Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 221755
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
155 PM EDT Wednesday, March 22, 2017
A very active weather pattern is in store for the Ohio Valley through the rest
of the month. Rain will return to the northern basin Thursday night and for the
entire basin over the weekend. Next week also looks wet with three additional
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
The flood potential for new river flooding will remain low in most areas through
this work week. But with the frequency of rain events to follow, next week looks
more flood-prone at this time.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain fell over much of Tennessee late yesterday an inch or less in most areas.
Parts of the northern half of the region had light amounts of rain and snow.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
The Ohio Valley should remain dry through early Thursday before more rain
returns to the northern basin Thursday night. Amounts are forecast to average
around a tenth of an inch or less.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation
Mark J. Fenbers