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AGUS71 KTIR 181746
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Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
146 PM EDT Friday, August 18, 2017

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...
Aside from lingering rain in the Appalachians today, and a weak weather system
triggering scattered showers and thunderstorms across the northern basin tonight
though Saturday evening, the basin will remain mostly dry through Monday.

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

...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain was scattered across 90% of the basin yesterday and overnight with highest
amounts over 2 inches in isolated areas in Kentucky and Ohio.  Where rain fell,
the average amount was four tenths of an inch.

...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
The showers and thunderstorms across the northern basin are not forecast to
exceed a half inch, although there could be isolated heavy downpours giving more
than an inch of rain.

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

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

$$
Mark J. Fenbers




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