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River Forecast
NWS Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, OH
10:01am EDT Wednesday, April 18, 2018

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://weather.gov/erh/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.
:
.AR RACW2 20180418 Z DC201804181401/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFFX :crest:   39.1
: Crest near   39.1 ft around 2PM EDT on Wed, Apr 18
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 16                           /  26.6
:     Apr 17   /  30.8 /  33.9 /  35.5 /  37.1
:     Apr 18   /  38.1 /  38.8 /  39.1
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 39.2 ft at 900am EDT on Wed, Apr 18
:
.ER RACW2 20180418 Z DC201804181401/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Apr 18 :                         /  39.1
.E2 : Apr 19 : /  38.5 /  37.5 /  36.3 /  35.2
.E3 : Apr 20 : /  34.1 /  33.1 /  32.1 /  31.5
.E4 : Apr 21 : /  31.2 /  31.1 /  31.1 /  30.9
.E5 : Apr 22 : /  30.6 /  30.1 /  29.2 /  28.3
.E6 : Apr 23 : /  27.2 /  25.9 /  24.8
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 15                           /  0.09
:     Apr 16   /  0.59 /  0.56 /  0.21 /  0.02
:     Apr 17   /  0.07 /  0.02 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Apr 18   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 18                           /  0.00
:     Apr 19   /  0.00 /  0.09 /  0.02 /  0.02
:     Apr 20   /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 15                           /  19.7
:     Apr 16   /  16.5 /  10.7 /   6.7 /   5.8
:     Apr 17   /   3.6 /   1.2 /   0.8 /   2.5
:     Apr 18   /   6.0 /   1.0 /   0.8 /   7.7
:     Apr 19   /  17.3 /  14.3 /   6.4 /   5.6
:     Apr 20   /   8.0 /   4.6 /   1.5
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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 20180419 Z DC201804181401/DUE/DQG/DH00/HGIFFX :crest:   42.5
: Crest near   42.5 ft around 8PM EDT on Wed, Apr 18
: Fall below flood level around 5PM EDT on Thu, Apr 19
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 16                           /  28.8
:     Apr 17   /  31.6 /  34.8 /  37.4 /  39.2
:     Apr 18   /  40.6 /  41.6 /  42.0
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 42.0 ft at 900am EDT on Wed, Apr 18
:
.ER POPW2 20180418 Z DC201804181401/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Apr 18 :                         /  42.3
.E2 : Apr 19 : /  42.5 /  42.3 /  41.8 /  40.7
.E3 : Apr 20 : /  39.2 /  37.7 /  36.1 /  34.6
.E4 : Apr 21 : /  33.4 /  32.5 /  31.7 /  31.0
.E5 : Apr 22 : /  30.3 /  29.7 /  29.3 /  29.0
.E6 : Apr 23 : /  28.6 /  28.1 /  27.5
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 15                           /  0.15
:     Apr 16   /  0.57 /  0.38 /  0.19 /  0.02
:     Apr 17   /  0.07 /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Apr 18   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 18                           /  0.00
:     Apr 19   /  0.00 /  0.08 /  0.01 /  0.01
:     Apr 20   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 15                           /  18.6
:     Apr 16   /  15.7 /  10.2 /   6.5 /   5.5
:     Apr 17   /   3.7 /   1.2 /   0.7 /   3.1
:     Apr 18   /   7.6 /   1.6 /   1.6 /   8.1
:     Apr 19   /  18.0 /  14.3 /   6.2 /   5.7
:     Apr 20   /   8.4 /   4.7 /   1.4
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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
:     Apr 16                           /  28.8
:     Apr 17   /  34.7 /  38.0 /  40.5 /  42.6
:     Apr 18   /  44.2 /  45.3 /  45.9
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 46.1 ft at 900am EDT on Wed, Apr 18
:
.ER GALW2 20180418 Z DC201804181401/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Apr 18 :                         /  46.5
.E2 : Apr 19 : /  46.8 /  46.7 /  46.2 /  45.2
.E3 : Apr 20 : /  44.0 /  42.6 /  41.0 /  39.5
.E4 : Apr 21 : /  38.2 /  37.2 /  36.3 /  35.6
.E5 : Apr 22 : /  34.9 /  34.2 /  33.5 /  32.7
.E6 : Apr 23 : /  32.0 /  31.0 /  29.9
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 15                           /  0.17
:     Apr 16   /  0.60 /  0.22 /  0.17 /  0.03
:     Apr 17   /  0.06 /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Apr 18   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 18                           /  0.00
:     Apr 19   /  0.00 /  0.08 /  0.01 /  0.01
:     Apr 20   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 15                           /  17.7
:     Apr 16   /  15.2 /  10.1 /   6.7 /   5.3
:     Apr 17   /   3.7 /   1.3 /   0.7 /   3.7
:     Apr 18   /   8.6 /   2.0 /   2.0 /   8.4
:     Apr 19   /  18.5 /  14.5 /   6.1 /   5.8
:     Apr 20   /   8.6 /   4.9 /   1.4
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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
:     Apr 16                           /  29.9
:     Apr 17   /  33.3 /  36.5 /  39.0 /  41.0
:     Apr 18   /  42.9 /  44.3 /  45.3
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 45.4 ft at 900am EDT on Wed, Apr 18
:
.ER HNTW2 20180418 Z DC201804181401/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Apr 18 :                         /  46.2
.E2 : Apr 19 : /  47.0 /  47.5 /  47.7 /  47.6
.E3 : Apr 20 : /  47.2 /  46.4 /  45.4 /  43.9
.E4 : Apr 21 : /  41.8 /  40.4 /  39.1 /  38.1
.E5 : Apr 22 : /  37.3 /  36.4 /  35.8 /  35.3
.E6 : Apr 23 : /  34.8 /  34.3 /  33.3
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 15                           /  0.18
:     Apr 16   /  0.56 /  0.25 /  0.15 /  0.03
:     Apr 17   /  0.08 /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Apr 18   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 18                           /  0.00
:     Apr 19   /  0.00 /  0.07 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Apr 20   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 15                           /  18.1
:     Apr 16   /  14.7 /   9.6 /   6.3 /   4.9
:     Apr 17   /   3.3 /   1.2 /   0.7 /   4.1
:     Apr 18   /  10.4 /   3.3 /   2.5 /   9.3
:     Apr 19   /  19.7 /  15.0 /   6.2 /   5.8
:     Apr 20   /   8.6 /   5.1 /   1.7
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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 20180419 Z DC201804181401/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFFX :crest:   51.1
: Crest near   51.1 ft around 2PM EDT on Thu, Apr 19
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 16                           /  36.0
:     Apr 17   /  38.0 /  40.5 /  42.2 /  44.0
:     Apr 18   /  46.1 /  47.5 /  48.7
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 48.8 ft at 900am EDT on Wed, Apr 18
:
.ER ASHK2 20180418 Z DC201804181401/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Apr 18 :                         /  49.6
.E2 : Apr 19 : /  50.3 /  50.8 /  51.1 /  51.1
.E3 : Apr 20 : /  50.8 /  50.1 /  49.0 /  47.7
.E4 : Apr 21 : /  46.2 /  44.9 /  43.7 /  42.6
.E5 : Apr 22 : /  41.6 /  40.7 /  39.9 /  39.2
.E6 : Apr 23 : /  38.6 /  38.3 /  38.0
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 15                           /  0.19
:     Apr 16   /  0.53 /  0.15 /  0.03 /  0.02
:     Apr 17   /  0.08 /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Apr 18   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 18                           /  0.00
:     Apr 19   /  0.00 /  0.06 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Apr 20   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 15                           /  17.7
:     Apr 16   /  13.4 /   8.8 /   6.0 /   4.7
:     Apr 17   /   2.8 /   1.1 /   0.7 /   5.1
:     Apr 18   /  13.3 /   5.6 /   3.0 /  10.7
:     Apr 19   /  21.3 /  15.4 /   6.1 /   5.9
:     Apr 20   /   8.9 /   5.4 /   1.9
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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
:     Apr 16                           /  10.8
:     Apr 17   /  11.0 /  10.2 /   9.8 /   9.6
:     Apr 18   /   9.4 /   9.3 /   9.2
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 9.2 ft at 900am EDT on Wed, Apr 18
:
.ER GYNK2 20180418 Z DC201804181401/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Apr 18 :                         /   9.0
.E2 : Apr 19 : /   8.8 /   8.7 /   8.6 /   8.5
.E3 : Apr 20 : /   8.4 /   8.3 /   8.3 /   8.2
.E4 : Apr 21 : /   8.2 /   8.1 /   8.1 /   8.0
.E5 : Apr 22 : /   8.0 /   8.0 /   8.0 /   7.9
.E6 : Apr 23 : /   7.9 /   7.9 /   7.9
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 15                           /  0.25
:     Apr 16   /  0.53 /  0.01 /  0.01 /  0.00
:     Apr 17   /  0.06 /  0.02 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Apr 18   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 18                           /  0.00
:     Apr 19   /  0.00 /  0.06 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Apr 20   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 15                           /  16.3
:     Apr 16   /  11.3 /   7.6 /   4.9 /   3.3
:     Apr 17   /   1.5 /   0.4 /   0.1 /   4.9
:     Apr 18   /  13.1 /   6.2 /   2.7 /  10.4
:     Apr 19   /  20.7 /  14.3 /   5.2 /   5.1
:     Apr 20   /   8.2 /   4.9 /   1.4
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
.AR GNUK2 20180420 Z DC201804181401/DUE/DQG/DH00/HTIFFX :crest:   52.1
: Crest near   52.1 ft around 8PM EDT on Thu, Apr 19
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 16                           /  28.9
:     Apr 17   /  33.0 /  36.8 /  41.0 /  43.1
:     Apr 18   /  44.9 /  46.4 /  47.6
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 48.0 ft at 930am EDT on Wed, Apr 18
:
.ER GNUK2 20180418 Z DC201804181401/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Apr 18 :                         /  48.8
.E2 : Apr 19 : /  49.9 /  50.8 /  51.5 /  51.9
.E3 : Apr 20 : /  52.1 /  51.9 /  51.4 /  50.5
.E4 : Apr 21 : /  49.3 /  48.0 /  46.6 /  45.2
.E5 : Apr 22 : /  44.0 /  42.8 /  41.8 /  40.7
.E6 : Apr 23 : /  39.6 /  38.7 /  37.6
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 15                           /  0.22
:     Apr 16   /  0.59 /  0.06 /  0.01 /  0.01
:     Apr 17   /  0.08 /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Apr 18   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 18                           /  0.00
:     Apr 19   /  0.00 /  0.06 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Apr 20   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 15                           /  16.7
:     Apr 16   /  12.4 /   8.5 /   5.7 /   4.1
:     Apr 17   /   2.3 /   0.9 /   0.5 /   4.7
:     Apr 18   /  11.9 /   4.8 /   2.6 /   9.7
:     Apr 19   /  20.2 /  14.6 /   5.7 /   5.5
:     Apr 20   /   8.6 /   5.4 /   1.8
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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 20180420 Z DC201804181401/DUE/DQG/DH00/HGIFFX :crest:   49.0
: Crest near   49.0 ft around 8PM EDT on Thu, Apr 19
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 16                           /  28.5
:     Apr 17   /  31.9 /  35.4 /  38.9 /  41.2
:     Apr 18   /  43.0 /  44.6 /  45.8
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 46.0 ft at 900am EDT on Wed, Apr 18
:
.ER PORO1 20180418 Z DC201804181401/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Apr 18 :                         /  46.8
.E2 : Apr 19 : /  47.7 /  48.3 /  48.7 /  48.9
.E3 : Apr 20 : /  49.0 /  48.9 /  48.6 /  48.0
.E4 : Apr 21 : /  47.1 /  46.0 /  44.6 /  43.0
.E5 : Apr 22 : /  41.5 /  40.2 /  38.6 /  37.4
.E6 : Apr 23 : /  36.4 /  35.4 /  34.4
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 15                           /  0.20
:     Apr 16   /  0.60 /  0.03 /  0.00 /  0.02
:     Apr 17   /  0.09 /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Apr 18   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (48 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 18                           /  0.00
:     Apr 19   /  0.00 /  0.07 /  0.00 /  0.00
:     Apr 20   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 15                           /  16.8
:     Apr 16   /  13.0 /   9.0 /   6.0 /   3.8
:     Apr 17   /   2.3 /   0.9 /   0.4 /   3.6
:     Apr 18   /   9.1 /   2.7 /   2.0 /   8.3
:     Apr 19   /  18.5 /  13.9 /   5.4 /   5.2
:     Apr 20   /   8.3 /   5.2 /   1.5
:____________________________________________________________________
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