Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 281535
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1135 AM EDT Thursday, August 28, 2014
High pressure will keep weather conditions generally quiet in the near
term, although a stray shower can not be ruled out across the western
basin the next couple days. Unsettled weather will return this weekend as
moisture increases and a series of upper disturbances begin to march
across the Ohio Valley. Showers and thunderstorms will continue into next
week as a front stalls over the region.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Flood potential is low this week. Chances for localized flooding/flash
flooding will increase this weekend into next week.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Showers and storms were scattered across the middle tier of the Ohio Valley.
Basin average amounts were light, but some ranged from 0.50 to 1.50 inches
in northern KY, southeast OH, and WV.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Showers and thunderstorms are forecast mainly across the northwest basin
with up to 0.40" expected on average. Locally heavier amounts are possible.
Parts of the middle and southern OH Valley could see some activity as well,
although lighter amounts (around 0.10" or less) are forecast in these areas.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation