Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 151444
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
944 AM EST Wednesday, February 15, 2017
At sunrise Wednesday morning, A cold front was poised to exit the Ohio Valley
to the southeast. Most areas of precipitation will come to an end, but showers
will continue in the normal areas of lake effect and higher terrain of the
northeastern Ohio Valley.
Temperatures behind the front will drop back down to near normal, but will
moderate by the end of the week - back to much above normal levels. The weekend
is shaping up to be mild with some rain expected for the southern half of the
..FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
With little liquid precipitation in the near future, the potential for new
flooding is low.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Precipitation was confined to the northeastern Ohio Valley and across the
southern Ohio Valley. Liquid-equivalent basin average amounts across the north
were 0.10 inch or less. Across the south, basin averages ranged from 0.25 to
.48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Precipitation is forecast across the eastern and southeastern portions of the
basin. Amounts will generally be very light at 0.15 inch or less. Basin
averages in the far northeast will be as high as 0.30 inch.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation