Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 071539
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1139 AM EDT Monday, July 7, 2014
An approaching frontal system will stall over the basin the next couple
days before regaining momentum and pushing south of the region around midweek.
Showers and thunderstorms will be widespread, providing the potential for
locally heavy rains through Tuesday night. Drier conditions will dominate mid
to late week, but more unsettled weather is possible by the weekend.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Though storms may produce locally heavy rains with high water in small streams
and urban areas, the potential for flooding on major rivers will remain low
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Generally light, scattered showers fell across the northern half of the
basin. Where rain fell, amounts were mostly under 0.10". Some localized
heavier showers/storms in the northern and northwest basin produced up to
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
In general, amounts will range from 0.50" to 1.50" on average across the
majority of the basin. Some areas will receive less, and some could see
locally heavier amounts topping 3".
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation