Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 291622
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1222 PM EDT Friday, July 29, 2016
Scattered thunderstorm activity will develop pretty much anywhere in the Ohio
Valley this afternoon and evening, and again tomorrow afternoon and evening,
though a few isolated storms are likely to linger through the night. This
pattern will continue into next week. But starting Monday, more organized
thunderstorm complexes are likely to repeat in the western part of the basin.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Flooding from new rainfall is unlikely in the basin, but areas that see two or
more thunderstorms could trigger some quick localized or headwater flooding.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Heavy rainfall occurred from Middle Tennessee northeastward through the central
Appalachians. Amounts in this area we between 1 and 3 inches. Other areas of
the basin had scattered amounts of an inch or two in scattered thunderstorms.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Forecast rainfall are forecast to average a half to three quarters of an inch in
much of the basin, though certainly heavier amounts will fall in random
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation
Mark J. Fenbers