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Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
147 PM EST Monday, January 26, 2015

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...
Some light snow activity will linger in the Appalachians and downwind of Lake
Erie for the next day or so.  A new batch of snow was moving into the western
basin Ohio valley this afternoon, but this activity is expected to diminish by
tonight.  More rain will move into the region on Thursday and turn to snow
before ending Thursday night.  Then another snowstorm will approach the area on
Sunday... mainly in the southern half of the region.

...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
The potential for new river flooding is low, aside from the small possibility of
ice-jam flooding.

...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain and snow fell over about 99% of the Ohio Valley.  Amounts were mostly
around a half inch or less.

...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Precipitation up to a third of an inch is forecast in the Appalachians region
from daybreak this morning through daybreak on Wednesday.  A tenth or less is
forecast in the western basin today.

...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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