Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 251448
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1048 AM EDT Monday, July 25, 2016
Heat and high humidity continues to encompass the Ohio River valley. A cold
front will sag south through the Ohio Valley today and into Tuesday.
This will result in higher rainfall totals along and north of the Ohio River
today and south of the Ohio River on Tuesday. Of course, where any
thunderstorms fire, locally heavy rain is possible.
High pressure over the middle of the basin during the middle of the week will
significantly decrease the areal coverage of showers and storms.
Late in the week, a low pressure system is forecast to reach the western Ohio
Valley. Chances of showers and storms are expected to increase Thursday into
Friday and continue into the weekend.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Flood potential will remain low over the Ohio Valley this week....save for any
locally heavy precipitation where isolated thunderstorms persist.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain was only widely scattered across most of the Ohio Valley, except along the
north. Portions of east central Illinois, northern Indiana, northern Ohio and
western Pennsylvania saw basin averages in the 0.25 to 1.00 inch range.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain is forecast for all but the far northwestern Ohio Valley. Basin average
amounts will increase to the south with 0.50 to 1.00 inch forecast across far
southern Illinois and Indiana, much of Kentucky, southern West Virginia and
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation