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Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
154 PM EDT Wednesday, July 22, 2015

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...
Dry weather over all but the southern basin is here now but has been a rarity in
the past couple of months.  Rain in the southern portion of the basin will push
up into Kentucky on Thursday, but the northern half of the region should still
remain dry.  The next chance for significant rain will be Sunday or early next
week.

...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Flood potential will remain elevated due to existing flooding. New flooding is
not likely for the foreseeable future.

...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
The southeast half of the Ohio Valley had scattered showers and a few
thunderstorms yesterday afternoon.  Amounts were mainly under a quarter of an
inch.

...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
An inch or less of rain is forecast in the southern third of the basin through
daybreak Friday.  None elsewhere!

...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Wednesday morning:
 River Basin     Forecast Point   Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Ohio River       Mount Vernon          35         36.1    Falling
Ohio River       J T Myers Dam         37         39.4    Falling
Ohio River       Shawneetown           33         37.7    Falling
Scioto River     Prospect               9          9.4    Falling
East Fork White  Rivervale             20         27.6    Falling
East Fork White  Williams               8         10.8    Falling
East Fork White  Shoals                20         23.7    Falling
White River      Edwardsport           15         18.9    Falling
White River      Petersburg            16         23.2    Steady
White River      Hazleton              16         23.4    Steady
Wabash River     Wabash                14         14.4    Falling
Wabash River     Ora                   12         12.3    Steady
Wabash River     West Lafayette        11         14.6    Falling
Wabash River     Covington             16         19.9    Falling
Wabash River     Montezuma             14         20.8    Steady
Wabash River     Terre Haute           14         18.9    Falling
Wabash River     Riverton              15         20.9    Falling
Wabash River     Vincennes             16         18.6    Steady
Wabash River     Mount Carmel          19         23.9    Steady
Wabash River     New Harmony           15         17.2    Rising

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.
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Mark J. Fenbers




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