The following is a daily text product issued by the OHRFC:Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
115 PM EDT Wednesday, August 27, 2014
A weak cold front will continue to push south through the Ohio Valley today.
The front will act as a focus for storm activity. While this will provide a
brief period of drier, cooler air, warm and moist conditions will return
beginning on Friday. With moisture increasing over the weekend, considerable
storm activity is expected across the basin, especially Saturday night through
Another cold front is forecast to drop south into the basin by mid-next week.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Flood potential is low.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY'S RIVER FORECASTS...
Showers and storms were scattered across the northwestern half of the Ohio
Valley. Basin average amounts were light, but some were 0.50 to 1.25 inches
in the middle Wabash Watershed.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY'S RIVER FORECASTS...
Over the next two days, precipitation is forecast everywhere, with the
exception of the Lake Erie vicinity. Basin average amounts will be highest from
southwestern Ohio to southern Indiana to eastern Illinois where they will range
up to 0.30 inch. Locally heavy amounts of rain are possible where storm
activity is the heaviest.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation