Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 221429
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1029 AM EDT Wednesday, October 22, 2014
With low pressure moving off the mid-Atlantic coast and high pressure building
into the basin from the west, rains in the eastern Ohio Valley will gradually
diminish. High pressure will keep the entire basin dry on Thursday.
A weak disturbance is forecast to pass through the area Friday and Friday night
providing a minimal amount of rain to the region. After this, the weekend and
early next week are expected to be dry.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
The flood potential is low.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Showers and widely scattered thunderstorms affected northeastern half of the
Ohio Valley. Basin averages were mostly less than 0.50 inch, but
portions of west central Pennsylvania and central West Virginia received 0.50
to 1.25 inches.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Today rains of 0.10 inch or less are forecast in far western New York, western
Pennsylvania, West Virginia and far western Virginia. On Thursday night, very
light rains are forecast for east central Illinois, northern Indiana and
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation