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River Forecast
NWS Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, OH
9:18pm EST Wednesday, February 21, 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:
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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.
:
: Rise above flood tailwater stage around 10AM EST on Sat, Feb 24
.AR RACW2 20180226 Z DC201802220218/DUE/DQG/DH00/HTIFFX :crest:   43.6
: Crest near   43.6 ft around 7PM EST on Sun, Feb 25
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 20           /  44.3 /  42.6 /  40.7
:     Feb 21   /  39.2 /  38.2 /  37.3 /  36.7
:     Feb 22   /  36.4
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 36.2 ft at 900pm EST on Wed, Feb 21
:
.ER RACW2 20180222 Z DC201802220218/DUE/DQG/DH06/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 22 :         /  36.3 /  36.1 /  36.1
.E2 : Feb 23 : /  36.4 /  37.0 /  37.8 /  38.6
.E3 : Feb 24 : /  39.3 /  40.0 /  40.7 /  41.3
.E4 : Feb 25 : /  42.0 /  42.7 /  43.1 /  43.5
.E5 : Feb 26 : /  43.6 /  43.6 /  43.4 /  42.8
.E6 : Feb 27 : /  42.1
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 19           /  0.00 /  0.01 /  0.04
:     Feb 20   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 21   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.01
:     Feb 22   /  0.05
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (66 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 22           /  0.04 /  0.37 /  0.23
:     Feb 23   /  0.03 /  0.00 /  0.11 /  0.10
:     Feb 24   /  0.17 /  0.02 /  0.09 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (138 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 19           /   2.6 /   7.0 /  15.0
:     Feb 20   /  21.9 /  18.4 /  16.7 /  21.4
:     Feb 21   /  25.6 /  18.3 /  18.8 /  21.1
:     Feb 22   /  18.2 /  10.4 /   7.9 /   7.7
:     Feb 23   /   9.3 /   9.0 /  10.5 /  17.5
:     Feb 24   /  21.0 /  16.7 /  14.1 /  15.3
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
: Rise above flood river stage around 1PM EST on Sat, Feb 24
.AR POPW2 20180226 Z DC201802220218/DUE/DQG/DH06/HGIFFX :crest:   42.3
: Crest near   42.3 ft around 1AM EST on Mon, Feb 26
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 20           /  45.6 /  44.4 /  43.1
:     Feb 21   /  41.9 /  41.0 /  40.3 /  39.6
:     Feb 22   /  39.1
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 38.9 ft at 900pm EST on Wed, Feb 21
:
.ER POPW2 20180222 Z DC201802220218/DUE/DQG/DH06/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 22 :         /  38.8 /  38.3 /  37.8
.E2 : Feb 23 : /  37.3 /  36.9 /  36.9 /  37.2
.E3 : Feb 24 : /  37.7 /  38.4 /  39.1 /  40.0
.E4 : Feb 25 : /  40.7 /  41.3 /  41.8 /  42.1
.E5 : Feb 26 : /  42.2 /  42.3 /  42.2 /  41.8
.E6 : Feb 27 : /  41.2
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 19           /  0.00 /  0.03 /  0.01
:     Feb 20   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 21   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.02
:     Feb 22   /  0.04
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (66 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 22           /  0.06 /  0.42 /  0.20
:     Feb 23   /  0.02 /  0.00 /  0.10 /  0.09
:     Feb 24   /  0.16 /  0.02 /  0.11 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (138 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 19           /   2.5 /   6.1 /  14.6
:     Feb 20   /  22.0 /  18.1 /  16.3 /  21.0
:     Feb 21   /  25.8 /  19.0 /  18.6 /  20.4
:     Feb 22   /  17.8 /  10.1 /   7.5 /   7.5
:     Feb 23   /   9.3 /   8.8 /  10.2 /  17.4
:     Feb 24   /  20.9 /  16.4 /  13.8 /  15.3
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
.AR GALW2 20180226 Z DC201802220218/DUE/DQG/DH06/HTIFFX :crest:   48.2
: Crest near   48.2 ft around 1AM EST on Mon, Feb 26
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 20           /  50.9 /  50.0 /  48.7
:     Feb 21   /  47.5 /  46.2 /  45.6 /  45.0
:     Feb 22   /  44.4
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 44.2 ft at 900pm EST on Wed, Feb 21
:
.ER GALW2 20180222 Z DC201802220218/DUE/DQG/DH06/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 22 :         /  44.1 /  43.9 /  43.5
.E2 : Feb 23 : /  43.3 /  43.1 /  43.2 /  43.5
.E3 : Feb 24 : /  44.0 /  44.6 /  45.4 /  46.1
.E4 : Feb 25 : /  46.8 /  47.3 /  47.7 /  48.0
.E5 : Feb 26 : /  48.1 /  48.2 /  48.0 /  47.7
.E6 : Feb 27 : /  47.1
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 19           /  0.00 /  0.05 /  0.00
