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RVFOHH
River Forecast
NWS Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, OH
10:59am EDT Wednesday, August 20, 2014

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.
:
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 18                           /  14.2
:     Aug 19   /  14.4 /  14.4 /  14.5 /  14.5
:     Aug 20   /  13.9 /  13.9 /  14.2
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 14.3 ft at 1000am EDT on Wed, Aug 20
:
.ER RACW2 20140820 Z DC201408201459/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Aug 20 :                         /  14.4
.E2 : Aug 21 : /  14.7 /  15.0 /  15.2 /  15.3
.E3 : Aug 22 : /  15.3 /  15.5 /  15.7 /  15.9
.E4 : Aug 23 : /  16.0 /  16.2 /  16.3 /  16.3
.E5 : Aug 24 : /  15.9 /  15.4 /  15.0 /  14.7
.E6 : Aug 25 : /  14.3 /  13.8 /  13.6
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 17                           /  0.00
:     Aug 18   /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.01
:     Aug 19   /  0.28 /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.01
:     Aug 20   /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.04
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 20                           /  0.13
:     Aug 21   /  0.09 /  0.02 /  0.04 /  0.16
:     Aug 22   /  0.29 /  0.13 /  0.40
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 17                           /  23.4
:     Aug 18   /  25.7 /  20.6 /  19.3 /  24.3
:     Aug 19   /  26.0 /  21.9 /  19.0 /  23.1
:     Aug 20   /  29.0 /  22.9 /  20.7 /  26.0
:     Aug 21   /  28.5 /  23.1 /  20.4 /  23.9
:     Aug 22   /  27.6 /  23.3 /  20.9
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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 18                           /  24.8
:     Aug 19   /  24.9 /  24.9 /  24.9 /  25.0
:     Aug 20   /  24.9 /  24.8 /  25.1
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 25.3 ft at 1000am EDT on Wed, Aug 20
:
.ER POPW2 20140820 Z DC201408201459/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Aug 20 :                         /  25.2
.E2 : Aug 21 : /  25.2 /  25.2 /  25.2 /  25.3
.E3 : Aug 22 : /  25.3 /  25.3 /  25.3 /  25.4
.E4 : Aug 23 : /  25.4 /  25.4 /  25.4 /  25.4
.E5 : Aug 24 : /  25.4 /  25.4 /  25.4 /  25.4
.E6 : Aug 25 : /  25.4 /  25.3 /  25.3
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 17                           /  0.00
:     Aug 18   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.08 /  0.01
:     Aug 19   /  0.14 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.03
:     Aug 20   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.13
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 20                           /  0.11
:     Aug 21   /  0.08 /  0.02 /  0.04 /  0.17
:     Aug 22   /  0.31 /  0.10 /  0.33
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 17                           /  23.4
:     Aug 18   /  25.7 /  21.0 /  19.8 /  24.2
:     Aug 19   /  26.0 /  22.3 /  19.6 /  24.0
:     Aug 20   /  29.1 /  23.3 /  20.9 /  25.9
:     Aug 21   /  28.4 /  23.4 /  20.7 /  24.2
:     Aug 22   /  27.7 /  23.4 /  21.0
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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 18                           /  14.6
:     Aug 19   /  14.6 /  14.6 /  14.6 /  14.8
:     Aug 20   /  14.3 /  14.3 /  13.9
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 13.9 ft at 1000am EDT on Wed, Aug 20
:
.ER GALW2 20140820 Z DC201408201459/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Aug 20 :                         /  14.3
.E2 : Aug 21 : /  14.8 /  15.5 /  16.1 /  16.6
.E3 : Aug 22 : /  16.9 /  17.0 /  17.4 /  18.0
.E4 : Aug 23 : /  18.6 /  19.1 /  19.5 /  19.5
.E5 : Aug 24 : /  18.9 /  18.1 /  17.6 /  17.2
.E6 : Aug 25 : /  16.6 /  16.0 /  15.7
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 17                           /  0.00
:     Aug 18   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.03 /  0.00
:     Aug 19   /  0.03 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.01
:     Aug 20   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.15
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 20                           /  0.10
:     Aug 21   /  0.08 /  0.02 /  0.05 /  0.18
:     Aug 22   /  0.32 /  0.07 /  0.25
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 17                           /  23.8
:     Aug 18   /  26.1 /  21.7 /  20.3 /  24.7
:     Aug 19   /  26.7 /  22.7 /  19.7 /  24.8
:     Aug 20   /  29.5 /  24.0 /  21.1 /  26.5
:     Aug 21   /  28.7 /  23.9 /  21.3 /  24.8
:     Aug 22   /  28.1 /  23.6 /  21.4
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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 18                           /  25.6
:     Aug 19   /  25.6 /  25.5 /  25.6 /  25.9
:     Aug 20   /  26.1 /  26.2 /  25.8
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 25.7 ft at 1000am EDT on Wed, Aug 20
:
.ER HNTW2 20140820 Z DC201408201459/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Aug 20 :                         /  25.8
.E2 : Aug 21 : /  25.8 /  25.8 /  25.8 /  25.8
.E3 : Aug 22 : /  25.8 /  25.8 /  25.8 /  25.8
.E4 : Aug 23 : /  26.0 /  26.1 /  26.2 /  26.3
.E5 : Aug 24 : /  26.3 /  26.1 /  25.9 /  25.8
.E6 : Aug 25 : /  25.7 /  25.6 /  25.5
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 17                           /  0.00
:     Aug 18   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.42 /  0.02
:     Aug 19   /  0.03 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Aug 20   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.23
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 20                           /  0.10
:     Aug 21   /  0.08 /  0.02 /  0.06 /  0.20
:     Aug 22   /  0.28 /  0.06 /  0.18
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 17                           /  23.6
:     Aug 18   /  26.2 /  22.1 /  20.9 /  23.3
:     Aug 19   /  26.6 /  23.0 /  21.0 /  24.2
:     Aug 20   /  28.9 /  23.9 /  21.0 /  25.9
:     Aug 21   /  28.3 /  23.8 /  21.4 /  24.7
:     Aug 22   /  27.9 /  23.7 /  21.4
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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 18                           /  34.1
:     Aug 19   /  34.1 /  34.1 /  34.1 /  34.1
:     Aug 20   /  34.1 /  34.1 /  34.2
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 34.2 ft at 926am EDT on Wed, Aug 20
:
.ER ASHK2 20140820 Z DC201408201459/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Aug 20 :                         /  34.1
.E2 : Aug 21 : /  34.2 /  34.2 /  34.3 /  34.4
.E3 : Aug 22 : /  34.4 /  34.5 /  34.5 /  34.5
.E4 : Aug 23 : /  34.5 /  34.5 /  34.5 /  34.5
.E5 : Aug 24 : /  34.5 /  34.5 /  34.5 /  34.5
.E6 : Aug 25 : /  34.4 /  34.4 /  34.3
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 17                           /  0.00
:     Aug 18   /  0.03 /  0.00 /  0.58 /  0.01
:     Aug 19   /  0.07 /  0.37 /  0.00 /  0.04
:     Aug 20   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.25
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 20                           /  0.09
:     Aug 21   /  0.08 /  0.03 /  0.07 /  0.21
:     Aug 22   /  0.23 /  0.04 /  0.09
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 17                           /  24.2
:     Aug 18   /  26.3 /  22.4 /  21.2 /  22.2
:     Aug 19   /  26.4 /  23.2 /  21.4 /  23.7
:     Aug 20   /  28.7 /  23.9 /  21.1 /  25.9
:     Aug 21   /  28.0 /  23.7 /  21.4 /  25.0
:     Aug 22   /  28.4 /  24.2 /  21.9
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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 18                           /   4.0
:     Aug 19   /   4.1 /   4.0 /   4.1 /   4.6
:     Aug 20   /   4.5 /   4.6 /   4.5
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 4.5 ft at 1000am EDT on Wed, Aug 20
:
.ER GYNK2 20140820 Z DC201408201459/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Aug 20 :                         /   4.7
.E2 : Aug 21 : /   5.2 /   5.2 /   5.2 /   5.2
.E3 : Aug 22 : /   5.9 /   6.4 /   6.2 /   5.6
.E4 : Aug 23 : /   5.1 /   4.9 /   4.8 /   4.7
.E5 : Aug 24 : /   4.6 /   4.6 /   4.6 /   4.6
.E6 : Aug 25 : /   4.6 /   4.6 /   4.6
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 17                           /  0.01
:     Aug 18   /  0.06 /  0.00 /  0.26 /  0.01
:     Aug 19   /  0.14 /  0.31 /  0.00 /  0.11
:     Aug 20   /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.27
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 20                           /  0.06
:     Aug 21   /  0.09 /  0.04 /  0.08 /  0.21
:     Aug 22   /  0.21 /  0.03 /  0.04
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 17                           /  25.0
:     Aug 18   /  25.2 /  21.8 /  20.8 /  22.2
:     Aug 19   /  25.7 /  22.5 /  20.7 /  23.6
:     Aug 20   /  28.6 /  23.7 /  20.6 /  26.0
:     Aug 21   /  28.4 /  23.9 /  21.4 /  24.9
:     Aug 22   /  28.1 /  23.9 /  22.1
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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 18                           /  16.2
:     Aug 19   /  16.0 /  15.7 /  15.4 /  15.4
:     Aug 20   /  15.6 /  15.8 /  15.8
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 15.9 ft at 930am EDT on Wed, Aug 20
:
.ER GNUK2 20140820 Z DC201408201459/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Aug 20 :                         /  15.7
.E2 : Aug 21 : /  15.7 /  16.1 /  16.7 /  17.2
.E3 : Aug 22 : /  17.7 /  18.2 /  18.4 /  18.6
.E4 : Aug 23 : /  19.0 /  19.8 /  20.3 /  20.7
.E5 : Aug 24 : /  21.0 /  21.0 /  20.3 /  19.4
.E6 : Aug 25 : /  18.8 /  18.4 /  17.8
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 17                           /  0.00
:     Aug 18   /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.44 /  0.01
:     Aug 19   /  0.06 /  0.05 /  0.00 /  0.05
:     Aug 20   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.26
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 20                           /  0.07
:     Aug 21   /  0.07 /  0.03 /  0.07 /  0.23
:     Aug 22   /  0.26 /  0.04 /  0.08
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 17                           /  24.4
:     Aug 18   /  26.0 /  22.5 /  21.3 /  23.0
:     Aug 19   /  27.0 /  23.5 /  21.3 /  23.9
:     Aug 20   /  29.1 /  24.3 /  21.1 /  26.2
:     Aug 21   /  28.5 /  24.2 /  21.8 /  25.2
:     Aug 22   /  28.4 /  24.2 /  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 18                           /  15.3
:     Aug 19   /  15.0 /  14.9 /  14.9 /  14.8
:     Aug 20   /  15.0 /  15.0 /  15.1
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 15.2 ft at 1000am EDT on Wed, Aug 20
:
.ER PORO1 20140820 Z DC201408201459/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Aug 20 :                         /  15.0
.E2 : Aug 21 : /  15.1 /  15.5 /  16.1 /  16.6
.E3 : Aug 22 : /  17.0 /  17.3 /  17.5 /  17.6
.E4 : Aug 23 : /  18.0 /  18.4 /  18.7 /  18.9
.E5 : Aug 24 : /  19.2 /  19.2 /  18.8 /  18.3
.E6 : Aug 25 : /  18.0 /  17.8 /  17.3
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 17                           /  0.00
:     Aug 18   /  0.01 /  0.01 /  0.17 /  0.00
:     Aug 19   /  0.08 /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Aug 20   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.27
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 20                           /  0.06
:     Aug 21   /  0.06 /  0.03 /  0.07 /  0.24
:     Aug 22   /  0.32 /  0.04 /  0.13
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Aug 17                           /  24.0
:     Aug 18   /  25.8 /  22.0 /  20.9 /  24.2
:     Aug 19   /  27.7 /  23.4 /  20.9 /  24.7
:     Aug 20   /  29.5 /  24.5 /  20.8 /  27.0
:     Aug 21   /  29.3 /  24.4 /  21.6 /  25.3
:     Aug 22   /  28.4 /  24.4 /  22.2
:____________________________________________________________________

$$
: JEH
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