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River Forecast
NWS Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, OH
9:57am 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:
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.
:
: Rise above flood tailwater stage around 10AM EST on Sat, Feb 24
.AR RACW2 20180226 Z DC201802211457/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 19                           /  46.9
:     Feb 20   /  45.7 /  44.3 /  42.6 /  40.7
:     Feb 21   /  39.2 /  38.2 /  37.3
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 37.0 ft at 900am EST on Wed, Feb 21
:
.ER RACW2 20180221 Z DC201802211457/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 21 :                         /  36.8
.E2 : Feb 22 : /  36.6 /  36.3 /  36.3 /  36.5
.E3 : Feb 23 : /  37.0 /  37.6 /  38.3 /  38.9
.E4 : Feb 24 : /  39.4 /  40.0 /  40.6 /  41.3
.E5 : Feb 25 : /  42.0 /  42.7 /  43.1 /  43.5
.E6 : Feb 26 : /  43.6 /  43.6 /  43.4
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 18                           /  0.00
:     Feb 19   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.01 /  0.04
:     Feb 20   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 21   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 21                           /  0.04
:     Feb 22   /  0.14 /  0.07 /  0.44 /  0.23
:     Feb 23   /  0.04 /  0.03 /  0.13
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 18                           /   3.2
:     Feb 19   /   7.0 /   2.6 /   7.0 /  15.0
:     Feb 20   /  21.9 /  18.4 /  16.7 /  21.4
:     Feb 21   /  25.6 /  18.3 /  18.8 /  20.2
:     Feb 22   /  16.7 /   9.8 /   7.4 /   8.2
:     Feb 23   /  10.0 /   9.1 /   9.8
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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 11AM EST on Sat, Feb 24
.AR POPW2 20180226 Z DC201802211457/DUE/DQG/DH06/HGIFFX :crest:   42.2
: Crest near   42.2 ft around 1AM EST on Mon, Feb 26
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 19                           /  47.0
:     Feb 20   /  46.5 /  45.6 /  44.4 /  43.1
:     Feb 21   /  41.9 /  41.0 /  40.3
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 40.1 ft at 900am EST on Wed, Feb 21
:
.ER POPW2 20180221 Z DC201802211457/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 21 :                         /  39.6
.E2 : Feb 22 : /  39.2 /  38.8 /  38.3 /  38.0
.E3 : Feb 23 : /  37.7 /  37.8 /  38.1 /  38.4
.E4 : Feb 24 : /  38.8 /  39.2 /  39.7 /  40.2
.E5 : Feb 25 : /  40.7 /  41.2 /  41.6 /  41.9
.E6 : Feb 26 : /  42.1 /  42.2 /  42.2
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 18                           /  0.00
:     Feb 19   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.03 /  0.01
:     Feb 20   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 21   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 21                           /  0.05
:     Feb 22   /  0.14 /  0.07 /  0.44 /  0.22
:     Feb 23   /  0.04 /  0.03 /  0.11
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 18                           /   3.6
:     Feb 19   /   7.6 /   2.5 /   6.1 /  14.6
:     Feb 20   /  22.0 /  18.1 /  16.3 /  21.0
:     Feb 21   /  25.8 /  19.0 /  18.6 /  19.9
:     Feb 22   /  16.3 /   9.5 /   7.0 /   7.9
:     Feb 23   /   9.9 /   8.8 /   9.4
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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
:     Feb 19                           /  51.9
:     Feb 20   /  51.5 /  50.9 /  50.0 /  48.7
:     Feb 21   /  47.5 /  46.2 /  45.6
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 45.5 ft at 800am EST on Wed, Feb 21
:
.ER GALW2 20180221 Z DC201802211457/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 21 :                         /  44.9
.E2 : Feb 22 : /  44.5 /  44.1 /  43.8 /  43.5
.E3 : Feb 23 : /  43.5 /  43.6 /  43.8 /  44.2
.E4 : Feb 24 : /  44.5 /  44.9 /  45.4 /  45.9
.E5 : Feb 25 : /  46.3 /  46.7 /  47.0 /  47.3
.E6 : Feb 26 : /  47.5 /  47.6 /  47.5
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 18                           /  0.00
:     Feb 19   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.05 /  0.00
:     Feb 20   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 21   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 21                           /  0.06
:     Feb 22   /  0.17 /  0.07 /  0.49 /  0.21
:     Feb 23   /  0.04 /  0.03 /  0.12
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 18                           /   3.8
:     Feb 19   /   7.9 /   2.7 /   6.2 /  14.4
:     Feb 20   /  22.2 /  18.2 /  16.4 /  20.9
:     Feb 21   /  26.1 /  20.3 /  19.6 /  19.9
:     Feb 22   /  15.8 /   9.5 /   6.8 /   7.6
:     Feb 23   /   9.6 /   8.7 /   9.3
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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
:     Feb 19                           /  53.1
:     Feb 20   /  53.0 /  52.6 /  51.9 /  51.0
:     Feb 21   /  49.9 /  48.9 /  48.0
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 47.7 ft at 900am EST on Wed, Feb 21
:
.ER HNTW2 20180221 Z DC201802211457/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 21 :                         /  47.2
.E2 : Feb 22 : /  46.7 /  46.4 /  46.3 /  46.2
.E3 : Feb 23 : /  46.3 /  46.3 /  46.3 /  46.4
.E4 : Feb 24 : /  46.6 /  46.9 /  47.1 /  47.4
.E5 : Feb 25 : /  47.8 /  48.1 /  48.4 /  48.7
.E6 : Feb 26 : /  48.9 /  49.1 /  49.2
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 18                           /  0.00
:     Feb 19   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.08 /  0.00
:     Feb 20   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 21   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 21                           /  0.05
:     Feb 22   /  0.15 /  0.07 /  0.42 /  0.19
:     Feb 23   /  0.04 /  0.03 /  0.09
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 18                           /   4.2
:     Feb 19   /   8.4 /   3.5 /   6.3 /  14.6
:     Feb 20   /  22.5 /  18.2 /  16.3 /  20.6
:     Feb 21   /  26.1 /  19.8 /  19.1 /  20.0
:     Feb 22   /  16.8 /  10.3 /   7.7 /   8.7
:     Feb 23   /  10.7 /   9.7 /  10.2
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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
:     Feb 19                           /  56.7
:     Feb 20   /  56.7 /  56.4 /  56.0 /  55.2
:     Feb 21   /  54.3 /  53.3 /  52.4
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 52.1 ft at 900am EST on Wed, Feb 21
:
.ER ASHK2 20180221 Z DC201802211457/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 21 :                         /  51.1
.E2 : Feb 22 : /  50.1 /  49.5 /  49.1 /  48.9
.E3 : Feb 23 : /  48.9 /  48.9 /  49.0 /  49.2
.E4 : Feb 24 : /  49.4 /  49.6 /  49.9 /  50.2
.E5 : Feb 25 : /  50.5 /  50.8 /  51.1 /  51.4
.E6 : Feb 26 : /  51.6 /  51.7 /  51.8
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 18                           /  0.00
:     Feb 19   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.15 /  0.00
:     Feb 20   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 21   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 21                           /  0.04
:     Feb 22   /  0.15 /  0.08 /  0.37 /  0.16
:     Feb 23   /  0.05 /  0.05 /  0.06
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 18                           /   4.6
:     Feb 19   /   9.4 /   4.5 /   6.9 /  14.9
:     Feb 20   /  23.0 /  18.6 /  16.5 /  20.5
:     Feb 21   /  26.0 /  20.9 /  19.4 /  20.5
:     Feb 22   /  17.7 /  11.4 /   8.9 /  10.1
:     Feb 23   /  12.2 /  11.3 /  11.6
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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 19                           /   9.2
:     Feb 20   /   8.9 /   8.6 /   8.3 /   8.0
:     Feb 21   /   7.8 /  10.9 /  13.8
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 14.2 ft at 900am EST on Wed, Feb 21
:
.ER GYNK2 20180221 Z DC201802211457/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 21 :                         /  14.1
.E2 : Feb 22 : /  14.4 /  15.1 /  15.8 /  17.0
.E3 : Feb 23 : /  17.9 /  17.9 /  17.7 /  17.5
.E4 : Feb 24 : /  17.1 /  16.9 /  14.1 /  14.1
.E5 : Feb 25 : /  14.1 /  13.7 /  11.0 /  10.6
.E6 : Feb 26 : /  10.3 /  10.0 /   9.7
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 18                           /  0.00
:     Feb 19   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.10 /  0.00
:     Feb 20   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 21   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 21                           /  0.07
:     Feb 22   /  0.16 /  0.08 /  0.45 /  0.16
:     Feb 23   /  0.06 /  0.06 /  0.06
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 18                           /   3.8
:     Feb 19   /   9.0 /   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   /  16.3 /  10.7 /   8.3 /   9.5
:     Feb 23   /  11.6 /  11.0 /  11.4
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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
:     Feb 19                           /  56.5
:     Feb 20   /  56.7 /  56.6 /  56.3 /  55.9
:     Feb 21   /  55.2 /  54.2 /  53.4
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 53.2 ft at 830am EST on Wed, Feb 21
:
.ER GNUK2 20180221 Z DC201802211457/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 21 :                         /  52.3
.E2 : Feb 22 : /  51.4 /  50.7 /  50.3 /  50.0
.E3 : Feb 23 : /  49.9 /  49.9 /  50.0 /  50.1
.E4 : Feb 24 : /  50.2 /  50.4 /  50.7 /  50.9
.E5 : Feb 25 : /  51.3 /  51.6 /  51.9 /  52.1
.E6 : Feb 26 : /  52.3 /  52.5 /  52.6
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 18                           /  0.00
:     Feb 19   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.09 /  0.00
:     Feb 20   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 21   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 21                           /  0.07
:     Feb 22   /  0.16 /  0.08 /  0.49 /  0.17
:     Feb 23   /  0.05 /  0.03 /  0.08
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 18                           /   4.0
:     Feb 19   /   8.7 /   4.0 /   6.1 /  14.2
:     Feb 20   /  22.3 /  18.7 /  17.0 /  20.5
:     Feb 21   /  25.8 /  21.6 /  19.4 /  19.7
:     Feb 22   /  15.8 /  10.3 /   7.6 /   8.4
:     Feb 23   /  10.6 /  10.1 /  10.5
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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 6AM EST on Sun, Feb 25
: Fall below flood level around 9PM EST on Wed, Feb 21
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 19                           /  55.0
:     Feb 20   /  55.2 /  55.3 /  55.1 /  54.6
:     Feb 21   /  54.1 /  53.3 /  52.5
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 52.2 ft at 900am EST on Wed, Feb 21
:
.ER PORO1 20180221 Z DC201802211457/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 21 :                         /  51.3
.E2 : Feb 22 : /  50.2 /  49.5 /  49.0 /  48.8
.E3 : Feb 23 : /  48.7 /  48.6 /  48.6 /  48.6
.E4 : Feb 24 : /  48.6 /  48.8 /  49.0 /  49.3
.E5 : Feb 25 : /  49.6 /  49.8 /  50.1 /  50.2
.E6 : Feb 26 : /  50.4 /  50.5 /  50.5
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 18                           /  0.00
:     Feb 19   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.05 /  0.00
:     Feb 20   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 21   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 21                           /  0.10
:     Feb 22   /  0.13 /  0.09 /  0.49 /  0.22
:     Feb 23   /  0.04 /  0.03 /  0.12
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 18                           /   3.3
:     Feb 19   /   7.7 /   3.7 /   6.1 /  13.6
:     Feb 20   /  21.9 /  18.7 /  17.0 /  20.4
:     Feb 21   /  25.7 /  21.8 /  19.5 /  18.4
:     Feb 22   /  13.6 /   8.7 /   5.8 /   6.2
:     Feb 23   /   8.8 /   8.3 /   8.7
:____________________________________________________________________
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