Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 101452
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
952 AM EST Saturday, December 10, 2016
Lake-effect snow showers continue in northern IN, northeast OH, northwest
PA, and western NY. Locally heavy accumulations are still possible through
late tonight when the flow finally shifts south-southwest ahead of the
next system. Light snow will spread across much of the northern half of the
basin with this system before turning over to rain on Sunday as
warmer air draws up into the Ohio Valley. A strong cold front will bring
light snow to the region midweek along with much colder
temperatures for the latter half of the week.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
The threat of flooding is low.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Heavy snow continued to pile up in the Lake Erie snowbelt. Liquid
equivalent amounts over 0.50" were observed in northeast OH, northwest PA,
and western NY. Scattered light snow showers produced a few hundredths
throughout other parts of the northern and eastern Ohio Valley.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Lake-effect snow showers in the northeast could drop another third of an
inch of liquid equivalent before ending late tonight. Light snow spreading
into the basin will transition over to rain on Sunday producing widespread
half to one inch amounts basin-wide.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
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.