Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 141422
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
922 AM EST Sunday, December 14, 2014
High pressure over the area today will keep conditions mostly dry across the
Ohio Valley, but low level cloudiness over much of the region may allow
some light rain or drizzle to affect the area through Sunday. This will mainly
be in the northeastern Ohio Valley.
The next meaningful weather system will arrive late Monday and pass to the east
of the region by late Tuesday. Accompanying precipitation will not be
The remainder of the week will be mostly dry until rain begins to move into the
southwestern Ohio Valley by the end of Friday. This will be ahead of a low
pressure system forecast to pass through the region over the weekend bringing
precipitation to most of the Ohio Valley.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
The threat of flooding is low at this time.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Only some very light precipitation, with basin average amounts of less than
0.05 inch, fell over portions of northeastern Ohio, western New York, western
Pennsylvania and eastern West Virginia.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Precipitation is expected basinwide. Amounts will generally increase to the
west with basin averages up to 0.25 inch in parts of Indiana and Illinois.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation