Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 271733
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
133 PM EDT Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Unsettled weather will continue to affect mainly the central and southern
Ohio Valley the next several days as energy interacts with a stalled front
in the area. There is the potential for heavy rain with this activity
Thursday into early Friday along and south of the Ohio River. Scattered
showers and thunderstorms will linger basin-wide this weekend.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Locally heavy rain forecast across the southern half of the basin could
produce some flooding the next few days.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Showers and thunderstorms in eastern IL, southern IN, southern OH, and
parts of WV, KY, and TN produced locally heavy amounts in the 1-2"
ballpark. Very heavy rain in southwest IN produced 3-6".
The northern third of the basin was dry.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Amounts in the 1-3" neighborhood are forecast across KY, TN, WV, and
western VA...most of which will fall on Day 2. Much of the northern basin
will see 0.50" or less.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation