Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 231654
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1254 PM EDT Monday, March 23, 2015
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
...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.