Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 181743
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1243 PM EST Sunday, January 18, 2015
The rain and snow in parts of the Ohio Valley today will push east and bring a
gradual end to the precipitation in the region until midweek. By Tuesday
evening, another snow and rain mixed system will move across the southern basin
and into the Appalachians on Wednesday.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
The potential for new river flooding is low, with a small threat of some local
flooding due to ice jams.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain and some snow fell across most of the western two thirds of the Ohio Valley
prior to daybreak today. Amounts were generally a tenth or two (inches).
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Light rain and snow is forecast in the northeast half of the Ohio Valley today
and tonight. Amounts are not expected to be more than a tenth or so.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation
Mark J. Fenbers