Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 171722
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
122 PM EDT Monday, October 17, 2016
Warm, high pressure will keep the basin relatively dry the next couple
days. Moisture will be on the increase, however, and an approaching cold
front will generate showers beginning midweek. The front will get hung up
for a day or two resulting in some enhanced rainfall amounts in the basin.
Cooler weather with scattered showers will linger into the end of the week
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
The flood risk is low.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Generally light shower activity affected the northern third of the region.
Heavier showers produced over a half inch in spots, but in generally
amounts were around 0.25" or less. The southern basin was dry.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Showers will develop Tuesday night. Forecast amounts are light, with under
0.15" expected. Heavier rain will develop Wednesday and Thursday, though
this is outside the 48-hr forecast window.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation