0.06
:     Aug 22   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Aug 23   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 23                           /  0.00
:     Aug 24   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Aug 25   /  0.00 /  0.02 /  0.04
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 20                           /  25.8
:     Aug 21   /  27.8 /  23.6 /  22.6 /  23.2
:     Aug 22   /  25.9 /  19.4 /  16.0 /  21.9
:     Aug 23   /  25.7 /  18.1 /  14.8 /  23.1
:     Aug 24   /  27.3 /  20.7 /  18.3 /  24.6
:     Aug 25   /  28.0 /  23.7 /  21.8
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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
:     Aug 21                           /   6.7
:     Aug 22   /   6.2 /   6.2 /   7.2 /   7.4
:     Aug 23   /   7.8 /   7.8 /   7.7
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 7.7 ft at 900am EDT on Tue, Aug 23
:
.ER GYNK2 20160823 Z DC201608231336/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Aug 23 :                         /   7.6
.E2 : Aug 24 : /   7.1 /   6.5 /   5.9 /   5.2
.E3 : Aug 25 : /   4.7 /   4.6 /   4.6 /   4.6
.E4 : Aug 26 : /   4.6 /   4.6 /   4.6 /   4.6
.E5 : Aug 27 : /   4.6 /   4.6 /   4.6 /   4.6
.E6 : Aug 28 : /   4.6 /   4.6 /   4.6
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 20                           /  0.03
:     Aug 21   /  0.22 /  1.06 /  0.01 /  0.07
:     Aug 22   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Aug 23   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 23                           /  0.00
:     Aug 24   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Aug 25   /  0.02 /  0.00 /  0.04
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 20                           /  24.5
:     Aug 21   /  26.6 /  22.7 /  21.9 /  22.5
:     Aug 22   /  25.2 /  18.6 /  15.1 /  21.0
:     Aug 23   /  24.8 /  17.5 /  14.3 /  22.2
:     Aug 24   /  26.5 /  20.0 /  18.0 /  23.7
:     Aug 25   /  27.0 /  23.1 /  21.4
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 21                           /  14.2
:     Aug 22   /  14.0 /  13.9 /  14.0 /  14.1E
:     Aug 23   /  14.8 /  14.9 /  14.5
: Observed values (above) with a trailing E indicate missing values
: that were replaced with estimates from model simulations.
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 14.5 ft at 830am EDT on Tue, Aug 23
:
.ER GNUK2 20160823 Z DC201608231336/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Aug 23 :                         /  14.4
.E2 : Aug 24 : /  14.3 /  14.1 /  13.9 /  13.6
.E3 : Aug 25 : /  13.3 /  13.0 /  12.8 /  12.6
.E4 : Aug 26 : /  12.5 /  12.5 /  12.5 /  12.5
.E5 : Aug 27 : /  12.5 /  12.5 /  12.5 /  12.5
.E6 : Aug 28 : /  12.5 /  12.5 /  12.5
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 20                           /  0.00
:     Aug 21   /  0.21 /  0.49 /  0.00 /  0.07
:     Aug 22   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Aug 23   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 23                           /  0.00
:     Aug 24   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Aug 25   /  0.01 /  0.02 /  0.05
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 20                           /  25.2
:     Aug 21   /  27.4 /  23.2 /  22.4 /  22.9
:     Aug 22   /  26.0 /  19.1 /  15.6 /  21.7
:     Aug 23   /  25.5 /  18.0 /  14.8 /  22.8
:     Aug 24   /  27.0 /  20.3 /  18.2 /  24.3
:     Aug 25   /  27.8 /  23.7 /  21.9
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 21                           /  15.8
:     Aug 22   /  15.7 /  15.6 /  15.7 /  15.9
:     Aug 23   /  16.0 /  16.0 /  15.9
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 15.9 ft at 900am EDT on Tue, Aug 23
:
.ER PORO1 20160823 Z DC201608231336/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Aug 23 :                         /  15.9
.E2 : Aug 24 : /  15.9 /  15.8 /  15.7 /  15.5
.E3 : Aug 25 : /  15.3 /  15.2 /  15.1 /  15.0
.E4 : Aug 26 : /  15.0 /  15.0 /  15.0 /  15.0
.E5 : Aug 27 : /  15.0 /  15.0 /  15.0 /  15.0
.E6 : Aug 28 : /  15.0 /  15.0 /  15.0
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 20                           /  0.00
:     Aug 21   /  0.06 /  0.35 /  0.01 /  0.03
:     Aug 22   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Aug 23   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 23                           /  0.00
:     Aug 24   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Aug 25   /  0.00 /  0.05 /  0.07
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 20                           /  24.9
:     Aug 21   /  26.9 /  23.1 /  22.3 /  22.8
:     Aug 22   /  26.2 /  18.9 /  15.0 /  21.6
:     Aug 23   /  25.4 /  17.6 /  14.4 /  22.7
:     Aug 24   /  26.7 /  19.9 /  17.9 /  24.1
:     Aug 25   /  28.0 /  23.8 /  22.0
:____________________________________________________________________
$$
: Noel
:...END of MESSAGE...




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