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Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1222 PM EDT Wednesday, September 13, 2017

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...
Irma remnants will continue to produce scattered showers across the Ohio
Valley. This shower activity will last into Thursday before the disturbance
finally lifts out of the basin on Friday. Drier and warmer weather is then
forecast through the weekend. The next chance of rain will arrive Monday as
a cold front dives down from the northwest.

...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Despite scattered showers in the forecast today and Thursday, rainfall
amounts will be relatively light...and the flood potential will be low.

...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Showers were heaviest in the middle of the basin, with parts of southern
OH, northern KY, and southern IN receiving between 0.25" and 1.00". The rest
of the basin saw lighter amounts mainly around 0.20" or less. The exception
was in the far southeast basin where up to 1.00" fell in the headwaters of the
New River basin.

...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Showers are forecast basin-wide. Amounts will be lighter in the western
basin with between 0.05" and 0.15", while slightly heavier totals of 0.15" to
around 0.50" are forecast in the central, southern, and eastern Ohio Valley.

...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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jm




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