Hydrometeorological Discussion
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Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1217 PM EDT Wednesday, September 2, 2015

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...
A broad upper-level ridge planted over the eastern US will keep conditions
warm and relatively quiet the next several days in the Ohio Valley.  There
are a couple minor disturbances forecast to move through the basin, which
should trigger some scattered showers and thunderstorms the rest of the week.
Much of this activity will be focused north of the Ohio River and in WV.

...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
The flood potential is low.

...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rainfall was scattered across primarily the northern half of the region.
Heaviest amounts fell in eastern Illinois with 1-3" in spots. Parts of
central Indiana also received some heavier amounts in the 1-2" range.
Otherwise, observed amounts were relatively light.

...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Scattered showers and thunderstorms will affect much of the northern and
eastern Ohio Valley. Forecast amounts range from a few hundredths up to
around 0.50".

...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
None.

Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address:  http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation

$$
jm




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