Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 291844
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
144 PM EST Thursday, January 29, 2015
The first of several weather systems to affect the Ohio Valley is moving
thru the basin today producing light precipitation. After a couple of
dry weather days under high pressure...a more significant storm
imapcts the Ohio River Basin Sunday/early Monday producing rain/snow.
Then...an Arctic blast pushes into the Ohio Valley by the middle of
Hydrologically...only southern/southeastern tributaries are likely to
show within bank rises from this weekend storm where precipitation is
forecast to be rain.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
The potential for flooding is low.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
~1/10 inch in western half of the basin.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
<1/4 inch in the upper Ohio Valley.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation