Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 051640
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1240 PM EDT Sunday, July 5, 2015
A low pressure system moving through the Ohio Valley today and Monday will
bring more widespread precipitation into the southeastern half of the Ohio
A cold front is expected to sweep across the region on Tuesday bringing
more widespread precipitation to the entire basin. The front is expected to
stall over the region, but remain a focus for active weather as it oscillates
over the basin through the end of the week and into the upcoming weekend.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Minor to moderate flooding continues across the western and northwestern
Ohio Valley as well as in western Kentucky. The potential for any additional
flooding is low.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain fell generally south of the Ohio River and east of the Allegheny River.
Amounts were generally light, but middle Tennessee and portions of southeast
Kentucky saw basin averages in the 0.75 to 2.00 inch range.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain is expected over much of the Ohio Valley, though the area in the vicinity
of the Indiana/Ohio border is the least likely to see rain. Amounts will
mostly be light, but totals will range from 0.75 to 1.00 inch in southern West
Virginia and far western Virginia.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Sunday morning:
River Basin Forecast Point Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Ohio River Shawneetown 33 34.5 Steady
Green River Paradise 380 380.5 Steady
White River Edwardsport 15 17.9 Falling
White River Petersburg 16 20.6 Steady
Wabash River Wabash 14 15.9 Steady
Wabash River West Lafayette 11 14.3 Falling
Wabash River Covington 16 20.5 Falling
Wabash River Montezuma 14 22.0 Falling
Wabash River Terre Haute 14 20.7 Falling
Wabash River Riverton 15 23.2 Falling
Embarras River Lawrenceville 30 31.4 Falling
Wabash River Vincennes 16 22.1 Steady
Wabash River Mount Carmel 19 25.3 Steady
Wabash River New Harmony 15 18.7 Steady
Little Wabash Clay City 18 19.6 Falling
Little Wabash Carmi 27 32.9 Steady
Tiffin River Stryker 11 12.2 Steady
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.