Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 211555
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1155 AM EDT Saturday, May 21, 2016
A trough of low pressure will push east of the Ohio Valley today.
Showers will linger across the eastern fringe of the basin. Warmer
and drier conditions are forecast through the middle of the week.
The chance of precipitation returns when weak disturbances affect
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
No flooding is expected at this time.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
The entire basin received rainfall over the last 24 hours. The highest
amounts ranged from 1.00 inches to isolated amounts near 2.25 inches
across middle Tennessee and Kentucky. Elsewhere amounts were
generally 0.50 inches or less.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rainfall is forecast across the eastern third of the basin. The
highest amounts of 0.50-0.75 inches are forecast across eastern
Western Virginia and western Pennsylvania.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation