Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 081718
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1218 PM EST Thursday, December 8, 2016
Lake-effect heavy snowfall has begun in the northeastern part of the service
area. Snow will continue in southwestern New York, northwestern Pennsylvania,
and northeastern Ohio through the weekend. Another rain/snow weather system
will push into the basin late in the weekend or early next week but is not
expected to be a significant event hydrologically. The next major event
affecting the Ohio Valley looks to be during the end of next week.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
The threat of flooding is low through the weekend.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Precipitation of a hundredth or so fell in patchy areas over the Ohio Valley
yesterday and overnight.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
None, except for snow in the usual snow-prone areas lee of Lake Erie and in the
Appalachians. Amounts of up to an inch (liquid-equivalent) could fall by
daybreak Saturday just inland of eastern half of Lake Erie.
...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