Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 301452
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1052 AM EDT Thursday, July 30, 2015
A cold front that pushed through the Ohio Valley Wednesday and Wednesday night
will exit to the southeast early today. Showers and storms associated with the
front will also move out of the area.
Behind the front, high pressure will build into the region, reducing the
chances of rainfall for much of the region through the upcoming weekend.
A weak front will sag south into the northern Ohio Valley on Friday night, but
it is only expected to produce scattered showers.
Several weather disturbances are forecast to move through the area next week,
resulting in chances of rain for the entire Ohio Valley.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Minor flooding lingers in the western basin and will continue to do so for
the next few days. Otherwise, the potential for additional flooding will be
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain showers and storms were scattered across much of the basin. Heavy amounts
were very localized, though a larger area received basin averages in the 1.25
to 2.00 inch range in central West Virginia.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Light rain is forecast across the northern and eastern Ohio Valley. Basin
average amounts will be 0.20 inch or less.
...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 12.4 Steady
Wabash River Covington 16 17.4 Falling
Wabash River Montezuma 14 17.3 Falling
Wabash River Terre Haute 14 16.6 Falling
Wabash River Riverton 15 18.5 Steady
Wabash River Vincennes 16 16.1 Steady
Wabash River New Harmony 15 15.0 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.