Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 271604
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1204 PM EDT Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Frontal boundary draped across Ohio Valley will again be the focus
for showers and thunderstorms today...with precipitation ending on
Thursday. A break in the wet weather will occur on Friday before rain
returns on the weekend.
Hydrologically...minor flooding is possible along the lower end of
the White and Wabash Rivers.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Flood potential is slightly elevated in the lower Ohio Valley.
Elsewhere...there is a low risk for flooding in the Ohio River
Basin/Lake Erie drainage.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Localized heavy rains fell Tuesday afternoon and evening. Highest
reports were in west central Indiana and southwest Ohio where
rainfall exceeded 3 inches.In general...rainfall totals were between
1/2 to 1 inch.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Localized heavy rains could fall again today...but rainfall should
remain between 1/2 and 1 inch.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation