Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 141532
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1132 AM EDT Tuesday, October 14, 2014
A cold front sweeping across the region will bring a healthy dose of
rainfall to much of the region today and tonight. The system will exit the
Ohio Valley on Wednesday. Heaviest rainfall is forecast across the eastern
half of the region with 1" to 2". Behind the front, a cut-off area of low
pressure will linger for a couple days keeping weather conditions cool and
showery, although amounts will be quite modest.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Flood potential will be elevated this week. Currently there is no flooding
forecast at this time, but many places will see significant rises the next
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Heavy rain fell across southern IN, middle TN, and the western half of KY.
Amounts in this area were in the 1" to 3" range. Amounts of 0.25" or less
were reported across much of the central and eastern Ohio Valley.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Widespread showers and storms are forecast on Day 1. Amounts between
1" to 2" are expected across much of the southeast quadrant, with lighter
amounts across the western third behind the front. Showers on Day 2 will
provide between 0.05" to 0.25" across the majority of the region.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation