Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 091733
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
133 PM EDT Friday, October 9, 2015
A cold front will continue to move through the Ohio Valley this afternoon and
tonight from northwest to southeast. Rains that have accompanied the frontal
passage will enhance somewhat over the southeastern Ohio Valley. On Saturday
high pressure will gradually build back into the region.
Another cold front, likely with lighter amounts of rain, is expected to push
through the basin on Monday/Tuesday.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
The flood potential is very low.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rains were scattered both across the northern Ohio Valley and across the
southeastern portion of the basin. Basin average amounts were relatively light
at less than 0.25 inch.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain is expected over the southeastern half of the Ohio Valley. Basin averages
will generally increase to the southeast with totals ranging from 0.50 to 0.80
inch in southern West Virginia, eastern Kentucky and eastern Tennessee.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation