Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 171732
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1232 PM EST Friday, February 17, 2017
High pressure over the Ohio Valley is yielding dry conditions across the
entire basin today. A warmer airmass is easing into the region from the
southwest. Temperatures will be well above normal this weekend and all of
next week. As for precipitation, some light to moderate rain is expected
across the southern basin this weekend, and a more widespread dose of rain
is possible around Tuesday of next week. Unsettled conditions return for the
end of the work week as well.
..FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
The flood potential is low.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Light snow in the eastern basin on Thursday produced liquid equivalent
amounts under 0.05". The majority of the region was dry.
.48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Very little on Day 1. Rainfall on Day 2 will amount to 0.25" or less for
the southern half of the basin.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation