Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 051752
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1252 PM EST Monday, December 5, 2016
High pressure will move quickly across the Ohio Valley today. An area of
low pressure will lift through the basin from the southwest on Tuesday. It
will provide 1/2 to 1 inch of rain to much of the basin, beginning as early as
this afternoon in the south.
Significantly colder air and more widespread chances of snow are forecast to
move into the basin behind this system on Thursday and Friday.
Temperatures will moderate late in the weekend ahead of more active weather
that is expected to return early next week.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
The threat of flooding is low at this time.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Precipitation affected the entire Ohio Valley. Most liquid-equivalent
basin-average amounts were in the 0.10 to 0.30 inch range. The only higher
amounts approaching 0.50 inch occurred in middle Tennessee.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Precipitation is, again, expected across the entire area. Precipitation totals
will increase to the southeast with most areas north of the Ohio River
expecting less than 0.50 inch and most areas south of the Ohio River expecting
more than 0.50 inch. Highest totals will be around an inch in far western
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation