Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 191454
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1054 AM EDT Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Scattered showers and storms will affect the Ohio Valley...mainly across the
During the second half of the week, high pressure will build over the area
resulting in very hot and humid conditions. A more organized storm system is
expected to develop and move into the northern Ohio Valley.
A cold front will pass through the region on Saturday night or Sunday returning
temperatures to more normal levels.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Flood potential will remain low over the Ohio Valley this week.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rains fell generally across the middle of the basin with higher amounts over
the west central Ohio Valley. Basin averages over southeastern Illinois and
southern Indiana ranged from 0.50 to 1.50 inches.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain is generally forecast across the southern and western Ohio Valleys. Basin
averages will be highest across east central Illinois and northwestern Indiana
where they will range from 0.25 to nearly 1.00 inch.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation