Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 231752
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1252 PM EST Sunday, November 23, 2014
A milder airmass is in place ahead of the next storm system
approaching the Ohio River Basin. Rain is already falling across
watersheds in the southern and western parts of the Ohio Valley and
will overspread the entire basin during the next 24 hours.
Heaviest precipitation will occur in the lower Ohio Valley with lighter
totals forecast in the upper Ohio Valley. Colder...drier weather
returns by Tuesday.
Hydrologically...most rises will be within channel except a reach of
the Wabash River from Lafayette, IN to Riverton IN where minor
flooding is forecast.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
An elevated potential for minor flooding exists in the western part
of the Ohio River Basin. Elsewhere...the flood potential is low.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
less than 1/4 inch fell along and north of I-70.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
~1+ inches of rain is expected in the lower Ohio Valley...1/2 to 3/4
of an inch in the mid section of the basin...and <1/2 inch across the
watersheds of the upper Ohio Valley.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Rivers are within channel.
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation