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RVFOHH
River Forecast
NWS Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, OH
9:27am EST Wednesday, January 17, 2018

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
:     Jan 15                           /  37.1
:     Jan 16   /  34.6 /  29.7 /  26.8 /  23.7
:     Jan 17   /  21.3 /  21.0 /  20.6
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 20.6 ft at 900am EST on Wed, Jan 17
:
.ER RACW2 20180117 Z DC201801171427/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Jan 17 :                         /  20.5
.E2 : Jan 18 : /  20.5 /  20.7 /  20.9 /  21.0
.E3 : Jan 19 : /  20.9 /  20.7 /  20.4 /  19.9
.E4 : Jan 20 : /  19.5 /  19.2 /  18.9 /  18.6
.E5 : Jan 21 : /  18.4 /  18.3 /  18.3 /  18.4
.E6 : Jan 22 : /  18.7 /  19.3 /  19.8
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 14                           /  0.00
:     Jan 15   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.01 /  0.01
:     Jan 16   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.09 /  0.12
:     Jan 17   /  0.10 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 17                           /  0.00
:     Jan 18   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Jan 19   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 14                           / -10.4
:     Jan 15   /  -6.9 / -11.6 / -12.3 /  -5.1
:     Jan 16   /   1.3 /  -0.2 /  -1.3 /  -5.4
:     Jan 17   /  -8.1 / -12.0 / -13.3 / -12.8
:     Jan 18   /  -8.0 /  -9.9 / -10.7 /  -6.9
:     Jan 19   /  -0.7 /  -3.9 /  -5.8
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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
:     Jan 15                           /  38.0
:     Jan 16   /  36.6 /  34.3 /  31.2 /  28.6
:     Jan 17   /  26.7 /  26.3 /  26.5
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 26.4 ft at 900am EST on Wed, Jan 17
:
.ER POPW2 20180117 Z DC201801171427/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Jan 17 :                         /  26.4
.E2 : Jan 18 : /  26.5 /  26.7 /  26.6 /  26.5
.E3 : Jan 19 : /  26.3 /  26.0 /  25.8 /  25.7
.E4 : Jan 20 : /  25.6 /  25.6 /  25.5 /  25.4
.E5 : Jan 21 : /  25.4 /  25.4 /  25.4 /  25.4
.E6 : Jan 22 : /  25.5 /  25.6 /  25.6
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 14                           /  0.00
:     Jan 15   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.02 /  0.00
:     Jan 16   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.07 /  0.12
:     Jan 17   /  0.07 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 17                           /  0.00
:     Jan 18   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Jan 19   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 14                           / -10.6
:     Jan 15   /  -6.8 / -11.4 / -11.9 /  -5.1
:     Jan 16   /   1.6 /  -0.1 /  -1.5 /  -6.3
:     Jan 17   /  -8.2 / -12.7 / -13.5 / -12.6
:     Jan 18   /  -7.7 /  -9.8 / -10.8 /  -6.8
:     Jan 19   /  -0.5 /  -4.0 /  -5.9
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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
:     Jan 15                           /  42.6
:     Jan 16   /  41.7 /  39.0 /  37.1 /  34.4
:     Jan 17   /  31.3 /  28.2 /  26.6
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 26.5 ft at 900am EST on Wed, Jan 17
:
.ER GALW2 20180117 Z DC201801171427/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Jan 17 :                         /  26.4
.E2 : Jan 18 : /  26.2 /  26.3 /  26.6 /  26.6
.E3 : Jan 19 : /  26.3 /  26.0 /  25.5 /  24.9
.E4 : Jan 20 : /  24.4 /  24.0 /  23.6 /  23.2
.E5 : Jan 21 : /  23.0 /  22.9 /  22.9 /  23.0
.E6 : Jan 22 : /  23.4 /  24.0 /  24.6
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 14                           /  0.00
:     Jan 15   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.02 /  0.00
:     Jan 16   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.06 /  0.10
:     Jan 17   /  0.05 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 17                           /  0.00
:     Jan 18   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Jan 19   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 14                           / -10.5
:     Jan 15   /  -6.8 / -10.5 / -11.4 /  -4.8
:     Jan 16   /   1.9 /   0.2 /  -1.8 /  -6.9
:     Jan 17   /  -8.3 / -13.2 / -13.9 / -12.6
:     Jan 18   /  -7.4 /  -9.6 / -10.7 /  -6.7
:     Jan 19   /  -0.3 /  -3.9 /  -5.9
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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
:     Jan 15                           /  42.4
:     Jan 16   /  42.1 /  41.2 /  39.6 /  37.5
:     Jan 17   /  35.2 /  32.6 /  31.0
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 30.6 ft at 900am EST on Wed, Jan 17
:
.ER HNTW2 20180117 Z DC201801171427/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Jan 17 :                         /  30.3
.E2 : Jan 18 : /  30.1 /  30.0 /  30.1 /  30.2
.E3 : Jan 19 : /  30.2 /  30.2 /  29.8 /  29.4
.E4 : Jan 20 : /  28.9 /  28.5 /  28.1 /  27.8
.E5 : Jan 21 : /  27.6 /  27.5 /  27.5 /  27.6
.E6 : Jan 22 : /  27.6 /  27.9 /  28.3
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 14                           /  0.00
:     Jan 15   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.01 /  0.00
:     Jan 16   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.06 /  0.11
:     Jan 17   /  0.09 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 17                           /  0.00
:     Jan 18   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Jan 19   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 14                           /  -9.8
:     Jan 15   /  -6.4 /  -9.9 / -10.6 /  -4.4
:     Jan 16   /   2.4 /   0.5 /  -1.7 /  -6.0
:     Jan 17   /  -7.8 / -12.2 / -13.5 / -12.5
:     Jan 18   /  -7.4 /  -9.5 / -10.7 /  -6.7
:     Jan 19   /  -0.2 /  -3.6 /  -5.7
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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
:     Jan 15                           /  45.8
:     Jan 16   /  45.6 /  45.1 /  43.8 /  42.0
:     Jan 17   /  40.0 /  38.3 /  37.1
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 36.8 ft at 900am EST on Wed, Jan 17
:
.ER ASHK2 20180117 Z DC201801171427/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Jan 17 :                         /  36.5
.E2 : Jan 18 : /  36.2 /  36.1 /  36.0 /  36.0
.E3 : Jan 19 : /  35.9 /  35.8 /  35.7 /  35.6
.E4 : Jan 20 : /  35.4 /  35.3 /  35.2 /  35.1
.E5 : Jan 21 : /  35.0 /  35.0 /  35.0 /  35.1
.E6 : Jan 22 : /  35.1 /  35.2 /  35.4
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 14                           /  0.00
:     Jan 15   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.02 /  0.01
:     Jan 16   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.05 /  0.12
:     Jan 17   /  0.12 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 17                           /  0.00
:     Jan 18   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Jan 19   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 14                           /  -9.5
:     Jan 15   /  -6.0 /  -9.2 /  -9.8 /  -3.7
:     Jan 16   /   3.6 /   1.1 /  -1.3 /  -5.6
:     Jan 17   /  -7.9 / -12.3 / -14.1 / -12.5
:     Jan 18   /  -7.3 /  -9.3 / -10.8 /  -6.8
:     Jan 19   /   0.0 /  -3.1 /  -5.3
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
: Gage reading may be affected by ice.
: Forecast stage represents estimate of unobstructed flow.
:
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 15                           /   2.6
:     Jan 16   /   2.7 /   2.7 /   2.5 /   2.5
:     Jan 17   /   2.2 /   1.9 /   1.8
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 1.7 ft at 900am EST on Wed, Jan 17
:
.ER GYNK2 20180117 Z DC201801171427/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Jan 17 :                         /   6.9
.E2 : Jan 18 : /   6.8 /   6.7 /   6.7 /   6.6
.E3 : Jan 19 : /   6.6 /   6.5 /   6.5 /   6.5
.E4 : Jan 20 : /   6.4 /   6.4 /   6.5 /   6.7
.E5 : Jan 21 : /   6.8 /   7.1 /   7.7 /   8.0
.E6 : Jan 22 : /   7.9 /   7.7 /   7.5
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 14                           /  0.00
:     Jan 15   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.03 /  0.01
:     Jan 16   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.06 /  0.11
:     Jan 17   /  0.07 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 17                           /  0.00
:     Jan 18   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Jan 19   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 14                           / -11.3
:     Jan 15   /  -7.0 / -10.2 /  -9.8 /  -4.1
:     Jan 16   /   3.2 /   0.1 /  -2.9 /  -7.7
:     Jan 17   /  -9.4 / -14.6 / -15.9 / -13.4
:     Jan 18   /  -8.0 /  -9.7 / -11.6 /  -7.6
:     Jan 19   /  -0.7 /  -3.4 /  -5.7
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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
:     Jan 15                           /  45.3
:     Jan 16   /  45.4 /  45.1 /  44.3 /  43.1
:     Jan 17   /  41.4 /  38.2 /  35.3
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 34.2 ft at 830am EST on Wed, Jan 17
:
.ER GNUK2 20180117 Z DC201801171427/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Jan 17 :                         /  33.1
.E2 : Jan 18 : /  31.6 /  30.6 /  30.1 /  29.8
.E3 : Jan 19 : /  29.4 /  29.1 /  28.6 /  27.9
.E4 : Jan 20 : /  27.2 /  26.6 /  26.0 /  25.5
.E5 : Jan 21 : /  25.0 /  24.7 /  24.5 /  24.5
.E6 : Jan 22 : /  24.6 /  24.7 /  25.2
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 14                           /  0.00
:     Jan 15   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.02 /  0.00
:     Jan 16   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.06 /  0.10
:     Jan 17   /  0.05 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 17                           /  0.00
:     Jan 18   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Jan 19   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 14                           / -10.6
:     Jan 15   /  -6.6 /  -9.9 /  -9.9 /  -4.4
:     Jan 16   /   3.1 /   0.9 /  -2.5 /  -7.3
:     Jan 17   /  -8.8 / -13.7 / -14.4 / -12.9
:     Jan 18   /  -7.5 /  -9.3 / -11.0 /  -7.2
:     Jan 19   /  -0.4 /  -3.3 /  -5.6
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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
:     Jan 15                           /  43.7
:     Jan 16   /  43.8 /  43.7 /  43.2 /  42.2
:     Jan 17   /  40.7 /  38.0 /  35.0
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 34.0 ft at 900am EST on Wed, Jan 17
:
.ER PORO1 20180117 Z DC201801171427/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Jan 17 :                         /  32.8
.E2 : Jan 18 : /  31.1 /  29.6 /  28.7 /  28.0
.E3 : Jan 19 : /  27.4 /  26.9 /  26.4 /  25.6
.E4 : Jan 20 : /  25.0 /  24.4 /  23.9 /  23.4
.E5 : Jan 21 : /  23.0 /  22.7 /  22.6 /  22.7
.E6 : Jan 22 : /  22.9 /  23.1 /  23.6
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 14                           /  0.00
:     Jan 15   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.02 /  0.00
:     Jan 16   /  0.00 /  0.01 /  0.05 /  0.08
:     Jan 17   /  0.02 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 17                           /  0.00
:     Jan 18   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Jan 19   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 14                           / -12.0
:     Jan 15   /  -7.2 / -10.9 / -10.4 /  -5.5
:     Jan 16   /   1.9 /  -0.6 /  -3.9 /  -8.9
:     Jan 17   /  -9.5 / -13.4 / -13.6 / -13.0
:     Jan 18   /  -7.5 /  -9.4 / -10.9 /  -7.3
:     Jan 19   /  -0.8 /  -3.9 /  -5.9
:____________________________________________________________________
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