:     Feb 20   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 21   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.05
:     Feb 22   /  0.02
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (66 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 22           /  0.07 /  0.51 /  0.19
:     Feb 23   /  0.02 /  0.00 /  0.10 /  0.08
:     Feb 24   /  0.16 /  0.03 /  0.14 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (138 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 19           /   2.7 /   6.2 /  14.4
:     Feb 20   /  22.2 /  18.2 /  16.4 /  20.9
:     Feb 21   /  26.1 /  20.3 /  19.6 /  20.6
:     Feb 22   /  17.7 /  10.1 /   7.2 /   7.1
:     Feb 23   /   9.2 /   8.9 /  10.2 /  17.5
:     Feb 24   /  20.9 /  16.6 /  14.0 /  15.5
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
.AR HNTW2 20180226 Z DC201802220218/DUE/DQG/DH12/HGIFFX :crest:   49.2
: Crest near   49.2 ft around 7AM EST on Mon, Feb 26
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 20           /  52.6 /  51.9 /  51.0
:     Feb 21   /  49.9 /  48.9 /  48.0 /  47.3
:     Feb 22   /  46.7
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 46.5 ft at 900pm EST on Wed, Feb 21
:
.ER HNTW2 20180222 Z DC201802220218/DUE/DQG/DH06/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 22 :         /  46.3 /  46.1 /  45.9
.E2 : Feb 23 : /  45.8 /  45.7 /  45.6 /  45.5
.E3 : Feb 24 : /  45.6 /  45.9 /  46.3 /  46.8
.E4 : Feb 25 : /  47.3 /  47.9 /  48.3 /  48.7
.E5 : Feb 26 : /  49.0 /  49.2 /  49.2 /  49.1
.E6 : Feb 27 : /  49.0
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 19           /  0.00 /  0.08 /  0.00
:     Feb 20   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 21   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.03
:     Feb 22   /  0.05
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (66 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 22           /  0.07 /  0.44 /  0.18
:     Feb 23   /  0.03 /  0.01 /  0.07 /  0.05
:     Feb 24   /  0.13 /  0.03 /  0.13 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (138 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 19           /   3.5 /   6.3 /  14.6
:     Feb 20   /  22.5 /  18.2 /  16.3 /  20.6
:     Feb 21   /  26.1 /  19.8 /  19.1 /  20.5
:     Feb 22   /  17.6 /  10.9 /   8.1 /   8.1
:     Feb 23   /   9.9 /   9.6 /  11.1 /  18.0
:     Feb 24   /  21.4 /  17.1 /  14.5 /  16.0
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
: Rise above flood river stage around 11PM EST on Sun, Feb 25
.AR ASHK2 20180226 Z DC201802220218/DUE/DQG/DH06/HGIFFX :crest:   52.0
: Crest near   52.0 ft around 1AM EST on Mon, Feb 26
: Fall below flood level around 5AM EST on Mon, Feb 26
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 20           /  56.4 /  56.0 /  55.2
:     Feb 21   /  54.3 /  53.3 /  52.4 /  51.5
:     Feb 22   /  51.0
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 50.7 ft at 900pm EST on Wed, Feb 21
:
.ER ASHK2 20180222 Z DC201802220218/DUE/DQG/DH06/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 22 :         /  50.5 /  50.1 /  49.9
.E2 : Feb 23 : /  49.7 /  49.6 /  49.4 /  49.3
.E3 : Feb 24 : /  49.3 /  49.5 /  49.8 /  50.1
.E4 : Feb 25 : /  50.5 /  51.0 /  51.4 /  51.7
.E5 : Feb 26 : /  52.0 /  52.0 /  52.0 /  51.9
.E6 : Feb 27 : /  51.7
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 19           /  0.00 /  0.15 /  0.00
:     Feb 20   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 21   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.05
:     Feb 22   /  0.07
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (66 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 22           /  0.08 /  0.41 /  0.16
:     Feb 23   /  0.05 /  0.01 /  0.03 /  0.01
:     Feb 24   /  0.09 /  0.04 /  0.11 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (138 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 19           /   4.5 /   6.9 /  14.9
:     Feb 20   /  23.0 /  18.6 /  16.5 /  20.5
:     Feb 21   /  26.0 /  20.9 /  19.4 /  20.7
:     Feb 22   /  17.6 /  12.3 /   9.5 /   9.3
:     Feb 23   /  10.8 /  10.8 /  12.3 /  18.6
:     Feb 24   /  22.1 /  18.0 /  15.4 /  16.8
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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
:     Feb 20           /   8.6 /   8.3 /   8.0
:     Feb 21   /   7.8 /  10.9 /  13.8 /  14.4
:     Feb 22   /  14.2
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 14.1 ft at 900pm EST on Wed, Feb 21
:
.ER GYNK2 20180222 Z DC201802220218/DUE/DQG/DH06/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 22 :         /  14.1 /  14.6 /  15.9
.E2 : Feb 23 : /  16.8 /  16.7 /  16.2 /  15.7
.E3 : Feb 24 : /  15.2 /  14.9 /  14.7 /  14.6
.E4 : Feb 25 : /  14.3 /  13.6 /  12.9 /  12.3
.E5 : Feb 26 : /  11.6 /  10.8 /  10.0 /   9.8
.E6 : Feb 27 : /   9.6
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 19           /  0.00 /  0.10 /  0.00
:     Feb 20   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 21   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.12
:     Feb 22   /  0.02
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (66 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 22           /  0.11 /  0.56 /  0.16
:     Feb 23   /  0.05 /  0.01 /  0.03 /  0.02
:     Feb 24   /  0.10 /  0.04 /  0.12 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (138 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 19           /   4.3 /   6.8 /  14.6
:     Feb 20   /  22.0 /  18.4 /  17.1 /  20.4
:     Feb 21   /  25.4 /  21.6 /  19.6 /  19.6
:     Feb 22   /  16.9 /  11.6 /   9.0 /   8.5
:     Feb 23   /  10.3 /  10.6 /  12.4 /  18.1
:     Feb 24   /  21.2 /  17.6 /  15.1 /  16.2
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
.AR GNUK2 20180226 Z DC201802220218/DUE/DQG/DH12/HTIFFX :crest:   52.6
: Crest near   52.6 ft around 7AM EST on Mon, Feb 26
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 20           /  56.6 /  56.3 /  55.9
:     Feb 21   /  55.2 /  54.2 /  53.4 /  52.6
:     Feb 22   /  51.9
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 51.8 ft at 830pm EST on Wed, Feb 21
:
.ER GNUK2 20180222 Z DC201802220218/DUE/DQG/DH06/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 22 :         /  51.5 /  50.8 /  50.4
.E2 : Feb 23 : /  50.2 /  50.0 /  50.0 /  50.0
.E3 : Feb 24 : /  50.1 /  50.3 /  50.7 /  50.9
.E4 : Feb 25 : /  51.3 /  51.6 /  51.9 /  52.1
.E5 : Feb 26 : /  52.3 /  52.5 /  52.6 /  52.5
.E6 : Feb 27 : /  52.4
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 19           /  0.00 /  0.09 /  0.00
:     Feb 20   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 21   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.07
:     Feb 22   /  0.01
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (66 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 22           /  0.09 /  0.59 /  0.16
:     Feb 23   /  0.04 /  0.01 /  0.05 /  0.04
:     Feb 24   /  0.12 /  0.04 /  0.16 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (138 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 19           /   4.0 /   6.1 /  14.2
:     Feb 20   /  22.3 /  18.7 /  17.0 /  20.5
:     Feb 21   /  25.8 /  21.6 /  19.4 /  19.5
:     Feb 22   /  16.6 /  11.0 /   8.1 /   7.6
:     Feb 23   /   9.8 /  10.0 /  11.5 /  17.7
:     Feb 24   /  21.1 /  17.4 /  14.7 /  15.8
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
: Rise above flood river stage around 6PM EST on Fri, Feb 23
.AR PORO1 20180226 Z DC201802220218/DUE/DQG/DH06/HGIFFX :crest:   52.4
: Crest near   52.4 ft around 1AM EST on Mon, Feb 26
: Fall below flood level around 5AM EST on Thu, Feb 22
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 20           /  55.3 /  55.1 /  54.6
:     Feb 21   /  54.1 /  53.3 /  52.5 /  51.7
:     Feb 22   /  50.9
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 50.7 ft at 900pm EST on Wed, Feb 21
:
.ER PORO1 20180222 Z DC201802220218/DUE/DQG/DH06/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 22 :         /  50.3 /  49.9 /  49.7
.E2 : Feb 23 : /  49.8 /  49.9 /  50.0 /  50.0
.E3 : Feb 24 : /  50.0 /  50.1 /  50.4 /  50.7
.E4 : Feb 25 : /  51.1 /  51.4 /  51.8 /  52.0
.E5 : Feb 26 : /  52.3 /  52.4 /  52.4 /  52.2
.E6 : Feb 27 : /  52.0
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 19           /  0.00 /  0.05 /  0.00
:     Feb 20   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 21   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.04
:     Feb 22   /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (66 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 22           /  0.10 /  0.71 /  0.19
:     Feb 23   /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.12 /  0.15
:     Feb 24   /  0.16 /  0.03 /  0.21 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (138 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 19           /   3.7 /   6.1 /  13.6
:     Feb 20   /  21.9 /  18.7 /  17.0 /  20.4
:     Feb 21   /  25.7 /  21.8 /  19.5 /  18.3
:     Feb 22   /  14.5 /   9.3 /   6.3 /   5.8
:     Feb 23   /   8.7 /   8.7 /   9.9 /  16.4
:     Feb 24   /  19.8 /  16.2 /  13.5 /  14.2
:____________________________________________________________________
$$
: Noel
:...END of MESSAGE...




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