Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 161635
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1235 PM EDT Thursday, October 16, 2014
An upper level disturbance will exit the region today, but rain showers
will linger across the eastern half. Showers along Lake Erie are being
enhanced by the lake effect. Relatively quiet conditions are forecast
Friday. Another cold front will arrive Saturday with more showers and
cooler weather for the weekend.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Recent heavy rains have resulted in elevated river levels for many
locations, however no flooding is expected as a result. The flood
threat will remain low into the weekend and next week with no significant
weather events expected.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Showers were widespread and amounts generally ranged from 0.10" to 0.50".
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain showers are expected throughout the northern and eastern Ohio Valley.
In general amounts will range from 0.05" to 0.35", but locally heavier
amounts are likely along the Lake Erie shoreline.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation