Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 201626
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1126 AM EST Friday, November 20, 2015
High pressure will provide dry conditions today. On Saturday, low pressure
will drag a cold front across the region. Light rain is forecast throughout
much of the basin, with slightly heavier amounts in the northwest basin where
most of the precipitation will fall as snow. Much colder air will funnel into
the basin on Sunday.
Temperatures will gradually moderate next week, with warmer than normal
conditions expected again by midweek. Most of the upcoming week will be dry
with rain chances increasing late in the week.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Very minor flooding is occurring on the Little Wabash River in SE Illinois.
No additional flooding is expected the next several days.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Light rain fell in the eastern basin on Thursday. Amounts were generally
around 0.20" or less. The rest of the basin was dry.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
A passing storm system will produce precipitation this weekend. Heaviest
liquid amounts are forecast in the northwest basin where 0.25" to 0.50" is
expected on Saturday. The rest of the basin should see 0.25" or less with
very little expected in the southeast.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Friday morning:
River Basin Forecast Point Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Little Wabash Ri Clay City 18 19.6 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.