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RVFOHH
River Forecast
NWS Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, OH
9:25am EST Monday, January 15, 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 13                           /  34.3
:     Jan 14   /  35.6 /  36.7 /  37.5 /  38.1
:     Jan 15   /  38.4 /  38.5 /  38.1
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 38.0 ft at 900am EST on Mon, Jan 15
:
.ER RACW2 20180115 Z DC201801151425/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Jan 15 :                         /  36.7
.E2 : Jan 16 : /  34.2 /  30.5 /  27.4 /  25.7
.E3 : Jan 17 : /  24.8 /  24.1 /  23.6 /  23.2
.E4 : Jan 18 : /  22.5 /  21.9 /  21.5 /  21.2
.E5 : Jan 19 : /  20.9 /  20.6 /  20.2 /  19.6
.E6 : Jan 20 : /  19.1 /  18.8 /  18.7
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 12                           /  0.08
:     Jan 13   /  0.36 /  0.39 /  0.08 /  0.02
:     Jan 14   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Jan 15   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.01
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 15                           /  0.00
:     Jan 16   /  0.00 /  0.03 /  0.07 /  0.04
:     Jan 17   /  0.02 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 12                           /  15.1
:     Jan 13   /   7.8 /  -0.7 /  -5.4 /  -6.8
:     Jan 14   /  -7.1 /  -9.1 / -11.5 / -10.4
:     Jan 15   /  -6.9 / -11.6 / -12.3 /  -4.0
:     Jan 16   /   1.8 /   0.1 /  -3.2 /  -5.7
:     Jan 17   /  -5.4 / -10.0 / -12.3
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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 13                           /  33.4
:     Jan 14   /  35.0 /  35.9 /  36.8 /  37.4
:     Jan 15   /  38.0 /  38.5 /  38.5
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 38.4 ft at 900am EST on Mon, Jan 15
:
.ER POPW2 20180115 Z DC201801151425/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Jan 15 :                         /  38.1
.E2 : Jan 16 : /  37.1 /  34.9 /  32.0 /  29.9
.E3 : Jan 17 : /  29.1 /  28.5 /  28.1 /  27.8
.E4 : Jan 18 : /  27.4 /  27.2 /  26.9 /  26.7
.E5 : Jan 19 : /  26.5 /  26.4 /  26.2 /  25.9
.E6 : Jan 20 : /  25.7 /  25.6 /  25.6
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 12                           /  0.09
:     Jan 13   /  0.41 /  0.36 /  0.09 /  0.01
:     Jan 14   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Jan 15   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.02
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 15                           /  0.00
:     Jan 16   /  0.00 /  0.03 /  0.07 /  0.04
:     Jan 17   /  0.02 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 12                           /  14.4
:     Jan 13   /   6.6 /  -1.1 /  -5.4 /  -7.0
:     Jan 14   /  -7.3 /  -9.2 / -11.7 / -10.6
:     Jan 15   /  -6.8 / -11.4 / -11.9 /  -3.8
:     Jan 16   /   2.1 /  -0.0 /  -3.6 /  -6.0
:     Jan 17   /  -5.6 / -10.1 / -12.2
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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 13                           /  37.4
:     Jan 14   /  38.9 /  39.9 /  40.8 /  41.4
:     Jan 15   /  42.0 /  42.6 /  42.8
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 42.7 ft at 800am EST on Mon, Jan 15
:
.ER GALW2 20180115 Z DC201801151425/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Jan 15 :                         /  42.7
.E2 : Jan 16 : /  42.0 /  40.4 /  37.2 /  34.5
.E3 : Jan 17 : /  32.7 /  31.5 /  30.6 /  29.9
.E4 : Jan 18 : /  29.1 /  28.4 /  27.9 /  27.4
.E5 : Jan 19 : /  27.0 /  26.7 /  26.3 /  25.7
.E6 : Jan 20 : /  25.1 /  24.8 /  24.5
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 12                           /  0.10
:     Jan 13   /  0.42 /  0.32 /  0.09 /  0.00
:     Jan 14   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Jan 15   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.02
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 15                           /  0.00
:     Jan 16   /  0.00 /  0.03 /  0.06 /  0.03
:     Jan 17   /  0.02 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 12                           /  14.2
:     Jan 13   /   5.8 /  -1.5 /  -5.7 /  -7.1
:     Jan 14   /  -7.5 /  -9.4 / -11.9 / -10.5
:     Jan 15   /  -6.8 / -10.5 / -11.4 /  -3.6
:     Jan 16   /   2.4 /   0.0 /  -3.8 /  -6.3
:     Jan 17   /  -5.7 / -10.2 / -12.1
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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 13                           /  37.3
:     Jan 14   /  38.3 /  39.3 /  40.1 /  40.8
:     Jan 15   /  41.4 /  41.9 /  42.3
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 42.4 ft at 900am EST on Mon, Jan 15
:
.ER HNTW2 20180115 Z DC201801151425/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Jan 15 :                         /  42.8
.E2 : Jan 16 : /  43.0 /  42.8 /  41.9 /  40.0
.E3 : Jan 17 : /  37.8 /  36.0 /  34.7 /  33.7
.E4 : Jan 18 : /  32.8 /  32.0 /  31.6 /  31.2
.E5 : Jan 19 : /  30.9 /  30.6 /  30.3 /  30.1
.E6 : Jan 20 : /  29.6 /  29.1 /  28.8
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 12                           /  0.06
:     Jan 13   /  0.45 /  0.33 /  0.05 /  0.01
:     Jan 14   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Jan 15   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.01
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 15                           /  0.00
:     Jan 16   /  0.00 /  0.02 /  0.06 /  0.04
:     Jan 17   /  0.02 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 12                           /  13.9
:     Jan 13   /   6.3 /  -1.2 /  -5.9 /  -7.2
:     Jan 14   /  -7.4 /  -9.3 / -11.4 /  -9.8
:     Jan 15   /  -6.4 /  -9.9 / -10.6 /  -3.3
:     Jan 16   /   2.8 /   0.1 /  -3.6 /  -6.1
:     Jan 17   /  -5.5 /  -9.8 / -11.9
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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 13                           /  40.6
:     Jan 14   /  41.5 /  42.4 /  43.1 /  44.0
:     Jan 15   /  44.6 /  45.1 /  45.6
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 45.7 ft at 900am EST on Mon, Jan 15
:
.ER ASHK2 20180115 Z DC201801151425/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Jan 15 :                         /  45.8
.E2 : Jan 16 : /  46.0 /  45.9 /  45.3 /  43.7
.E3 : Jan 17 : /  41.7 /  39.7 /  38.5 /  37.8
.E4 : Jan 18 : /  37.4 /  37.0 /  36.7 /  36.5
.E5 : Jan 19 : /  36.3 /  36.2 /  36.1 /  35.9
.E6 : Jan 20 : /  35.8 /  35.6 /  35.5
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 12                           /  0.03
:     Jan 13   /  0.44 /  0.19 /  0.01 /  0.02
:     Jan 14   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Jan 15   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.02
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 15                           /  0.00
:     Jan 16   /  0.00 /  0.02 /  0.05 /  0.05
:     Jan 17   /  0.03 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 12                           /  13.5
:     Jan 13   /   5.9 /  -0.8 /  -6.3 /  -7.4
:     Jan 14   /  -7.1 /  -9.2 / -11.3 /  -9.5
:     Jan 15   /  -6.0 /  -9.2 /  -9.8 /  -2.8
:     Jan 16   /   3.4 /   0.5 /  -3.5 /  -6.0
:     Jan 17   /  -5.4 /  -9.3 / -11.7
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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 13                           /   3.4
:     Jan 14   /   3.0 /   2.6 /   2.2 /   2.4
:     Jan 15   /   2.4 /   2.3 /   2.2
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 2.3 ft at 900am EST on Mon, Jan 15
:
.ER GYNK2 20180115 Z DC201801151425/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Jan 15 :                         /   7.3
.E2 : Jan 16 : /   7.2 /   7.1 /   7.1 /   7.1
.E3 : Jan 17 : /   7.1 /   7.0 /   6.9 /   5.9
.E4 : Jan 18 : /   5.8 /   5.7 /   5.7 /   5.6
.E5 : Jan 19 : /   5.6 /   5.5 /   5.5 /   5.5
.E6 : Jan 20 : /   5.4 /   5.5 /   5.9
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 12                           /  0.05
:     Jan 13   /  0.37 /  0.12 /  0.02 /  0.02
:     Jan 14   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Jan 15   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.03
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 15                           /  0.00
:     Jan 16   /  0.00 /  0.02 /  0.05 /  0.04
:     Jan 17   /  0.03 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 12                           /  12.3
:     Jan 13   /   3.9 /  -2.0 /  -7.3 /  -8.3
:     Jan 14   /  -8.2 / -10.7 / -13.6 / -11.3
:     Jan 15   /  -7.0 / -10.2 /  -9.8 /  -3.4
:     Jan 16   /   2.6 /  -0.3 /  -5.0 /  -7.6
:     Jan 17   /  -6.9 / -10.3 / -12.7
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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 13                           /  38.2
:     Jan 14   /  39.7 /  41.6 /  42.4 /  43.2
:     Jan 15   /  44.0 /  44.5 /  45.0
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 45.1 ft at 830am EST on Mon, Jan 15
:
.ER GNUK2 20180115 Z DC201801151425/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Jan 15 :                         /  45.5
.E2 : Jan 16 : /  45.9 /  46.2 /  46.2 /  45.8
.E3 : Jan 17 : /  44.6 /  42.9 /  40.6 /  38.2
.E4 : Jan 18 : /  35.7 /  33.7 /  32.3 /  31.3
.E5 : Jan 19 : /  30.4 /  29.8 /  29.2 /  28.7
.E6 : Jan 20 : /  28.1 /  27.5 /  26.8
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 12                           /  0.06
:     Jan 13   /  0.40 /  0.18 /  0.03 /  0.00
:     Jan 14   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Jan 15   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.02
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 15                           /  0.00
:     Jan 16   /  0.00 /  0.03 /  0.05 /  0.03
:     Jan 17   /  0.02 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 12                           /  12.5
:     Jan 13   /   4.1 /  -2.0 /  -7.0 /  -7.8
:     Jan 14   /  -7.6 / -10.1 / -12.9 / -10.6
:     Jan 15   /  -6.6 /  -9.9 /  -9.9 /  -3.5
:     Jan 16   /   2.8 /   0.0 /  -4.4 /  -7.3
:     Jan 17   /  -6.4 /  -9.9 / -12.1
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
.AR PORO1 20180116 Z DC201801151425/DUE/DQG/DH06/HGIFFX :crest:   43.9
: Crest near   43.9 ft around 1AM EST on Tue, Jan 16
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 13                           /  35.9
:     Jan 14   /  37.9 /  39.4 /  40.5 /  41.4
:     Jan 15   /  42.2 /  42.8 /  43.3
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 43.4 ft at 900am EST on Mon, Jan 15
:
.ER PORO1 20180115 Z DC201801151425/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Jan 15 :                         /  43.6
.E2 : Jan 16 : /  43.8 /  43.9 /  43.8 /  43.4
.E3 : Jan 17 : /  42.4 /  40.8 /  38.3 /  36.0
.E4 : Jan 18 : /  33.6 /  31.8 /  30.5 /  29.6
.E5 : Jan 19 : /  28.7 /  28.1 /  27.5 /  27.1
.E6 : Jan 20 : /  26.5 /  25.9 /  25.4
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 12                           /  0.16
:     Jan 13   /  0.41 /  0.23 /  0.04 /  0.00
:     Jan 14   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Jan 15   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.02
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 15                           /  0.00
:     Jan 16   /  0.02 /  0.04 /  0.04 /  0.01
:     Jan 17   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Jan 12                           /  12.3
:     Jan 13   /   3.4 /  -3.2 /  -7.5 /  -8.5
:     Jan 14   /  -8.3 / -11.1 / -14.8 / -12.0
:     Jan 15   /  -7.2 / -10.9 / -10.4 /  -4.3
:     Jan 16   /   1.8 /  -0.7 /  -5.3 /  -8.3
:     Jan 17   /  -7.2 / -10.6 / -12.3
:____________________________________________________________________
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