Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 161423
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
923 AM EST Tuesday, December 16, 2014
An area of low pressure will pass across the northern Ohio Valley today. An
associated cold front will pass to the east of the area tonight as well.
Widespread precipitation today will move into the northeastern half of the
basin where it will linger into Wednesday, tapering off little by little to the
By Wednesday morning some light precipitation is expected across the southern
half of the basin.
Over the weekend, a low pressure system will pass to the south of the Ohio
Valley which has the potential to bring some winter weather to the region.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
The threat of flooding is low at this time.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain was widespread, covering nearly the entire Ohio Valley. Basin average
amounts were generally 0.10 to 0.30 inches.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Precipitation is forecast across nearly the entire Ohio Valley. Basin average
amounts will increase to the northeast with 0.25 to 0.60 inches expected in
eastern Ohio, northern West Virginia, western Pennsylvania and western New
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation