Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 221754
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
154 PM EDT Wednesday, July 22, 2015
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
...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
...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.
Mark J. Fenbers