Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 301628
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1228 PM EDT Sunday, April 30, 2017
A low pressure system will continue to lift north of the Ohio Valley. The
associated cold front will move across the basin overnight into Monday. This
will bring more showers and thunderstorms.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Flood potential remains high across Indiana, western Ohio and southeastern
Illinois where excessive heavy rain has fallen over the last couple days.
Moderate to major flooding is forecast across Indiana and southeastern
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
The heaviest rain fell across southeastern Illinois into western and
central Indiana. Amounts ranged from 1 to 2.5 inches in those locations.
0.50 to 2.00 inches fell across western and central Ohio and the extreme
northern Kentucky. Amounts were less than 0.50 inches elsewhere.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
The heaviest rainfall forecast is along and west of the I-75 corridor.
1.00 to 1.50 is forecast west of I-75. Up to 2.00 inches is forecast
across middle Tennessee. Less than an inch is forecast east of I-75.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Sunday morning:
River Basin Forecast Point Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
White River Anderson 10 10.2 Steady
White River Centerton 12 12.8 Rising
White River Bowling Green 15 18.6 Rising
White River Elliston 18 18.2 Rising
Wabash River Bluffton 10 10.1 Rising
Wabash River Montezuma 14 15.5 Rising
Wabash River Terre Haute 14 15.2 Rising
Wabash River Riverton 15 17.0 Rising
Wabash River Ste Marie 19 19.3 Rising
Wabash River Lawrenceville 30 30.6 Rising
Little Wabash Ri Wayne City 15 15.7 Rising
Little Wabash Ri Carmi 27 29.2 Rising
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.