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Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
126 PM EDT Thursday, April 28, 2016

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...

Frontal boundary draped across Ohio Valley will again be the focus
for showers and thunderstorms today across upper Ohio Valley. The
weekend will be unsettled as a secondary storm system will come out
of the southwest U.S. vortex.

Hydrologically...minor flooding is possible along the lower end of
the White River. Elsewhere...rises on tributaries will be within
channel.

...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...

Flood potential is slightly elevated along the lower White River.
Elsewhere...there is a low risk for flooding in the Ohio River
Basin/Lake Erie drainage.

...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...

Heaviest rains fell across the watersheds in Kentucky where 1 to 2
inches of rain occurred with a few local amounts of 3+ inches.

...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...

less than  1/2 inch.

...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...

Points along the following river basins were in flood Thursday morning:

 River Basin     Forecast Point   Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Little Wabash Ri Clay City             18         18.3    Rising

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.
$$
Wheeler




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