Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 101434
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1034 AM EDT Wednesday, September 10, 2014
A strong cold front will bring a round of showers and thunderstorms to the basin
for Wednesday into early Thursday followed by much cooler early autumn-like air
and a few spotty showers. Locally heavy rainfall will occur with this front.
A secondary front will push through the basin on Friday night and Saturday. It
will bring little additional rainfall, but will bump temperatures another notch
lower over the weekend.
Next week is expected to be mostly dry.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
The potential for flooding in the Ohio Valley is low this week but rises can
be expected with the heavy rain event for today into early Thursday.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Most of the basin was dry. Basin averages up to 0.50 inch fell along the
northwestern edge of the Ohio Valley.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
The entire area will see rainfall. Basin average amounts will be highest in the
western half of the forecast area with western Ohio, western Kentucky, Indiana
and eastern Illinois expecting 1-2 inches of rain.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation