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Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1015 AM EDT Saturday, March 21, 2015

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...
A weak weather system will clip the northeast basi today and the southern basin
tonight with very light precipitation. A few more weak weather systems will
cross mainly the northern basin early in the coming week with very light
precipitation. The only significant weather maker the next 5-7 days will move
through the Ohio Valley Wednesday into early Thursday with 0.25 to 1.00 inches
of rain on average.

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

No new flooding is forecast at this time.

...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Precipitation in the eastern basin was mainly under 0.25 inches.

...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Precipitation is forecast to be under 0.10 inches in the northeast and far
southern basin into Sunday.

...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Saturday morning:
 River Basin     Forecast Point   Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Ohio River       Cannelton Dam         42         43.5    Falling
Ohio River       Tell City             38         42.9    Falling
Ohio River       Newburgh Lock &       38         46.9    Falling
Ohio River       Evansville            42         44.4    Falling
Ohio River       Mount Vernon          35         46.2    Falling
Ohio River       J T Myers Dam         37         49.4    Steady
Ohio River       Shawneetown           33         48.2    Steady
Ohio River       Golconda              40         48.6    Steady
Green River      Paradise             380        385.9    Steady
Green River      Calhoun               23         28.3    Falling
East Fork White  Rivervale             20         20.4    Falling
White River      Petersburg            16         22.3    Falling
Wabash River     Riverton              15         16.0    Falling
Wabash River     Princeton             18         20.3    Falling
Wabash River     Mount Carmel          19         24.0    Falling
Wabash River     New Harmony           15         18.2    Steady
Little Wabash Ri Carmi                 27         33.2    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.
$$
Noel




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