Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 301721
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
121 PM EDT Tuesday, August 30, 2016
A cold front pushing into the Ohio Valley overnight will bring showers and
thunderstorms to the region mainly along and behind the front. This activity
will follow the front as it progresses southeastward through the Ohio Valley and
into the Appalachians Wednesday night and early Thursday. Behind this front,
cooler and drier air will push into the entire basin through the weekend before
more humid air returns early next week.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Some thunderstorms could produce brief localized flooding, but the potential for
new river flooding is low.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Thunderstorm activity in the basin yesterday was greatly reduced compared with
the previous couple of days. Heaviest storms were in the Appalachians where up
to an inch of rain had fallen.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain is forecast over all the Ohio Valley before daybreak on Thursday. Amounts
are heaviest north of the Ohio River where areal averages of a half an inch are
...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