Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 311457
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
957 AM EST Saturday, January 31, 2015
A significant storm system is forecast to move through the middle Ohio Valley
on Sunday and Sunday evening. Moisture will reach well out ahead of the storm,
moving into the western Ohio Valley on Saturday evening. Areas generally along
the Ohio River and south will see rain for most of the system, while the north
will see mostly snow.
Next week is expected to feature normal to below normal temperatures and below
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
The potential for flooding is low.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Light snow showers affected all but the southwestern Ohio Valley. Basin
averages were generally light with liquid-equivalent amounts reaching over 0.10
inch only in portions of the southeastern Ohio Valley.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Precipitation is forecast across the entire basin. Basin average amounts will
be highest across northern Indiana and northwestern Ohio where they will range
from 1.00 to 1.15 inches, but most of the Ohio Valley will exceed 0.50 inch.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation