Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 211415
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1015 AM EDT Saturday, March 21, 2015
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.