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Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
131 PM EDT Monday, July 6, 2015

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...
A low pressure system will slowly exit the Ohio Valley to the east tonight.
Scattered showers and storms will affect the eastern portion of the basin
today.

A cold front is expected to sweep into 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.  By the middle to the end of the week, the potential for
flooding across the northwestern Ohio Valley will increase.

...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain fell across the southwestern quadrant of the Ohio Valley. Basin average
amounts were as high as 1.75 inches in far southern West Virginia and far
western Virginia.

...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain is expected over much of the Ohio Valley. Heaviest basin average amounts
will range from 0.75 to 1.20 inches across southern Illinois, southern Indiana,
southwestern Ohio and northern Kentucky.

...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Monday morning:
 River Basin     Forecast Point   Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Ohio River       Shawneetown           33         34.6    Steady
White River      Petersburg            16         20.3    Falling
Wabash River     Wabash                14         15.7    Steady
Wabash River     West Lafayette        11         13.5    Falling
Wabash River     Covington             16         19.4    Falling
Wabash River     Montezuma             14         20.6    Falling
Wabash River     Terre Haute           14         19.7    Falling
Wabash River     Riverton              15         22.8    Falling
Embarras River   Lawrenceville         30         30.5    Falling
Wabash River     Vincennes             16         21.7    Steady
Wabash River     Mount Carmel          19         25.2    Steady
Wabash River     New Harmony           15         18.7    Steady
Little Wabash    Clay City             18         19.4    Falling
Little Wabash    Carmi                 27         32.7    Steady
Tiffin River     Stryker               11         11.1    Falling

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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