Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 281546
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1146 AM EDT Saturday, March 28, 2015
Though a few snow showers will affect the northeast Ohio Valley today, high
pressure over the basin will generally keep conditions dry, though below normal
A quick moving cold front will push through the basin late Sunday to early
Monday bringing light showers, mostly in the form of rain, to much
of the basin.
The next chance for any significant rain appears to be late next week, but it
is too early to tell whether any rainfall will be excessive.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Flooding continues in the lower Ohio Valley. The potential for any additional
flooding is low.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Snow showers affected the eastern Ohio Valley. Basin average liquid-equivalent
amounts were generally less than 0.10 inch.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
The entire basin will see precipitation on Sunday and Sunday night. Basin
average amounts will be 0.15 inch or less across the area.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Saturday morning:
River Basin Forecast Point Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Ohio River Mount Vernon 35 35.1 Falling
Ohio River J T Myers Dam 37 39.8 Falling
Ohio River Shawneetown 33 38.9 Falling
Ohio River Golconda 40 41.7 Falling
White River Edwardsport 15 15.6 Rising
Wabash River West Lafayette 11 13.0 Falling
Wabash River Covington 16 16.2 Steady
Wabash River Montezuma 14 14.1 Rising
Little Wabash Clay City 18 18.7 Steady
Little Wabash Carmi 27 30.2 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.