Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 021449
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1049 AM EDT Tuesday, June 2, 2015
An upper low approaching will remain over the eastern Tennessee Valley.
Conditions will be unsettled, mainly for the southeast quadrant of the Ohio
Valley. As the week progresses, scattered showers and storms will increase in
coverage over the rest of the basin. A weak cold front will push through the
Ohio Valley on Friday and Saturday. Another stronger front will move through on
late Sunday and Monday.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Though some minor flooding continues in the northwestern Ohio Valley, lack of
significant rain in short term forecast will the potential for additional river
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain fell over most of the Ohio Valley, with the exception of the northwest.
Amounts generally increased to the southeast with heaviest basin averages
ranging from 0.50 to 1.25 inches in portions of middle and eastern Kentucky,
middle Tennessee and southern West Virginia.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain is generally forecast for the southeastern half of the Ohio Valley. Basin
average amounts increase to the southeast with 0.50 to 1.25 inches expected in
southeastern West Virginia and far western Virginia.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Tuesday morning:
River Basin Forecast Point Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Wabash River West Lafayette 11 13.3 Falling
Wabash River Montezuma 14 14.9 Rising
Maumee River Stryker 11 11.6 Falling
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation
* Tendency based on observed value and a 1-day forecast.