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River Forecast
NWS Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, OH
10:15am EDT Saturday, April 18, 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
:     Apr 16                           /  30.5
:     Apr 17   /  30.0 /  29.0 /  27.7 /  26.0
:     Apr 18   /  24.9 /  24.2 /  23.1
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 22.9 ft at 1000am EDT on Sat, Apr 18
:
.ER RACW2 20150418 Z DC201504181415/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Apr 18 :                         /  22.4
.E2 : Apr 19 : /  21.6 /  20.9 /  20.5 /  20.1
.E3 : Apr 20 : /  19.4 /  18.7 /  18.5 /  18.3
.E4 : Apr 21 : /  18.0 /  17.9 /  18.2 /  18.3
.E5 : Apr 22 : /  18.1 /  17.7 /  17.6 /  17.5
.E6 : Apr 23 : /  17.1 /  16.6 /  16.5
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 15                           /  0.00
:     Apr 16   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.04 /  0.05
:     Apr 17   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.02 /  0.07
:     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 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.16
:     Apr 20   /  0.14 /  0.08 /  0.03
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 15                           /  13.9
:     Apr 16   /  17.5 /  13.7 /  12.8 /  14.4
:     Apr 17   /  17.6 /  13.5 /  12.7 /  17.0
:     Apr 18   /  23.2 /  15.8 /  10.5 /  20.6
:     Apr 19   /  24.7 /  18.4 /  13.8 /  15.9
:     Apr 20   /  19.4 /  16.3 /  14.4
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 16                           /  35.6
:     Apr 17   /  34.9 /  33.7 /  32.4 /  31.1
:     Apr 18   /  29.6 /  28.5 /  27.4
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 27.3 ft at 1000am EDT on Sat, Apr 18
:
.ER POPW2 20150418 Z DC201504181415/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Apr 18 :                         /  27.0
.E2 : Apr 19 : /  26.5 /  26.2 /  25.9 /  25.7
.E3 : Apr 20 : /  25.6 /  25.5 /  25.5 /  25.5
.E4 : Apr 21 : /  25.5 /  25.5 /  25.6 /  25.6
.E5 : Apr 22 : /  25.7 /  25.6 /  25.6 /  25.6
.E6 : Apr 23 : /  25.6 /  25.5 /  25.5
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 15                           /  0.02
:     Apr 16   /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.04 /  0.09
:     Apr 17   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.01 /  0.06
:     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 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.21
:     Apr 20   /  0.16 /  0.07 /  0.03
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 15                           /  14.1
:     Apr 16   /  17.0 /  13.8 /  13.5 /  14.9
:     Apr 17   /  18.6 /  14.2 /  12.8 /  18.0
:     Apr 18   /  23.9 /  16.0 /  10.5 /  20.8
:     Apr 19   /  24.9 /  18.8 /  14.4 /  16.1
:     Apr 20   /  19.4 /  16.3 /  14.7
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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                           /  40.9
:     Apr 17   /  40.2 /  39.3 /  38.1 /  36.9
:     Apr 18   /  35.5 /  34.2 /  32.6
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 32.3 ft at 900am EDT on Sat, Apr 18
:
.ER GALW2 20150418 Z DC201504181415/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Apr 18 :                         /  31.4
.E2 : Apr 19 : /  30.3 /  29.3 /  28.6 /  28.0
.E3 : Apr 20 : /  27.2 /  26.3 /  25.9 /  25.6
.E4 : Apr 21 : /  25.4 /  25.4 /  25.7 /  26.0
.E5 : Apr 22 : /  25.8 /  25.4 /  25.2 /  25.0
.E6 : Apr 23 : /  24.6 /  24.0 /  23.6
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 15                           /  0.00
:     Apr 16   /  0.02 /  0.00 /  0.03 /  0.13
:     Apr 17   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.06
:     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 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.24
:     Apr 20   /  0.18 /  0.06 /  0.03
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 15                           /  14.5
:     Apr 16   /  17.0 /  14.0 /  13.9 /  15.0
:     Apr 17   /  19.6 /  15.4 /  13.8 /  18.8
:     Apr 18   /  24.4 /  16.2 /  10.6 /  20.7
:     Apr 19   /  25.0 /  19.0 /  14.7 /  16.4
:     Apr 20   /  19.5 /  16.5 /  14.9
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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                           /  44.0
:     Apr 17   /  43.6 /  42.9 /  41.9 /  40.8
:     Apr 18   /  39.6 /  38.3 /  37.0
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 36.4 ft at 1000am EDT on Sat, Apr 18
:
.ER HNTW2 20150418 Z DC201504181415/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Apr 18 :                         /  35.7
.E2 : Apr 19 : /  34.6 /  33.5 /  32.5 /  31.8
.E3 : Apr 20 : /  31.4 /  30.9 /  30.5 /  30.2
.E4 : Apr 21 : /  30.0 /  29.9 /  29.9 /  30.1
.E5 : Apr 22 : /  30.3 /  30.2 /  30.0 /  29.7
.E6 : Apr 23 : /  29.5 /  29.1 /  28.5
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 15                           /  0.09
:     Apr 16   /  0.08 /  0.00 /  0.04 /  0.14
:     Apr 17   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.01 /  0.03
:     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 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.28
:     Apr 20   /  0.19 /  0.06 /  0.03
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 15                           /  13.8
:     Apr 16   /  15.5 /  13.9 /  13.3 /  14.9
:     Apr 17   /  19.4 /  15.3 /  13.7 /  18.9
:     Apr 18   /  24.1 /  16.8 /  11.4 /  21.0
:     Apr 19   /  25.0 /  19.2 /  15.1 /  16.8
:     Apr 20   /  19.8 /  16.6 /  14.9
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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
:     Apr 16                           /  48.5
:     Apr 17   /  48.2 /  47.6 /  46.8 /  45.8
:     Apr 18   /  44.7 /  43.4 /  42.2
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 41.8 ft at 926am EDT on Sat, Apr 18
:
.ER ASHK2 20150418 Z DC201504181415/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Apr 18 :                         /  40.8
.E2 : Apr 19 : /  39.4 /  38.6 /  37.9 /  37.5
.E3 : Apr 20 : /  37.3 /  37.0 /  36.8 /  36.6
.E4 : Apr 21 : /  36.5 /  36.5 /  36.4 /  36.5
.E5 : Apr 22 : /  36.6 /  36.5 /  36.4 /  36.3
.E6 : Apr 23 : /  36.2 /  36.0 /  35.9
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 15                           /  0.05
:     Apr 16   /  0.08 /  0.00 /  0.01 /  0.20
:     Apr 17   /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.01
:     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 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.33
:     Apr 20   /  0.24 /  0.06 /  0.03
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 15                           /  13.1
:     Apr 16   /  14.2 /  13.5 /  12.4 /  15.3
:     Apr 17   /  19.4 /  15.8 /  14.0 /  19.3
:     Apr 18   /  23.6 /  17.2 /  12.1 /  21.3
:     Apr 19   /  25.3 /  20.0 /  16.1 /  17.7
:     Apr 20   /  20.4 /  17.3 /  15.4
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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                           /  14.5
:     Apr 17   /  15.3 /  15.3 /  15.2 /  14.9
:     Apr 18   /  14.7 /  14.5 /  14.4
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 14.3 ft at 900am EDT on Sat, Apr 18
:
.ER GYNK2 20150418 Z DC201504181415/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Apr 18 :                         /  14.1
.E2 : Apr 19 : /  13.8 /  13.7 /  13.5 /  13.4
.E3 : Apr 20 : /  13.4 /  13.6 /  14.0 /  14.4
.E4 : Apr 21 : /  14.8 /  15.1 /  15.2 /  15.1
.E5 : Apr 22 : /  14.9 /  14.7 /  14.5 /  14.3
.E6 : Apr 23 : /  14.2 /  14.1 /  14.0
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 15                           /  0.06
:     Apr 16   /  0.06 /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.23
:     Apr 17   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  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 /  0.00 /  0.01 /  0.37
:     Apr 20   /  0.30 /  0.05 /  0.03
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 15                           /  12.3
:     Apr 16   /  13.4 /  12.7 /  12.4 /  14.7
:     Apr 17   /  19.2 /  16.3 /  15.0 /  18.8
:     Apr 18   /  22.4 /  16.8 /  11.6 /  20.9
:     Apr 19   /  24.8 /  19.2 /  15.6 /  17.2
:     Apr 20   /  19.7 /  16.8 /  15.1
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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
:     Apr 16                           /  48.7
:     Apr 17   /  48.4 /  48.0 /  47.4 /  46.5
:     Apr 18   /  45.5 /  44.4 /  43.3
:
: Latest Observed Tailwater Stage 42.9 ft at 930am EDT on Sat, Apr 18
:
.ER GNUK2 20150418 Z DC201504181415/DUE/DQG/DH18/HTIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Apr 18 :                         /  42.0
.E2 : Apr 19 : /  40.1 /  38.1 /  36.2 /  34.6
.E3 : Apr 20 : /  33.2 /  31.8 /  31.1 /  30.7
.E4 : Apr 21 : /  30.4 /  30.2 /  30.2 /  30.4
.E5 : Apr 22 : /  30.4 /  30.1 /  29.7 /  29.3
.E6 : Apr 23 : /  28.8 /  27.9 /  27.3
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 15                           /  0.08
:     Apr 16   /  0.05 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.22
:     Apr 17   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.01
:     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 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.34
:     Apr 20   /  0.27 /  0.05 /  0.03
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 15                           /  13.0
:     Apr 16   /  13.8 /  13.6 /  13.0 /  14.6
:     Apr 17   /  19.7 /  16.7 /  15.0 /  19.3
:     Apr 18   /  23.6 /  17.3 /  11.8 /  20.9
:     Apr 19   /  24.9 /  19.5 /  15.6 /  17.0
:     Apr 20   /  19.7 /  16.8 /  15.2
:____________________________________________________________________

: 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.
:
:  Obsv Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 16                           /  46.8
:     Apr 17   /  46.7 /  46.4 /  45.9 /  45.1
:     Apr 18   /  44.2 /  43.2 /  42.1
:
: Latest Observed River Stage 41.7 ft at 1000am EDT on Sat, Apr 18
:
.ER PORO1 20150418 Z DC201504181415/DUE/DQG/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:
:  Fcst Valid  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1 : Apr 18 :                         /  40.7
.E2 : Apr 19 : /  38.6 /  36.9 /  35.2 /  33.4
.E3 : Apr 20 : /  32.4 /  31.4 /  30.8 /  30.3
.E4 : Apr 21 : /  29.8 /  29.5 /  29.4 /  29.4
.E5 : Apr 22 : /  29.2 /  28.8 /  28.3 /  27.8
.E6 : Apr 23 : /  27.1 /  26.2 /  25.6
:
: Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip [MAPX] (72 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 15                           /  0.03
:     Apr 16   /  0.06 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.24
:     Apr 17   /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.02 /  0.01
:     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 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.31
:     Apr 20   /  0.27 /  0.05 /  0.04
:
: Local 6-hr basin-averaged temperatures (C) [MAT] (120 hours):
: Valid Times  /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:     Apr 15                           /  13.8
:     Apr 16   /  15.9 /  14.6 /  14.0 /  14.1
:     Apr 17   /  19.6 /  16.9 /  15.2 /  19.2
:     Apr 18   /  24.0 /  17.2 /  11.1 /  20.3
:     Apr 19   /  24.9 /  19.2 /  15.0 /  16.9
:     Apr 20   /  19.6 /  16.9 /  15.3
:____________________________________________________________________

$$
: JEH
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