Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 251616
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1216 PM EDT Thursday, August 25, 2016
Humidity and instability in the atmosphere will lend itself to the development
of mostly afternoon and evening thunderstorms in the Ohio Valley through the
weekend. The activity could be more concentrated in the north-central basin,
but none of the Ohio Valley is exempt from the threat of this thunderstorm
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Minor flooding lingers on the lower Little Wabash in southeast Illinois and is
slow to recede. Otherwise, the threat of new flooding is low despite the
unsettled weather forecast the next couple days.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Indiana was hardest hit -- not just with tornadoes -- but with heavy rains,
which totaled over two inches in several locations. Some of this heavy rain
extended into central and northwest Ohio also. the southern half of the Ohio
Valley was mostly rain-free.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Heaviest rainfall amounts will exceed a half inch in northern Ohio most likely.
Lighter amounts are forecast in other areas.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Thursday morning:
River Basin Forecast Point Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Little Wabash Ri Carmi 27 29.1 Falling
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation
* Tendency based on observed value and a 1-day forecast.
Mark J. Fenbers