Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 301450
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1050 AM EDT Friday, September 30, 2016
Low pressure over western Kentucky will begin to lift slowly northward today,
moving north out of the area by Sunday morning. Once the influence of this low
moves northeast of the area, the Ohio Valley will be relatively dry until
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Some heavy rainfall totals affected the eastern Ohio Valley, but this and any
additional rain will not be enough to produce flooding on rivers. Flood
potential remains low.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain fell across the entire Ohio Valley. Heaviest amounts fell from eastern
West Virginia northward through southwestern Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio
where basin averages ranged from 1.00 to nearly 3.00 inches. Most areas in the
western Ohio Valley saw 0.50 inch or less.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain is expected over all of the Ohio Valley with the exception of portions of
eastern Kentucky and Tennessee which will be dry. Heaviest rainfall totals are
forecast in Ohio where basin averages will range from 0.50 to 1.50 inches over
most of the state.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation