Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 291353
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
953 AM EDT Monday, August 29, 2016
Hot and humid conditions will continue. Showers and storms will be scattered
across most of the basin on Monday. Without any distinct feature to trigger
storm activity, there is the potential for rain to develop over any portion
of the basin.
Some drier air will filter into the basin from the northeast Tuesday, limiting
A cold front is expected to drop south through the Ohio Valley around next
Wednesday and Thursday. Showers and storms will accompany this frontal passage.
Behind this front drier and cooler conditions will reduce the chances for
showers and storms.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Though locally high rainfall totals in individual thunderstorms may result in
flash flooding, the potential for new river flooding is low.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Showers and storms affected much of the basin. While most areas saw basin
averages of less than an inch, some local areas of western Pennsylvania,
southwestern Ohio and northern Kentucky received basin averages ranging from
1.50 to nearly 3 inches.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain is forecast over all but the southern and northeastern portions of the
Ohio Valley. Basin averages in the forecast are light due to the scattered
nature of the rain and the lack of confidence of placement of the forecast
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation