Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 031443
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
943 AM EST Saturday, December 3, 2016
High pressure over the Ohio Valley will keep most of the basin dry today.
In the northeast Ohio Valley, lake effect snow and rain showers will continue
today and into tonight.
Another weather system will cross the Ohio Valley on Sunday. Rain will lift
into the southern basin well ahead of this system tonight. Rains will generally
be light with this system.
A more significant area of low pressure will lift through the basin from the
southwest on Tuesday.
The active pattern will continue as another system is expected to pass through
the basin late in the week. Significantly colder air and more widespread
chances of snow are forecast to move into the basin behind this system late
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
The threat of additional flooding will remain low through the weekend, but
will increase again late next week.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Light precipitation was scattered across portions of the northern half of the
Ohio Valley. Basin averages were only high across portions of far northeast
Ohio, northwest Pennsylvania and west New York where they ranged from 0.10 to
nearly 0.50 inch.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Fairly homogeneous forecast across the entire Ohio Valley with 0.10 to 0.25
inch of rain forecast nearly everywhere. Only middle Tennessee is expected to
receive higher amounts in the 0.25 to 0.75 inch range.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation