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Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1239 PM EDT Saturday, July 15, 2017

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...

Mid-day Satuday...high pressure is situated over east central
Illinois with a stationary front across the Cummberland and Tennessee
Valleys. Thunderstorms w/heavy rains have been occurring Saturday
morning in Tennessee.

A cold front with limited moisture will push through the region late
Sunday and Monday. This will be followed by several days of generally
dry weather. There are indications that storm activity will return to
the northern Ohio Valley by late next week.

...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...

Flooding continues in portions of Ohio and Indiana. Heaviest rainfall today
will fall in areas with drier soil conditions, making the threat of new
flooding low.

...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...

Rains were confined to the far eastern drainages of the Ohio River
Basin and south of the mainstem. Rainfall totals were
mostly less than an inch.

...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...

Rains over the Cumberland watershed will generally be less than an
inch.

...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Saturday morning:
 River Basin     Forecast Point   Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Scioto River     Circleville           15         15.1    Falling
White River      Spencer               14         16.8    Falling
White River      Elliston              18         24.2    Steady
White River      Newberry              13         17.7    Steady
White River      Edwardsport           15         18.8    Rising
Wabash River     Covington             16         20.0    Falling
Wabash River     Montezuma             14         19.7    Falling
Wabash River     Terre Haute           14         17.5    Steady
Wabash River     Riverton              15         17.2    Steady
Maumee River     Stryker               11         13.0    Falling
Maumee River     Findlay               11         13.6    Falling
Maumee River     Ottawa                23         27.5    Falling
Great Lakes Drai Woodville              9         13.0    Falling
Great Lakes Drai Tiffin                 9          9.2    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.
$$
Wheeler




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