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Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1259 PM EST Saturday, November 18, 2017

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...
With a strong cold front pushing though the basin today and tonight, an
abundance of rain will affect the Ohio Valley and lower Great Lakes region.
Sharply colder air will follow and parts of the area could see a few snowflakes
before mid-morning Sunday.  Dry weather will return for the remainder of the
week, except for some light snow in the northeastern part of the basin Tuesday
evening.

...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Rainfall this weekend will result in some significant river rises. Some points
are forecast to reach Flood Stage in the northern part of the service area.

...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Three quarters of an inch of rain fell in northeastern Ohio with a quarter to
half an inch common throughout areas north of I-70 prior to daybreak this
morning..

...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rainfall of one to two inches is forecast from daybreak today through tonight.
Lingering light precipitation amounts will occur on Sunday in the northeastern
part of the service area.

...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
None.

Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address:  http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation

$$
Mark J. Fenbers




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