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RVFOHH
River Forecast
NWS Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, OH
10:00am EDT Sunday, May 1, 2016

This is a NWS guidance product from the Ohio River Forecast Center.
Public forecasts and warnings are issued only by local NWS offices.
Statistical uncertainties can be viewed from our ensemble pages at:
http://weather.gov/erh/mmefs


: Racine Lock & Dam - Ohio River - RLX
: Zero Datum 526.0 ft (NGVD 1929)
: Mason County, WV
: Record Tailwater Stage     50.2 ft
: Major Tailwater Stage      48.0 ft
: Moderate Tailwater Stage   44.0 ft
: Flood Tailwater Stage      41.0 ft
: Action Tailwater Stage     38.0 ft
:
: Time series data are in 6-hour increments.
:
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 29                           /  15.9E
:     Apr 30   /  15.6 /  16.0 /  16.0 /  15.9
:     May 01   /  15.7 /  15.3 /  14.9
: Observed values (above) with a trailing E indicate missing values
: that were replaced with estimates from model simulations.
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 14.7 ft at 900am EDT on Sun, May 1
:
.ER RACW2 20160501 Z DC201605011400/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : May 01 :                         /  15.0
.E2 : May 02 : /  15.7 /  16.6 /  17.6 /  18.6
.E3 : May 03 : /  19.6 /  20.2 /  20.3 /  20.2
.E4 : May 04 : /  20.0 /  19.6 /  19.2 /  18.8
.E5 : May 05 : /  18.4 /  18.1 /  17.7 /  17.4
.E6 : May 06 : /  16.9 /  16.1 /  15.6
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 28                           /  0.00
:     Apr 29   /  0.19 /  0.11 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Apr 30   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.01
:     May 01   /  0.18 /  0.24 /  0.34
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     May 01                           /  0.06
:     May 02   /  0.10 /  0.09 /  0.06 /  0.00
:     May 03   /  0.06 /  0.07 /  0.01
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 28                           /  19.8
:     Apr 29   /  22.6 /  16.9 /  13.4 /  13.9
:     Apr 30   /  18.9 /  13.1 /  10.4 /  14.4
:     May 01   /  15.9 /  15.5 /  15.8 /  18.8
:     May 02   /  22.7 /  17.1 /  13.9 /  15.8
:     May 03   /  17.9 /  13.5 /  10.9
:____________________________________________________________________

: Point Pleasant - Ohio River - RLX
: Zero Datum 514.1 ft (SANDY HOOK DATUM)
: Mason County, WV
: Record River Stage     62.8 ft
: Major River Stage      48.0 ft
: Moderate River Stage   44.0 ft
: Flood River Stage      40.0 ft
: Action River Stage     38.0 ft
:
: Time series data are in 6-hour increments.
:
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 29                           /  24.6E
:     Apr 30   /  24.6 /  24.9 /  24.9 /  24.8
:     May 01   /  24.9 /  24.9 /  24.4
: Observed values (above) with a trailing E indicate missing values
: that were replaced with estimates from model simulations.
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 24.4 ft at 900am EDT on Sun, May 1
:
.ER POPW2 20160501 Z DC201605011400/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : May 01 :                         /  24.8
.E2 : May 02 : /  25.4 /  25.6 /  26.1 /  26.7
.E3 : May 03 : /  27.1 /  27.2 /  27.3 /  27.3
.E4 : May 04 : /  27.4 /  27.4 /  27.4 /  27.3
.E5 : May 05 : /  27.2 /  27.0 /  26.7 /  26.4
.E6 : May 06 : /  26.1 /  25.7 /  25.5
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 28                           /  0.01
:     Apr 29   /  0.07 /  0.10 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Apr 30   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.02
:     May 01   /  0.16 /  0.24 /  0.41
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     May 01                           /  0.06
:     May 02   /  0.09 /  0.08 /  0.04 /  0.00
:     May 03   /  0.08 /  0.06 /  0.01
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 28                           /  20.5
:     Apr 29   /  23.9 /  17.2 /  13.7 /  14.9
:     Apr 30   /  20.3 /  14.0 /  11.1 /  14.3
:     May 01   /  15.7 /  15.7 /  16.2 /  19.3
:     May 02   /  23.1 /  17.4 /  14.3 /  16.1
:     May 03   /  18.3 /  13.8 /  11.1
:____________________________________________________________________

: R C Byrd Dam - Ohio River - RLX
: Zero Datum 503.0 ft (Vertical Datum Unknown)
: Mason County, WV
: Record Tailwater Stage     69.6 ft
: Major Tailwater Stage      56.0 ft
: Moderate Tailwater Stage   52.0 ft
: Flood Tailwater Stage      50.0 ft
: Action Tailwater Stage     48.0 ft
:
: Time series data are in 6-hour increments.
:
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 29                           /  17.0
:     Apr 30   /  19.6 /  19.3 /  19.5 /  19.4
:     May 01   /  19.3 /  19.3 /  19.1
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 18.9 ft at 900am EDT on Sun, May 1
:
.ER GALW2 20160501 Z DC201605011400/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : May 01 :                         /  20.1
.E2 : May 02 : /  21.8 /  23.9 /  25.6 /  27.0
.E3 : May 03 : /  27.8 /  28.2 /  28.4 /  28.6
.E4 : May 04 : /  28.7 /  28.8 /  28.8 /  28.7
.E5 : May 05 : /  28.4 /  28.0 /  27.4 /  26.8
.E6 : May 06 : /  26.0 /  24.9 /  23.9
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 28                           /  0.02
:     Apr 29   /  0.10 /  0.05 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Apr 30   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.03
:     May 01   /  0.16 /  0.26 /  0.43
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     May 01                           /  0.08
:     May 02   /  0.09 /  0.08 /  0.03 /  0.00
:     May 03   /  0.09 /  0.05 /  0.01
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 28                           /  21.0
:     Apr 29   /  24.6 /  17.6 /  14.6 /  16.0
:     Apr 30   /  21.0 /  14.5 /  11.6 /  14.0
:     May 01   /  15.4 /  15.7 /  16.6 /  19.4
:     May 02   /  23.2 /  17.5 /  14.4 /  16.5
:     May 03   /  18.6 /  14.0 /  11.3
:____________________________________________________________________

: Huntington - Ohio River - RLX
: Zero Datum 490.263 ft (NGVD 1929 ADJ)
: Cabell County, WV
: Record River Stage     69.4 ft
: Major River Stage      59.0 ft
: Moderate River Stage   55.0 ft
: Flood River Stage      50.0 ft
: Action River Stage     48.0 ft
:
: Time series data are in 6-hour increments.
:
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 29                           /  26.7E
:     Apr 30   /  26.8 /  26.4 /  26.4 /  26.5
:     May 01   /  26.5 /  26.4 /  26.5
: Observed values (above) with a trailing E indicate missing values
: that were replaced with estimates from model simulations.
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 26.6 ft at 900am EDT on Sun, May 1
:
.ER HNTW2 20160501 Z DC201605011400/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : May 01 :                         /  26.7
.E2 : May 02 : /  27.2 /  28.3 /  30.1 /  31.2
.E3 : May 03 : /  31.9 /  32.5 /  32.8 /  32.9
.E4 : May 04 : /  32.9 /  33.0 /  32.9 /  32.8
.E5 : May 05 : /  32.6 /  32.2 /  31.8 /  31.4
.E6 : May 06 : /  30.9 /  30.4 /  29.5
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 28                           /  0.02
:     Apr 29   /  0.15 /  0.02 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Apr 30   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.04
:     May 01   /  0.17 /  0.29 /  0.55
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     May 01                           /  0.09
:     May 02   /  0.10 /  0.09 /  0.02 /  0.00
:     May 03   /  0.13 /  0.08 /  0.01
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 28                           /  21.0
:     Apr 29   /  24.6 /  17.8 /  14.9 /  16.7
:     Apr 30   /  22.4 /  15.3 /  12.5 /  14.5
:     May 01   /  15.7 /  16.0 /  16.5 /  19.8
:     May 02   /  23.5 /  17.8 /  14.7 /  16.7
:     May 03   /  18.9 /  14.4 /  11.8
:____________________________________________________________________

: Ashland - Ohio River - RLX
: Zero Datum 481.5 ft (USGS)
: Boyd County, KY
: Record River Stage     74.2 ft
: Major River Stage      65.5 ft
: Moderate River Stage   56.6 ft
: Flood River Stage      52.0 ft
: Action River Stage     50.0 ft
:
: Time series data are in 6-hour increments.
:
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 29                           /  34.3E
:     Apr 30   /  34.3 /  34.2 /  34.2 /  34.1
:     May 01   /  34.3 /  34.2 /  34.2
: Observed values (above) with a trailing E indicate missing values
: that were replaced with estimates from model simulations.
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 34.3 ft at 900am EDT on Sun, May 1
:
.ER ASHK2 20160501 Z DC201605011400/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : May 01 :                         /  34.4
.E2 : May 02 : /  34.7 /  35.0 /  35.8 /  36.5
.E3 : May 03 : /  36.9 /  37.2 /  37.4 /  37.6
.E4 : May 04 : /  37.7 /  37.8 /  37.8 /  37.8
.E5 : May 05 : /  37.7 /  37.5 /  37.3 /  37.1
.E6 : May 06 : /  36.8 /  36.5 /  36.2
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 28                           /  0.03
:     Apr 29   /  0.15 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Apr 30   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.04 /  0.05
:     May 01   /  0.19 /  0.38 /  0.70
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     May 01                           /  0.09
:     May 02   /  0.10 /  0.07 /  0.01 /  0.00
:     May 03   /  0.19 /  0.10 /  0.02
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 28                           /  20.7
:     Apr 29   /  24.5 /  17.8 /  14.3 /  16.7
:     Apr 30   /  23.5 /  16.4 /  13.6 /  15.4
:     May 01   /  15.9 /  16.2 /  16.4 /  20.2
:     May 02   /  23.9 /  18.2 /  15.0 /  17.1
:     May 03   /  19.4 /  15.1 /  12.3
:____________________________________________________________________

: Grayson - Little Sandy River - RLX
: Zero Datum 557.95 ft (USGS)
: Carter County, KY
: Record River Stage     30.6 ft
: Major River Stage      28.0 ft
: Moderate River Stage   25.0 ft
: Flood River Stage      21.0 ft
: Action River Stage     19.0 ft
:
: Time series data are in 6-hour increments.
:
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 29                           /   7.4E
:     Apr 30   /   6.4 /   6.2 /   6.0 /   5.9
:     May 01   /   5.8 /   5.8 /   6.9
: Observed values (above) with a trailing E indicate missing values
: that were replaced with estimates from model simulations.
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 7.4 ft at 900am EDT on Sun, May 1
:
.ER GYNK2 20160501 Z DC201605011400/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : May 01 :                         /  11.2
.E2 : May 02 : /  13.8 /  13.1 /  12.5 /  11.7
.E3 : May 03 : /  11.1 /  10.8 /  11.0 /  10.9
.E4 : May 04 : /  10.3 /   9.8 /   9.3 /   8.9
.E5 : May 05 : /   8.6 /   8.4 /   8.1 /   7.9
.E6 : May 06 : /   7.8 /   7.6 /   7.4
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 28                           /  0.01
:     Apr 29   /  0.12 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Apr 30   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.05 /  0.09
:     May 01   /  0.18 /  0.42 /  0.75
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     May 01                           /  0.06
:     May 02   /  0.10 /  0.05 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     May 03   /  0.20 /  0.07 /  0.01
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 28                           /  19.9
:     Apr 29   /  23.1 /  17.4 /  12.5 /  15.3
:     Apr 30   /  21.9 /  15.7 /  13.1 /  15.0
:     May 01   /  15.8 /  15.7 /  16.0 /  20.0
:     May 02   /  23.5 /  17.6 /  14.5 /  17.4
:     May 03   /  19.8 /  14.2 /  11.3
:____________________________________________________________________

: Lloyd Greenup Dam - Ohio River - RLX
: Zero Datum 473.0 ft (USGS)
: Greenup County, KY
: Record Tailwater Stage     74.7 ft
: Major Tailwater Stage      62.0 ft
: Moderate Tailwater Stage   56.0 ft
: Flood Tailwater Stage      54.0 ft
: Action Tailwater Stage     52.0 ft
:
: Time series data are in 6-hour increments.
:
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 29                           /  22.2E
:     Apr 30   /  22.4 /  22.3 /  22.1 /  22.0
:     May 01   /  21.9 /  21.9 /  21.9
: Observed values (above) with a trailing E indicate missing values
: that were replaced with estimates from model simulations.
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 21.8 ft at 930am EDT on Sun, May 1
:
.ER GNUK2 20160501 Z DC201605011400/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : May 01 :                         /  22.1
.E2 : May 02 : /  23.1 /  25.2 /  28.1 /  30.3
.E3 : May 03 : /  32.1 /  33.5 /  34.5 /  35.0
.E4 : May 04 : /  35.1 /  35.1 /  35.1 /  35.0
.E5 : May 05 : /  34.8 /  34.4 /  33.9 /  33.2
.E6 : May 06 : /  32.5 /  31.7 /  30.7
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 28                           /  0.04
:     Apr 29   /  0.15 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Apr 30   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.02 /  0.06
:     May 01   /  0.17 /  0.36 /  0.59
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     May 01                           /  0.08
:     May 02   /  0.09 /  0.06 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     May 03   /  0.15 /  0.06 /  0.01
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 28                           /  20.4
:     Apr 29   /  23.8 /  17.8 /  14.2 /  16.2
:     Apr 30   /  22.3 /  15.7 /  13.0 /  14.4
:     May 01   /  15.6 /  15.8 /  16.3 /  19.9
:     May 02   /  23.5 /  17.8 /  14.6 /  16.7
:     May 03   /  19.0 /  14.5 /  11.7
:____________________________________________________________________

: Portsmouth - Ohio River - ILN
: Zero Datum 470.9 ft (OHIO RIVER DATUM)
: Scioto County, OH
: Record River Stage     74.2 ft
: Major River Stage      66.0 ft
: Moderate River Stage   57.0 ft
: Flood River Stage      50.0 ft
: Action River Stage     35.0 ft
:
: Time series data are in 6-hour increments.
:
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 29                           /  21.8E
:     Apr 30   /  21.9 /  22.1 /  21.7 /  21.6
:     May 01   /  21.4 /  21.4 /  21.4
: Observed values (above) with a trailing E indicate missing values
: that were replaced with estimates from model simulations.
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 21.4 ft at 900am EDT on Sun, May 1
:
.ER PORO1 20160501 Z DC201605011400/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : May 01 :                         /  21.7
.E2 : May 02 : /  22.8 /  24.7 /  27.1 /  29.0
.E3 : May 03 : /  30.5 /  31.5 /  32.4 /  32.8
.E4 : May 04 : /  32.9 /  32.9 /  32.8 /  32.7
.E5 : May 05 : /  32.4 /  32.1 /  31.6 /  31.0
.E6 : May 06 : /  30.3 /  29.5 /  28.6
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 28                           /  0.05
:     Apr 29   /  0.13 /  0.05 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Apr 30   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.04
:     May 01   /  0.15 /  0.19 /  0.19
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     May 01                           /  0.07
:     May 02   /  0.07 /  0.07 /  0.01 /  0.00
:     May 03   /  0.09 /  0.02 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 28                           /  20.1
:     Apr 29   /  24.5 /  17.7 /  14.2 /  15.2
:     Apr 30   /  20.2 /  14.5 /  12.0 /  13.0
:     May 01   /  14.5 /  15.3 /  16.3 /  19.8
:     May 02   /  23.0 /  17.8 /  14.6 /  17.1
:     May 03   /  19.1 /  14.1 /  10.9
:____________________________________________________________________
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