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Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
147 PM EDT Wednesday, May 24, 2017

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...
The rest of the week for the Ohio Valley is shaping up to be rather wet.  Three
weather systems are expected in the region before the weekend is over.  The
first of these has already moved into the area, and will be slow to exit.  The
next two will be early and late in the weekend.  Rainfall amounts from these
systems could be substantial and widespread.

...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Minor flooding continues in western Indiana.  Rises from new rainfall is
expected and will likely cause new flooding, in addition to prolonging existing
flooding.

...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Around an inch of rain had fallen in the southeast portion of the basin, on
Tuesday.Other rain had moved into the region overnight and gave a quarter inch
or less in other parts of the basin.

...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Over an inch of rain is forecast in much of the Ohio Valley before Friday
morning.  Over 1.5 inches is expected in parts of the central basin.

...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Wednesday morning:
 River Basin     Forecast Point   Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Wabash River     West Lafayette        11         12.7    Falling
Wabash River     Covington             16         21.5    Falling
Wabash River     Montezuma             14         20.0    Steady
Wabash River     Terre Haute           14         17.5    Steady
Wabash River     Riverton              15         17.6    Steady
Little Wabash Ri Clay City             18         18.5    Falling
Little Wabash Ri Carmi                 27         29.4    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.
$$
Mark J. Fenbers




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