Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 241609
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1209 PM EDT Wednesday, August 24, 2016
High pressure will move east today allowing Gulf moisture to return back
to the region. A couple disturbances skirting the northern Ohio Valley
will produce showers and thunderstorms for locations mainly north of the
Ohio River the next few days.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Minor flooding lingers on the lower Little Wabash in southeast Illinois.
This could persist into Saturday. Otherwise, the threat of new flooding is
low despite the unsettled weather forecast the next couple days.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Nearly zero. A few hundredths fell as showers developed overnight in
Indiana, eastern Illinois, western Kentucky, and Middle Tennessee.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Heaviest rainfall amounts will exceed an inch across the northern third of
the region. Elsewhere, total amounts will be minor with much of the southern
basin remaining completely dry.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Wednesday morning:
River Basin Forecast Point Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Little Wabash Ri Carmi 27 29.3 Steady
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation
* Tendency based on observed value and a 1-day forecast.