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Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
103 PM EDT Monday, April 27, 2015

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...
A weak disturbance is generating some light rain in the northeast basin
today. Otherwise, conditions are quiet.  A low pressure system moving
through the Southeast US will clip the southern basin Tues/Weds. Rainfall
amounts of 0.25" to 0.50" are forecast south of the Ohio River. An upper
disturbance could bring more widespread, though relatively light
preciptation Thursday.

...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Minor flooding continues at the lower end of the Green and Ohio watersheds.
Otherwise with no significant precipitation in the forecast, the threat of
additional flooding is low.

...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Light rain fell in the far southeast Ohio Valley. Amounts of 0.10" or less
were observed.

...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Less than 0.10" is forecast today across the eastern Ohio Valley. On Day 2,
showers and possible thunderstorms in the southern basin will produce
0.25" to 0.50" mainly across TN and southern KY.

...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       Shawneetown           33         35.6    Falling
Green River      Paradise             380        382.3    Falling
Green River      Calhoun               23         23.7    Falling

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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jm




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