Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 121743
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
143 PM EDT Saturday, April 12, 2014
Some showers could affect the northern and northwestern parts of the service
area through Sunday, but rain won`t begin in earnest until way late on Sunday
evening or early Monday morning. This activity will spread across the basin on
Monday and will produce about a half to an inch of rain across the region.
Colder air will follow and many parts of the Ohio Valley might see a light
coating of snow by daybreak on Tuesday.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Minor to moderate flooding continues across much of the western part of the Ohio
Valley. New flooding is possible after the weather even t early next week.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rainfall yesterday in the eastern basin amounted to generally a quarter inch or
less, though some small areas had over a half inch.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
The basin will stay mostly dry until Sunday night in the west as a cold front
approaches that region.
...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 Newburgh Lock & 38 38.0 Falling
Ohio River Mount Vernon 35 38.9 Falling
Ohio River J T Myers Dam 37 42.2 Falling
Ohio River Shawneetown 33 41.0 Falling
Ohio River Golconda 40 41.6 Falling
East Fork White Rivervale 20 23.7 Falling
East Fork White Williams 8 8.9 Falling
East Fork White Shoals 20 21.7 Falling
White River Newberry 13 14.3 Falling
White River Petersburg 16 24.4 Falling
White River Hazleton 16 25.7 Falling
Wabash River West Lafayette 11 12.9 Falling
Wabash River Covington 16 19.2 Falling
Wabash River Montezuma 14 19.2 Falling
Wabash River Terre Haute 14 18.2 Steady
Wabash River Riverton 15 19.5 Steady
Wabash River Vincennes 16 17.5 Steady
Wabash River Princeton 18 21.6 Falling
Wabash River Mount Carmel 19 27.0 Steady
Wabash River New Harmony 15 19.5 Steady
Little Wabash Carmi 27 33.1 Steady
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