Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 291645
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1245 PM EDT Monday, June 29, 2015
Low pressure remains over the eastern US. A disturbance will lift through the
northwestern Ohio Valley today, providing a significant dose of rain to the
middle of the Ohio Valley. Scattered showers will remain a possibility on
Tuesday as well.
By Wednesday, a low pressure system will begin a slow track across the southern
Ohio Valley. This will enhance chances of rainfall along and south of the Ohio
River through the remainder of the work week.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Flooding is occurring in widespread areas of the northern and northwestern
Ohio River forecast basin. With rain continuing across the Ohio Valley,
elevated stages will be slow to fall.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain fell across the northern Ohio Valley, with heaviest basin average amounts
across central Illinois and central Indiana where they ranged from 0.50 to
around an inch.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain is forecast across the entire basin, but amounts will be most significant
across portions of Ohio and northern Kentucky. Basin averages in this area
will range from 0.75 to 1.25 inches.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Monday morning:
River Basin Forecast Point Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
East Fork White Edinburgh 11 12.6 Steady
White River Noblesville 14 17.5 Falling
White River Nora 11 15.2 Falling
White River Ravenswood 6 8.5 Falling
White River Centerton 12 13.9 Steady
White River Spencer 14 16.5 Rising
White River Elliston 18 20.3 Rising
White River Newberry 13 14.1 Rising
White River Edwardsport 15 17.6 Steady
White River Petersburg 16 18.9 Steady
Wabash River Linn Grove 11 12.5 Steady
Wabash River Bluffton 10 13.3 Steady
Wabash River Warren 12 13.8 Falling
Wabash River Wabash 14 14.1 Rising
Eel River North Mancheste 9 10.2 Falling
Tippecanoe River Ora 12 12.1 Steady
Wabash River West Lafayette 11 22.3 Falling
Wabash River Covington 16 24.7 Rising
Wabash River Montezuma 14 25.2 Falling
Wabash River Terre Haute 14 22.4 Steady
Wabash River Riverton 15 23.0 Steady
Embarras River Lawrenceville 30 34.6 Steady
Wabash River Vincennes 16 22.4 Steady
Patoka River Princeton 18 19.1 Steady
Wabash River Mount Carmel 19 25.8 Steady
Wabash River New Harmony 15 18.7 Steady
Little Wabash Clay City 18 19.7 Steady
Little Wabash Carmi 27 34.4 Steady
St. Joseph River Montpelier 12 13.6 Rising
St. Joseph River Newville 12 14.2 Steady
St. Mary`s River Decatur 17 20.6 Rising
St. Joseph River near Ft. Wayne 12 12.9 Falling
St. Mary`s River Fort Wayne 14 15.6 Steady
Maumee River Fort Wayne 17 21.2 Steady
Tiffin River Stryker 11 16.7 Rising
Blanchard River Ottawa 23 25.6 Falling
Auglaize River Fort Jennings 13 13.2 Falling
Auglaize River Defiance 21 23.5 Falling
Maumee River Defiance 10 18.8 Falling
Maumee River Grand Rapids 17 18.9 Falling
Maumee River Waterville 11 14.1 Steady
Portage River Woodville 9 13.7 Falling
Grand River Painesville 8 9.8 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.