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RVFOHH
River Forecast
NWS Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, OH
10:29am EST Friday, March 6, 2015

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:
http://www.erh.noaa.gov/mmefs


: 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.
:
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 04                           /  25.5
:     Mar 05   /  31.2 /  34.6 /  36.4 /  37.6
:     Mar 06   /  38.7 /  39.5 /  40.7
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 40.5 ft at 1000am EST on Fri, Mar 6
:
.ER RACW2 20150306 Z DC201503061529/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Mar 06 :                         /  39.6
.E2 : Mar 07 : /  38.4 /  35.5 /  32.5 /  28.8
.E3 : Mar 08 : /  25.3 /  23.4 /  22.0 /  21.1
.E4 : Mar 09 : /  20.6 /  20.3 /  20.2 /  20.3
.E5 : Mar 10 : /  20.4 /  20.5 /  20.5 /  20.4
.E6 : Mar 11 : /  20.4 /  20.3 /  20.4
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 03                           /  0.02
:     Mar 04   /  0.11 /  0.24 /  0.43 /  0.55
:     Mar 05   /  0.38 /  0.31 /  0.21 /  0.25
:     Mar 06   /  0.05 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 06                           /  0.00
:     Mar 07   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Mar 08   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.01
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 03                           /   1.7
:     Mar 04   /   7.8 /  11.2 /   6.8 /   4.5
:     Mar 05   /   3.5 /   0.4 /  -3.4 /  -6.2
:     Mar 06   /  -6.0 /  -8.9 / -15.8 / -12.5
:     Mar 07   /  -5.7 /  -6.7 /  -8.0 /  -2.7
:     Mar 08   /   4.1 /   1.6 /  -0.4
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
.AR POPW2 20150306 Z DC201503061529/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFFX :crest:   44.3
: Crest near   44.3 ft around 1PM EST on Fri, Mar 6
: Fall below flood level around 10AM EST on Sat, Mar 7
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 04                           /  28.4
:     Mar 05   /  32.3 /  36.2 /  39.1 /  41.1
:     Mar 06   /  42.4 /  43.5 /  44.3
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 44.4 ft at 1000am EST on Fri, Mar 6
:
.ER POPW2 20150306 Z DC201503061529/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Mar 06 :                         /  44.3
.E2 : Mar 07 : /  43.9 /  42.8 /  41.0 /  38.7
.E3 : Mar 08 : /  35.9 /  33.0 /  30.3 /  29.3
.E4 : Mar 09 : /  28.6 /  28.1 /  27.8 /  27.7
.E5 : Mar 10 : /  27.6 /  27.5 /  27.4 /  27.3
.E6 : Mar 11 : /  27.2 /  27.1 /  27.1
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 03                           /  0.02
:     Mar 04   /  0.07 /  0.22 /  0.45 /  0.53
:     Mar 05   /  0.38 /  0.37 /  0.25 /  0.24
:     Mar 06   /  0.05 /  0.01 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 06                           /  0.00
:     Mar 07   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Mar 08   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.01
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 03                           /   1.6
:     Mar 04   /   8.3 /  11.1 /   6.5 /   4.4
:     Mar 05   /   3.2 /   0.3 /  -3.6 /  -6.1
:     Mar 06   /  -5.6 /  -9.2 / -16.5 / -11.7
:     Mar 07   /  -5.4 /  -6.5 /  -7.8 /  -2.5
:     Mar 08   /   4.3 /   1.8 /  -0.3
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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 20150306 Z DC201503061529/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFFX :crest:   48.5
: Crest near   48.5 ft around 1PM EST on Fri, Mar 6
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 04                           /  27.1
:     Mar 05   /  35.5 /  39.4 /  42.4 /  44.8
:     Mar 06   /  46.4 /  47.5 /  48.4
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 48.7 ft at 1000am EST on Fri, Mar 6
:
.ER GALW2 20150306 Z DC201503061529/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Mar 06 :                         /  48.5
.E2 : Mar 07 : /  47.8 /  46.7 /  45.3 /  43.4
.E3 : Mar 08 : /  41.0 /  38.0 /  35.4 /  33.3
.E4 : Mar 09 : /  31.9 /  30.9 /  30.2 /  29.8
.E5 : Mar 10 : /  29.6 /  29.5 /  29.3 /  29.0
.E6 : Mar 11 : /  28.7 /  28.5 /  28.4
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 03                           /  0.03
:     Mar 04   /  0.08 /  0.23 /  0.42 /  0.55
:     Mar 05   /  0.39 /  0.31 /  0.19 /  0.24
:     Mar 06   /  0.03 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 06                           /  0.00
:     Mar 07   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Mar 08   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 03                           /   1.6
:     Mar 04   /   8.3 /  11.5 /   6.6 /   4.4
:     Mar 05   /   3.3 /   0.3 /  -3.8 /  -6.0
:     Mar 06   /  -5.3 /  -9.2 / -16.3 / -11.7
:     Mar 07   /  -5.2 /  -6.4 /  -7.7 /  -2.3
:     Mar 08   /   4.2 /   1.5 /  -0.5
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
.AR HNTW2 20150306 Z DC201503061529/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFFX :crest:   50.2
: Crest near   50.2 ft around 1PM EST on Fri, Mar 6
: Fall below flood level around 10PM EST on Fri, Mar 6
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 04                           /  31.4
:     Mar 05   /  35.5 /  39.2 /  42.4 /  45.1
:     Mar 06   /  47.1 /  48.7 /  49.9
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 50.4 ft at 1000am EST on Fri, Mar 6
:
.ER HNTW2 20150306 Z DC201503061529/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Mar 06 :                         /  50.2
.E2 : Mar 07 : /  50.1 /  49.9 /  49.5 /  48.7
.E3 : Mar 08 : /  47.3 /  45.5 /  42.3 /  39.5
.E4 : Mar 09 : /  37.3 /  35.5 /  34.5 /  33.8
.E5 : Mar 10 : /  33.3 /  33.1 /  33.0 /  32.8
.E6 : Mar 11 : /  32.6 /  32.3 /  32.0
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 03                           /  0.03
:     Mar 04   /  0.04 /  0.23 /  0.46 /  0.58
:     Mar 05   /  0.45 /  0.47 /  0.24 /  0.26
:     Mar 06   /  0.04 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 06                           /  0.00
:     Mar 07   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Mar 08   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 03                           /   1.7
:     Mar 04   /  10.7 /  13.5 /   7.8 /   5.5
:     Mar 05   /   3.7 /   0.3 /  -3.6 /  -6.0
:     Mar 06   /  -5.5 /  -9.9 / -15.7 / -12.3
:     Mar 07   /  -5.2 /  -6.1 /  -7.4 /  -2.0
:     Mar 08   /   4.7 /   2.1 /   0.0
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
.AR ASHK2 20150307 Z DC201503061529/DUE/DQG/DH06/HGIFFX :crest:   54.4
: Crest near   54.4 ft around 1AM EST on Sat, Mar 7
: Fall below flood level around 8PM EST on Sat, Mar 7
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 04                           /  35.3
:     Mar 05   /  39.5 /  42.1 /  45.2 /  47.9
:     Mar 06   /  50.1 /  51.7 /  53.1
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 53.6 ft at 926am EST on Fri, Mar 6
:
.ER ASHK2 20150306 Z DC201503061529/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Mar 06 :                         /  54.0
.E2 : Mar 07 : /  54.2 /  54.4 /  54.4 /  53.6
.E3 : Mar 08 : /  52.3 /  50.5 /  48.2 /  45.7
.E4 : Mar 09 : /  43.6 /  41.6 /  39.7 /  38.6
.E5 : Mar 10 : /  38.3 /  38.2 /  38.1 /  38.0
.E6 : Mar 11 : /  38.0 /  37.8 /  37.8
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 03                           /  0.01
:     Mar 04   /  0.02 /  0.16 /  0.49 /  0.63
:     Mar 05   /  0.45 /  0.69 /  0.34 /  0.28
:     Mar 06   /  0.04 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 06                           /  0.00
:     Mar 07   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Mar 08   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 03                           /   2.0
:     Mar 04   /  13.3 /  15.8 /   9.7 /   7.2
:     Mar 05   /   4.9 /   0.7 /  -3.5 /  -6.1
:     Mar 06   /  -5.9 / -10.7 / -14.2 / -11.1
:     Mar 07   /  -4.9 /  -5.8 /  -6.8 /  -1.4
:     Mar 08   /   5.1 /   2.4 /   0.3
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 04                           /  17.9
:     Mar 05   /  19.9 /  20.8 /  20.2 /  18.7
:     Mar 06   /  17.2 /  15.6 /  13.7
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 12.5 ft at 1000am EST on Fri, Mar 6
:
.ER GYNK2 20150306 Z DC201503061529/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Mar 06 :                         /  12.2
.E2 : Mar 07 : /  11.8 /  11.5 /  11.3 /  11.0
.E3 : Mar 08 : /  10.8 /  10.6 /  10.4 /  10.3
.E4 : Mar 09 : /  10.4 /  10.7 /  11.0 /  11.4
.E5 : Mar 10 : /  11.6 /  11.8 /  11.8 /  11.9
.E6 : Mar 11 : /  11.9 /  11.9 /  11.8
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 03                           /  0.01
:     Mar 04   /  0.02 /  0.19 /  0.43 /  0.67
:     Mar 05   /  0.39 /  0.61 /  0.30 /  0.25
:     Mar 06   /  0.02 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 06                           /  0.00
:     Mar 07   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Mar 08   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 03                           /   1.5
:     Mar 04   /  12.7 /  14.6 /   8.1 /   6.2
:     Mar 05   /   3.9 /   0.4 /  -4.4 /  -7.3
:     Mar 06   /  -6.5 / -11.1 / -14.6 / -11.2
:     Mar 07   /  -4.6 /  -6.2 /  -8.2 /  -2.9
:     Mar 08   /   4.8 /   2.0 /  -0.5
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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 1PM EST on Fri, Mar 6
.AR GNUK2 20150307 Z DC201503061529/DUE/DQG/DH12/HTIFFX :crest:   56.0
: Crest near   56.0 ft around 7AM EST on Sat, Mar 7
: Fall below flood level around 3AM EDT on Sun, Mar 8
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 04                           /  31.5
:     Mar 05   /  37.5 /  42.0 /  44.8 /  47.2
:     Mar 06   /  49.2 /  51.0 /  52.2
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 52.6 ft at 930am EST on Fri, Mar 6
:
.ER GNUK2 20150306 Z DC201503061529/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Mar 06 :                         /  53.9
.E2 : Mar 07 : /  55.0 /  55.7 /  56.0 /  55.9
.E3 : Mar 08 : /  55.4 /  54.2 /  52.6 /  50.3
.E4 : Mar 09 : /  47.9 /  45.3 /  43.1 /  40.8
.E5 : Mar 10 : /  38.8 /  37.4 /  36.6 /  36.2
.E6 : Mar 11 : /  35.9 /  35.6 /  35.2
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 03                           /  0.02
:     Mar 04   /  0.02 /  0.22 /  0.43 /  0.66
:     Mar 05   /  0.50 /  0.47 /  0.21 /  0.20
:     Mar 06   /  0.03 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 06                           /  0.00
:     Mar 07   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Mar 08   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 03                           /   1.5
:     Mar 04   /  12.2 /  14.2 /   8.4 /   6.0
:     Mar 05   /   3.9 /   0.2 /  -4.6 /  -7.0
:     Mar 06   /  -6.2 / -10.1 / -13.5 / -11.0
:     Mar 07   /  -4.9 /  -6.0 /  -7.3 /  -2.0
:     Mar 08   /   4.5 /   1.8 /  -0.2
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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 20150307 Z DC201503061529/DUE/DQG/DH12/HGIFFX :crest:   52.3
: Crest near   52.3 ft around 7AM EST on Sat, Mar 7
: Fall below flood level around 7AM EDT on Sun, Mar 8
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 04                           /  29.3
:     Mar 05   /  34.7 /  39.2 /  42.2 /  44.6E
:     Mar 06   /  46.6 /  48.2 /  49.5
: Observed values (above) with a trailing E indicate missing values
: that were replaced with estimates from model simulations.
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 50.0 ft at 1000am EST on Fri, Mar 6
:
.ER PORO1 20150306 Z DC201503061529/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Mar 06 :                         /  50.6
.E2 : Mar 07 : /  51.5 /  52.1 /  52.3 /  52.2
.E3 : Mar 08 : /  51.8 /  51.0 /  49.8 /  48.3
.E4 : Mar 09 : /  46.3 /  43.9 /  41.3 /  38.5
.E5 : Mar 10 : /  36.2 /  34.7 /  33.9 /  33.4
.E6 : Mar 11 : /  33.1 /  32.9 /  32.7
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 03                           /  0.06
:     Mar 04   /  0.02 /  0.24 /  0.51 /  0.58
:     Mar 05   /  0.39 /  0.29 /  0.21 /  0.14
:     Mar 06   /  0.04 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 06                           /  0.00
:     Mar 07   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Mar 08   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Mar 03                           /   0.9
:     Mar 04   /   9.8 /  12.6 /   6.6 /   4.2
:     Mar 05   /   2.1 /  -0.8 /  -5.9 /  -7.5
:     Mar 06   /  -6.3 / -11.8 / -17.4 / -12.0
:     Mar 07   /  -4.9 /  -6.8 /  -8.8 /  -3.4
:     Mar 08   /   3.4 /   0.6 /  -1.5
:____________________________________________________________________

$$
: Trent Schade
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