Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 261736
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
136 PM EDT Wednesday, April 26, 2017
A wet weather pattern is still poised to develop in the Ohio Valley for mainly
the weekend, although some heavy may affect the western basin tonight.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
The potential for new flooding will increase significantly this weekend.
Repetitive heavy rain events starting tonight will have the potential for
widespread significant flooding, particularly in the western third of the
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain fell in the Appalachians yesterday where amounts were mostly a tenth of an
inch or less.
...72-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Three-day rainfall shows just over 3 inches in the extreme weather basin, but an
inch or more extends eastward into Western Indiana and western Kentucky.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Wednesday morning:
River Basin Forecast Point Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Cumberland River Williamsburg 21 24.0 Falling
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.
Mark J. Fenbers