Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 011553
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1053 AM EST Thursday, December 1, 2016
Low pressure over the Great Lakes will linger the next couple days, keeping
rain and snow showers going across the north the rest of the week. Showers
will be enhanced to the lee of Lake Erie. Elsewhere, high pressure
building in from the west will keep much of the region dry into the
Another weather system will cross the Ohio Valley on Sunday, followed by a
stronger disturbance late Monday/Tuesday. Heavy rain will be possible with
the second system, particularly across the southern basin.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Flooding has recently ended in the Little Wabash watershed. The threat of
additional flooding will remain low this week through the weekend, but will
increase again next week.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Heavy rain fell in southeast KY, eastern TN, and WV with amounts across the
areas ranging from 0.50" to 1.50". Parts of western PA and western NY also
saw amounts around 0.50", while lighter amounts (under 0.25") fell across
OH, central KY, and Middle TN.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Showers are forecast across northern OH, western NY, western PA, and
northeast WV. Amounts will generally be light, except in northeast OH,
northwest PA, and western NY where lake enhanced showers will range from
0.25" to 0.60".
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation
* Tendency based on observed value and a 1-day forecast.