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Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1228 PM EDT Sunday, April 30, 2017

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...
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
Illinois.

...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.
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