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AGUS71 KTIR 201418
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Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
918 AM EST Monday, February 20, 2017

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...

Unseasonably mild conditions will remain in place for the next
several days as southerly to southwesterly flow influences our weather
pattern. Overall dry conditions remain for today before a weakening front
enters the basin Tuesday morning. Rainfall amounts with the system look
minor with most receiving under a quarter inch. In the wake of this system...
mild...dry conditions will persist before a more complex system approaches
for the tail end of the week. Model inconsistencies lead to some issues with
timing, but second half of the week is a safe bet. Model agreement is present
in noting that a cooler, more seasonable airmass will move in behind this
system.

...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...

The risk for flooding remains very low for the first half of the week. We will
have to watch the late week system to see how it evolves before determining if
any potential is present.

...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...

Zero

...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...

less than 2/10 inch.

...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...

None.

Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address:  http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation

$$
Wheeler




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