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River Forecast
NWS Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, OH
2:29pm EST Saturday, February 24, 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:
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: 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 11PM EST on Sun, Feb 25
.AR RACW2 20180227 Z DC201802241929/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFFX :crest:   45.4
: Crest near   45.4 ft around 1PM EST on Tue, Feb 27
: Fall below flood level around 7AM EST on Thu, Mar 1
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 23   /  36.4 /  37.4 /  38.3 /  38.7
:     Feb 24   /  38.9 /  39.1 /  39.0 /  38.8
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 38.7 ft at 200pm EST on Sat, Feb 24
:
.ER RACW2 20180225 Z DC201802241929/DUE/DQG/DH00/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 25 : /  38.7 /  38.7 /  39.0 /  39.5
.E2 : Feb 26 : /  40.3 /  41.4 /  42.6 /  43.7
.E3 : Feb 27 : /  44.4 /  45.0 /  45.3 /  45.4
.E4 : Feb 28 : /  45.3 /  45.0 /  44.5 /  43.9
.E5 : Mar 01 : /  43.0 /  42.0 /  41.0 /  39.6
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 22   /  0.05 /  0.06 /  0.09 /  0.16
:     Feb 23   /  0.00 /  0.03 /  0.02 /  0.01
:     Feb 24   /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.21 /  0.40
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 25   /  0.11 /  0.13 /  0.53 /  0.07
:     Feb 26   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 22   /  18.2 /  10.1 /   7.5 /   7.2
:     Feb 23   /   8.8 /   8.5 /   8.5 /  14.3
:     Feb 24   /  21.4 /  14.9 /  13.3 /  13.2
:     Feb 25   /  14.7 /  15.1 /  17.1 /  15.8
:     Feb 26   /  14.0 /   9.0 /   5.9 /   8.9
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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 Mon, Feb 26
.AR POPW2 20180228 Z DC201802241929/DUE/DQG/DH00/HGIFFX :crest:   43.4
: Crest near   43.4 ft around 7PM EST on Tue, Feb 27
: Fall below flood level around 10AM EST on Thu, Mar 1
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 23   /  37.5 /  37.8 /  38.3 /  38.7
:     Feb 24   /  39.0 /  39.1 /  39.0 /  38.9
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 38.9 ft at 200pm EST on Sat, Feb 24
:
.ER POPW2 20180225 Z DC201802241929/DUE/DQG/DH00/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 25 : /  38.8 /  38.7 /  38.7 /  39.0
.E2 : Feb 26 : /  39.5 /  40.1 /  40.8 /  41.4
.E3 : Feb 27 : /  42.0 /  42.5 /  42.9 /  43.2
.E4 : Feb 28 : /  43.4 /  43.4 /  43.3 /  42.9
.E5 : Mar 01 : /  42.4 /  41.6 /  40.6 /  39.4
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 22   /  0.04 /  0.12 /  0.21 /  0.18
:     Feb 23   /  0.00 /  0.04 /  0.00 /  0.03
:     Feb 24   /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.15 /  0.46
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 25   /  0.12 /  0.15 /  0.56 /  0.05
:     Feb 26   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 22   /  17.8 /  10.1 /   7.2 /   6.9
:     Feb 23   /   8.7 /   8.5 /   8.4 /  14.0
:     Feb 24   /  21.2 /  14.6 /  13.2 /  13.0
:     Feb 25   /  14.9 /  15.0 /  16.9 /  15.4
:     Feb 26   /  13.9 /   8.7 /   5.6 /   8.9
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
.AR GALW2 20180228 Z DC201802241929/DUE/DQG/DH00/HTIFFX :crest:   49.3
: Crest near   49.3 ft around 7PM EST on Tue, Feb 27
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 23   /  42.7 /  42.9 /  43.4 /  43.7
:     Feb 24   /  44.1 /  44.1 /  44.1 /  44.1
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 44.1 ft at 200pm EST on Sat, Feb 24
:
.ER GALW2 20180225 Z DC201802241929/DUE/DQG/DH00/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 25 : /  44.1 /  44.3 /  44.7 /  45.3
.E2 : Feb 26 : /  46.0 /  46.6 /  47.2 /  47.7
.E3 : Feb 27 : /  48.2 /  48.6 /  49.0 /  49.2
.E4 : Feb 28 : /  49.3 /  49.3 /  49.1 /  48.8
.E5 : Mar 01 : /  48.3 /  47.5 /  46.6 /  45.5
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 22   /  0.02 /  0.19 /  0.10 /  0.14
:     Feb 23   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 24   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.06 /  0.36
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 25   /  0.11 /  0.15 /  0.60 /  0.02
:     Feb 26   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 22   /  17.7 /   9.9 /   6.9 /   6.5
:     Feb 23   /   8.4 /   8.3 /   8.4 /  13.5
:     Feb 24   /  21.6 /  14.9 /  13.3 /  12.6
:     Feb 25   /  14.8 /  15.2 /  17.0 /  15.3
:     Feb 26   /  13.8 /   8.8 /   5.6 /   9.1
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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 1AM EST on Wed, Feb 28
.AR HNTW2 20180228 Z DC201802241929/DUE/DQG/DH06/HGIFFX :crest:   50.0
: Crest near   50.0 ft around 1AM EST on Wed, Feb 28
: Fall below flood level around 1PM EST on Wed, Feb 28
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 23   /  45.3 /  45.3 /  45.5 /  45.7
:     Feb 24   /  45.9 /  46.0 /  46.0 /  46.0
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 46.1 ft at 200pm EST on Sat, Feb 24
:
.ER HNTW2 20180225 Z DC201802241929/DUE/DQG/DH00/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 25 : /  46.1 /  46.3 /  46.7 /  47.3
.E2 : Feb 26 : /  47.8 /  48.2 /  48.6 /  48.7
.E3 : Feb 27 : /  48.9 /  49.1 /  49.3 /  49.6
.E4 : Feb 28 : /  49.8 /  50.0 /  50.0 /  50.0
.E5 : Mar 01 : /  49.7 /  49.0 /  47.7 /  46.9
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 22   /  0.06 /  0.09 /  0.17 /  0.09
:     Feb 23   /  0.01 /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.02
:     Feb 24   /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.12 /  0.62
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 25   /  0.18 /  0.13 /  0.55 /  0.04
:     Feb 26   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 22   /  17.6 /  10.9 /   7.6 /   6.9
:     Feb 23   /   8.6 /   8.7 /   8.8 /  14.5
:     Feb 24   /  21.9 /  15.2 /  13.6 /  13.4
:     Feb 25   /  16.4 /  16.3 /  17.2 /  15.3
:     Feb 26   /  14.0 /   9.2 /   6.0 /   9.1
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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 Tue, Feb 27
.AR ASHK2 20180228 Z DC201802241929/DUE/DQG/DH12/HGIFFX :crest:   52.8
: Crest near   52.8 ft around 7AM EST on Wed, Feb 28
: Fall below flood level around 5AM EST on Thu, Mar 1
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 23   /  49.8 /  49.8 /  49.9 /  50.1
:     Feb 24   /  50.2 /  50.2 /  50.3 /  50.2
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 50.3 ft at 200pm EST on Sat, Feb 24
:
.ER ASHK2 20180225 Z DC201802241929/DUE/DQG/DH00/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 25 : /  50.3 /  50.4 /  50.6 /  50.6
.E2 : Feb 26 : /  50.7 /  50.9 /  51.2 /  51.5
.E3 : Feb 27 : /  51.8 /  52.0 /  52.2 /  52.4
.E4 : Feb 28 : /  52.6 /  52.7 /  52.8 /  52.7
.E5 : Mar 01 : /  52.6 /  52.3 /  51.8 /  51.0
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 22   /  0.07 /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.07
:     Feb 23   /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 24   /  0.02 /  0.00 /  0.17 /  0.94
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 25   /  0.23 /  0.10 /  0.48 /  0.03
:     Feb 26   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 22   /  17.6 /  11.7 /   8.4 /   7.3
:     Feb 23   /   9.0 /   9.0 /   8.8 /  15.5
:     Feb 24   /  22.4 /  16.1 /  14.1 /  14.5
:     Feb 25   /  18.6 /  18.0 /  17.8 /  15.3
:     Feb 26   /  14.3 /  10.1 /   6.8 /   9.3
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
.AR GYNK2 20180225 Z DC201802241929/DUE/DQG/DH12/HGIFFX :crest:   20.2
: Crest near   20.2 ft around 7AM EST on Sun, Feb 25
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 23   /  13.5 /  13.3 /  13.1 /  13.3
:     Feb 24   /  14.2 /  14.3 /  14.3 /  15.1
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 15.9 ft at 200pm EST on Sat, Feb 24
:
.ER GYNK2 20180225 Z DC201802241929/DUE/DQG/DH00/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 25 : /  17.7 /  19.1 /  20.2 /  20.2
.E2 : Feb 26 : /  18.6 /  16.6 /  14.5 /  12.5
.E3 : Feb 27 : /  11.7 /  11.4 /  10.4 /   9.6
.E4 : Feb 28 : /   8.9 /   8.4 /   8.1 /   7.8
.E5 : Mar 01 : /   7.6 /   7.3 /   7.1 /   6.9
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 22   /  0.02 /  0.20 /  0.02 /  0.09
:     Feb 23   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 24   /  0.04 /  0.01 /  0.12 /  0.89
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 25   /  0.20 /  0.12 /  0.52 /  0.02
:     Feb 26   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 22   /  16.9 /  10.4 /   7.6 /   6.6
:     Feb 23   /   8.3 /   8.2 /   8.4 /  15.6
:     Feb 24   /  22.0 /  16.2 /  13.7 /  14.0
:     Feb 25   /  18.0 /  18.0 /  17.5 /  14.0
:     Feb 26   /  13.2 /   9.4 /   6.1 /   8.6
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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 Wed, Feb 28
.AR GNUK2 20180228 Z DC201802241929/DUE/DQG/DH06/HTIFFX :crest:   54.0
: Crest near   54.0 ft around 1AM EST on Wed, Feb 28
: Fall below flood level around 7AM EST on Wed, Feb 28
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 23   /  51.6 /  51.7 /  51.7 /  51.6
:     Feb 24   /  51.5 /  51.5 /  51.5 /  51.6
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 51.5 ft at 130pm EST on Sat, Feb 24
:
.ER GNUK2 20180225 Z DC201802241929/DUE/DQG/DH00/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 25 : /  51.7 /  51.9 /  52.3 /  52.5
.E2 : Feb 26 : /  52.6 /  52.7 /  53.0 /  53.2
.E3 : Feb 27 : /  53.4 /  53.5 /  53.7 /  53.8
.E4 : Feb 28 : /  53.9 /  54.0 /  54.0 /  53.9
.E5 : Mar 01 : /  53.8 /  53.5 /  53.1 /  52.2
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 22   /  0.01 /  0.27 /  0.09 /  0.08
:     Feb 23   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 24   /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.11 /  0.64
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 25   /  0.19 /  0.13 /  0.58 /  0.02
:     Feb 26   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 22   /  16.6 /  10.1 /   7.3 /   6.4
:     Feb 23   /   8.1 /   8.2 /   8.1 /  13.9
:     Feb 24   /  21.7 /  15.8 /  13.4 /  12.9
:     Feb 25   /  16.7 /  17.3 /  17.5 /  14.5
:     Feb 26   /  13.5 /   9.4 /   6.1 /   8.8
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
.AR PORO1 20180226 Z DC201802241929/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFFX :crest:   53.5
: Crest near   53.5 ft around 1PM EST on Mon, Feb 26
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 23   /  51.0 /  51.1 /  51.1 /  50.9
:     Feb 24   /  50.9 /  50.9 /  50.8 /  50.7
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 50.7 ft at 200pm EST on Sat, Feb 24
:
.ER PORO1 20180225 Z DC201802241929/DUE/DQG/DH00/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 25 : /  50.8 /  51.1 /  51.8 /  52.3
.E2 : Feb 26 : /  52.8 /  53.2 /  53.4 /  53.5
.E3 : Feb 27 : /  53.5 /  53.5 /  53.5 /  53.4
.E4 : Feb 28 : /  53.4 /  53.4 /  53.2 /  53.0
.E5 : Mar 01 : /  52.8 /  52.4 /  51.5 /  50.7
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 22   /  0.00 /  0.15 /  1.07 /  0.23
:     Feb 23   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.01 /  0.13
:     Feb 24   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.06 /  0.32
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 25   /  0.13 /  0.25 /  0.67 /  0.01
:     Feb 26   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 22   /  14.5 /   8.8 /   5.9 /   5.3
:     Feb 23   /   7.6 /   7.6 /   7.7 /  12.6
:     Feb 24   /  20.4 /  15.0 /  12.6 /  11.3
:     Feb 25   /  13.7 /  15.5 /  16.9 /  13.7
:     Feb 26   /  12.7 /   8.5 /   5.2 /   8.2
:____________________________________________________________________
$$
: Noel
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