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Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1157 AM EDT Monday, May 29, 2017

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...
A weak cold front will move through the Ohio Valley today and tonight. It will
bring some scattered showers and isolated storms with it, but rainfall amounts
are not expected to be excessive.

The Ohio Valley will see limited showers during the first half of this week.
The latter half of the week will feature wetter conditions ahead of and with a
front that is expected to push through the region next weekend.

...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Minor flooding is occurring or forecast across western and northern Indiana and
in isolated areas of northern Ohio. With little rainfall over the Ohio Valley
over the next few days, the potential for new flooding is low.

...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain was scattered over much of the basin, but was significant over northern
Indiana, northern Ohio and western Pennsylvania where basin averages ranged
from 0.50 to nearly 2.00 inches.

...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Light rain is forecast for much of the Ohio Valley. Basin average amounts will
generally be 0.15 inch or less.

...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Monday morning:
 River Basin     Forecast Point   Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Wabash River     Bluffton              10         11.8    Falling
Eel River        North Manchester       9         10.6    Falling
Wabash River     West Lafayette        11         11.3    Rising
Wabash River     Covington             16         17.0    Falling
Wabash River     Montezuma             14         17.8    Falling
Wabash River     Terre Haute           14         16.7    Steady
Wabash River     Riverton              15         18.3    Steady
St. Mary`s River Decatur               17         18.8    Falling
Maumee River     Fort Wayne            17         17.5    Falling
Maumee River     Defiance              10         10.8    Steady
Black River      Elyria                 9         10.4    Falling

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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