Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 301652
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1252 PM EDT Saturday, April 30, 2016
A large swath of rain is moving through the basin today. Some embedded
thunderstorms have formed on the southern edge of the precipitation shield.
The weather will remain unsettled the rest of the weekend as another low
pressure area is forecast to cross the basin Sunday. Showers will linger
into Monday, mainly across the southern Ohio Valley.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Minor flooding is forecast in the western Ohio Valley over the next few
days. Elsewhere, while some significant river rises are expected, no
flooding is anticipated.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Light to moderate showers fell in the upper Ohio Valley early in the
period, followed by some rain over the lower Ohio Valley late. Amounts in
both areas were generally around 0.25" or less.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Widespread rain will result in totals generally between 0.75" and 1.50" for
the majority of the basin.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation