Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 121527
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1127 AM EDT Saturday, July 12, 2014
Rainfall will become more likely as the weekend progresses across
the Ohio Valley. Several disturbances will bring rainfall through
the weekend. Some of the rain could be moderate to heavy. A strong
cold front will move across the region Monday into Tuesday. This
will usher in much cooler and drier air for the remainder of next
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
The potential for flooding is low. The weekend could bring about
some locally heavy showers, but that is the basin`s only chance
really over the next 7 to 8 days.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Scattered amounts of less than 0.10 inches could be found across
the basin. Up to 0.25 inches could be found across eastern central
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Max amounts forecast amounts are up to 1.5 inches across east
central Illinois and west central Indiana. 1-1.25 inches are
forecast across much of the southern half of Ohio...southwest
Indiana...extreme northwest Ohio...northwest Indiana...extreme
northern Kentucky and the remainder of east central Illinois.
Elsewhere...north of the Ohio River forecast amounts are 0.75
to 1.00 inches. Along and south of the Ohio River forecast
amounts are around 0.75 inches and taper to around 0.10 inches
across the far southern basin.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation