Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 081714
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1214 PM EST Saturday, March 8, 2014
Light precipitation is currently falling over the northern edge of the basin.
This activity will move south through the basin during the weekend and bring
scattered and light precipitation to most of the region. High pressure builds
in for dry conditions into Tuesday. A weak clipper may touch the northeast edge
of the basin with some light precip Monday. A developing storm system in the
central plains will bring some precipitation Tuesday afternoon over the northern
half of the forecast area with a more significant precipitation even Wednesday
as the system moves through the Ohio Valley.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Some minor flooding is occurring due to ice jams along portions of the Wabash
river. Additional minor flooding is forecast along sections of the Green River
in Kentucky as well. Elsewhere, the threat of additional flooding is low
through much of next week.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
A tenth inch or less was observed over Illinois, northern Indiana, northern Ohio
into northern Pennsylvania. The same amounts were also observed over northwest
North Caroling into western Virginia. Elsewhere, there was no measurable
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Less than a tenth inch is forecast for much of the OHRFC forecast area. All of
this should fall in the day 1 period with no measurable expected over southern
KY into middle TN.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Saturday morning:
River Basin Forecast Point Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Wabash River Covington 16 19.9 Steady
Detailed precipitation graphics and other maps are available on the HAS Support
Page at this web address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/HAS
QPF from OHRFC, HPC, et al., can be seen at weather.gov/ohrfc/Forecast.php
* Tendency based on observed value and a 1-day forecast.