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Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1134 AM EDT Friday, July 31, 2015

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...
High pressure over the region will keep the Ohio Valley mostly dry for the next
couple of days. A couple of weak disturbances will brush the northern Ohio
Valley over the next two days but any resulting showers that develop will be
hydrologically inconsequential.

A more significant wave will drop through the Ohio Valley Sunday night into
Monday which is expected to produce more widespread rainfall. Chances of rain
will continue through the remainder of next week, though no amounts are
expected to be excessive.

...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Minor flooding lingers in the western basin and will continue to do so for
the next few days. Otherwise, the potential for additional flooding will be
low.

...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain was confined to the far southeastern Ohio Valley. Basin average amounts
were less than 0.40 inch.

...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Only light amounts of precipitation are expected across eastern Illinois,
northern Indiana, northern Ohio, northern Pennsylvania and far western New
York. Basin average amounts will be less than 0.20 inch.

...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Friday morning:
 River Basin     Forecast Point   Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Wabash River     West Lafayette        11         12.4    Steady
Wabash River     Covington             16         16.8    Steady
Wabash River     Montezuma             14         16.3    Falling
Wabash River     Terre Haute           14         16.0    Falling
Wabash River     Riverton              15         18.4    Steady

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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