Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 081618
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1218 PM EDT Thursday, October 8, 2015
A cold front will move through the Ohio Valley beginning tonight and through
Friday. This front will bring rain to the entire basin, with amounts increasing
to the southeast. On Saturday high pressure will gradually build back into the
Another cold front, likely with lighter amounts of rain, is expected to push
through the basin on Monday/Tuesday.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
The flood potential is very low.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
A few hundredths were observed in northwest PA and western NY near Lake
Erie. Otherwise, zero.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain is expected basinwide with amounts increasing to the southeast.
Southeastern Kentucky, middle and eastern Tennessee and southern West Virginia
will see basin averages range from 0.50 to 1.00 inch.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation