Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 291409
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1009 AM EDT Friday, April 29, 2016
A weak disturbance moving through the Great Lakes will spread some showers
through the northeast basin. Otherwise, relatively quiet weather is forecast
until showers/storms move into the lower Ohio Valley later today and
A warm front will produce widespread showers and thunderstorms across the
Ohio Valley on Saturday. Amounts could be locally heavy in thunderstorms.
Unsettled weather will persist into Sunday.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Minor flooding will be possible in the western basin where heavier rainfall
amounts are forecast the next few days. Locally heavy rain elsewhere in the
basin could cause some issues, but flooding is not expected at this time.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Scattered showers and thunderstorms produced up to an inch in spots, but in
general amounts were less than 0.25". Much of the southern and western
basin was dry.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
The majority of the Ohio River basin will see 0.25" to 1.00". The lower
end of the Ohio Valley will received heavier amounts of 1" to 2".
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation
* Tendency based on observed value and a 1-day forecast.