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Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1011 AM EDT Friday, August 11, 2017

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...
A cold front entering the northwestern Ohio Valley today will be the main focus
for precipitation today. Showers and storms will progress through the basin
ahead of and along the front. The front will be south of the Ohio River on
Saturday, eventually exiting to the southeast. The weekend will be mostly dry
for the bulk of the region.

A disturbance is forecast to roll across the southern Ohio Valley on Monday and
Monday night. Conditions will become more unsettled late next week.

...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
The potential for flooding is low.

...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain fell mostly across the eastern Ohio Valley, though some showers also
affected the northwest quadrant of the forecast area. Basin average amounts
were generally light at less than 0.50 inch, but some portions of western West
Virginia, eastern Kentucky and eastern Tennessee saw totals in the 0.50 to 1.25
inch range.

...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rainfall is forecast for the entire basin. Rainfall totals will generally be
heaviest in the southeast. Basin average amounts will range from 0.50 to 1.00
inch in eastern Tennessee, southeastern Kentucky, southeastern West Virginia
and far western Virginia.

...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
None.

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

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