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Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
101 PM EST Saturday, February 6, 2016

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...
Nice weather this weekend will erode to a snowy earlier part of the work week.
Rain and snow will move into the basin Sunday night.  this will become all snow
Monday night and last at least through Wednesday.  Amounts throughout this
periods are expected to be light, and not have much of a hydrologic impact.

...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Minor flooding is occurring from previous rainfall along the lower Ohio River
and in portions of western Kentucky. Otherwise, flood potential is very low in
the Ohio Valley.

...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Snow showers affected portions of the northeastern basin. Basin average
liquid-equivalent amounts were all light at less than 0.10 inch.

...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Some light rain and snow is expected in the extreme southeast basin tonight.
Some rain and snow is expected in the western Ohio Valley Sunday night.  Amounts
should be less than a tenth of an inch.

...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Saturday morning:
 River Basin     Forecast Point   Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Ohio River       Newburgh L & D        38         38.0    Rising
Green River      Paradise             380        384.5    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.
$$
Mark J. Fenbers




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