Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 011746
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
146 PM EDT Wednesday, October 1, 2014
High pressure passing through the Ohio Valley today will keep conditions dry.
A more impressive cold front will pass through the region Thursday night to
Friday night bringing widespread precipitation. Rainfall amounts will likely
be highest in the western Ohio Valley and will weaken as it passes to the
Behind this front, northwest flow will persist bringing cool temperatures and
occasional weather disturbances providing some rain showers.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
The flood potential remains low this week.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
The northeast quadrant of the Ohio Valley saw showers and storms with basin
average amounts ranging from 0.10 to 0.50 inch.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain is expected over all but the easternmost Ohio Valley during the 48-hour
period. Basin averages will increase to the west with some amounts in eastern
Illinois, western Kentucky and western Tennessee reaching an inch.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation