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Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1151 AM EDT Sunday, August 2, 2015

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...
High pressure is currently in control bringing quiet conditions to much of
the region. An area of low pressure and accompanying frontal boundary will
slide into the Ohio Valley tonight and Monday, resulting in scattered
showers and thunderstorms.  A more significant disturbance will impact the
basin around midweek with more widespread and heavier rainfall activity.

...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Minor flooding lingers in the western basin and will continue to do so for
the next few days. Otherwise, the potential for additional river flooding
is low.

...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Nearly zero.  A few hundredths were reported in north-central OH and
western PA where some light showers developed overnight.

...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Scattered showers and thunderstorms are forecast tonight and Monday as a
front sags through the area. Parts of the southern basin will remain dry
as heavier totals are forecast throughout the northern third of the basin
with around 0.25" to 0.75" expected, on average.

...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     West Lafayette        11         12.1    Steady
Wabash River     Covington             16         16.5    Steady
Wabash River     Montezuma             14         15.2    Falling
Wabash River     Terre Haute           14         14.6    Steady
Wabash River     Riverton              15         17.8    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.
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jm




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