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Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1219 PM EDT Sunday, March 22, 2015

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...
A few weather systems will cross the basin this coming week with mainly light
precipitation. However, the weather system later Wednesday into Thursday will
produce some heavier rainfall. Much colder and drier weather will return by
Friday and next weekend.

...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Ongoing flooding mainly in the lower Ohio River basin will persist into early
this upcoming week.

Some rises are forecast again later this week but most rises will remain below
flood levels.

...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Except for near Lake Erie, precipitation will light and minimal over the basin.
Near Lakes Erie up to 0.30 inches fell basin average.

...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Precipitation is forecast to be under 0.10 inches through Tuesday morning.

...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Sunday morning:
 River Basin     Forecast Point   Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Ohio River       Tell City             38         40.9    Falling
Ohio River       Owensboro             40         41.7    Falling
Ohio River       Newburgh Lock &       38         46.0    Falling
Ohio River       Evansville            42         43.7    Falling
Ohio River       J T Myers Dam         37         49.0    Falling
Ohio River       Shawneetown           33         48.1    Falling
Ohio River       Golconda              40         48.5    Steady
Green River      Paradise             380        385.5    Steady
Green River      Calhoun               23         27.7    Falling
White River      Petersburg            16         21.3    Falling
White River      Hazleton              16         22.7    Falling
Wabash River     Princeton             18         19.9    Falling
Wabash River     Mount Carmel          19         23.2    Falling
Wabash River     New Harmony           15         18.0    Steady
Little Wabash Ri Carmi                 27         32.9    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.
$$
Jim Noel




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