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Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1156 AM EDT Friday, June 23, 2017

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...
A sagging cold front will collide with Cindy remnants and produce widespread
heavy rainfall in the Ohio Valley today.  The rain will end from the northwest
this afternoon, but will linger in the eastern basin through the nighttime
hours.  Amounts are expected to produce large rises and even some flooding.  Dry
weather will follow this system, and aside for a quick bout of scattered storms
on Monday night or Tuesday, the weather should remain dry in the basin until the
end of next week.

...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
The potential for some flooding from today`s rainfall is quite high.

...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rainfall of a half-inch to an inch was widespread across Kentucky, Middle
Tennessee, West Virginia, and the southern third of Ohio through 8 AM EDT this
morning.Much of the remaining basin had lighter amounts, though a couple of
isolated areas had over 3 inches.

...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Forecast rainfall from 8 AM EDT today through Saturday morning is over two
inches in the heart of the service area. and lighter amounts elsewhere.  But the
southern two thirds of the basin should average over an inch of rainfall.

...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
None.

Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address:  http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation

$$
Mark J. Fenbers




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