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Hydrometeorological Discussion


The following is a daily text product issued by the OHRFC:

Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1250 PM EST Thursday, November 27, 2014 

Light snow over various parts of the Ohio Valley today are not expected to
amount to much, except in the Appalachians ridges and just downwind of Lake Erie
where light accumulations may occur later today and tonight.  Some light rain
is possible over the weekend, especially on Sunday.

Minor flooding is under way in the Wabash and White watersheds in the northwest
Ohio Valley. Otherwise, the threat of new flooding is low this week.

Less than a half inch of precipitation fell in the eastern and southern portions
of the basin.  Most of this was snow, and greatest amounts were in the higher
elevations of the Appalachians.

A quarter inch is forecast just downwind of Lake Erie.  Otherwise, precip
amounts should be mostly less than a tenth of an inch.

Points along the following river basins were in flood Thursday morning:
 River Basin     Forecast Point   Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Wabash River     West Lafayette        11         14.0    Falling
Wabash River     Covington             16         18.3    Steady
Wabash River     Montezuma             14         16.0    Steady
Wabash River     Terre Haute           14         14.2    Steady

Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address:

* Tendency based on observed value and a 1-day forecast.
Mark J. Fenbers   

National Weather Service
Ohio River Forecast Center
1901 South State Route 134
Wilmington, OH 45177-9708
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