Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 271527
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1127 AM EDT Monday, July 27, 2015
A weak disturbance is crossing the region today producing some scattered
showers and thunderstorms in the central and southern Ohio Valley. A ridge
of high pressure will strengthen through midweek with hot and humid
conditions. A few showers/storms will remain possible mainly across the
southeast during the afternoon and evening hours. On Wednesday night and
Thursday, a passing cold front will produce more widespread thunderstorm
activity. Drier air will fill in behind that front however, bringing a quiet
end to the work week.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Minor flooding lingers in the western basin and will continue to do so for
the next few days. Otherwise, the potential for additional flooding will be
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Organized, heavy showers and storms fell in central Indiana with 1" to 4".
Less organized activity affected eastern IL, TN, KY, OH, and western PA.
There were some locally heavy pockets of precipitation, but amounts were
generally under 1" in these areas. Parts of WV and western VA saw some
action as well, but amounts were a half inch or less.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Showers and thunderstorms will be scattered across the region. Amounts
should be minimal across the north, with the heavier totals expected in the
middle and southern tiers. Less than 1" will fall in most places although
locally heavier amounts are likely in thunderstorms.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Monday morning:
River Basin Forecast Point Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
White River Petersburg 16 18.5 Falling
Wabash River West Lafayette 11 13.7 Steady
Wabash River Covington 16 18.6 Steady
Wabash River Montezuma 14 17.8 Rising
Wabash River Terre Haute 14 16.5 Steady
Wabash River Riverton 15 19.2 Steady
Wabash River Vincennes 16 17.3 Falling
Wabash River Mount Carmel 19 22.8 Falling
Wabash River New Harmony 15 17.6 Steady
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.