Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 261349
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
949 AM EDT Monday, September 26, 2016
A cold front will move swiftly across the Ohio Valley today with a band of rain
pushing behind it. This rain should exit to the southeast overnight tonight
leaving the basin temporarily rain-free.
Behind the front a broad area of low pressure over the Great Lakes will begin
to drop south into the Ohio Valley. The low is expected to drop
into the Ohio Valley by mid-week, bringing back the chance of showers to the
area and keeping temperatures at or below normal. The low will finally exit the
region over the weekend.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Flood potential is low.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
By 8am EDT the front had reached the middle of the Ohio Valley. Rain fell west
of a line from Cleveland to Evansville to Memphis. Basin average amounts were
generally light at less than 0.50 inch, but some ranged from 0.75 to 1.50
inches in southern Illinois and southern Indiana.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain is forecast for nearly the entire Ohio Valley. Basin average amounts will
be 0.25 inch or less in the west and 0.10 to 0.50 inch in the east.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation