Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 201709
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
109 PM EDT Monday, April 20, 2015
A cold front will continue to pass from west to east through the Ohio Valley
today. While showers will be scattered ahead of the front, behind it, drier,
cooler weather will take its place with a large and wide upper level trough
to the north. Some light rain is possible across the middle of the Ohio Valley
on Tuesday, but most of the week will remain dry.
The next chance of significant rain appears to be over the upcoming weekend,
but amounts are not expected to be excessive.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Flooding continues in portions of Kentucky, southern Indiana, and southern
Illinois. Moderate flooding is confined to two locations on the lower Green
River. Flooding is expected to become more widespread over southern Indiana
over the next several days, but will remain minor in nature.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain fell across the entire Ohio Valley. Heaviest rains fell from middle
Tennessee, north through western Kentucky and Indiana. Basin averages in this
region ranged from 1 to 2 inches. Additional heavy rains fell in the headwaters
of the New River of far western Virginia where basin averages ranged from 2 to
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain is expected across most of the basin, but amounts will generally increase
to the east. Basin averages will range from 0.25 to 0.40 inch in western New
York, western Pennsylvania, far western Virginia, eastern Kentucky and portions
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Monday morning:
River Basin Forecast Point Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Ohio River Tell City 38 41.0 Falling
Ohio River Owensboro 40 41.1 Steady
Ohio River Newburgh 38 45.1 Steady
Ohio River Evansville 42 42.4 Steady
Ohio River Mount Vernon 35 42.3 Steady
Ohio River J T Myers Dam 37 43.9 Steady
Ohio River Shawneetown 33 42.4 Rising
Ohio River Golconda 40 43.4 Steady
Green River Woodbury 33 38.5 Steady
Green River Paradise 380 390.2 Steady
Green River Calhoun 23 27.5 Rising
Wabash River Princeton 18 18.7 Steady
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.