Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 181814
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
214 PM EDT Tuesday, October 18, 2016
An approaching cold front will stall over the basin the next few days as
several waves of low pressure move through the Ohio Valley. Showers and
thunderstorms are forecast beginning tonight and will last through the rest
of the work week. Rain could be heavy at times. A much cooler airmass will
settled into the region behind the front with some light shower activity
lingering into the weekend.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Some significant rises are possible with the prolonged rainfall
event unfolding this week, but no river flooding is forecast at this time.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Light showers were confined to the northeast basin with anywhere from a few
hundredths up to around 0.25" in spots. Otherwise, much of the region
...72-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Showers and thunderstorms will generate a large swath of 1 to 2" amounts
across most of the northern and central Ohio Valley. Locally heavier
amounts over 3" will be possible. The far southern basin should see
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation