Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 251332
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
932 AM EDT Wednesday, May 25, 2016
The ridge that brought quiet conditions to the Ohio Valley Tuesday will move
farther east allowing the effects of disturbances moving through southwesterly
flow over the Mississippi Valley to affect the western Ohio Valley. This
pattern of unstable conditions along the western edge of the Ohio Valley and
stable high pressure in the east will continue through the remainder of the
week and into the weekend. Temperatures will be above normal.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
No flooding is expected at this time.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Very little. Some light showers affected western Kentucky and far southeastern
Indiana. Basin averages were less than 0.05 inch.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain is forecast for the entire Ohio Valley, but basin average totals will be
less than 0.10 inch in the southeastern half of the Ohio Valley. Highest
amounts will be along the western edge of the basin where the range will fall
between 0.50 and 0.75 inch.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation