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FGUS51 KTIR 291411
RVFOHH
River Forecast
NWS Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, OH
10:11am EDT Wednesday, March 29, 2017

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:
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: 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
:     Mar 27                           /  15.0
:     Mar 28   /  15.7 /  16.4 /  17.1 /  17.9
:     Mar 29   /  18.3 /  18.2 /  18.1
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 18.1 ft at 1000am EDT on Wed, Mar 29
:
.ER RACW2 20170329 Z DC201703291411/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Mar 29 :                         /  18.0
.E2 : Mar 30 : /  17.7 /  17.3 /  17.0 /  16.9
.E3 : Mar 31 : /  16.9 /  16.8 /  16.6 /  16.9
.E4 : Apr 01 : /  17.8 /  18.4 /  19.0 /  19.5
.E5 : Apr 02 : /  19.4 /  19.0 /  18.9 /  18.8
.E6 : Apr 03 : /  18.4 /  17.8 /  17.6
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 26                           /  0.03
:     Mar 27   /  0.39 /  0.02 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Mar 28   /  0.01 /  0.34 /  0.10 /  0.01
:     Mar 29   /  0.05 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 29                           /  0.00
:     Mar 30   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.03
:     Mar 31   /  0.07 /  0.10 /  0.47
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 26                           /  17.5
:     Mar 27   /  16.5 /  14.3 /  13.6 /  17.2
:     Mar 28   /  21.3 /  16.1 /  13.4 /  15.7
:     Mar 29   /  16.7 /  13.0 /   9.2 /  11.9
:     Mar 30   /  16.0 /  11.2 /   8.9 /  15.2
:     Mar 31   /  19.5 /  14.9 /  13.1
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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
:     Mar 27                           /  24.1
:     Mar 28   /  24.5 /  24.5 /  24.8 /  24.7
:     Mar 29   /  24.7 /  24.6 /  24.3
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 24.3 ft at 1000am EDT on Wed, Mar 29
:
.ER POPW2 20170329 Z DC201703291411/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Mar 29 :                         /  24.2
.E2 : Mar 30 : /  24.2 /  24.2 /  24.1 /  24.1
.E3 : Mar 31 : /  24.1 /  24.1 /  24.2 /  24.2
.E4 : Apr 01 : /  24.3 /  24.5 /  24.6 /  24.6
.E5 : Apr 02 : /  24.7 /  24.6 /  24.7 /  24.7
.E6 : Apr 03 : /  24.6 /  24.6 /  24.6
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 26                           /  0.05
:     Mar 27   /  0.41 /  0.04 /  0.02 /  0.00
:     Mar 28   /  0.01 /  0.35 /  0.11 /  0.01
:     Mar 29   /  0.02 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 29                           /  0.00
:     Mar 30   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.04
:     Mar 31   /  0.10 /  0.13 /  0.52
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 26                           /  16.5
:     Mar 27   /  16.3 /  14.2 /  12.9 /  17.4
:     Mar 28   /  21.6 /  15.9 /  13.2 /  15.6
:     Mar 29   /  17.2 /  13.6 /   9.7 /  11.7
:     Mar 30   /  16.0 /  11.0 /   8.7 /  15.3
:     Mar 31   /  20.2 /  15.3 /  13.1
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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
:     Mar 27                           /  17.8
:     Mar 28   /  18.0 /  19.4 /  20.3 /  22.6
:     Mar 29   /  23.6 /  24.1 /  23.7
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 23.6 ft at 900am EDT on Wed, Mar 29
:
.ER GALW2 20170329 Z DC201703291411/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Mar 29 :                         /  23.6
.E2 : Mar 30 : /  23.5 /  23.1 /  22.8 /  22.7
.E3 : Mar 31 : /  22.5 /  22.3 /  22.2 /  22.7
.E4 : Apr 01 : /  23.2 /  24.0 /  24.7 /  25.2
.E5 : Apr 02 : /  25.3 /  25.1 /  25.0 /  25.0
.E6 : Apr 03 : /  24.7 /  24.2 /  23.9
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 26                           /  0.06
:     Mar 27   /  0.39 /  0.04 /  0.02 /  0.00
:     Mar 28   /  0.02 /  0.42 /  0.05 /  0.00
:     Mar 29   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 29                           /  0.00
:     Mar 30   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.05
:     Mar 31   /  0.11 /  0.15 /  0.54
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 26                           /  15.9
:     Mar 27   /  15.7 /  14.1 /  12.9 /  17.4
:     Mar 28   /  21.8 /  15.9 /  13.2 /  15.6
:     Mar 29   /  17.2 /  13.8 /   9.9 /  11.5
:     Mar 30   /  15.9 /  11.1 /   8.8 /  15.4
:     Mar 31   /  20.8 /  15.9 /  13.4
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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
:     Mar 27                           /  26.3
:     Mar 28   /  26.2 /  26.5 /  27.1 /  27.9
:     Mar 29   /  28.5 /  28.9 /  29.3
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 29.4 ft at 1000am EDT on Wed, Mar 29
:
.ER HNTW2 20170329 Z DC201703291411/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Mar 29 :                         /  29.4
.E2 : Mar 30 : /  29.3 /  29.0 /  28.5 /  28.1
.E3 : Mar 31 : /  27.9 /  27.8 /  27.6 /  27.5
.E4 : Apr 01 : /  27.7 /  28.2 /  28.9 /  29.5
.E5 : Apr 02 : /  30.0 /  30.0 /  29.7 /  29.6
.E6 : Apr 03 : /  29.5 /  29.1 /  28.6
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 26                           /  0.12
:     Mar 27   /  0.44 /  0.06 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Mar 28   /  0.02 /  0.38 /  0.10 /  0.00
:     Mar 29   /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 29                           /  0.00
:     Mar 30   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.04
:     Mar 31   /  0.10 /  0.14 /  0.52
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 26                           /  15.8
:     Mar 27   /  16.0 /  14.2 /  12.6 /  17.6
:     Mar 28   /  21.5 /  15.7 /  13.1 /  15.3
:     Mar 29   /  17.5 /  14.0 /  10.7 /  11.6
:     Mar 30   /  16.0 /  11.5 /   9.3 /  15.8
:     Mar 31   /  21.3 /  16.3 /  13.7
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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
:     Mar 27                           /  34.4
:     Mar 28   /  34.3 /  34.4 /  34.8 /  35.1
:     Mar 29   /  35.3 /  35.6 /  36.1
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 36.4 ft at 1000am EDT on Wed, Mar 29
:
.ER ASHK2 20170329 Z DC201703291411/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Mar 29 :                         /  36.3
.E2 : Mar 30 : /  36.1 /  36.0 /  35.9 /  35.7
.E3 : Mar 31 : /  35.6 /  35.5 /  35.4 /  35.3
.E4 : Apr 01 : /  35.4 /  35.6 /  35.8 /  36.0
.E5 : Apr 02 : /  36.2 /  36.1 /  36.0 /  36.0
.E6 : Apr 03 : /  35.9 /  35.8 /  35.6
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 26                           /  0.18
:     Mar 27   /  0.45 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Mar 28   /  0.02 /  0.49 /  0.07 /  0.00
:     Mar 29   /  0.02 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 29                           /  0.00
:     Mar 30   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.03
:     Mar 31   /  0.08 /  0.13 /  0.50
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 26                           /  15.7
:     Mar 27   /  16.1 /  14.2 /  12.1 /  17.3
:     Mar 28   /  20.8 /  15.0 /  12.9 /  15.1
:     Mar 29   /  17.4 /  14.1 /  11.6 /  11.8
:     Mar 30   /  16.1 /  12.1 /  10.1 /  16.7
:     Mar 31   /  22.6 /  17.3 /  14.2
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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
:     Mar 27                           /   8.0
:     Mar 28   /   7.9 /   8.4 /   9.7 /  10.7
:     Mar 29   /  11.7 /  11.7 /  11.3
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 11.2 ft at 900am EDT on Wed, Mar 29
:
.ER GYNK2 20170329 Z DC201703291411/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Mar 29 :                         /  11.0
.E2 : Mar 30 : /  10.9 /  10.8 /  10.6 /  10.4
.E3 : Mar 31 : /  10.3 /  10.2 /  10.3 /  10.2
.E4 : Apr 01 : /  10.0 /   9.8 /   9.3 /   8.9
.E5 : Apr 02 : /   8.5 /   8.2 /   7.9 /   7.6
.E6 : Apr 03 : /   7.4 /   7.2 /   7.0
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 26                           /  0.13
:     Mar 27   /  0.62 /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.01
:     Mar 28   /  0.02 /  0.43 /  0.01 /  0.00
:     Mar 29   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 29                           /  0.00
:     Mar 30   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.03
:     Mar 31   /  0.06 /  0.16 /  0.49
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 26                           /  14.4
:     Mar 27   /  16.2 /  14.6 /  12.4 /  16.3
:     Mar 28   /  20.3 /  13.8 /  12.3 /  14.2
:     Mar 29   /  16.5 /  13.2 /  10.7 /  10.9
:     Mar 30   /  15.3 /  11.9 /  10.1 /  16.1
:     Mar 31   /  22.4 /  17.6 /  14.1
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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
:     Mar 27                           /  20.7
:     Mar 28   /  20.7 /  20.9 /  22.0 /  23.8
:     Mar 29   /  25.7 /  26.6 /  26.7
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 26.8 ft at 930am EDT on Wed, Mar 29
:
.ER GNUK2 20170329 Z DC201703291411/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Mar 29 :                         /  27.0
.E2 : Mar 30 : /  27.2 /  27.3 /  27.0 /  26.7
.E3 : Mar 31 : /  26.2 /  25.8 /  25.5 /  25.2
.E4 : Apr 01 : /  25.0 /  25.5 /  26.5 /  27.3
.E5 : Apr 02 : /  28.1 /  28.6 /  28.6 /  28.3
.E6 : Apr 03 : /  28.1 /  27.9 /  27.4
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 26                           /  0.18
:     Mar 27   /  0.56 /  0.04 /  0.02 /  0.00
:     Mar 28   /  0.04 /  0.47 /  0.04 /  0.00
:     Mar 29   /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 29                           /  0.00
:     Mar 30   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.04
:     Mar 31   /  0.08 /  0.17 /  0.50
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 26                           /  14.5
:     Mar 27   /  16.2 /  14.4 /  12.5 /  16.7
:     Mar 28   /  21.2 /  14.6 /  12.6 /  14.7
:     Mar 29   /  16.9 /  13.4 /  10.6 /  11.0
:     Mar 30   /  15.6 /  11.7 /   9.6 /  15.6
:     Mar 31   /  22.1 /  17.4 /  14.1
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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
:     Mar 27                           /  20.4
:     Mar 28   /  20.4 /  20.5 /  21.4 /  22.9
:     Mar 29   /  24.7 /  25.6 /  26.0
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 25.9 ft at 1000am EDT on Wed, Mar 29
:
.ER PORO1 20170329 Z DC201703291411/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Mar 29 :                         /  26.3
.E2 : Mar 30 : /  26.4 /  26.3 /  25.9 /  25.4
.E3 : Mar 31 : /  24.9 /  24.5 /  24.3 /  24.3
.E4 : Apr 01 : /  24.4 /  24.9 /  25.7 /  26.6
.E5 : Apr 02 : /  27.4 /  27.9 /  28.0 /  27.9
.E6 : Apr 03 : /  27.7 /  27.5 /  27.0
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 26                           /  0.26
:     Mar 27   /  0.19 /  0.19 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Mar 28   /  0.02 /  0.20 /  0.08 /  0.00
:     Mar 29   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 29                           /  0.00
:     Mar 30   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.05
:     Mar 31   /  0.10 /  0.22 /  0.51
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 26                           /  14.0
:     Mar 27   /  16.4 /  15.0 /  12.7 /  16.1
:     Mar 28   /  20.7 /  15.4 /  12.9 /  15.0
:     Mar 29   /  16.2 /  12.8 /   9.3 /  10.4
:     Mar 30   /  15.4 /  11.5 /   9.0 /  14.3
:     Mar 31   /  20.9 /  17.2 /  13.9
:____________________________________________________________________
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