Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 261631
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1231 PM EDT Tuesday, May 26, 2015
A moist, southerly flow will result in scattered showers and thunderstorms
the next few days. A ridge will strengthen later this week bringing an
overall decrease in thunderstorm activity. The weekend will see another
increase as a cold front nudges into the Ohio Valley.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Despite the unsettled weather the next several days, the potential for
river flooding will remain low. However, there is a risk of localized
flash flooding due to heavy thunderstorms.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Showers were scattered across the region. Amounts were generally light
remaining under 0.25" although some spots in KY and IN received 0.25" to
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Scattered showers and thunderstorms will produce on average 0.10" to 0.75"
across much of the basin. Locally heavier amounts are likely.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation