Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 271539
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1139 AM EDT Friday, May 27, 2016
A ridge over the eastern US and a trof over the middle part of the country
through the weekend will perpetuate current conditions. As low pressure
approaches from the west, the ridge over us will sharpen holding most storm
activity to the west of the basin today. The low will lift through the Great
Lakes over the weekend bringing an increase in storm activity, especially on
There will be a lull in activity early next week before a cold front approaches
the region later next week.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
No flooding is expected at this time.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
While some incidental showers fell elsewhere, the bulk of the rain fell over
the southwestern half of the Ohio Valley. Basin averages in that region were
generally 0.25 to 0.75 inch, but some areas of western Kentucky and Tennessee
saw basin averages around 2 inches.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain is again forecast for the entire basin. Basin averages will generally be
0.25 inch or less. The far western Ohio Valley will see basin averages range
from 0.25 to 0.75 inch.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Friday morning:
River Basin Forecast Point Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Red River Port Royal 30 30.0 Falling
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation
* Tendency based on observed value and a 1-day forecast.