Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 231530
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1030 AM EST Friday, January 23, 2015
A moist storm system crossing the Southeast US today will spread rain and
snow across the southern and eastern Ohio Valley. Some locations could see
0.50" to 1.00" of precipitation before ending Saturday morning. Northwest
flow behind the system will open the door for a clipper on Sunday.
Widespread rain and snow showers are expected.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
The potential for river flooding is low; however, some localized minor
flooding is occurring on the Wabash in western IN due to ice jams.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Light snow in the northeast Ohio Valley generated liquid equivalent amounts
under 0.10". Rain/snow moving up into the southern Ohio Valley this
morning produced a few hundredths up to 0.15".
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain and snow is forecast across the southern and eastern Ohio Valley.
Amounts will be heaviest across the far southeast basin with as much as 0.50"
to 1.00" in spots. Light snow showers are forecast across the northern and
eastern basin late Saturday as a weak wave dives through the Great Lakes.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Friday morning:
River Basin Forecast Point Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Wabash River Covington 16 20.8 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.