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AGUS71 KTIR 241327
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Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
927 AM EDT Tuesday, May 24, 2016

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...
A ridge of high pressure will allow for generally quiet conditions in the
basin today. A disturbance will clip the western basin later on, generating
some isolated showers this afternoon/evening. Deeper moisture will arrive
Wednesday, providing the fuel for scattered showers and storms the rest of
this week. With high pressure remaining strong over the eastern basin,
much of the activity will be confined to the western half of the Ohio
Valley. Temperatures will be above normal.

...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
No flooding is expected at this time.

...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Showers and thunderstorms over the eastern basin produced light to
moderate amounts in western PA, WV, and western VA.  Amounts ranged from a
few hundredths up to around a half inch in spots. The majority of the basin
was dry.

...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Scattered showers and thunderstorms will affect much of the basin. Most
concentrated activity and heavier amounts are expected in the western basin
with anywhere from 0.10" to 0.75" forecast.

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

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

$$
jm




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