Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 301721
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
121 PM EDT Thursday, October 30, 2014
Tonight and early Friday, a low pressure system will drop south from Canada
and through the Great Lakes, the Ohio Valley and finally off the mid-Atlantic
coast on Saturday. This will bring rain and snow showers to the northeast half
of the Ohio Valley. Precipitation amounts will not be heavy.
Sunday and Monday will be dry as high pressure passes through the eastern US.
More significant rainfall is expected to set up by mid-next week.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
The flood potential is low.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain fell along the eastern edge of the Ohio Valley as well as along the south
Lake Erie region. Basin average amounts were less than 0.25 inch.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Precipitation is expected across the entire Ohio Valley. Amounts will be
highest in the east with basin averages ranging from 0.25 to 0.50 inch.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation