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AGUS71 KTIR 191639
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Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1239 PM EDT Saturday, April 19, 2014

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...
High pressure will keep the basin mostly dry this weekend, except for some
showers in the far southeast.  The next chance for more widespread
precipitation will arrive Monday night/Tuesday.

...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Minor flooding remains across the lower end of the Wabash and Little
Wabash. The potential for new flooding is low through at least the next
week.

...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Less than 0.10" fell in the New River basin in the far southeast Ohio
Valley.  Otherwise, zero.

...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Less than 0.10" is forecast for the New River basin in the far southeast
Ohio Valley.  Otherwise, zero.

...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Saturday morning:
 River Basin     Forecast Point   Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Wabash River     Riverton              15         15.1    Falling
Wabash River     New Harmony           15         16.6    Falling
Little Wabash Ri Carmi                 27         28.1    Falling

Detailed precipitation graphics and other maps are available on the HAS Support
Page at this web address:  http://weather.gov/ohrfc/HAS

QPF from OHRFC, HPC, et al., can be seen at weather.gov/ohrfc/Forecast.php
* Tendency based on observed value and a 1-day forecast.
$$
jm




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