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River Forecast
NWS Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, OH
11:50am EST Friday, February 23, 2018

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.
:
: Rise above flood tailwater stage around 6PM EST on Sat, Feb 24
.AR RACW2 20180227 Z DC201802231650/DUE/DQG/DH06/HTIFFX :crest:   48.2
: Crest near   48.2 ft around 1AM EST on Tue, Feb 27
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 21                           /  36.7
:     Feb 22   /  36.4 /  36.1 /  35.8 /  35.6
:     Feb 23   /  36.4 /  37.4 /  38.3
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 38.5 ft at 1100am EST on Fri, Feb 23
:
.ER RACW2 20180223 Z DC201802231650/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 23 :                         /  39.1
.E2 : Feb 24 : /  39.7 /  40.2 /  40.4 /  40.6
.E3 : Feb 25 : /  41.1 /  41.6 /  42.4 /  43.7
.E4 : Feb 26 : /  44.9 /  46.0 /  47.0 /  47.7
.E5 : Feb 27 : /  48.1 /  48.2 /  48.1 /  47.8
.E6 : Feb 28 : /  47.2 /  46.5 /  45.7
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 20                           /  0.00
:     Feb 21   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.01
:     Feb 22   /  0.05 /  0.06 /  0.09 /  0.16
:     Feb 23   /  0.00 /  0.03 /  0.02
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 23                           /  0.09
:     Feb 24   /  0.06 /  0.16 /  0.14 /  0.22
:     Feb 25   /  0.15 /  0.17 /  0.32
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 20                           /  21.4
:     Feb 21   /  25.6 /  18.3 /  18.8 /  21.1
:     Feb 22   /  18.2 /  10.1 /   7.5 /   7.2
:     Feb 23   /   8.8 /   8.5 /   8.5 /  16.6
:     Feb 24   /  21.1 /  16.3 /  14.0 /  14.5
:     Feb 25   /  16.3 /  15.9 /  17.1
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
: Rise above flood river stage around 12AM EST on Sun, Feb 25
.AR POPW2 20180227 Z DC201802231650/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFFX :crest:   47.2
: Crest near   47.2 ft around 1PM EST on Tue, Feb 27
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 21                           /  39.6
:     Feb 22   /  39.1 /  38.7 /  38.0 /  37.7
:     Feb 23   /  37.5 /  37.8 /  38.3
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 38.7 ft at 1100am EST on Fri, Feb 23
:
.ER POPW2 20180223 Z DC201802231650/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 23 :                         /  38.6
.E2 : Feb 24 : /  38.7 /  38.8 /  38.9 /  39.2
.E3 : Feb 25 : /  39.4 /  40.1 /  41.2 /  42.3
.E4 : Feb 26 : /  43.4 /  44.5 /  45.5 /  46.2
.E5 : Feb 27 : /  46.8 /  47.0 /  47.1 /  47.2
.E6 : Feb 28 : /  47.2 /  46.9 /  46.5
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 20                           /  0.00
:     Feb 21   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.02
:     Feb 22   /  0.04 /  0.12 /  0.21 /  0.18
:     Feb 23   /  0.00 /  0.04 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 23                           /  0.09
:     Feb 24   /  0.06 /  0.14 /  0.14 /  0.24
:     Feb 25   /  0.15 /  0.18 /  0.38
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 20                           /  21.0
:     Feb 21   /  25.8 /  19.0 /  18.6 /  20.4
:     Feb 22   /  17.8 /  10.1 /   7.2 /   6.9
:     Feb 23   /   8.7 /   8.5 /   8.4 /  16.5
:     Feb 24   /  21.1 /  16.2 /  13.7 /  14.4
:     Feb 25   /  16.5 /  15.8 /  16.9
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
: Rise above flood tailwater stage around 1AM EST on Mon, Feb 26
.AR GALW2 20180227 Z DC201802231650/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFFX :crest:   52.1
: Crest near   52.1 ft around 1PM EST on Tue, Feb 27
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 21                           /  45.0
:     Feb 22   /  44.4 /  43.8 /  43.4 /  43.0
:     Feb 23   /  42.7 /  42.9 /  43.4
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 43.6 ft at 1100am EST on Fri, Feb 23
:
.ER GALW2 20180223 Z DC201802231650/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 23 :                         /  43.8
.E2 : Feb 24 : /  44.1 /  44.3 /  44.6 /  44.8
.E3 : Feb 25 : /  45.4 /  46.2 /  47.2 /  48.1
.E4 : Feb 26 : /  49.0 /  49.9 /  50.8 /  51.4
.E5 : Feb 27 : /  51.8 /  52.0 /  52.0 /  52.1
.E6 : Feb 28 : /  52.0 /  51.8 /  51.4
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 20                           /  0.00
:     Feb 21   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.05
:     Feb 22   /  0.02 /  0.19 /  0.10 /  0.14
:     Feb 23   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 23                           /  0.08
:     Feb 24   /  0.05 /  0.16 /  0.14 /  0.26
:     Feb 25   /  0.16 /  0.20 /  0.46
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 20                           /  20.9
:     Feb 21   /  26.1 /  20.3 /  19.6 /  20.6
:     Feb 22   /  17.7 /   9.9 /   6.9 /   6.5
:     Feb 23   /   8.4 /   8.3 /   8.4 /  16.6
:     Feb 24   /  21.1 /  16.3 /  13.7 /  14.4
:     Feb 25   /  16.6 /  16.1 /  17.0
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
: Rise above flood river stage around 6PM EST on Sun, Feb 25
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 21                           /  47.3
:     Feb 22   /  46.7 /  46.2 /  45.8 /  45.5
:     Feb 23   /  45.3 /  45.3 /  45.5
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 45.7 ft at 1100am EST on Fri, Feb 23
:
.ER HNTW2 20180223 Z DC201802231650/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 23 :                         /  45.8
.E2 : Feb 24 : /  46.0 /  46.2 /  46.4 /  46.5
.E3 : Feb 25 : /  46.7 /  47.5 /  48.4 /  49.2
.E4 : Feb 26 : /  50.1 /  50.9 /  51.6 /  52.2
.E5 : Feb 27 : /  52.7 /  53.1 /  53.5 /  53.7
.E6 : Feb 28 : /  53.8 /  53.9 /  53.9
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 20                           /  0.00
:     Feb 21   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.03
:     Feb 22   /  0.06 /  0.09 /  0.17 /  0.09
:     Feb 23   /  0.01 /  0.01 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 23                           /  0.05
:     Feb 24   /  0.05 /  0.13 /  0.14 /  0.26
:     Feb 25   /  0.15 /  0.18 /  0.40
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 20                           /  20.6
:     Feb 21   /  26.1 /  19.8 /  19.1 /  20.5
:     Feb 22   /  17.6 /  10.9 /   7.6 /   6.9
:     Feb 23   /   8.6 /   8.7 /   8.8 /  17.2
:     Feb 24   /  21.6 /  16.8 /  14.3 /  15.2
:     Feb 25   /  17.5 /  16.7 /  17.2
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
: Rise above flood river stage around 12PM EST on Sun, Feb 25
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 21                           /  51.5
:     Feb 22   /  51.0 /  50.5 /  50.0 /  49.8
:     Feb 23   /  49.8 /  49.8 /  49.9
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 50.1 ft at 1100am EST on Fri, Feb 23
:
.ER ASHK2 20180223 Z DC201802231650/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 23 :                         /  50.1
.E2 : Feb 24 : /  50.3 /  50.4 /  50.5 /  50.5
.E3 : Feb 25 : /  50.6 /  50.9 /  51.3 /  52.1
.E4 : Feb 26 : /  53.0 /  53.9 /  54.6 /  55.2
.E5 : Feb 27 : /  55.6 /  56.0 /  56.3 /  56.5
.E6 : Feb 28 : /  56.6 /  56.7 /  56.7
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 20                           /  0.00
:     Feb 21   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.05
:     Feb 22   /  0.07 /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.07
:     Feb 23   /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 23                           /  0.02
:     Feb 24   /  0.03 /  0.10 /  0.14 /  0.26
:     Feb 25   /  0.13 /  0.16 /  0.43
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 20                           /  20.5
:     Feb 21   /  26.0 /  20.9 /  19.4 /  20.7
:     Feb 22   /  17.6 /  11.7 /   8.4 /   7.3
:     Feb 23   /   9.0 /   9.0 /   8.8 /  17.9
:     Feb 24   /  22.3 /  17.8 /  15.3 /  16.4
:     Feb 25   /  19.1 /  17.9 /  17.7
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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
:     Feb 21                           /  14.4
:     Feb 22   /  14.2 /  14.2 /  14.6 /  14.4
:     Feb 23   /  13.5 /  13.3 /  13.1
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 13.0 ft at 1100am EST on Fri, Feb 23
:
.ER GYNK2 20180223 Z DC201802231650/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 23 :                         /  13.0
.E2 : Feb 24 : /  13.0 /  12.9 /  13.1 /  13.7
.E3 : Feb 25 : /  14.6 /  12.6 /  13.3 /  14.4
.E4 : Feb 26 : /  14.8 /  14.1 /  11.8 /  11.2
.E5 : Feb 27 : /  10.6 /  10.1 /   9.6 /   9.2
.E6 : Feb 28 : /   8.9 /   8.6 /   8.3
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 20                           /  0.00
:     Feb 21   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.12
:     Feb 22   /  0.02 /  0.20 /  0.02 /  0.09
:     Feb 23   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 23                           /  0.02
:     Feb 24   /  0.03 /  0.11 /  0.14 /  0.28
:     Feb 25   /  0.14 /  0.19 /  0.48
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 20                           /  20.4
:     Feb 21   /  25.4 /  21.6 /  19.6 /  19.6
:     Feb 22   /  16.9 /  10.4 /   7.6 /   6.6
:     Feb 23   /   8.3 /   8.2 /   8.4 /  17.5
:     Feb 24   /  21.4 /  17.4 /  14.9 /  15.6
:     Feb 25   /  18.7 /  17.8 /  17.3
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
: Rise above flood tailwater stage around 1AM EST on Mon, Feb 26
.AR GNUK2 20180228 Z DC201802231650/DUE/DQG/DH06/HTIFFX :crest:   56.9
: Crest near   56.9 ft around 1AM EST on Wed, Feb 28
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 21                           /  52.6
:     Feb 22   /  51.9 /  51.3 /  51.1 /  51.4
:     Feb 23   /  51.6 /  51.7 /  51.7
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 51.7 ft at 1030am EST on Fri, Feb 23
:
.ER GNUK2 20180223 Z DC201802231650/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 23 :                         /  51.6
.E2 : Feb 24 : /  51.5 /  51.4 /  51.3 /  51.2
.E3 : Feb 25 : /  51.1 /  51.3 /  51.8 /  52.4
.E4 : Feb 26 : /  53.1 /  54.0 /  54.7 /  55.3
.E5 : Feb 27 : /  55.8 /  56.2 /  56.4 /  56.6
.E6 : Feb 28 : /  56.8 /  56.9 /  56.8
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 20                           /  0.00
:     Feb 21   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.07
:     Feb 22   /  0.01 /  0.27 /  0.09 /  0.08
:     Feb 23   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 23                           /  0.04
:     Feb 24   /  0.04 /  0.13 /  0.15 /  0.28
:     Feb 25   /  0.16 /  0.21 /  0.48
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 20                           /  20.5
:     Feb 21   /  25.8 /  21.6 /  19.4 /  19.5
:     Feb 22   /  16.6 /  10.1 /   7.3 /   6.4
:     Feb 23   /   8.1 /   8.2 /   8.1 /  17.0
:     Feb 24   /  21.5 /  17.2 /  14.5 /  15.0
:     Feb 25   /  17.8 /  17.4 /  17.5
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
.AR PORO1 20180227 Z DC201802231650/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFFX :crest:   57.0
: Crest near   57.0 ft around 1PM EST on Tue, Feb 27
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 21                           /  51.7
:     Feb 22   /  50.9 /  50.4 /  50.1 /  50.7
:     Feb 23   /  51.0 /  51.1 /  51.1
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 51.0 ft at 1100am EST on Fri, Feb 23
:
.ER PORO1 20180223 Z DC201802231650/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 23 :                         /  51.0
.E2 : Feb 24 : /  50.9 /  50.8 /  50.7 /  50.7
.E3 : Feb 25 : /  50.7 /  50.8 /  51.9 /  52.7
.E4 : Feb 26 : /  53.5 /  54.5 /  55.3 /  56.1
.E5 : Feb 27 : /  56.5 /  56.9 /  57.0 /  57.0
.E6 : Feb 28 : /  57.0 /  56.9 /  56.7
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 20                           /  0.00
:     Feb 21   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.04
:     Feb 22   /  0.00 /  0.15 /  1.07 /  0.23
:     Feb 23   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.01
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 23                           /  0.11
:     Feb 24   /  0.08 /  0.12 /  0.14 /  0.30
:     Feb 25   /  0.19 /  0.29 /  0.54
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 20                           /  20.4
:     Feb 21   /  25.7 /  21.8 /  19.5 /  18.3
:     Feb 22   /  14.5 /   8.8 /   5.9 /   5.3
:     Feb 23   /   7.6 /   7.6 /   7.7 /  15.6
:     Feb 24   /  20.0 /  16.1 /  13.3 /  13.3
:     Feb 25   /  15.9 /  16.2 /  17.1
:____________________________________________________________________
$$
: astifan
:...END of MESSAGE...




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