Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 201330
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
930 AM EDT Wednesday, May 20, 2015
A weak cold front is forecast to push southward through the Ohio Valley on
Wednesday and Wednesday night. This front will feature limited moisture, but
will provide widespread light rain to all but the northeastern portion of the
The remainder of the week and into the weekend is expected to be dry. Not until
Sunday does moisture begin returning to the Ohio Valley. At this time it
appears that this will be the beginning of a shift to a wetter pattern in the
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Flood potential remains low.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Widely scattered showers affected the far northeastern and southeastern
portions of the Ohio Valley. Basin average amounts were less than 0.10 inch.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rainfall will be widespread but light. All but the northeastern Ohio Valley
will see measurable rains. Basin average amounts will be highest at 0.25 to
0.40 inch in southern Illinois, western Kentucky and eastern West Virginia.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation