Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 231702
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
102 PM EDT Saturday, April 23, 2016
A weather system bringing rain to the Great Lakes on Sunday will begin sinking
southward into the Ohio Valley on Monday. This activity will push into mostly
the southern basin for the middle part of the week before a stronger wave moves
through for the end of the week and pushes out the rain before Saturday.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Aside from a small part of the Little Wabash River still in flood, new flooding
is not expected in the Ohio Valley through the early part of the new week.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain was heaviest in northern West Virginia where one to two inches of rain were
common in the 24 hours ending 8am EDT today. Rain was scattered over the rest of
the basin where amounts of mostly a half inch or less was observed.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
The Ohio Valley should be rain-free today and tomorrow except for some scattered
activity affecting the northern edge of the service area late Sunday or Sunday
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Saturday morning:
River Basin Forecast Point Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Little Wabash Ri Clay City 18 18.9 Steady
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.
Mark J. Fenbers