Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 201451
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1051 AM EDT Wednesday, July 20, 2016
High pressure has built over the area resulting in very hot and humid
conditions. Deeper moisture is oriented to the west of the high pressure. This
will result in best chances of rainfall along the western edge of the basin.
A cold front will pass through the Great Lakes Thursday night and into the
northern basin on Friday resulting in better chances of rain in that area.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Flood potential will remain low over the Ohio Valley this week.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain fell along the southern and western edge of the Ohio Valley. Basin
averages were generally light, but some local basins in central Indiana
received nearly 1.50 inch.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain is forecast across the northern, western and southern edges of the Ohio
Valley. Basin average amounts will be less than 0.50 inch.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation