Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 261417
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1017 AM EDT Tuesday, August 26, 2014
A weak cold front will push south into the Ohio Valley today and continue south
tonight. The front will act as a focus for storm activity with rain being in
the northwest portion of the basin today and across the middle of the Ohio
Valley on Wednesday. This front will only make it south about half-way through
the Ohio Valley before lifting northward again late in the week. Moisture will
increase from the southwest over the weekend and considerable storm activity
is expected across the basin over the weekend and into early next week.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Flood potential is low.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Showers and storms were scattered across the western half of the Ohio Valley.
Basin average amounts were light, but some were around 0.50 inch in the middle
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Over the next two days, rainfall is expected over all but the far south. Basin
averages will be highest in the northwest quadrant of the Ohio Valley with
totals in the 0.25 to 0.40 inch range.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation