Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 091543
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1143 AM EDT Tuesday, September 9, 2014
A strong cold front will bring a round of showers and thunderstorms to the basin
for Wednesday into early Thursday followed by much cooler early autumn-like air
and a few spotty showers. Locally heavy rainfall will occur with this front.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
The potential for flooding in the Ohio Valley is low this week but rises can
be expected with the heavy rain event for Wednesday into early Thursday.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Much of the basin was dry the last 24-hours. The main exception was in the
southeast basin where isolated rainfall occurred generally in the 0.25 to 1.00
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rainfall for Wednesday into early Thursday is forecast to be generally 0.25 to
1.00 inches in the western and northwestern half of the basin with some areas in
Indiana in the 1-2 inch range.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation