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Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
100 PM EDT Friday, July 18, 2014

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...
A disturbance ejecting from the Lower MS Valley will stall over the OH
Valley the next few days. Showers and thunderstorms will be possible today
through the weekend for all but the northwest basin. Summer returns early
next week with warmer temperatures and increased humidity, along with a chance
of afternoon thunderstorms each day - mainly just in the higher terrain.

...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Flood potential remains low.

...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Light rain fell in the southern OH Valley with around 0.10" or less. The
majority of the region was dry.

...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Showers and thunderstorms will be possible throughout much of the region.
Heaviest showers are expected in western NY, western PA, eastern/southern
OH, WV, western VA, eastern KY, and middle TN.  Forecast amounts range from
0.50" to 1.50" in these areas, with locally heavier totals possible in
thunderstorms.

...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
None.

Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address:  http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation

$$
jm



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