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Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1251 PM EDT Sunday, May 21, 2017

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...
A cold front pushing through the Ohio Valley today and tonight will bring an end
to the rainfall of the past couple of days.  The dry weather will be short-lived
as another weather system approaches the area on Tuesday.

...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Some new minor flooding is forecast in the wake of recent rainfall, but with the
impending dry weather, the situation will have the opportunity to settle.

...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Some heavy rainfall occurred in the northwest basin, and the central and
southern parts of the Ohio Valley.  Amounts there were an inch or two.
Elsewhere, amounts were mainly well under an inch.

...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Showers and thunderstorms are forecast this afternoon and tonight in the
eastern two-thirds of the region, with the far eastern areas having about an
inch or so in the forecast.

...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Sunday morning:
 River Basin     Forecast Point   Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Wabash River     Wabash                14         15.1    Falling
Wabash River     North Mancheste        9         12.1    Falling
Wabash River     West Lafayette        11         15.3    Rising
Wabash River     Covington             16         16.7    Rising
Wabash River     Montezuma             14         18.2    Rising
Wabash River     Terre Haute           14         15.0    Rising
Wabash River     Riverton              15         17.2    Steady
Wabash River     New Harmony           15         15.9    Falling
Little Wabash Ri Carmi                 27         31.9    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.
$$
Mark J. Fenbers




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