Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 261444
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1044 AM EDT Sunday, March 26, 2017
A low pressure system moving through the region will produce widespread
showers with embedded thunderstorms today. There will be a brief break in
the precipitation early Monday before another wave crosses the region late
Monday into early Tuesday. Wednesday and the early part of Thursday will be
dry under high pressure, but another low pressure system will affect the
region during the latter part of the work week.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Back to back rainfall events through early week could produce some minor
flooding in the western Ohio Valley. Elsewhere, river levels will be on the
rise but the threat of flooding will remain relatively low.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain fell across the western half of the Ohio Valley while the eastern half
was mostly dry. Heavier amounts of 0.25" to 1.00" fell across Indiana,
central Kentucky, and parts of Tennessee.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Much of the region will see 0.25" to 1.00" in showers and thunderstorms.
The higher end totals are forecast in the eastern and southern basin.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation