Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 131443
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1043 AM EDT Wednesday, August 13, 2014
High pressure will gradually build into the region the next few days.
As a result, generally dry and cool conditions are expected - with only a
slight chance of a shower, mainly in the eastern or northern Ohio Valley.
Moisture will return this weekend, and a frontal boundary dropping out of
the Great Lakes into the Ohio Valley will provide the focus for showers
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
With little precipitation forecast the rest of the week, the potential for
flooding will be low.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Showers and thunderstorms were widespread throughout all but the lower end
of the Ohio Valley. Locally heavy amount of 1-3" fell in northern/eastern
Ohio, western NY, western PA, western VA, and WV. However, basin-average
totals were generally on the order of 0.05" to 0.50".
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Isolated showers are possible into Thursday, but forecast amounts are 0.10"
or less. The majority of the region will be dry.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation