The following is a daily text product issued by the OHRFC:Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1255 PM EDT Wednesday, July 29, 2015
A cold front that had moved into the northwestern Ohio Valley late Wednesday
morning will continue to sweep to south of the Ohio River by Thursday morning
and exit the area Thursday night. While showers and storms will accompany
this front, rainfall will be scattered in nature and is not expected to be
Behind the front, high pressure will build into the region, reducing the
chances of rainfall through the upcoming weekend.
Next week, occasional disturbances passing through the region should bring a
return of rain to the area.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Minor flooding lingers in the western basin and will continue to do so for
the next few days. Otherwise, the potential for additional flooding will be
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY'S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain fell mainly across the southern, and along the western edge of the Ohio
Valley. Basin average amounts were generally a half inch or less, but some
portions of western Kentucky and Tennessee received basin averages closer to 2
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY'S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain is expected across the basin, but will not be very heavy. The only basin
average amounts forecast to be over 0.50 inch will fall in the far
southeastern Ohio Valley.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Wednesday morning:
River Basin Forecast Point Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Wabash River West Lafayette 11 12.8 Steady
Wabash River Covington 16 18.1 Falling
Wabash River Montezuma 14 18.3 Falling
Wabash River Terre Haute 14 17.1 Steady
Wabash River Riverton 15 18.6 Steady
Wabash River Vincennes 16 16.6 Steady
Wabash River Mount Carmel 19 19.0 Falling
Wabash River New Harmony 15 16.4 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.