Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 231714
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
114 PM EDT Saturday, July 23, 2016
Heat and humidity dominating the Ohio River valley will spawn a few isolated
areas of showers and thunderstorms...mainly across the southern periphery.
Overnight and into tomorrow morning, a convective system will scoot across the
northern plains and begin to impact out northwestern basin. It should lose
steam during the morning tomorrow as it dives south into Indiana and western OH.
Monday a weak cold front will try to sink south through the basin, bringing some
scattered showers and thunderstorms, but will only lower the heat and humidity
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Flood potential will remain low over the Ohio Valley this week....save for any
locally heavy precipitation where isolated thunderstorms persist.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
3 areas of precipitation fell over the past 24 hours...all with some isolated
heavy totals. Western PA, central OH, and western KY saw a few relatively small
cores of over an inch to two inches.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Heaviest precipitation forecast is just under an inch in the far northwestern
basin. Amounts taper relatively quickly as one heads further east and south in
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation