Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Snow Falls and The Water Rises
Well, this crazy winter continues to confuse. The arctic temperatures have passed, but now we face another blast of snow and ice. The prediction is several inches overnight, coated with a nice glaze of ice by morning.......The ultimate result is runoff into the river and rising waters. Here's the current prediction on the Ohio River level for the next few days:
These rising river levels in the winter are not unheard of. As we reported recently, the record 80' flood was in January 1937 and the second highest recorded flood level in the New Richmond/Cincinnati region was in February 1884 when the river crested at over 71'......