Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 231627
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1227 PM EDT Wednesday, July 23, 2014
A cold front sagging into the basin from the northwest will touch off some
showers and thunderstorms the next couple days. The bulk of the activity
will slide into the southeast basin on Thursday as cooler, drier air spills
into the rest of the basin. Below normal temperatures will linger
through the end of the work week. Increased moisture will result in some
unsettled weather this weekend, followed by another round of cooler air
for next week.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Flood potential remains relatively low.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Isolated showers and storms fell in the higher terrain of the southern
and eastern Ohio Valley. More widespread rain and thunderstorms pushed
through the northern and western Ohio Valley overnight producing 0.25" to
0.50" on average, and locally heavier amounts of 1-2".
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Showers and thunderstorms will produce 0.25" to 1.00" on average with the
higher end totals expected in the southeast basin. Locally heavier amounts
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation