Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 151508
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1108 AM EDT Wednesday, October 15, 2014
An upper level disturbance will keep showery weather going for the Ohio
Valley the next couple days. Rainfall amounts will be modest. The basin will
find itself between storm systems on Friday leading to dry and overall
pleasant conditions. Another cold front will arrive Saturday with more
showers and cooler weather for the weekend.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Recent heavy rains have resulted in elevated river levels for many
locations, however no areas are forecast to reach flood stage. The flood
threat will remain low into the weekend and next week with no significant
weather events expected.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Heavy rains fell across much of the middle and eastern Ohio Valley.
Amounts of 1 to 3" were reported throughout much of the southeast quadrant.
Less than 0.50" was observed across the western half of the region.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Showers are expected to be widespread the next couple days, particularly
over the first 24 hours. Amounts throughout much of the basin will range
from 0.10" to 0.40".
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation