Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 221619
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1219 PM EDT Friday, May 22, 2015
A weak weather system dropping down from the Great Lakes may generate some
showers in the eastern basin this afternoon/evening. Otherwise, high
pressure building into the Ohio Valley will provide a generally dry
weekend. The next chance of precipitation will arrive Monday in the form of
scattered showers and thunderstorms. Unsettled weather is expected for much
of the upcoming week.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
The flood potential remains low through the weekend.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Showers fell across much of the eastern Ohio Valley, and in parts of the
northern and southern areas as well. Amounts ranged from a few hundredths
up to a third of an inch.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Scattered showers are possible across the eastern Ohio Valley today.
Forecast amounts call for a tenth of an inch or less, on average. The
majority of the region will be dry the next few days.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation