The following is a daily text product issued by the OHRFC:Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1143 AM EDT Monday, March 10, 2014
A weak disturbance is bringing isolated, light showers to parts of the
northern basin today. Otherwise, generally dry conditions are forecast
through Tuesday. On Tuesday night, a strong low pressure system will bring
significant rain/snow to the central and northern Ohio Valley into Wednesday.
A cold airmass will spill into the basin behind the disturbance but
temperatures will moderate by the end of the work week. Beyond the midweek
storm system, no hydrologically significant events are forecast through the
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Minor flooding is forecast or occurring on the Green River in western
Kentucky. Rainfall expected to begin Tuesday night could cause some
significant river rises by midweek. Some minor flooding is possible with
this event, particularly across the western, northern, and central Ohio
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY'S RIVER FORECASTS...
Very light rain in the northern basin produced a hundredth or two. Most of
the region was dry.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY'S RIVER FORECASTS...
Less than 0.05" is forecast across parts of the northern Ohio Valley on Day
1. Heavier precipitation will fall on Day 2 with much of the western and
central basin receiving between 0.25" to 0.75" through Wednesday morning.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Monday morning:
River Basin Forecast Point Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Green River Paradise 380 381.2 Steady
Detailed precipitation graphics and other maps are available on the HAS Support
Page at this web address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/HAS
QPF from OHRFC, HPC, et al., can be seen at weather.gov/ohrfc/Forecast.php
* Tendency based on observed value and a 1-day forecast.