Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 271758
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1258 PM EST Friday, November 27, 2015
A slow moving cold front began pushing into the Ohio Valley on Friday morning.
This front will continue to move slowly southeastward, but occasional waves of
low pressure will traverse eastward along the front, slowing its progress and
occasionally enhancing the rainfall.
The front will finally pass to the southeast of the basin on Tuesday with
rainfall gradually moving southeast out of the basin.
An area of low pressure will pass along the northern edge of the basin on
Wednesday providing some rain and snow showers north of the Ohio River.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
The flood potential is currently low, but will increase through the weekend...
especially in the far western Ohio Valley
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain fell in eastern Illinois, Indiana and western Ohio. Basin average amounts
increased to the northwest with totals just under 0.50 inch in the Wabash
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain is expected basinwide. Heaviest amounts will range from 1.50 to 2.25
inches in far southwestern Indiana, southern Illinois and far western Kentucky.
Basin averages greater than 0.75 inch are forecast for eastern Illinois, all
but far northern Indiana, southwestern Ohio and in the western half of
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation