Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 131647
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1247 PM EDT Sunday, April 13, 2014
Wetter weather will return to the Ohio Valley before turning colder on Monday.
Showers and thunderstorms will overspread the region beginning tonight as a cold
front pushes from west to each tonight through Monday. Sharply color air will
rush in behind the front and turn the rain to snow in many parts of the Ohio
Valley before it ends on Tuesday. Some areas are likely to see minor
accumulations. But the warm air rebounds by the end of the week before the next
shot of rain by Friday.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Minor to moderate flooding continues across much of the western part of the Ohio
Valley. Some new flooding is possible after the rainfall over the next two
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rainfall early this morning in central and eastern Ohio was mainly less than a
tenth of an inch. Little if any fell elsewhere.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain tonight and continuing into Tuesday morning is forecast to amount to a half
to one inch in the western two-thirds of the Ohio Valley, with slightly less
than a half inch expected in the eastern third.
...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 Mount Vernon 35 37.7 Falling
Ohio River J T Myers Dam 37 41.5 Falling
Ohio River Shawneetown 33 40.1 Falling
Ohio River Golconda 40 41.1 Falling
East Fork White Rivervale 20 21.4 Falling
White River Petersburg 16 23.7 Falling
White River Hazleton 16 25.0 Steady
Wabash River West Lafayette 11 12.0 Falling
Wabash River Covington 16 18.1 Falling
Wabash River Montezuma 14 18.2 Falling
Wabash River Terre Haute 14 17.7 Falling
Wabash River Riverton 15 19.5 Steady
Wabash River Vincennes 16 17.3 Steady
Wabash River Princeton 18 20.9 Falling
Wabash River Mount Carmel 19 26.6 Steady
Wabash River New Harmony 15 19.5 Steady
Little Wabash Ri Carmi 27 32.8 Falling
Detailed precipitation graphics and other maps are available on the HAS Support
Page at this web address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/HAS
QPF from OHRFC, HPC, et al., can be seen at weather.gov/ohrfc/Forecast.php
* Tendency based on observed value and a 1-day forecast.
Mark J. Fenbers