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River Forecast
NWS Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, OH
9:02am EST Thursday, February 26, 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
:     Feb 24                           /  15.2
:     Feb 25   /  16.2 /  15.1 /  15.2 /  15.0
:     Feb 26   /  15.1 /  14.2 /  14.7
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 14.3 ft at 800am EST on Thu, Feb 26
:
.ER RACW2 20150226 Z DC201502261402/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 26 :                         /  14.5
.E2 : Feb 27 : /  14.5 /  14.4 /  14.3 /  14.2
.E3 : Feb 28 : /  14.1 /  14.1 /  14.0 /  14.0
.E4 : Mar 01 : /  14.0 /  13.9 /  13.9 /  13.8
.E5 : Mar 02 : /  13.8 /  13.8 /  13.8 /  13.8
.E6 : Mar 03 : /  13.8 /  13.8 /  13.8
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 23                           /  0.00
:     Feb 24   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 25   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 26   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 26                           /  0.00
:     Feb 27   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 28   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 23                           /  -7.4
:     Feb 24   /  -7.1 / -14.6 / -19.3 / -11.1
:     Feb 25   /  -0.5 /  -3.2 /  -3.7 /  -1.5
:     Feb 26   /   2.4 /  -0.6 /  -1.2 /  -3.9
:     Feb 27   /  -3.9 /  -8.6 / -11.7 / -10.5
:     Feb 28   /  -8.5 / -12.5 / -15.1
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 24                           /  25.4
:     Feb 25   /  25.9 /  25.7 /  25.8 /  25.4
:     Feb 26   /  25.7 /  25.1 /  25.0
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 25.2 ft at 800am EST on Thu, Feb 26
:
.ER POPW2 20150226 Z DC201502261402/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 26 :                         /  25.0
.E2 : Feb 27 : /  24.9 /  24.9 /  24.9 /  24.9
.E3 : Feb 28 : /  24.9 /  24.8 /  24.8 /  24.8
.E4 : Mar 01 : /  24.8 /  24.8 /  24.8 /  24.8
.E5 : Mar 02 : /  24.8 /  24.8 /  24.7 /  24.7
.E6 : Mar 03 : /  24.8 /  24.8 /  24.8
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 23                           /  0.00
:     Feb 24   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 25   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 26   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 26                           /  0.00
:     Feb 27   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 28   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 23                           /  -7.3
:     Feb 24   /  -6.9 / -14.3 / -19.1 / -10.9
:     Feb 25   /  -0.2 /  -2.9 /  -3.4 /  -0.8
:     Feb 26   /   2.7 /  -0.2 /  -1.0 /  -3.5
:     Feb 27   /  -3.6 /  -8.3 / -11.5 / -10.4
:     Feb 28   /  -8.4 / -12.4 / -14.9
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 24                           /  15.8
:     Feb 25   /  15.7 /  16.4 /  16.6 /  16.2E
:     Feb 26   /  15.9E/  15.9E/  15.4E
: Observed values (above) with a trailing E indicate missing values
: that were replaced with estimates from model simulations.
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage MISSING
:
.ER GALW2 20150226 Z DC201502261402/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 26 :                         /  15.2
.E2 : Feb 27 : /  15.1 /  14.9 /  14.8 /  14.7
.E3 : Feb 28 : /  14.6 /  14.5 /  14.4 /  14.3
.E4 : Mar 01 : /  14.2 /  14.1 /  14.0 /  13.9
.E5 : Mar 02 : /  13.8 /  13.8 /  13.7 /  13.8
.E6 : Mar 03 : /  13.9 /  14.1 /  14.4
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 23                           /  0.00
:     Feb 24   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 25   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 26   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 26                           /  0.00
:     Feb 27   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 28   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 23                           /  -7.4
:     Feb 24   /  -6.7 / -14.6 / -19.1 / -10.7
:     Feb 25   /  -0.0 /  -2.7 /  -3.1 /  -0.5
:     Feb 26   /   3.1 /  -0.1 /  -0.9 /  -3.7
:     Feb 27   /  -3.6 /  -8.3 / -11.3 / -10.2
:     Feb 28   /  -8.3 / -12.1 / -14.5
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 24                           /  26.1
:     Feb 25   /  26.2 /  26.6 /  26.8 /  26.6
:     Feb 26   /  26.2 /  26.2 /  26.1
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 26.0 ft at 800am EST on Thu, Feb 26
:
.ER HNTW2 20150226 Z DC201502261402/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 26 :                         /  26.0
.E2 : Feb 27 : /  26.0 /  25.9 /  25.8 /  25.7
.E3 : Feb 28 : /  25.6 /  25.6 /  25.5 /  25.4
.E4 : Mar 01 : /  25.3 /  25.3 /  25.2 /  25.1
.E5 : Mar 02 : /  25.1 /  25.1 /  25.1 /  25.1
.E6 : Mar 03 : /  25.1 /  25.1 /  25.1
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 23                           /  0.00
:     Feb 24   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 25   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 26   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 26                           /  0.00
:     Feb 27   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 28   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 23                           /  -7.1
:     Feb 24   /  -6.6 / -13.9 / -17.8 / -10.1
:     Feb 25   /   0.2 /  -2.5 /  -2.6 /   0.1
:     Feb 26   /   3.0 /   0.5 /  -0.7 /  -3.0
:     Feb 27   /  -3.2 /  -7.8 / -10.9 / -10.0
:     Feb 28   /  -8.2 / -11.9 / -14.3
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 24                           /  35.1
:     Feb 25   /  34.8 /  34.8 /  34.8 /  34.9
:     Feb 26   /  34.8 /  34.7 /  34.7
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 34.7 ft at 726am EST on Thu, Feb 26
:
.ER ASHK2 20150226 Z DC201502261402/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 26 :                         /  34.6
.E2 : Feb 27 : /  34.6 /  34.6 /  34.5 /  34.5
.E3 : Feb 28 : /  34.5 /  34.4 /  34.4 /  34.4
.E4 : Mar 01 : /  34.3 /  34.3 /  34.2 /  34.2
.E5 : Mar 02 : /  34.2 /  34.1 /  34.1 /  34.1
.E6 : Mar 03 : /  34.1 /  34.1 /  34.2
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 23                           /  0.00
:     Feb 24   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 25   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 26   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 26                           /  0.00
:     Feb 27   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 28   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 23                           /  -6.7
:     Feb 24   /  -5.9 / -12.4 / -16.2 /  -9.6
:     Feb 25   /   0.5 /  -2.4 /  -1.8 /   0.3
:     Feb 26   /   2.9 /   0.7 /  -0.8 /  -2.3
:     Feb 27   /  -2.5 /  -7.4 / -10.4 /  -9.5
:     Feb 28   /  -7.9 / -11.5 / -13.8
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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
:     Feb 24                           /   9.7
:     Feb 25   /  10.0 /   9.9 /   9.7 /   9.7
:     Feb 26   /   9.0 /   7.7 /   7.5
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 7.5 ft at 800am EST on Thu, Feb 26
:
.ER GYNK2 20150226 Z DC201502261402/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 26 :                         /   7.3
.E2 : Feb 27 : /   7.3 /   7.2 /   7.1 /   7.0
.E3 : Feb 28 : /   6.9 /   6.9 /   6.8 /   6.8
.E4 : Mar 01 : /   6.8 /   6.7 /   6.7 /   6.7
.E5 : Mar 02 : /   6.6 /   6.9 /   7.7 /   8.1
.E6 : Mar 03 : /   8.3 /   8.5 /   8.6
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 23                           /  0.00
:     Feb 24   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 25   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 26   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 26                           /  0.00
:     Feb 27   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 28   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 23                           /  -7.9
:     Feb 24   /  -6.8 / -11.9 / -16.3 / -10.1
:     Feb 25   /  -0.5 /  -2.5 /  -1.7 /  -0.5
:     Feb 26   /   2.3 /   0.1 /  -1.4 /  -2.7
:     Feb 27   /  -2.5 /  -7.2 / -10.7 / -10.0
:     Feb 28   /  -8.0 / -11.6 / -14.2
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 24                           /  22.9
:     Feb 25   /  21.5 /  21.5 /  21.5 /  22.1
:     Feb 26   /  21.4 /  20.7 /  20.6
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 20.2 ft at 830am EST on Thu, Feb 26
:
.ER GNUK2 20150226 Z DC201502261402/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 26 :                         /  19.8
.E2 : Feb 27 : /  18.9 /  18.7 /  18.4 /  18.1
.E3 : Feb 28 : /  17.8 /  17.5 /  17.2 /  17.0
.E4 : Mar 01 : /  16.8 /  16.5 /  16.4 /  16.2
.E5 : Mar 02 : /  16.0 /  15.9 /  15.8 /  15.8
.E6 : Mar 03 : /  15.9 /  16.0 /  16.1
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 23                           /  0.00
:     Feb 24   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 25   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 26   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 26                           /  0.00
:     Feb 27   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 28   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 23                           /  -8.0
:     Feb 24   /  -7.0 / -13.1 / -17.8 / -11.1
:     Feb 25   /  -0.5 /  -3.0 /  -2.2 /  -0.3
:     Feb 26   /   2.6 /   0.3 /  -1.0 /  -3.0
:     Feb 27   /  -3.1 /  -8.0 / -11.1 / -10.2
:     Feb 28   /  -8.3 / -12.0 / -14.4
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 24                           /  22.0
:     Feb 25   /  20.8 /  20.5 /  20.4 /  20.7
:     Feb 26   /  20.5 /  19.9 /  19.6
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 19.5 ft at 800am EST on Thu, Feb 26
:
.ER PORO1 20150226 Z DC201502261402/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Feb 26 :                         /  19.1
.E2 : Feb 27 : /  18.6 /  18.1 /  17.6 /  17.4
.E3 : Feb 28 : /  17.2 /  17.0 /  16.8 /  16.6
.E4 : Mar 01 : /  16.5 /  16.3 /  16.2 /  16.0
.E5 : Mar 02 : /  15.9 /  15.8 /  15.8 /  15.8
.E6 : Mar 03 : /  15.9 /  16.0 /  16.1
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 23                           /  0.00
:     Feb 24   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 25   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 26   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 26                           /  0.00
:     Feb 27   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Feb 28   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Feb 23                           /  -9.5
:     Feb 24   /  -8.4 / -15.0 / -20.0 / -12.9
:     Feb 25   /  -1.6 /  -3.3 /  -3.5 /  -1.0
:     Feb 26   /   2.4 /  -0.4 /  -2.1 /  -3.8
:     Feb 27   /  -3.6 /  -8.9 / -12.3 / -11.2
:     Feb 28   /  -8.6 / -13.8 / -17.1
:____________________________________________________________________

$$
: Mark J Fenbers
:...END of MESSAGE...




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