Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 221619
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1219 PM EDT Sunday, March 22, 2015
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
...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.