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Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1006 AM EDT Wednesday, August 16, 2017

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...
Scattered showers and storms will increase from southwest to northeast today
and tonight as deep moisture moves into the area. More organized rainfall is
expected Thursday and Thursday night as a cold front works its way eastward
across the Ohio Valley.

Another weak system will push through the northern Ohio Valley on Saturday.
This system will provide a reinforcing shot of cooler/drier air.

Temperatures will rebound next week ahead of the next significant frontal
system expected to move through the Ohio Valley next Wednesday.

...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
The potential for flooding is low.

...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain was scattered across various portions of the basin, but the bulk of it was
across the southern Ohio Valley. Basin averages where rain fell were generally
less than 0.25 inch.

...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rainfall is forecast across the entire Ohio Valley. Basin averages will be
highest across portions of Indiana and Ohio where they will range from 0.75 to
1.00 inch.

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

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

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