Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 111632
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1232 PM EDT Thursday, September 11, 2014
After heavy rainfall in the basin yesterday and overnight, the basin will be
relatively dry for the next 10 days or so. Two weather systems will affect the
region on Saturday -- one along the Appalachians and another in the northern
basin. These weather systems will be lesser events than the one that has just
passed through most of the basin.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
The potential for flooding in the Ohio Valley is elevated in the northern basin
where the heaviest rain has occurred. But this threat will quickly wane over
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Three and four inches of rain fell in parts of the northern basin, in the Maumee
water shed mostly. Other scattered areas had over two inches of rain. For the
most part the southeast basin had seen very little from this rain system prior
to daybreak today.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
The southern and southeastern basin is still poised to see a half inch to an
inch today and overnight, otherwise amounts that fall basinwide are expected to
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation
Mark J. Fenbers