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RVFOHH
River Forecast
NWS Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, OH
9:01pm EST Tuesday, March 3, 2015

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://www.erh.noaa.gov/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.
:
.AR RACW2 20150306 Z DC201503040201/DUE/DQG/DH00/HTIFFX :crest:   38.8
: Crest near   38.8 ft around 7PM EST on Thu, Mar 5
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 02           /  14.9 /  14.0 /  14.1
:     Mar 03   /  14.0 /  14.1 /  16.3 /  16.1
:     Mar 04   /  16.1
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 15.6 ft at 800pm EST on Tue, Mar 3
:
.ER RACW2 20150304 Z DC201503040201/DUE/DQG/DH06/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Mar 04 :         /  18.5 /  24.0 /  30.2
.E2 : Mar 05 : /  35.1 /  36.9 /  37.8 /  38.6
.E3 : Mar 06 : /  38.8 /  38.4 /  37.9 /  37.1
.E4 : Mar 07 : /  35.6 /  33.2 /  29.8 /  26.7
.E5 : Mar 08 : /  24.0 /  22.1 /  21.0 /  20.1
.E6 : Mar 09 : /  19.5
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 01           /  0.00 /  0.01 /  0.24
:     Mar 02   /  0.17 /  0.08 /  0.03 /  0.00
:     Mar 03   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.02
:     Mar 04   /  0.11
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 04           /  0.37 /  0.53 /  0.49
:     Mar 05   /  0.25 /  0.45 /  0.36 /  0.10
:     Mar 06   /  0.01
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 01           /  -2.1 /  -1.0 /   0.7
:     Mar 02   /   3.3 /   2.9 /   0.5 /  -0.9
:     Mar 03   /   1.7 /  -3.2 /  -2.2 /   1.7
:     Mar 04   /   7.8 /  10.6 /   7.7 /   4.5
:     Mar 05   /   1.7 /  -0.7 /  -4.6 /  -6.8
:     Mar 06   /  -5.8
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
.AR POPW2 20150306 Z DC201503040201/DUE/DQG/DH12/HGIFFX :crest:   39.2
: Crest near   39.2 ft around 7AM EST on Fri, Mar 6
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 02           /  25.2 /  24.7 /  24.6
:     Mar 03   /  24.9 /  25.0 /  25.3 /  25.1
:     Mar 04   /  25.3
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 25.1 ft at 800pm EST on Tue, Mar 3
:
.ER POPW2 20150304 Z DC201503040201/DUE/DQG/DH06/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Mar 04 :         /  25.7 /  27.3 /  29.4
.E2 : Mar 05 : /  32.1 /  34.5 /  36.3 /  37.7
.E3 : Mar 06 : /  38.5 /  39.1 /  39.2 /  38.8
.E4 : Mar 07 : /  37.9 /  36.5 /  34.0 /  30.5
.E5 : Mar 08 : /  28.8 /  27.6 /  26.8 /  26.1
.E6 : Mar 09 : /  25.7
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 01           /  0.00 /  0.02 /  0.24
:     Mar 02   /  0.13 /  0.07 /  0.01 /  0.00
:     Mar 03   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.02
:     Mar 04   /  0.08
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 04           /  0.37 /  0.54 /  0.49
:     Mar 05   /  0.25 /  0.47 /  0.36 /  0.09
:     Mar 06   /  0.01
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 01           /  -1.3 /  -0.9 /   0.7
:     Mar 02   /   3.6 /   3.0 /   0.5 /  -0.7
:     Mar 03   /   2.1 /  -2.5 /  -1.9 /   1.6
:     Mar 04   /   8.3 /  10.6 /   7.7 /   4.4
:     Mar 05   /   1.8 /  -0.9 /  -4.8 /  -6.8
:     Mar 06   /  -6.0
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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
:     Mar 02           /  15.4 /  15.7 /  15.2
:     Mar 03   /  15.2 /  16.2 /  17.8 /  19.2
:     Mar 04   /  20.2
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 20.3 ft at 800pm EST on Tue, Mar 3
:
.ER GALW2 20150304 Z DC201503040201/DUE/DQG/DH06/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Mar 04 :         /  22.4 /  27.7 /  32.6
.E2 : Mar 05 : /  36.9 /  39.7 /  41.9 /  43.3
.E3 : Mar 06 : /  44.3 /  44.8 /  44.9 /  44.5
.E4 : Mar 07 : /  43.6 /  42.2 /  39.6 /  35.7
.E5 : Mar 08 : /  32.3 /  29.8 /  27.8 /  26.4
.E6 : Mar 09 : /  25.4
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 01           /  0.00 /  0.02 /  0.33
:     Mar 02   /  0.08 /  0.08 /  0.01 /  0.00
:     Mar 03   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.03
:     Mar 04   /  0.08
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 04           /  0.37 /  0.55 /  0.51
:     Mar 05   /  0.26 /  0.50 /  0.36 /  0.08
:     Mar 06   /  0.01
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 01           /  -1.1 /  -0.8 /   0.5
:     Mar 02   /   3.8 /   3.3 /   0.7 /  -0.4
:     Mar 03   /   2.6 /  -2.2 /  -1.5 /   1.6
:     Mar 04   /   8.3 /  10.4 /   7.5 /   4.3
:     Mar 05   /   1.6 /  -1.2 /  -5.1 /  -6.9
:     Mar 06   /  -6.0
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 02           /  25.7 /  25.9 /  25.9
:     Mar 03   /  25.8 /  26.0 /  26.4 /  26.8
:     Mar 04   /  27.4
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 27.6 ft at 800pm EST on Tue, Mar 3
:
.ER HNTW2 20150304 Z DC201503040201/DUE/DQG/DH06/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Mar 04 :         /  28.1 /  30.4 /  33.4
.E2 : Mar 05 : /  36.7 /  40.1 /  43.2 /  45.1
.E3 : Mar 06 : /  46.1 /  46.8 /  47.1 /  47.2
.E4 : Mar 07 : /  47.1 /  46.6 /  45.7 /  43.8
.E5 : Mar 08 : /  40.1 /  36.9 /  34.2 /  31.9
.E6 : Mar 09 : /  30.8
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 01           /  0.00 /  0.03 /  0.25
:     Mar 02   /  0.10 /  0.06 /  0.01 /  0.00
:     Mar 03   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.03
:     Mar 04   /  0.04
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 04           /  0.27 /  0.52 /  0.46
:     Mar 05   /  0.27 /  0.51 /  0.37 /  0.10
:     Mar 06   /  0.01
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 01           /  -0.5 /  -0.3 /   0.7
:     Mar 02   /   4.0 /   3.5 /   1.1 /   0.1
:     Mar 03   /   2.9 /  -1.9 /  -1.3 /   1.7
:     Mar 04   /  10.7 /  11.2 /   8.2 /   4.9
:     Mar 05   /   2.0 /  -1.0 /  -4.8 /  -6.7
:     Mar 06   /  -6.1
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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 1AM EST on Fri, Mar 6
.AR ASHK2 20150306 Z DC201503040201/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFFX :crest:   52.7
: Crest near   52.7 ft around 1PM EST on Fri, Mar 6
: Fall below flood level around 10PM EST on Fri, Mar 6
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 02           /  34.1 /  34.1 /  34.2
:     Mar 03   /  34.2 /  34.2 /  34.2 /  34.3
:     Mar 04   /  34.5
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 34.5 ft at 726pm EST on Tue, Mar 3
:
.ER ASHK2 20150304 Z DC201503040201/DUE/DQG/DH06/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Mar 04 :         /  34.8 /  35.6 /  37.3
.E2 : Mar 05 : /  39.7 /  42.9 /  45.7 /  48.7
.E3 : Mar 06 : /  50.6 /  52.0 /  52.6 /  52.7
.E4 : Mar 07 : /  52.3 /  51.6 /  49.9 /  48.3
.E5 : Mar 08 : /  45.6 /  42.9 /  39.5 /  37.9
.E6 : Mar 09 : /  37.1
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 01           /  0.00 /  0.03 /  0.26
:     Mar 02   /  0.10 /  0.04 /  0.01 /  0.00
:     Mar 03   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.01
:     Mar 04   /  0.02
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 04           /  0.14 /  0.48 /  0.42
:     Mar 05   /  0.28 /  0.54 /  0.40 /  0.11
:     Mar 06   /  0.02
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 01           /   0.6 /   0.2 /   1.1
:     Mar 02   /   4.3 /   3.9 /   1.3 /   0.6
:     Mar 03   /   3.5 /  -0.7 /  -1.0 /   2.0
:     Mar 04   /  13.3 /  11.9 /   8.9 /   5.7
:     Mar 05   /   2.6 /  -1.5 /  -4.7 /  -6.8
:     Mar 06   /  -6.6
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
: Rise above flood river stage around 7PM EST on Wed, Mar 4
.AR GYNK2 20150305 Z DC201503040201/DUE/DQG/DH06/HGIFFX :crest:   22.1
: Crest near   22.1 ft around 1AM EST on Thu, Mar 5
: Fall below flood level around 7AM EST on Thu, Mar 5
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 02           /   8.0 /   8.8 /   9.2
:     Mar 03   /  10.0 /  10.5 /  10.6 /  10.5
:     Mar 04   /  11.0
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 11.1 ft at 800pm EST on Tue, Mar 3
:
.ER GYNK2 20150304 Z DC201503040201/DUE/DQG/DH06/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Mar 04 :         /  11.2 /  13.8 /  17.7
.E2 : Mar 05 : /  21.0 /  22.1 /  21.2 /  18.0
.E3 : Mar 06 : /  14.1 /  12.8 /  12.1 /  11.5
.E4 : Mar 07 : /  10.8 /  10.3 /   9.8 /   9.3
.E5 : Mar 08 : /   9.0 /   8.8 /   8.6 /   8.4
.E6 : Mar 09 : /   8.4
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 01           /  0.00 /  0.04 /  0.29
:     Mar 02   /  0.09 /  0.03 /  0.01 /  0.00
:     Mar 03   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.01
:     Mar 04   /  0.02
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 04           /  0.15 /  0.50 /  0.47
:     Mar 05   /  0.29 /  0.56 /  0.40 /  0.10
:     Mar 06   /  0.01
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 01           /   0.7 /  -0.3 /   0.8
:     Mar 02   /   4.2 /   3.5 /   0.7 /  -0.4
:     Mar 03   /   3.0 /  -0.6 /  -2.1 /   1.5
:     Mar 04   /  12.7 /  11.3 /   8.0 /   5.4
:     Mar 05   /   2.3 /  -2.1 /  -5.8 /  -7.6
:     Mar 06   /  -7.2
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
.AR GNUK2 20150307 Z DC201503040201/DUE/DQG/DH00/HTIFFX :crest:   53.2
: Crest near   53.2 ft around 7PM EST on Fri, Mar 6
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 02           /  17.4 /  18.4 /  18.6
:     Mar 03   /  19.1 /  19.4 /  20.8 /  22.3
:     Mar 04   /  23.2
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 24.0 ft at 830pm EST on Tue, Mar 3
:
.ER GNUK2 20150304 Z DC201503040201/DUE/DQG/DH06/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Mar 04 :         /  24.5 /  27.0 /  31.5
.E2 : Mar 05 : /  35.9 /  40.6 /  44.3 /  47.2
.E3 : Mar 06 : /  49.9 /  51.4 /  52.8 /  53.0
.E4 : Mar 07 : /  53.2 /  52.4 /  52.0 /  51.2
.E5 : Mar 08 : /  49.9 /  47.8 /  45.0 /  41.8
.E6 : Mar 09 : /  37.6
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 01           /  0.00 /  0.06 /  0.28
:     Mar 02   /  0.09 /  0.03 /  0.01 /  0.00
:     Mar 03   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.02
:     Mar 04   /  0.02
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 04           /  0.25 /  0.54 /  0.48
:     Mar 05   /  0.28 /  0.54 /  0.38 /  0.09
:     Mar 06   /  0.01
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 01           /   0.1 /  -0.2 /   0.4
:     Mar 02   /   4.0 /   3.5 /   0.7 /  -0.3
:     Mar 03   /   3.1 /  -1.2 /  -1.7 /   1.5
:     Mar 04   /  12.2 /  11.0 /   7.9 /   5.1
:     Mar 05   /   1.9 /  -2.2 /  -5.7 /  -7.3
:     Mar 06   /  -6.8
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
: Rise above flood river stage around 1PM EST on Fri, Mar 6
.AR PORO1 20150307 Z DC201503040201/DUE/DQG/DH00/HGIFFX :crest:   50.6
: Crest near   50.6 ft around 7PM EST on Fri, Mar 6
: Fall below flood level around 12AM EST on Sat, Mar 7
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 02           /  17.2 /  17.9 /  18.3
:     Mar 03   /  18.4 /  18.8 /  19.5 /  20.6
:     Mar 04   /  21.6
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 21.8 ft at 800pm EST on Tue, Mar 3
:
.ER PORO1 20150304 Z DC201503040201/DUE/DQG/DH06/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Mar 04 :         /  22.3 /  24.6 /  30.2
.E2 : Mar 05 : /  35.2 /  39.2 /  42.1 /  43.8
.E3 : Mar 06 : /  46.0 /  48.0 /  49.0 /  50.1
.E4 : Mar 07 : /  50.6 /  49.9 /  49.7 /  49.1
.E5 : Mar 08 : /  48.1 /  46.5 /  44.1 /  40.6
.E6 : Mar 09 : /  36.3
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 01           /  0.00 /  0.10 /  0.27
:     Mar 02   /  0.09 /  0.07 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Mar 03   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.06
:     Mar 04   /  0.02
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 04           /  0.47 /  0.60 /  0.55
:     Mar 05   /  0.26 /  0.49 /  0.34 /  0.07
:     Mar 06   /  0.01
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 01           /  -0.6 /  -1.0 /  -0.2
:     Mar 02   /   3.4 /   2.8 /  -0.2 /  -1.5
:     Mar 03   /   2.1 /  -2.0 /  -1.7 /   0.9
:     Mar 04   /   9.8 /   9.6 /   6.6 /   3.7
:     Mar 05   /   1.2 /  -3.0 /  -7.1 /  -7.6
:     Mar 06   /  -6.7
:____________________________________________________________________

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