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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
1232 PM EDT Sunday, April 20, 2014 

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...
High pressure will continue to keep the basin dry into Monday. Scattered
showers and possible thunderstorms will arrive Monday night/Tuesday.  Dry
weather returns for midweek. 

...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Minor flooding persists at the lower end of the Wabash. The potential for 
new flooding is low this week. 

...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY'S RIVER FORECASTS...
Less than 0.10" fell in the New River basin in the extreme southeast Ohio
Valley.  Otherwise, zero.

...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY'S RIVER FORECASTS...
The first 24 hour period will be dry. On Day 2, showers and thunderstorms
will enter the western basin and spread eastward.  Heaviest amounts around
1/3rd inch are forecast for the lower end of the Ohio Valley.  Elsewhere,
between a tenth and quarter inch is possible.  Parts of the far eastern
basin should remain dry through the 48hr forecast period. 

...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Sunday morning:
 River Basin     Forecast Point   Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Wabash River     New Harmony           15         15.3    Falling

Detailed precipitation graphics and other maps are available on the HAS Support
Page at this web address:  http://weather.gov/ohrfc/HAS

QPF from OHRFC, HPC, et al., can be seen at weather.gov/ohrfc/Forecast.php
* Tendency based on observed value and a 1-day forecast.
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