Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 011331
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
931 AM EDT Friday, August 1, 2014
A trough over the eastern US continues to keep temperatures normal to cooler
than normal. A disturbance moving through the southeastern US will increase the
likelihood of rain in the southeastern Ohio Valley. Scattered showers will be
possible during the afternoon hours today and Saturday. Today the possibility
of showers will be more oriented over the northern and southeastern portions
of the basin, while tomorrow the threat will move more to the central and
southeastern portion of the basin.
Sunday and Monday will be mostly dry across the region, but chances of rain
will return during the middle of next week as moisture builds in from the west.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
With only light precipitation forecast now into next week, the potential for
flooding is low.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain in isolated portions of the basin. The most significant amounts were in
southern West Virginia and far western Virginia where basin averages ranged up
to about 0.50 inch.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain is forecast across the entire basin. Amounts will range from very light in
the southwest to heaviest in the southeast. In southeastern West Virginia and
far western Virginia, basin averages will range from 0.50 to nearly 1.00 inch.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation