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Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
132 PM EDT Tuesday, April 21, 2015

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...
Low pressure remains over the Great Lakes region today and through Thursday. An
associated cold front will rotate through the Ohio Valley tonight through
Wednesday. This front will feature widespread light to moderate showers.

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 western Indiana and western Kentucky.
Moderate flooding is confined to two locations on the lower Green River.

...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain fell over nearly all of the Ohio Valley. Basin averages were fairly light,
but some ranged from 0.50 to 0.75 inch in isolated parts of the Allegheny and
Monongahela Watersheds.

...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain is expected over nearly all of the basin. Highest amounts will range from
0.25 to 0.50 inch in northern Kentucky, northern West Virginia, southern Ohio
and western Pennsylvania.

...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Tuesday morning:
 River Basin     Forecast Point   Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Ohio River       Tell City             38         38.8    Falling
Ohio River       Owensboro             40         40.2    Falling
Ohio River       Newburgh              38         44.5    Falling
Ohio River       Evansville            42         42.1    Steady
Ohio River       Mount Vernon          35         42.3    Steady
Ohio River       J T Myers Dam         37         44.0    Falling
Ohio River       Shawneetown           33         42.6    Steady
Ohio River       Golconda              40         43.8    Steady
Green River      Woodbury              33         37.6    Falling
Green River      Paradise             380        390.6    Falling
Green River      Calhoun               23         27.9    Steady
White River      Elliston              18         20.2    Rising
White River      Newberry              13         13.9    Steady
White River      Edwardsport           15         17.2    Rising
White River      Petersburg            16         17.1    Rising
Wabash River     Princeton             18         18.0    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.
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