Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 281400
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1000 AM EDT Monday, July 28, 2014
A cold front has passed east of the Ohio Valley. Large upper level trof will
keep a cool air mass over the Ohio Valley through the week, with occasional,
relatively light showers...especially north of the Ohio River and along the
eastern edge of the basin. Today, these showers will be most prominent in the
Allegheny Watershed. Tuesday they are expected to be across all of the northern
portion of the basin.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
With only light precipitation forecast over the next week, the potential for
flooding is low.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain fell over all but the west central Ohio Valley. Basin averages were
heaviest, ranging from 0.50 to 2.50 inches, in central and northeastern Ohio,
far western New York, western Pennsylvania, eastern Kentucky, middle Tennessee
and portions of West Virginia.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain is forecast for the northeastern half of the Ohio Valley. Basin averages
generally increase to the northeast with a range of 0.25 to 0.40 inch expected
in far western New York, western Pennsylvania and northeastern West Virginia.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation