Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 201626
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1226 PM EDT Wednesday, August 20, 2014
An active weather pattern is setting up in the Ohio Valley through the rest of
this week. The focus of this activity will likely be from northwest Ohio to
central West Virginia. Some of these thunderstorm clusters may be rather
strong. Hotter weather beginning over the weekend will put an end to most of
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
The potential for river flooding is generally low. Some flash flooding is
possible in areas that see locally heavy rains, or repeated rainfall.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain upwards of two inches fell in northeastern Ohio overnight. Other parts of
the basin did not have these extreme amounts of rainfall.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain is forecast across the entire basin before dawn on Friday. Ohio and West
Virginia are expected to have the most, with about an inch, on average.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Wednesday morning:
River Basin Forecast Point Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Muskingum River North Industry 9 10.8 Falling
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.
Mark J. Fenbers