Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 061731
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
131 PM EDT Monday, July 6, 2015
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
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
...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.