Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 271750
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1250 PM EST Thursday, November 27, 2014
Light snow over various parts of the Ohio Valley today are not expected to
amount to much, except in the Appalachians ridges and just downwind of Lake Erie
where light accumulations may occur later today and tonight. Some light rain
is possible over the weekend, especially on Sunday.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Minor flooding is under way in the Wabash and White watersheds in the northwest
Ohio Valley. Otherwise, the threat of new flooding is low this week.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Less than a half inch of precipitation fell in the eastern and southern portions
of the basin. Most of this was snow, and greatest amounts were in the higher
elevations of the Appalachians.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
A quarter inch is forecast just downwind of Lake Erie. Otherwise, precip
amounts should be mostly less than a tenth of an inch.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Thursday morning:
River Basin Forecast Point Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Wabash River West Lafayette 11 14.0 Falling
Wabash River Covington 16 18.3 Steady
Wabash River Montezuma 14 16.0 Steady
Wabash River Terre Haute 14 14.2 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.
Mark J. Fenbers