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Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1218 PM EST Wednesday, January 28, 2015

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...
Three weather systems are anticipated for the Ohio valley over the next week or
so.  On Thursday and mainly rain system will bring minor precip amounts to the
region.  On Sunday and Sunday night, a second system will bring snow mainly
north of the Ohio River and rain south of it.  Amounts from this system will be
much more significant.  Finally, about midweek next week, a light-to-moderate
event bring again bring a mix of rain and snow to the basin.

...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
The potential for new river flooding is low, aside from the small possibility
of ice-jam flooding.  This could change after this weekend`s weather system.

...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Light snow fell over parts of the eastern half of the Ohio Valley yesterday and
overnight.  Amounts were generally a tenth of an inch or less.

...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
None for Day 1, but rain will move into the region from the west on Thursday
and last through Thursday night.  Amounts should be a half inch or less.

...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
None.

Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address:  http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation

$$
Mark J. Fenbers




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