Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 271647
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1247 PM EDT Thursday, August 27, 2015
High pressure is in control across the Ohio Valley and a couple days of dry
weather are forecast. By this weekend, a system moving through the Great
Lakes could spawn some scattered showers and thunderstorms, though nothing
significant is expected. Shower activity may linger across the eastern basin
early next week, otherwise another ridge of high pressure will build into the
region bringing a prolonged stretch of dry weather with above normal
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
The flood potential is low.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Showers fell to the lee of Lake Erie and Lake Michigan. Amounts were under
0.25". The majority of the basin was dry.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Mostly dry conditions are forecast. Some light showers could produce a few
hundredths in eastern OH and western PA on Day 1.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation