Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 171737
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
137 PM EDT Sunday, July 17, 2016
Convection is already propagating into the northwest part of the basin in the
upper Wabash watershed riding the ridge across the mid south ahead of
a humid air mass moving back into the Ohio Valley. Additional
convection is forecast to develop upstream in Iowa/northern Missouri
and move over the same drainage basins Sunday night/Monday.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
The risk for flooding is elevated in the lower Ohio Valley...north of
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Scattered convection mainly south of the Ohio River produced rainfall
totals generally less than 1/2 inch.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rainfall this foreecast period (thru Tuesday morning) will be along
and north of the Ohio River. Locally...heavy rainfall could occur
with totals possibly exceeding 3+ inches.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation