Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 221622
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1222 PM EDT Friday, April 22, 2016
After the weather system currently affecting the Ohio Valley moves east of the
Ohio Valley overnight, more weather systems are queued for the region next week.
Rain will begin again on Monday and rain is expected to linger in at least
*some* parts of the basin through the end of the week.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Aside from a small part of the Little Wabash River, new flooding is not expected
in the Ohio Valley for several days.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain was heaviest in the western half of the Ohio Valley in the 24 hours ending
8am EDT today. Amounts there were over an inch in many locations. The rest of
the basin had mostly a half inch or less.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain today is forecast to be generally under a half inch, but areas experiencing
thunderstorms could receive more.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Friday morning:
River Basin Forecast Point Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Little Wabash Ri Clay City 18 18.7 Steady
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