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Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1254 PM EDT Monday, March 23, 2015

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...
A few weak weather systems will bring minor precipitation to the basin through
early Wednesday especially along and north of the Ohio River.

A stronger system will bring widespread rainfall to the region late Wednesday
into Thursday. Some locally heavy rain is possible then. Widespread 0.25 to 1.00
inches are expected with the event late Wednesday into Thursday with isolated
totals to near 2 inches.

Much colder and drier weather will follow this storm into the weekend. However,
some snow flurries or snow showers are possible Friday with the start of the
cold.

...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Ongoing flooding mainly in the lower Ohio River basin will persist this week.

Rises and some minor flooding can`t be ruled out for the Thursday event.

...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Little or no precipitation fell across the region. Totals were mainly under 0.10
inches in the Cumberland basin.

...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Precipitation is forecast to be under 0.25 inches through Wednesday morning.

...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Monday morning:
 River Basin     Forecast Point   Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Ohio River       Tell City             38         38.4    Falling
Ohio River       Owensboro             40         40.0    Falling
Ohio River       Newburgh Lock &       38         44.8    Falling
Ohio River       Evansville            42         42.7    Falling
Ohio River       Mount Vernon          35         45.0    Falling
Ohio River       J T Myers Dam         37         48.4    Falling
Ohio River       Shawneetown           33         47.5    Falling
Ohio River       Golconda              40         48.2    Falling
Green River      Paradise             380        385.0    Steady
Green River      Calhoun               23         27.1    Falling
White River      Petersburg            16         19.5    Falling
Wabash River     Princeton             18         19.4    Falling
Wabash River     Mount Carmel          19         21.6    Falling
Wabash River     New Harmony           15         17.5    Falling
Little Wabash Ri Carmi                 27         32.4    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.
$$
Noel




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