The following is a daily text product issued by the OHRFC:Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1210 PM EDT Thursday, May 23, 2013
A cold front crossing the basin will produce more showers and thunderstorms
today. A cooler, drier airmass will settle into the region for Friday and
Saturday. A warm front will gradually spread showers and thunderstorms back
into the western and northern basin beginning Sunday and lasting into mid
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
No flooding is expected in the Ohio Valley for the next few days. Unsettled
weather next week could cause some decent rises in the northern/western
basin. Flooding is not expected at this time, but it can not be ruled out.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY'S RIVER FORECASTS...
Showers and thunderstorms were widespread across the basin. Most locations
received measurable rainfall; however, basin average amounts were generally
under 0.25". The exception was across the eastern Ohio Valley where amounts
ranged from 0.25" to 1.00".
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY'S RIVER FORECASTS...
The bulk of the precipitation falls on Day 1. On average, amounts will
remain below 0.25" in most areas, but the eastern third of the basin could
see 0.25" to 0.50". Lingering activity in the far eastern basin Friday morning
could produce another 0.10" or so before ending in the early afternoon.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
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
Monday, September 16, 2002