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Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1023 AM EST Tuesday, January 20, 2015

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...
A series of minor low pressure systems will cross the Ohio Valley through
midweek, bringing some light precipitation to the basin. High pressure will
build in by the end of the work week.

...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
The potential for river flooding is low, with a small threat of some local
flooding due to ice jams. Such is the case in the Wabash in northwest IN.

...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
A wintry mix brought a few hundredths to isolated parts of the northern
Ohio Valley.  Otherwise, dry conditions were widespread.

...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Light rain/snow is forecast for a large portion of the Ohio Valley
through Wednesday.  Amounts will mainly be below 0.10", but could range as
high as 0.10" to 0.25" across the far northern and eastern tiers.

...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Tuesday morning:
 River Basin     Forecast Point   Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Wabash River     Montezuma             14         15.1    Steady

Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address:  http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation

$$
jm




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